Archive for 'Al Green'

Singer/songwriter, Leela James, has a voice that can captivate anyone. With a raspy, soulful voice she has been creating timeless music since she first hit the scene back in 2006. Now about to start her fourth tour of the year with R&B singer Tank, James is giving us an exclusive look at her preparation beforehand and upcoming projects.

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Over the weekend R&B Diva Mariah Carey is the proud holder of a lofty new honor.  The new American Ideal jude was just named BMI Icon at Broadcast Music Incorporated’sUrban Awards.  A number of all-star artists paid tribute to Carey, who reportedly showed up to the Friday event “fashionably late.”

Jermaine Dupri was in the building doing his thang, one of my favorite gospel singers Karen Clark Sheard (Please support her yall) and R&B artists Joe, Eric Benet and Fantasia Barrino were among those on hand to honor Mariah.

The BMI, Icon Award is one of BMI’s top honors given yearly to artists and songwriters who have had “a unique and indelible influence on generation of music makers.”

Past Icons include The Jacksons, Snoop Dogg, George Clinton, James Brown, Isaac Hayes, Little Richard, Al Green, The Bee Gees, Willie Nelson and Dolly Parton, among others. READ MORE

While giving a speech in Apollo Theater in New York, the US President Barack Obama suddenly got into the mood of singing some Al Green. And he did it live in front of people! However, considering what big responsibilities he has to carry out, you might have imagined that he had a horrible voice. But now, his vocal for the song, Let’s Stay Together was cool enough to cheer up the crowd both on the spot and on the Internet. Check out the Barack Obama’s version of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” READ MORE