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Virginia LeonThe Recording Academy has announced PJ Morton, H.E.R., Yolanda Adams and more artists as performers for the Black Music Collective’s pre-Grammy event.  According to a press release, the new initiative will celebrate Black creators and professionals and their influential contributions to the music industry, including a performance from Grammy-nominated rapper and producer Freddie Gibbs & Alchemist. “As the first of […]

Dillard UniversitySinger/songwriter PJ Morton has been selected as the 2021-2022 Artist in Residence at Dillard University in New Orleans.  After a successful streak of Grammy-winning singles and Grammy-nominated albums in the R&B, pop and gospel categories, Morton will offer master classes in songwriting, music publishing, studio production and talent management, according to the university. The program will be housed […]

TWENTYSHOTS/Virginia Leon Ahead of the Global Citizen Prize awards special this weekend, the organization partnered with Grammy-winning musician Raphael Saadiq to executive produce their compilation album, Stand Up.   The eight-song masterpiece features contributions from Grammy-winning artist PJ Morton, as well as Jordin Sparks, Andra Day, Masego, GoldLink, and Ari Lennox, among others, singing re-imagined versions of music’s most iconic songs. PJ Morton and British singer Yola sang The O’Jays’ classic “Give […]

TWENTYSHOTS/Virginia LeonR&B singer and Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton returned to NPR’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert stage Wednesday. “What’s up Tiny Desk. Its good to be back with you,” he said before playing the piano. “We gon’ do it a little bit different and bring some gospel to Tiny Desk today from my album, Gospel According to PJ.” In 2018, Morton packed a 10-piece […]

TWENTYSHOTS/Virginia LeonOprah Winfrey is gifting us the gospel music event of the year, aptly titled, Our OWN Christmas. Grammy-winning musician PJ Morton is among the many performers at the celebration special, which will be hosted by actress Meagan Good and her husband, pastor DeVon Franklin. “Tonight! Some more TV for the holidays. Singing a little something with my homie Lalah Hathaway,” wrote Morton on Instagram, sharing an announcement […]

Photo credit: Benjo ArwasJoe Morton is one of the stars helping to bring to life Ta-Nehisi Coates’ award-winning 2015 New York Times bestseller Between the World and Me, which has been adapted into an HBO special. The film, which also features appearances by Mahershala Ali, Angela Bassett and Oprah Winfrey, follows a father’s letter to his adolescent son about his experiences growing up Black in Baltimore […]

Virginia LeonPJ Morton wants to put fans in the holiday spirit early with his deluxe edition of his funky soul album, Christmas with PJ.  On Monday, the Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and musician announced the deluxe edition of his 2018 album of the same title. “If you don’t listen to Christmas music until after thanksgiving cover your ears,” […]

Courtesy of PJ MortonGrammy-winning R&B singer and pianist PJ Morton collaborates with “Try Jesus” rapper Tobe Nwigwefor a new song called “Ashamed.” The pair tackle the crucial issue of racism in America with hopes to reinvigorate calls of justice for Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and so many other lives we’ve lost this year. “You should be ashamed/ that nothing’s really changed/ And it’s […]

Virginia LeonSinger/songwriter PJ Morton and R&B powerhouse Jojo make the perfect duet with their new single, “Wishlist.” Keeping us in the holiday spirit, both Grammy-winning artists go back and forth asking Santa to bring back  their lost loved one in time for Christmas. “There’s only one thing on my wishlist / Santa, want him back in my arms / That would make […]

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