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National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick & Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20th, 2019


 
National Press Club Hosts Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson for Documentary Screening on Hal David, May 20
 
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The National Press Club Events Team will host a special dinner and screening of “What the World Needs Now: Words by Hal David,” a PBS documentary tribute to the man who wrote many of the most enduring songs in American popular music, at 6 p.m. Monday, May 20.

Craft Recordings to Release Deluxe Reissue of Movie Soundtrack, “Shaft” on June 14th, 2019


 
SHAFT — MUSIC FROM THE SOUNDTRACK
 
SET FOR DELUXE REISSUE JUNE 14th FROM CRAFT RECORDINGS
NEW COLLECTION PAIRS ISAAC HAYES’ ACCLAIMED 1971 ALBUM
WITH RARE, ORIGINAL RECORDINGS FROM THE FILM
 
Craft Recordings is excited to announce a new deluxe reissue of Isaac Hayes’ GRAMMY® Award–winning album Shaft. Set for a June 14th street date and limited to 5,000 copies worldwide, the two-CD collection will offer the newly remastered, classic soundtrack—as originally released in 1971—plus all of the original music from the film…

Craft Recordings Celebrates The 50th Anniv. of The Stax “Soul Explosion” with Vinyl Releases, Digital Reissues and More


 
CRAFT RECORDINGS CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE
STAX “SOUL EXPLOSION”
 
Los Angeles, CA (May 7, 2019) – 1969 marked a year that was full of both trepidation and excitement for Stax Records. Just one year before, the Memphis soul outlet ended its relationship with musical giant Atlantic Records, effectively leaving the label as an independent entity, without a music catalog (which had previously included a formidable collection of hits by Otis Redding, Carla Thomas and Sam & Dave, among others).

Kelontae Gavin to Tribute Gospel Singer Tramaine Hawkins at the 6th Annual GMA Honors & Hall of Fame Ceremony


 
20-YEAR-OLD CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED CHART-TOPPER KELONTAE GAVIN TO TRIBUTE GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SINGER TRAMAINE HAWKINS AT THE 6TH ANNUAL GMA HONORS & HALL OF FAME CEREMONY
 
ATLANTA ,GA (Tuesday, May 7, 2019) – – The GMA (Gospel Music Association) Foundation along with partners Christian Healthcare Ministries and CCLI announced its inductees and honorees for the 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony set for Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena.

James Brown’s ‘Get On The Good Foot’ To Be Released In New 2LP Vinyl Edition on June 21st, 2019


 
James Brown’s ‘Get On The Good Foot’ To Be Released In New 2LP Vinyl Edition By Republic/UMe
 
Double Album’s Closing Track, “I Know It’s True,” Makes U.S. Vinyl Release Debut
 
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — James Brown‘s 1972 album, Get On The Good Foot, will be reissued worldwide in a new 2LP vinyl edition on June 21 by Republic/UMe.

Reissue of The World’s Best-Selling Reggae Album Of All Time: Bob Marley & The Wailers’ “Legend” on Vinyl | Coming June 14th, 2019


 
Bob Marley’s Legend Turns 35
 
The World’s Best-Selling Reggae Album Of All Time Is Anointed With A Special 35th Anniversary 2LP 180-Gram Vinyl Reissue On June 14
 
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On June 14, The Marley Family, Island Records and UMe join collective forces to observe the 35th anniversary of Bob Marley & The WailersLegend with a double 180-gram vinyl reissue.

Mathew Knowles & Je’Caryous Johnson Collaborate on “Survivor: The Destiny’s Child Musical” | Coming Soon


 
MATHEW KNOWLES AND JE’CARYOUS JOHNSON COLLABORATE ON
Survivor: The Destiny’s Child Musical
 
The bio-musical will bare an honest depiction of the achievements,
obstacles, and evolution of the world’s most iconic girl group
and the mastermind behind them
 
(LOS ANGELES, CA) APRIL 23, 2019: Since its inception in 1990, Destiny’s Child has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, won multiple Grammy Awards, served as an inspiration to many musical acts and garnered generations of fans.

Music Legend Martha Reeves to Receive Governor’s Fitness Award


 
Michigan Fitness Foundation and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports have created the Remarkable Women Award to honor Motown legend, Martha Reeves for her steadfast contribution to music, advocacy and community service.
 
LANSING, Mich. – April 18, 2019 – PRLog — Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health, and Sports (the Council) will honor Martha Reeves with the Remarkable Woman Award at the annual Governor’s Fitness Awards.

Elan Trotman Releases Tribute Album “Dear Marvin” – Available NOW | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Saxophonist Elan Trotman has “Got To Give It Up” to Marvin Gaye
 
He drops a tribute album, “Dear Marvin,” on April 2, the iconic crooner’s 80th birthday. The first single, “Got To Give It Up,” is the No. 1 most-added single on the Billboard chart this week.
 
BOSTON (20 March 2019): Sax salutes sexy soul on Elan Trotman’s “Dear Marvin,” a collection of ten of Marvin Gaye’s best-loved songs that drops on April 2, the late legendary R&B singer’s 80th birthday.

Grady Champion to Release New Album “Steppin In: A Tribute to ZZ Hill” on April 26th, 2019


 
Grady Champion Makes a Triumphant Return
 
Grammy Winner to Release Steppin’ In: A Tribute To Z.Z. Hill On Malaco Records, April 26th
 
Mississippi-based, award-winning artist, Grady Champion, has been captivating audiences for over two decades with his vast array of talents; producer/singer/songwriter/musician. Champion has won a Grammy, several prestigious Blues Music Awards as well as the 26th International Blues Challenge.