Singer Jody Watley Reflects On 40+ Years In The Music Business

Grammy-winning singer Jody Watley stopped by for her second visit on the Tamron Hall Show. The former “Soul Train” dancer turned Shalamar band member turned Grammy-winning artist looks back at 4 decades in music and tells the audience about her latest single. Plus, she performed her new song, “Everlasting,” and more!

Jody Watley is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame in the 1980s as a member of the group Shalamar.
She embarked on a successful solo career in the late 1980s, earning multiple Grammy Awards and Billboard chart-topping hits.
Watley’s solo debut album, “Jody Watley,” released in 1987, spawned the hit singles “Looking for a New Love” and “Don’t You Want Me.”
She was one of the first artists to merge R&B, pop, dance, and fashion, influencing many subsequent performers.

In addition to her music career, Jody Watley is also a successful fashion designer and entrepreneur, launching her own line of clothing and accessories.
She’s known for her iconic style, often incorporating bold colors, unique silhouettes, and cutting-edge fashion trends into her stage performances and music videos.
Watley continues to release music and perform, maintaining a dedicated fan base worldwide.
She’s recognized for her contributions to music and fashion, earning her a lasting legacy in both industries. See more inside and a video clip…

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