NEW Products Coming to JodyWatleyShop.com

We will be adding some new wellness and beauty items to the JodyWatleyShop for Spring, here’s a glimpse at a few. I’ll also be launching ‘Relax’ (Lavender and Sandalwood) and ‘Calm’ (French Lavender) for my luxury soy candle line.

Hydra Bloom Lavender Home & Beauty Box
Hydra Bloom Rose Home and Beauty Box
Cooling Cucumber Eye Pads
Whipped Vanilla Cupcake Beauty Butter
A black owned line created in Flint Michigan by a young lady impacted by the water crisis there and the damage it caused her skin, Over the counter items were causing more inflammation to the lesions and out of that she crated these amazing all natural products.
Lavender and Lotus Tea.

More to come! Support small businesses like https://jodywatleyshop.com

Lavender Chillax Roll On – Put a dab on your temples and pulse points when you feel stressed, have a headache or just simply want to smell like a touch of fresh lavender!

These new items will be live the first week of April.

Jody Watley Is Still A Thrill And On The Move

Women’s History Month is in March. This celebratory month is set aside to honor the contributions of women in history. 

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Jody Watley will receive her first “Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy” from T.I.U.A School of Business on March 26th at 2 pm EST. The honorary degree recognizes successful leaders in entrepreneurship. 

The singer-songwriter-businesswoman is a trendsetting pioneer in music, video, fashion and style whose social-cultural impact on the world through her recordings, style, clothing and lifestyle since her early career in the 1980s, still today continues to influence the younger generation. She has built a legacy that goes beyond music. 

TIUA School of Business offers the Entrepreneur Honor’s Program for entrepreneurs who have shown leadership and integrity in the world of business. TIUA School of Business is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. 

TIUA School of Business has also been awarded the Outstanding Presidential Gold Award from President Joe Biden. The Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Hon. Ph.D.) award conferred by TIUA School of Business is an Honor, which acknowledges and appreciates outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to their community, at both national and international levels, and to a specialized field of knowledge and competency in business and entrepreneurship.

“I am honored to receive this recognition from the TIUA School of Business,” says the iconic singer. “I feel privileged to be considered in the same company as the incredibly talented individuals who have also received this distinction over the years.” 

“Ms. Watley’s commitment to higher education and excellence is evident both in her philanthropic endeavors and business acumen,” Dr. Jacqueline Mohair, Chancellor of T.I.U.A. School of Business said. “TIUA School of Business is privileged to bestow an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy upon such a deserving and wonderful individual,” Mohair said.

OTD. March 21, 1987 Jody Watley’s Looking For A New Loves Goes Number 1

Via RnB Soul Effect TV — #OnThisDay March 21st 1987 , “Looking For A New Love” went Number 1 for three weeks on the Billboard Hot R&B charts, Grammy Award Icon Jody Watley solo debut Number #1 hit single.

Written by Jody Watley & Andre Cymone Produced by Andre Cymone & David Z.

The song became one of the biggest Pop and R&B singles of 1987.

The single hit number two for four consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in May 1987 and spent three weeks at number-one on the Billboard R&B chart.

It is the only single between 1985 and 1990 in the United States to have spent four weeks in the runner-up position and not have reached Number One.

It ranked number 16 on Billboard’s year-end chart for 1987.

The song also reached number-one on the RPM Singles Chart in Canada.

In 1988 the song was nominated for two Soul Train Music Awards for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Music Video, and Best R&B/Soul Single, Female. She was also nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.

One of the song’s key phrases became a popular saying: “Hasta la vista, baby.” It wound up on innumerable answering machines and was used by Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1991 film Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

A music video, directed by Brian Grant was released in March 1987 to promote the song. Grant previously made videos for Whitney Houston, Peter Gabriel and Tina Turner.

