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Avery*Sunshine Honored with “Women of Impact” Award | Announces 22-City “NuSoul Revival” Tour for Spring 2017


 
Multi-Award Winning Songbird, Avery*Sunshine Receives “Women of Impact” Award and Gears Up For 22-City NuSoul Revival Tour With Headliner Eleven-time Grammy Nominated and 2x Platinum Selling Artist, Musiq Soulchild
 
Kicks Off Feb. 3rd 2017 In Raleigh, NC With Other Shows in Chicago, Philadelphia, NYC, Dallas, Atlanta, Houston, New Orleans, and more.
 
Atlanta, GA (January 17, 2017) Avery*Sunshine was honored with a “Women of Impact” award a few weeks before she goes on tour with Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, and Kindred the Family Soul.
 

R&B Legend Keith Sweat Graces Cover of Las Vegas Magazine | Kicks Off “Last Forever” Engagement at the Flamingo Jan. 17th, 2017


 
LEGENDARY R&B ICON KEITH SWEAT KICKS OFF HIS
LIMITED LAS VEGAS ENGAGEMENT AT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS ON JANUARY 17, 2017
AND GRACES THE COVER OF LAS VEGAS MAGAZINE
 
Tickets for “Keith Sweat: Last Forever” with Special Guest Aries Spears
Jan. 17 – Feb. 4 ON SALE NOW
 
Las Vegas (January, 2017) – Platinum-selling R&B singer, Keith Sweat kicks-off his limited engagement in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas with a unique Vegas show, “Keith Sweat: Last Forever,” on Tuesday, January 17th through February 4, 2017. The city of Las Vegas is ready to welcome the King of The New Jack Sound with open arms as Keith graces the cover of next week’s issue of LAS VEGAS Magazine.
 

Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective to Record New Album “Caravan” in Four American Cities


 
Terence Blanchard’s E-Collective
records new album–
Caravan in four American cities
Terence Blanchard’s upcoming E-Collective
album Caravan, will be a live recording from four American cities.
 
Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard said that “Music and art have the power to change hearts and souls.” It is a belief brought to life through the work of Blanchard and his E-Collective, a revolutionary ensemble that thrives off of the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard, Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.

Entertainment One (eOne) Celebrates 9 Nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards®

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ENTERTAINMENT ONE CELEBRATES 9 NOMINATIONS
FOR THE 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS®
 
New York, NY (December 7, 2016) – Entertainment One (eOne) celebrates 9 nominations for the 2017 GRAMMY Awards® announced yesterday. eOne Music artists received 8 nods across 5 categories in Gospel and R&B, dominating the category of Best Gospel Performance/Song with 3 nods. Additionally, the label received a nomination for Best Dance Recording.

“Landmarks Live in Concert” Kicks Off with Alicia Keys, Beginning Friday, January 20th on PBS

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New Arts Strand Landmarks Live In Concert Debuts on Great Performances with Grammy Award-Winning Singer Alicia Keys Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS Hosted By Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alicia KeysLandmarks Live in Concert kicks off a new arts strand within the Great Performances series, beginning Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS. This will be followed the next week by Brad Paisley – Landmarks Live in Concert on Friday, January 27 at the same time.

Patti LaBelle, Common, JoJo, Jencarlos Canela & More Shine a Light on HIV/AIDS at ‘Keep the Promise’ Event | Nov. 30th, 2016

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THE STARS COME OUT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON HIV/AIDS
AT AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION’S WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT
KEEP THE PROMISE
 
AHF Kicked Off Series of Worldwide Events Commemorating World AIDS Day with Keep the Promise
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2016) – On November 30th, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) began its World AIDS Day initiative, Around the Globe in a Day, with Keep the Promise in Los Angeles, CA. Keep the Promise, which welcomed thousands of people for a march down Hollywood Boulevard and a free concert at the Dolby Theater, was an advocacy effort created to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Patti Austin to Close Out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with Special Serenade

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Those who currently care for a family member with an illness or disability as well as those who previously cared for a family member will convene on December 2 and 3 in Chicago to receive information, inspirations and support.
 
CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy-award winner Patti Austin will close out the First Annual National Caregiving Conference with a very special serenade of “Lean on Me” and an important message of support and hope to anyone who cares for a family member.

Announcing The Worship Tour: We Are Here | Kicks Off Feb. 21st, 2017

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GOSPEL MUSIC’S BRIGHTEST HIT THE ROAD FOR
EXTRAORDINARY WORSHIP TOUR PRESENTED BY LIVE NATION
 
Top-selling artists Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and
Jonathan McReynolds launch The Worship Tour: WE ARE HERE
 
New York, NY (October 21, 2016) — Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Travis Greene and Jonathan McReynolds announced The Worship Tour: We Are Here following an exclusive Facebook Live event. The highly-anticipated tour presented by Live Nation, in partnership with The Sovereign Agency and Pop Nation Live, will kick off on February 21, 2017 in St. Louis, MO…

Acclaimed Bassist Christian McBride Named Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award

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Jazz Connect Conference Names Christian McBride
Recipient of 2017 Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award,
Named in Honor of Esteemed Record Label Executive
 
On January 5, 2017, the Jazz Connect Conference will present bassist, bandleader, educator, and advocate Christian McBride with the Bruce Lundvall Visionary Award.

RCA Inspiration Leads The Gospel Category For The 2016 Soul Train Awards Nominations

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RCA INSPIRATION LEADS THE GOSPEL CATEGORY FOR
THE 2016 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS NOMINATIONS
 
Kirk Franklin, Travis Greene, and Donnie McClurkin Nominated
for Best Gospel / Inspirational Song
 
Nashville, TN (October 13, 2016) –The BET/Centric Voting Academy announced the 2016 Soul Train Awards nominees yesterday and RCA Inspiration came out on top.