Before N-Sync, Back Street Boys and even New Kids On The Block – there was New Edition. For more than 25 years, “NE” has mesmerized audiences with their signature choreography, vocal harmonies and electrifying showmanship, cementing their place as one of the most successful touring groups.
Grammy nominee Charlie Wilson's talent is timeless. Just ask anyone who attended the 2012 EMF. He ruled the stage and he will be back again in 2013.
Four-time Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum-selling R&B singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole pours her heart and soul into her fifth studio release Woman To Woman. Since her 2005 debut The Way It Is, Keyshia has demonstrated her growth vocally, mentally and spiritually.
Singer/songwriter/pianist Avery*Sunshine has performed during the Democratic National Convention and 2009 inauguration festivities for President Obama, appeared on The Fighting Temptations soundtrack and served as lead keyboardist for Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns play.
The time is now for one of the industry’s best-kept secrets: PJ Morton. The Maroon 5 keyboardist/backing vocalist made his debut on May 14 with New Orleans, his first album for Young Money Entertainment/Republic Records.
Trey Songz effortlessly creates music that blurs the line between R&B and hip hop.
Roc Nations' newest R&B sensation Bridget Kelly has exploded onto the music scene with her debut single "Special Delivery." The soulful song is rapidly becoming a fan favorite as it fearlessly delivers powerful vocals, honest and heartfelt lyrics.
It has been an exciting year for hip-hop and spoken word artist F.Stokes, who released his EP Love, Always., which features the hit single “My Simple.” He has toured the United States and Europe.
Leela James has thrilled audiences around the world with her high-energy performances, which deliver her personal take on classic soul music. She's been recognized for her extraordinary gifts as a vocalist, storyteller and keeper of the great soul tradition.
Bed Stuy, Brooklyn gave birth to one of hip-hop's most lyrical, diverse, innovative, trendsetting MCs known by many attributes such as Dark Gable, Black Caesar and King Asiatic Nobody's Equal but, known to the world as Big Daddy Kane.
Philadelphia-born, soul singer, Bilal, is one of the most dynamic artists of our time. Bilal is an eclectic—drawing from gospel, jazz, soul, blues, and hip-hop. Bilal made his major label debut with 2001’s First Born Second.
Faith Evans is a multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning recording artist; New York Times best-selling author; television producer; and entrepreneur.
Jody Watley is a Grammy Award-winning pioneer in music, video, dance and style. An accomplished songwriter with 6 Top Ten Hot 100 Hits and 13 #1's in multiple genres, her hits include "Looking For a New Love", "Don't You Want Me" and the groundbreaking "Friends" featuring Eric B. and Rakim.
ESSENCE R&B Star Search winner Greta Prince is relentlessly seeking to make her mark on the music industry. “R&B music is so real and covers a wide range of topics, from love and relationships, partying and enjoying life, work, to God.
Singer-songwriter, actress, model, dancer, and DJ, Solange Knowles born and raised in Houston, Texas, has released two studio albums: Solo Star in 2003 and Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams in 2008, which peaked at #9 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.