THINGS TO DO FOR NEW YEAR: ATLANTA
Emrah Kotan: Atlanta Jazz International Sounds Series
Turkey’s Emrah Kotan leads the December showcase of Atlanta's first ever monthly cultural exchange event featuring Top International Artists based in Georgia, presented by Cultural Ambassador and America's Songbird of the South Myrna Clayton along with CedarTree Worldwide Productions.
Indie Artist Xposed ATL '2020' Celebration
December 28, 2019 (10 PM – 1 AM)
News Source: SESAC
SESAC celebrated its songwriters and music publishers behind the year’s most-performed country and Americana songs at the company’s annual Nashville Music Awards, Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum.
Justin Ebach was named SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year for the second time, taking home his first award in 2017. Ebach’s chart-topping hits from the past year include “Good Girl,” recorded by Dustin Lynch and “Here Tonight,” recorded by Brett Young. The longest running No. 1 Country Airplay song of 2019, “Beautiful Crazy,” co-written by Wyatt Durrette III, published by Rosest Music, and recorded by Luke Combs was named SESAC Song of the Year. Warner Chappell Music took home the Publisher of the Year accolade during the event, after previously winning the award in 2017.
(L-R) SESAC Sr. Director Creative Services Lydia Schultz, Rosanne Cash, Words & Music Songs is Big Deal's Pete Robinson and SESAC Sr. Director Creative Services ET Brown take photos onstage during the 2019 SESAC Nashville Music Awards at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on November 10, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for SESAC)
Dustin Lynch was on hand to present Ebach with his award for Songwriter of the Year, and Song of the Year and Publisher of the Year awards were presented by SESAC executives Shannan Hatch and Sam Kling. Eric Church surprised his co-writer, Ray Wylie Hubbard, as he presented him with the award for his song “Desperate Man.”
The awards ceremony kicked off with a lot of energy as Blanco Brown performed his debut smash “The Git Up.” Jimmie Allen provided a moving rendition of his record-breaking debut single “Best Shot” on piano, alongside co-writer and fellow award winner Josh London. Ray Wylie Hubbard took the stage last to perform Eric Church’s “Desperate Man,” which he co-wrote with Church.
The festive event, hosted by Shannan Hatch, SESAC’s Vice President of Creative Services, honored top songwriters and publishers behind the year’s biggest hits in the genres of country and Americana. More than 500 songwriters, publishers, and industry professionals attended the awards celebration, sponsored in part by Sound Royalties, SunTrust, Sweetwater, Bose and Jostens.
Headkrack's "Ugly Xmas Sweater Birth Bash"- Party with a purpose- Saturday, December 14th
ATLANTA, Georgia, December 7, 2019– Headkrack, a leading national media personality co-host of both the nationally syndicated, “Rickey Smiley Morning Show”,” Dish Nation” and new morning radio show launching January 6th 2020 has partnered with Atlanta Children’s Shelter to invite the community to help break the cycle of poverty for families facing homelessness this holiday season. The 1st annual Headkrack’s “Ugly Xmas Sweater Birthday Bash” will be hosted on Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 8p.m. to 2a.m. in Center Stage- Vinyl 1374 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta GA. Tickets are available HERE
Headkrack’s “Ugly Xmas Sweater Birthday Bash” sponsored by Onet Lavi Entertainment LLC and RIdeas, LTD will benefit several families for the holidays. Atlanta Children’s Shelter will receive donations, clothing, toys, and necessities from the event to stock their Holiday House Toy Drive an annual activity where homeless and formerly homeless families can come and shop ‘Free’. Founded in 1986, ACSATL provides free, quality day care, emotional support, an educational curriculum for homeless children, and focused social services for their families focusing on the long-term self-sufficiency of the family. They have cared for almost 8,000 children and provided services for more than 5,000 families since founded.
The event will be star studded and filled with live music from various past and present Hip-Hop. Performances for the night include Big Gipp and Khujo from Goodie Mob. A hip-hop group based in Atlanta, Georgia best known for their debut single “Cell Therapy”. Black Rob an American Rapper formerly signed to Bad Boy best known for the 2000 single “Whoa!”. High profile Atlanta DJ’s to include Jahlion Sound from the “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” and DJ Traci Steele from “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” as well as numerous surprise celebrities and a bunch of hilarious holiday games.
With so much to celebrate including his upcoming new syndicated morning radio show starting January 2020.
