Lalah Hathaway’s Live Album Is Her Highest Chart Debut

Lalah Hathaway has achieved a new career milestone with her latest album, Lalah Hathaway Live.

The album debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top R&B Albums charts, #2 on Current R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, earning the Grammy winner the highest first-week sales of her career.

Recorded in the historic Los Angeles Troubadour Theater, Hathaway stood on the same stage that her late father, Donny Hathaway, recorded his 1972 album, Donny Hathaway Live.

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The album acts as a celebration of the songstresses 25th year in the music industry brought forth by a crowd funding campaign originally proposed by her fans.

“The outpouring of support from my fans and peers has been overwhelming,” Hathaway shares.

The Live album features 14 songs including a remake of the Anita Baker classic “Angel” and her father’s, “Little Ghetto Boy,” and two re-recordings of her previously released songs, “When Your Life Was Low” in collaboration with pianist Joe Sample and the Luther Vandross tribute song, “Forever, For Always, For Love.”

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