Leela James Set To Release 'Say That' Featuring Anthony Hamilton 10/29
R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Leela James announces the release of her new single "Say That" featuring Anthony Hamilton. The song, which showcases James' distinctive rich and powerful vocals, is #1 Most Added this week at Urban AC radio, with 16 station adds including WHUR Washington DC, KJLH Los Angeles, KMJQ Houston, KOKY Little Rock, SXHS Sirius XM, and more. "Say That" will be available for purchase at all digital retailers on October 29.
"Say That" is the first single from Leela James' forthcoming album, which will be released in early 2014 via J&T Records/BMG/RED Distribution. The song recently premiered on Leela James' hometown Houston radio station, Majic 102.1 (KMJQ) and has been receiving favorable reviews in the early airplay prior to its radio impact date. Leela is shooting an official music video for "Say That" with Anthony Hamilton, and will perform at the Majic 102.1 "Under The Stars" concert in Houston, TX this Saturday, October 2.
Leela James burst onto the music scene in 2005 with her debut album A Change Is Gonna Come. The project garnered her award nominations in 2006 for Outstanding New Artist by the NAACP Image Awards and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist of 2008 by the Soul Train Music Awards. James has since released three studio albums, including My Soul which reached #7 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Albums Chart and #37 on the Billboard 200 chart. Leela James has woven the soul tradition into and around every corner of her creative identity. Deep within her gritty and powerful vocals are the echoes of Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, Gladys Knight, Etta James and other iconic divas of generations past. She's been recognized for her extraordinary gifts as a vocalist, storyteller and keeper of the great soul tradition.
2005: A Change Is Gonna Come 2009: Let's Do It Again 2010: My Soul 2012: Loving You More... In The Spirit Of Etta James
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