Music legend Gladys Knight, along with soul veterans Ledisi and CeCe Winans, were tapped to tribute the late Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin at the American Music Awards next month (Oct 2018). The October 9th tribute at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles will focus on Franklin's gospel roots and her 1972 album Amazing Grace. "When I heard some of the initial ideas for the [More]
In honor of her nearly 40-year career, R&B legend Anita Baker was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 BET Awards last night (June 24). After a clip played showing Patti LaBelle, Mary J. Blige and Lalah Hathaway showering Baker with much-deserved praise, Jamie Foxx had the honors of opening the tribute performance set, which was arguably the [More]
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The festival has just announced new additions to its all-star lineup. Fans will be able to groove to the sounds of Ledisi, Serani, SWV, Jussie Smollett, KeKe Wyatt, Lady of Rage, YoYo, DJ Captain Charles, Damien Escobar, Ella Mai, Lloyd, Louis York, Pell, and Yanina. For [More]
Ledisi is heading back on the road, and this time she is making it a Black Girl Magic affair. The Twelve-time Grammy nominee and R&B veteran have announced the 'Let Love Rule Tour' with songstresses Melanie Fiona and Tweet. The 17-city trek kicks off on May 24 in Raleigh, NC and will make stops in major cities like Atlanta, Washington, DC, Boston, and Nashville before [More]
The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards ranked as having one of the lowest ratings ever. What seems to be one of music’s biggest nights, only brought in 19.81 million viewers, which is a 24% decline from the 2017 59th annual show. Sunday night’s show was the worst CBS rating for the GRAMMYs since 2009. Adding to the disappointment in ratings are [More]
What makes someone a couple? Well, realistically, a couple is defined as two people who are involved romantically or intimately. The two individuals are closely associated with each other based on the dynamics of their relationship. Relationships are hard, and it's not always easy to maintain due to distractions. Love has roses and thorns, in other words, it's not peachy [More]
R&B/Soul singer Ledisi unwraps a visual for her previously released single, "Add To Me," a song that sees her challenging men to step up their game. The Ron T. Young-directed visual boasts a speakeasy-styled theme as Ledisi and company set up shop in an intimate venue with everyone drinking liquor and conversing. The R&B songstress makes her way throughout the room, [More]
The nominations have been announced for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, and in the music category, several R&B stars are front-runners. R&B/Soul veteran Mary J. Blige and Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z lead all nominations with five nods each. Bruno Mars, SZA, and Kendrick Lamar follow closely with four each while Charlie Wilson and Ledisi both secure three nominations. The One-Hour [More]
Powerhouse vocalist Ledisi gave another show-stopping performance during a recent appearance on the Harry Show. Dressed in a kente-styled dress, the multi-grammy nominated singer/songwriter performed a soulful rendition of her hit single "High," off her her newly released album, Let Love Rule.
Days ahead of the release of her upcoming ninth studio album, Let Love Rule, R&B artist Ledisi unwraps the brand new single, "Us4Ever," featuring B.J. The Chicago Kid.