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The Marley Family, UMe & Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Bob Marley | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
The Marley Family, UMe And Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Legendary Icon Bob Marley
 
MARLEY75 To Feature Special Releases, Live Performances, Plus Rare And Unreleased Material from the Marley Family Vaults and Private Collection
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Marley family, UMe and Island Records have begun to roll out their yearlong MARLEY75 commemorative plans in celebration of the legendary cultural icon Bob Marley’s 75th birthday and 40th anniversary of the timeless classic “Redemption Song.”

“Ella Fitzgerald: The Complete Piano Duets” (2CD Set/Digital) | Coming March 13th, 2020


 
Ella Fitzgerald’s Captivating, Intimate Duets with
Pianists Compiled for the First Time as
The Complete Piano Duets
 
Ella Fitzgerald was masterful in any musical format, but there was something especially luminous about her singing alone with a piano. This was clear when pianist Ellis Larkins was first asked to work with her for her 1950 album, Ella Sings Gershwin.

Prince to be Celebrated by All-Star Lineup With “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” on Jan. 28th, 2020


 
PRINCE’S PROLIFIC CAREER CELEBRATED WITH “LET’S GO CRAZY: THE GRAMMY® SALUTE TO PRINCE”
 
ALL-STAR LINEUP SET TO PERFORM SONGS FROM PRINCE’S REMARKABLE CATALOG DURING LIVE CONCERT TAPING ON JAN. 28
 
SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (JAN. 9, 2020) — Just two days after the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards®, the Recording Academy®, AEG Ehrlich Ventures and CBS will celebrate the unparalleled career of 38-time GRAMMY® nominee and seven-time GRAMMY winner Prince by presenting “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY® Salute to Prince.” The live concert taping will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. PT at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Willie J ft. Various Artists Release New Single “We Love You Puerto Rico” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
WILLIE J ft. Various Artists
“We Love You Puerto Rico”
 
Nearly two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and other surrounding islands, the news crews have long moved on but the humanitarian crises endure. The reality is sobering, with more officially reported deaths than 9/11, a tripling of attempted suicides and the closing of 283 schools just the start of the ongoing toll.

Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Jan. 12th at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce


 
Wanda Sykes Hosts 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards World Premiering Sunday, Jan. 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce
 
Martin Lawrence, Cedric the Entertainer, Marsai Martin, Ambassador Andrew Young, Hydeia Broadbent and Phylicia Fant Honored
 
Prestigious Event Features Performances and Appearances by Will Smith, Niecy Nash, Steve Harvey, Anthony Anderson, Faith Evans, Sheila E., Rapsody, Nas, Lamman Rucker, Mike Epps, Sylvia Rhone and More
 
ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 28th Annual Bounce Trumpet Awards, an exciting and inspirational night recognizing African-American achievements and contributions, world premieres Sunday, January 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET on Bounce.

Jazz Legend Charlie Parker Honored With Global Bird 100 Centennial Celebration


 
INFLUENTIAL, CENTRAL ARCHITECT OF BEBOP HONORED WITH NEW MUSIC RELEASES, FESTIVALS, TRIBUTE TOUR, EXCLUSIVE ART, GRAPHIC NOVEL AND SPECIAL EVENTS EXPLORING HIS EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY AND TRAILBLAZING CAREER
 
CELEBRATION KICKS OFF THIS MONTH WITH LIMITED EDITION VINYL REISSUE OF RARE RECORDING, THE MAGNIFICENT CHARLIE PARKER, FOR RECORD STORE DAY BLACK FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The incomparable life and extraordinary, trailblazing career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920).

Christmas Classics From The Jackson 5, The Supremes & The Temptations Get Animated In First-Ever Official Videos


 
Christmas Classics From The Jackson 5,
The Supremes And The Temptations Get Animated In First-Ever Official Videos
 
Los Angeles – November 26, 2019 – Three of Motown’s biggest Christmas classics – The Jackson 5’s “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus,” The Supremes’ “My Favorite Things” and The Temptations’ “Silent Night” have been brought to life with a series of official animated videos illustrating the magic of the holiday season.

Debbie Allen & Anthony Anderson Join Special Guests at the Education Through Music-Los Angeles Gala


 
Debbie Allen and ABC ‘black-ish’ Star Anthony Anderson Join Special Guests at the Education Through Music-Los Angeles Gala
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Education Through Music-Los Angeles (www.etmla.org) hosted its 14th Annual Benefit Gala at the Beverly Wilshire to raise awareness for music in disadvantaged LA County schools.

Vocalist KEA Releases Rendition of Smokey Robinson’s Classic Hit, “Being With You” | LISTEN!


 
KEA Salutes Smokey Robinson with Haunting Rendition of Motown Legend’s `80s Soul Classic “Being With You”
 
(November 11, 2019 – Pittsburgh, PA) – Singer KEA put the world on notice as a singer/songwriter with her psychologically penetrating original songs “I Love You” and “Not My Friend.”

“The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” – Digital Album Available NOW | CD & 2LP Vinyl Coming Dec. 20th | HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres Nov. 6th, 2019


 
‘The Apollo: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Digital Album Out Now; CD & 2LP Vinyl To Be Released December 20 HBO Documentary ‘The Apollo’ Premieres November 6
 
Debuts New Robert Glasper Song with Vocals by Ledisi, Plus Selections from Glasper’s Original Score and Spoken Excerpts from Angela Bassett, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell Williams and Others
 
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the digital edition of THE APOLLO: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack has been released by Universal Music Group/Blue Note Records/Polygram Entertainment/UMe, just ahead of the new HBO documentary’s November 6 broadcast premiere.