UK hitmakers Soul II Soul also to star in award winning line-up
Featuring some of the greatest soul music and vocals ever written, this exciting November night will fill Wembley with soul thanks to the spectacular, star studded ‘Voices of Soul’ event. Headed by the legendary likes of Patti LaBelle, The Whispers and Soul II Soul, the line-up of award winning stars are preparing for this once in a lifetime opportunity to bring the house down at the SSE Arena, Wembley.
Supported by Smooth Radio and presented by TBH events, the show will be a must-see for fans of true soul music, and for live music fans who want to see how these innovative artists shaped the pop music landscape as we see it today.
At the very top of the bill will be multi-Grammy award winner Patti LaBelle, christened the ‘Godmother of Soul’ thanks to a five decade career that has seen 50 million albums sold. After her 16 years as the lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, LaBelle made the decision to go solo and had several number one hits including ‘If Only You Knew’ and ‘On My Own’, a duet with Michael McDonald. Tremendous critical success followed from Grammy Award winning albums, making her one of the icons of soul music the world over.
The list of incredible talent on hand for the ‘Voices of Soul’ goes on, including:
The S.O.S. Band (Sounds of Success) – Whose debut album ‘SOS’ immediately went Gold and spawned several hit singles.
Loose Ends – The first ever UK band to top the US Billboard R&B chart with massive single ‘Hanging on a String (Contemplating)’ in 1985
Gwen Dickey – Lead vocalist of Rose Royce whose iconic hits ‘Car Wash’ and ‘Wishing on a Star’ are true classics of pop/soul music, Gwen has also worked with Mealoaf, James Brown, and most recently Jay-Z.
Meli’sa Morgan – US R&B chart topping vocalist who cut her teeth singing with Whitney Houston and Chaka Khan
Almost too good to be true, this line-up is one that celebrates the beauty of soul music through the decades, and will make for an unbelievable night of entertainment and spectacle – all taking place at the ‘SSE Arena, Wembley, November 15th.