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Artist Spotlight - Ledisi: Five Things To Know About the Powerhouse Singer

Ledisi performs at the 2018 American Music Awards
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When Ledisi joined Gladys Knight, Mary Mary, and others on stage for American Music Awards tribute to Aretha Franklin, many were introduced to her voice for the first time. But little do they know, she's been entertaining R&B and Jazz artist since her debut in 1995. 

Here are a few things to know about Ledisi

She has performed alongside Richie Sambora, Kelly Clarkson, Jill Scott, and Maxwell to name a few. 

Ledisi performed for President Obama at The White House

Ledisi is a 12 time Grammy nominee

Ledisi played gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, "Selma." 

 Ledisi will sing with Adam Lambert for “Wicked’s”15th-anniversary concert special, “A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway on Broadway," airing Monday, October 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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