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Bill Withers

 
Date of Birth: July 04, 1938 (84)

Birth Place: Slab Fork, WV, USA
 

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Past honorees Ken Roberson, Bill
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Past honorees Ken Roberson, Bill Withers, Taro Alexander (SAY Founder), John Sculley and Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

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Bill Withers

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Sean Garrett, Irving Burgie and Bill Withers

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Bill Withers News

Rite Of Summer Music Festival Presents Curtis Stewart, July 16 Photo Rite Of Summer Music Festival Presents Curtis Stewart, July 16
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022

Rite of Summer Music Festival continues its eleventh stellar season with violinist Curtis Stewart performing two free shows on Saturday, July 16th at 1pm and 3pm.

Review: Stephen Sondheim's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Thrills at the Marcia P. Ho Photo Review: Stephen Sondheim's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Thrills at the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall
by Peter Nason - Jul 1, 2022

What did our critic think? Chris Cavazza as George and Lindsey Fabian as Dot are stellar in this production of one of Sondheim's most uncompromising shows.

Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival Names Arsenio Hall as Host for 2022 Festival Photo Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival Names Arsenio Hall as Host for 2022 Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced that celebrated comedian Arsenio Hall has been named this year’s host for the annual Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival (formerly Playboy Jazz Festival), presented by the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl, June 25–26, 2022.

Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - fea Photo Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross and Steely Dan
by Peter Nason - Jun 16, 2022

Reviewer Peter Nason counts down the greatest 101 YACHT ROCK HITS for your summertime listening pleasure.

Issac Delgado & Alain Perez, Alton Brown, Neil Degrasse Tyson and More Announced at N Photo Issac Delgado & Alain Perez, Alton Brown, Neil Degrasse Tyson and More Announced at NJPAC
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), known for bringing world-class entertainment close to home is announcing a line-up of diverse new shows that go on-sale Friday, June 10that 10:00 AM.

Rite Of Summer Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend With Grand Band! Photo Rite Of Summer Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend With Grand Band!
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

Pam Goldberg and Blair McMillen will present the 11th Season of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2022 on Governors Island, New York City. Rite of Summer will present four free outdoor concerts from May through September.

FènixDion to Release New Single 'Sugar' Photo FènixDion to Release New Single 'Sugar'
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

Twin Cities-based band FènixDion are excited to share their new single 'Sugar.' The song is the latest track to be lifted from the band's debut album due later this year. The song premiered today at The SPILL Magazine and will be available on all streaming platforms this Friday. Pre-save the new single now!

Photos: See Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More at the 2022 SAY Gala Photo Photos: See Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More at the 2022 SAY Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

This year’s SAY Gala took place on the first day of National Stuttering Awareness Week, running from May 9-15, 2022. NSAW was conceived to shine a global light on stuttering, a complex fluency disorder that touches over 70 million people worldwide, including 5% of all children.

Miles Teams Up With Lølø on Upbeat New Single 'The Internet' Photo Miles Teams Up With Lølø on Upbeat New Single 'The Internet'
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

LA-based singer/songwriter and rapper MILES has today unveiled his new single “THE INTERNET,” featuring LA by-way-of Toronto pop-punk artist LØLØ. Punctuated by bouncy guitars, breezy beats, and a melodic flow, the track is a sunny anthem leading into the summer season.

R&B Singer-Songwriter Jarvis Church Sings Bill Withers Classics on New Album Photo R&B Singer-Songwriter Jarvis Church Sings Bill Withers Classics on New Album
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Tuning into The Soul Station, Jarvis Church’s inimitable ear for inventive tributes to his favourite soul singers continues to soar, this time with Vol 3: A Tribute to Bill Withers and Beyond — available now! Paying fitting homage to the late legend, while remaining unique all on its own, the new release is the latest in Church’s ongoing series, The Soul Station. 

Bill Withers Videos

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Covers 'Ain't No Sunshine' VideoVIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Covers 'Ain't No Sunshine'
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2021

Kelly Clarkson and her band Y'all perform a powerful cover of 'Ain't No Sunshine' by Bill Withers.

