Jody Watley. Health is Wealth.

 

Health is always wealth – no matter what’s going on. Stay diligent everyone no matter what you think about what’s going on currently.

Any upcoming concerts and appearances have been cancelled or postponed to a later date.

Jody Watley. Moving Into The New Week.

A bit of motivation to begin the new week.

Wattage.!

Jody Watley Flashback of The Week. Best New Artist Win March 1988.

 

New York City. Radio City Music Hall, March 2, 1988.

Jody Watley – Best New Artist 1987.

JODY WATLEY_Best New Artist Grammy

That same night, U2 won Album of The Year for Joshua Tree, Somewhere Out There won Song of The Year.

Little Richard made it one of TV’s most iconic moments in Grammy history – in an impromptu rant (a fun but true one) in that he’d never been recognized nor received any awards as The Architect of Rock & Roll. It lasted nearly 5 minutes – while all of the nominees waited in angst to hopefully hear their name.

Michael Jackson performed a rousing ‘The Way You Make Me Feel/Man In The Mirror’ and was the first person to greet me as I exited the stage in tears – he emerged with a big smile, hug and kiss saying “I’m so happy for you.” That made the night even more special..especially since there was a time in my youth I was writing him fan mail!

I shocked everyone – including me – by winning Best New Artist and have said I could have retired that night on that album in terms of a statement debut that no one predicted and to everyone who told me I’d never succeed and would regret leaving Shalamar — That day has never and will never come. I’m full of gratitude and know that regardless of the outcome of the awards ceremony I’d already won by choosing to live the life I wanted – happy no matter the obstacles.

Continuing to do the best work with as much joy and integrity possible in a challenging industry, always fearless, changing and growing as I vowed to do decades ago and to get better with time.. not to be the most popular, just to be the best I can be for me as an artist, writer, producer and human being. That year – I kicked ass, set some style trends and kept it moving on to the next and still doing the damn thing – my way.

 

 

Jody Watley – Winter Nights. UK Radio List.

Jody Watley Winter Nights Cover Art Final

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Thanks to all of the UK and European Soul Radio Stations spinning songs from “Winter Nights’ EP! To those in America who are wondering – this project nor any recent ones have been serviced to American radio — no pay for play, I don’t do rap and I a woman over 35.. so it would be a waste of resources. The music is here for all to support by use of social media and digital outlets. It’s a choice not to invest in a PR campaign here in USA why? Unlike many moons ago and the old model that most commercial minded fans think still exist where shows would have you on just to talk about your latest music project  – that model went out in the late 90’s. I began my indie label Avitone in the 90’s one of the first women, former major label artists to do so – no headlines.

Most high profile TV shows now despite hit records and a vast list of accolades to get booked they want gossip and sensationalism. I don’t wish to discuss my private life, there’s no have a health issue or high profile romance to publicize, have not been to rehab..have not had a baby lately (smile) and so on. I’m just here for the music and appreciate those who are here for it too! The world exists far beyond this American bubble – and it’s an incredible feat to still be charting records anywhere – not many veteran artists especially black female artists can say that – on top of that to be self released on my own label. Thanks to a great small team who continue to work with so much passion on my behalf. Some will of course try to dismiss this latest milestone –  keep doubting as I continue to proceed and succeed on my own terms.

Jody Watley Winter Nights – Tracks Receiving Airplay are (Weigh on Me ft SRL, Skin Deep and Candlelight).

Solar Radio

Starpoint Radio

Cheeky Radio

DeLite Radio

Mi-Soul Radio

BBC Radio London

BBC Radio Devon

BBC Radio Jersey

BBC Radio Cornwall

BBC Radio Bristol

BBC Radio Guernsey

BBC Radio Essex

BBC Radio Surrey

BBC Radio Berkshire

BBC Radio Solent

BBC Radio Somerset

 

BcFM 93.2

African FM

Blast 1386, Reading UK

Boogie Bunker Radio, Kent UK

Radio Sunlight, Kent

Fuzion Live

Mersey Radio, Liverpool

More Music Radio

FlorRadio

Gloucester Radio FM (GFM)

Gateway 97.8  Basildon

MRS Radio

New Big City Radio

Oz Urban Radio, Perth Australia

Brisbane Youth Radio, Brisbane Australia

Ramjam Radio

In2Beats 106.5 FM

Jamm FM Netherlands

London Soul Radio

Harderwijk

Crackers Fresh

One Luv FM

AfroDisiac Radio, Bournemouth

SoulCity The Beat

JFS Radio, London

Radio Conceito

Radio Festival

Swindon 105.5

The Soul of Grenada

Urban Movement Radio, Brisbane

Veluwe FM

WNAA FM, The Voice

Stomp Radio, London

 

Download it, Stream It. Tell A Friend. Post on Your Social Media – You Are The New Media – Your Phone IS The Device that connects it all. Use IT don’t let it Use YOU, everything is accessible..you can also listen to most of these stations worldwide, listen anytime on streaming, those add up to chart numbers, listen as well via Youtube

 

 

Jody Watley Warms Up UK Soul Chart Vaulting from 8 to 2.

Jody Watley Winter Nights EP Number 2 UK Soul Chart

 

Jody Watley ‘Winter Nights’ EP vaults from Number 8 to 2 on the UK Soul Chart this week. Thanks to all supporting this release. Thank you Alex Di Cio’, Steve Ripley, UK Soul Radio DJ’s. Get ‘Winter Nights’ or stream now at the digital platform of your choice.

I’ve been counted out, dismissed, overlooked by some – but nothing diminishes my drive, integrity and love of what I do putting out quality music — remaining creative, with integrity always true to myself as an artist.

Since 1995 – Avitone Recordings ‘Fueling Quality Music Independently’

‘Spring’ is coming.

Jody Watley. March Greetings.

Jody Watley in Teal DVF Wrap Dress 2020

Welcome March. Wishing everyone the best of the month!

 

Wattage!!