Legendary singer and and “song stylist” passed away Thursday night at the age of 81. The three-time Grammy-winner’s career spanned over five decades. She was also a key figure in the Civil Rights Movements including the Selma march of 1965. Her voice crossed color lines and paved the way for many singers to follow. Nancy… Read more »
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We lost Barry White fourteen years ago this week. The three-time Grammy winner released the album ‘The Icon Is Love’ in 1994. One of the biggest hits from that album was a song written by Gerald Levert, Edwin Nichols and The Maestro, Barry White. “You say there’s a lesson you want to teach, well here… Read more »
Al Jarreau has died in Los Angeles at the age of 76. Al Jarreau had just announced earlier this week that he was retiring from touring due to exhaustion. The legendary singer was hospitalized on February 8, 2017 and cancelled his remaining tour dates for 2017. According to his Manager Joe Gordon, he died Sunday… Read more »
Maxwell returned after 6 years with a splash and has yet another Grammy within reach tonight in Los Angeles. The Brooklyn, New York native is nominated for Best R & B Song and could walk away with his third honor at The 59th Annual Grammy Awards.
He was born on this day in 1985 as Miguel Jontel Pimental in Los Angeles, California. He began creating music at the age of thirteen and was signed to he first production deal around the age of 15. Miguel won a Grammy in 2013 for Best R & B Song for Adorn. Happy Birthday Miguel!… Read more »