Headkrack stated “I want to celebrate the change coming into my life for 2020 by changing the lives of our community, starting with the children of Atlanta during the holidays. It takes a strong village to raise children and ACSATL.org gets it”.
“We are delighted that Headkrack has chosen us and the families we serve during the Holiday Season.” said Ms. Jordan Martin, Marketing and Communication Coordinator at acsatl.org.
FOLLOW THE CONVERSATION
Join JFly & Friends on December 14th at St. James Live in Atlanta, GA, for an electrifying night of incredible music. Friends gracing the stage with JFly will be
BK Jackson, Trey Daniels, Dahmeneekah, Martin Luther and many more!!
PURCHASE TICKETS BELOW:
Come out to City Winery Atlanta and celebrate with
Actress/Singer Crissy Collins for her Pre Birthday Bash!
Monday, Nov 18, 2019
Show Starts at 8PM
Gospel singer, Yolanda Adams, shares a message of encouragement to Jermaine Sain and When We Speak TV!!! #BlackMusicHonors
Black Music Honors is a televised event that pays tribute to legendary artists that have made significant contributions to African American music.
During the 2019 Black Music Honors, Yolanda Adams was presented the Gospel Music Icon Award and received a beautiful musical tribute from Jekayln Carr, Kelly Price, and Le'Andria Johnson. We had the pleasure of speaking with Yolanda Adams, during the red carpet event.
Jermaine Sain, shares his childhood memory of calling the radio station and requesting "My Liberty", recorded in 1982, by Southeast Inspirational Choir with Yolanda Adams on lead vocals.
See what Yolanda Adams says is the contributor to her success in the entertainment industry!!
Wasn't that a powerful message? We absolutely love her.........and if that wasn't enough!!!!!
AWARD WINNING GOSPEL SINGER, YOLANDA ADAMS, SHARES A MESSAGE OF ENCOURAGEMENT TO JERMAINE SAIN AND WHEN WE SPEAK TV!!!
The Shades of Nubia Festival is an event that honors the creative genius and achievements of black women and provides exposure to the awesome talent of black women, that continues to breathe life into our communities through the arts.
Watch these amazing sisters, as they showcase their creative artistry through music, spoken word, fashion, and dance!
Shameia Crawford performed original songs off her Birthright and This Life albums.
Freddie Jackson, Xscape, Tamia, Arrested Development, and Yolanda Adams Honored at 2019 Black Music Honors
Central City Productions is pleased to return with the 4th Annual Black Music Honors acknowledging legendary artists who have made a significant contribution to African American music, such as Freddie Jackson, Xscape, Yolanda Adams, Arrested Development & Tamia.
Hosted by funnyman, Rickey Smiley and leading lady, LeToya Luckett, the Black Music Honors is set to air in broadcast syndication September 14 - October 20, 2019 and on Bounce TV October 20, 2019 at 12PM EST.
The two-hour event will acknowledge these legendary African American artists who have made significant musical contributions to African American culture and American music worldwide. Performing live will be Jagged Edge, Jekalyn Carr, Tevin Campbell, Kelly Price, Naughty By Nature, Le'Andria Johnson, Tony Terry, Travis Greene, 702, Jade Novah, Dee-1, June's Diary, Mali Music, Mumu Fresh, Major, Keke Wyatt, Jessie Woo, Leon Timbo, Avery Wilson & more!
For airing dates and times, go to www.blackmusichonors.com
Music Duo, Unknown Lyric, To Close Out 2019 Jazz In The Alley Concert Series In Norcross, Georgia.
Jazz in the Alley is a free jazz concert series sponsored by the City of Norcross, Georgia. The series aims to showcase various jazz artists with diverse genre backgrounds. The 2019 Jazz In The Alley concert series has been a blast. Many dynamic artists have graced this year's stage in Norcross, Georgia.
WE STILL HAVE ONE MORE FREE CONCERT!!!
Closing out the 2019 Jazz In The Alley concert series is musical duo, Unknown Lyric.
Join us in Historic Downtown Norcross, Georgia, on September 28, 2019 at Betty Mauldrin Park
CONCERT BEGINS AT 7:30PM
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Rhonda Ross & Rodney Kendrick Will Be At City Winery in Atlanta on November 5, 2019
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Front Premier $35.00
Rhonda Ross on When We Speak TV in Atlanta
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