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Anita Baker

 
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Anita Denise Baker is an American singer-songwriter. She is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the quiet storm period in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. (read complete bio)
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Anita Denise Baker is an American singer-songwriter. She is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the quiet storm period in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. (read complete bio)
 

 

Anita Baker Biography

Anita Denise Baker is an American singer-songwriter. She is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the quiet storm period in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983.




Anita Baker News

THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Zankel Hall At Carnegie Hall Photo THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Zankel Hall At Carnegie Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022

Producers Richard Bell, N'Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, announce the presentation of “The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” selections from the upcoming production of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Trey Ellis and music and lyrics by Shelton L. Becton, directed by Tamara Tunie at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Dr. Phillips Center Celebrates African American Artists and Showcases Diverse Perform Photo Dr. Phillips Center Celebrates African American Artists and Showcases Diverse Performing Arts In Honor Of Juneteenth
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts continues to honor and appreciate the incredible contributions African Americans make in the performing arts. In celebration of Juneteenth, the arts center highlights several African American cultural shows, events and musicians across dance, music and entertainment available to the community from June to December 2022. 

Comic Rhonda Hansome To Host LAUGHS LIKELY Showcase at Black Women In Comedy Laff Fes Photo Comic Rhonda Hansome To Host LAUGHS LIKELY Showcase at Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest In NYC
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Actor/ comedian Rhonda “Passion' Hansome (SiriusXM “John Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything”) will host the 'Laughs Likely!' live comedy showcase on Friday, June 17 at Gotham Comedy Club's Vintage Lounge as part of the 2022 Black Women in Comedy LaffFest in New York City.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Jnana Cooper Will Perform Solo Concert Next Month Photo Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's Jnana Cooper Will Perform Solo Concert Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

For Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe founding member Jnana Cooper, her life’s journey hasn’t always been smooth. But she has come out the other end stronger and, to celebrate, she will return to WBTT – where her professional artistic journey began – and perform in a special concert presentation on June 13 titled “Unbreakable: An Evening with Jnana Wilson Cooper.”

The Doobie Brothers Launch Exclusive Las Vegas Limited Engagement Photo The Doobie Brothers Launch Exclusive Las Vegas Limited Engagement
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

Four-time GRAMMY® Award winners and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Doobie Brothers kicked off their exclusive Las Vegas limited engagement at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, with TOM JOHNSTON, MICHAEL MCDONALD, PAT SIMMONS and JOHN MCFEE performing their most iconic hits for audiences.

Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Lead the Cast of SKATES in Chicago Photo Diana DeGarmo & Ace Young to Lead the Cast of SKATES in Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

America’s next big musical sensation has its cast! American Idol favorites Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young will lead the incredible cast of the new musical, Skates.

John Legend to Launch Las Vegas Residency with LOVE IN LAS VEGAS Photo John Legend to Launch Las Vegas Residency with LOVE IN LAS VEGAS
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

With three weeks to go until he launches “Love In Las Vegas” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, John Legend has been deep in rehearsals for his new Las Vegas residency, which opens Friday, April 22, 2022. As a surprise to his fans, today Legend released a video of him rehearsing with his band, giving a sneak preview of what audiences can expect from his Las Vegas show.

Rhonda Hansome To Be Featured at 'Ladies Night Comedy Show' at Comedy in Harlem This  Photo Rhonda Hansome To Be Featured at 'Ladies Night Comedy Show' at Comedy in Harlem This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

Actor / comedian Rhonda 'Passion' Hansome, (SiriusXM “John Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything”) will be among the performers featured at the “Ladies Night Comedy Show' a  live Women's History Month comedy showcase on Saturday, March 26, 2022  @  Comedy In Harlem in Manhattan. Rhonda will be joined at the 7:00pm show (doors @ 6pm)  by host Nicky Sunshine (The Nick Cannon Show) and fellow comics Shatara Curry  (Apollo Comedy Club), Peaches Rodriguez   ('The Latin Heavy Hitters of Comedy' film), Vicky Kuperman (Live From.Gotham)  and Meshelle (Nickelodeon's 'Search For Funniest Mom In America').

Anita Baker Adds Three Shows at the Venetian Resort Las Vegas Photo Anita Baker Adds Three Shows at the Venetian Resort Las Vegas
by Michael Major - Mar 16, 2022

Due to popular demand, R&B music legend and eight-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer / songwriter Anita Baker has added three shows to her limited engagement, “Return to Las Vegas,” at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas.

Anita Baker To Perform At The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, May 28 â€" June 4 Photo Anita Baker To Perform At The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, May 28 â€" June 4
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

As part of her farewell concert series, R&B music legend and eight-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer / songwriter Anita Baker will perform a five-night limited engagement, “Return to Las Vegas,” at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. The shows will be held May 28 and 29 and June 1, 3 and 4, 2022 at 8 p.m.

Anita Baker Videos

Grammy-nominated Sam Sparro Releases New Track VideoGrammy-nominated Sam Sparro Releases New Track
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 25, 2019

Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Sam Sparro released new track 'Outside the Blue' today, featuring powerhouse twin sister duo We Are KING. Soulful and satisfying, the new song is influenced by the likes of Sade, Janet, Anita Baker, Stevie Wonder and The Jones Girls. The trio wanted 'Outside the Blue' to also feel like you were underwater and above the clouds at the same time, and the song the first new song from both Sparro and Grammy-nominated We Are KING since 2016.

VIDEO: Legendary Orchestrator, Arranger Harold Wheeler was Honored with a Lifetime Ac VideoVIDEO: Legendary Orchestrator, Arranger Harold Wheeler was Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tony Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

On Sunday night, the Tony Awards honored legendary orchestrator and arranger Harold Wheeler with one of three 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards. Wheeler is currently represented on Broadway with AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. Watch Howard Wheeler accept the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award here.

AUDIO: First Listen - Nedelle Torrisi's 'Double Horizon'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

This self-titled album, the first Nedelle Torrisi has released under her full name, is basically the story of a friendship. The artist just released her single 'Double Horizon' and you can get a first listen below!

STAGE TUBE: VH1's DIVAS Pay Tribute to Amy Winehouse
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 20, 2011

VH1's beloved, popular franchise, VH1' DIVAS CELEBRATES SOUL aired last night and incuded a special tribute to Amy Winehouse.