VIDEO: The Deep West Release Impactful New Music Video for Their Latest Single 'Domin VideoVIDEO: The Deep West Release Impactful New Music Video for Their Latest Single 'Dominoes'
by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2020

Today, Adam and Joey Chavez of The Deep West have released a new music video for their latest track “Dominoes.”

JosĂŠ James Announces 'No Beginning No End 2' LP VideoJosĂŠ James Announces 'No Beginning No End 2' LP
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 22, 2019

Back with his beguiling mix of jazz, R&B, pop and soul, singer-songwriter and producer José James today announces a brand new future soul album, No Beginning No End 2. Coming out March 6 on his own label Rainbow Blonde Records, he's just shared smooth first single “I Need Your Love,” featuring GRAMMY nominees Ledisi & Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. Also featuring Laura Mvula, Aloe Blacc, Lizz Wright, Erik Truffaz, Hindi Zahra, Taali and more, this new album is a sequel to James' revered No Beginning No End. He'll be celebrating the release with a freshly announced international tour, including stops in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, DC and his hometown of Minneapolis, MN.

Jordan Mackampa Announces Debut Album VideoJordan Mackampa Announces Debut Album
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 1, 2019

British singer Jordan Mackampa is inspired by his Congolese roots and mother's love of the great soul singers like Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers and Curtis Mayfield. He combines a timeless vocal with catchy melodies and heartfelt lyrics to create an exciting hybrid of alternative pop and soul which will enchant and uplift in equal measure. Mackampa is currently on his first North American tour supporting Amber Run (see dates below) and has been confirmed to perform during SXSW 2020. Today, he also announces his debut full length album Foreigner, out March 13, 2020 and shared new single “Parachutes,” produced by Dani Castelar (Paolo Nutini). The song is another stunning exploration of his soul and pop-fueled songwriting, with expansive highs and tender lows that canvas the breadth of human emotion.

VIDEO: Learn the Clarence Avant Story in the Trailer for THE BLACK GODFATHER VideoVIDEO: Learn the Clarence Avant Story in the Trailer for THE BLACK GODFATHER
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2019

For decades, the world's most high profile entertainers, athletes and politicians have turned to a single man for advice during the most pivotal moments in their lives and careers, including Grammy AwardÂŽ winners, Hall of Famers, a Heavyweight Champion of the World and two U.S. Presidents. That man is Clarence Avant.

VIDEO: Ed Sheeran Pays Tribute to Bill Withers with 'Ain't No Sunshine' on COLBERT
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 1, 2015

On last night's LATE SHOW, Bill Withers and Ed Sheeran were in town for a concert in honor of Withers at Carnegie Hall this week, which will benefit the Stuttering Association For The Young.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - HBO to Air 2015 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony; Watch Performances
by Caryn Robbins - May 28, 2015

Joan Jett, Green Day, Bill Withers and Ringo Starr are among the performer inductees when the exclusive HBO special 2015 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

VIDEO: Highlights of Last Night's THE X FACTOR - The Boys
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 10, 2013

Below, check out highlights from last night's THE X FACTOR on FOX as The Boys face the 4-Chair Challenge!

AUDIO: First Listen - Diane Coffee's 'Tale of a Dead Dog'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Child stars, swallowed up and spat out by the Hollywood machine at an early age, tend to grow up into destruction and despair. But 26-year-old former Disney voice actor Shaun Fleming - also known as Diane Coffee - is a man not afraid to veer off script in anything he does. Click below for a first listen to his new single 'Tale of a Dead Dog'!

AUDIO: First Listen - Andrew Cedermark's 'On Me'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

In a recent interview with Interview Magazine, Andrew Cedermark shared the song 'On Me,' from this forthcoming sophomore album, Home Life. 'On Me' is Cedermark's interpretation of the Bill Withers classic, 'Lean On Me.' Click below for a first listen!