Jody Watley Knocks It Out Of The Park AT LA Galaxy Soccer Game

Grammy Award winning and beloved legendary artist Jody Watley “knocks it out the park,” with her rendition of the National Anthem at LA Galaxy game on March 19, 2022 (Dignity Health Sports Park) in Carson, California. She received a standing ovation from fans at the stadium as the fireworks lit up the stadium and afternoon sky. 

“I would like to thank LA Galaxy for having me sing the National Anthem this past Saturday,” says Watley.” “I had an awesome time.”

As a solo artist, the beloved pop and R&B singer has 6 Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten Singles, 13 Number 1 Dance Singles, 2 R&B Number 1’s, 15 Top 40 Singles, Gold and platinum albums, 2007 Billboard Dance Lifetime Achievement, 2017 recipient of the Black Music Honors Crossover Music Icon Award and nominations from the American Music Awards, MTV Awards, NAACP Awards and Soul Train Awards. Named one of Billboard Magazines Top 60 Hot 100 Artists of All Time and Top 25 Female Dance Artists Of All Time, the venerable artist will receive her first Honorary Doctorate from the T.U.I.A School Of Business on March 26, 2022.

The trendsetting pioneer in music, video, fashion and style is one of the architects of 21st century pop continues to make her mark.

The iconic singer-songwriter in Pop/Soul/R&B continues to garner chart-toppers!

OTD. March 21, 1992 – Jody Watley “I’m The One You Need” Debuts On Billboard Dance Chart

#OTD March 21, 1992

“I’m The One You Need”

Jody Watley. I’m The One You Need. 1992.

I love this mix!
Jody Watley – I’m The One You Need

Debuted on the Billboard Dance chart. It peaked at #3

The house music single would reach #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at #23 R&B

Written by: Jody Watley, David Morales, Alec Shantzis

The 2nd Hit single from Jody’s 3rd Album “Affairs Of The Heart.”

Happy First Day Of Spring 2022. Jody Watley Wattage Thoughts.

Jody Watley. Photography by Paul Gobel.

Welcome Spring! Wishing everyone the best of the season. May we all continue to bloom, blossom and grow.

Wattage!

Photography, Paul Gobel, InFashion Magazine 1988.

I love this image taken during the promotion of my solo debt, which of course 2022 marks the 35th Anniversary of the release – this photo could have been taken today – truly timeless!

Jody Watley To Receive Her First Honorary Doctorate From T.I.U.A School Of Business

Jody Watley 2022

SHEEN MAGAZINE

“On Saturday, March 26, 2022, iconic singer-songwriter-businesswoman Jody Watley is set to receive her first “Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy” from T.I.U.A School of Business. The honorary degree recognizes successful leaders in entrepreneurship.

Ms. Watley will accept the honorary doctorate on March 26th at 2 pm EST.

TIUA School of Business offers the Entrepreneur Honor’s Program for entrepreneurs who have shown leadership and integrity in the world of business. TIUA School of Business is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

TIUA School of Business has also been awarded the Outstanding Presidential Gold Award from President Joe Biden. The Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (Hon. Ph.D.) award conferred by TIUA School of Business is an Honor, which acknowledges and appreciates outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to their community, at both national and international levels, and to a specialized field of knowledge and competency in business and entrepreneurship (trinitybusiness.org).” – Read More: Here On SHEEN

Jody Watley Photo Recap LA Galaxy National Anthem Performance Dignity Health Sports Park

Jody Watley. Ready for soundcheck early morning.
Ready to check the mic – National Anthem soundcheck
Jody Watley & LA Galaxy Mascot Cozmo
Jody Watley.

Jody Watley National Anthem Performer- LA Galaxy. Dignity Sports Health Park.

Gorgeous day out.

National Anthem LA Galaxy Dignity Sports Health Park 20,000 – 3.19.22 – this is my 4th time (after Dodgers, Chargers, Lakers) – each experience is different and super exciting especially as a sports fan! — all acapella except Dodgers with their organist. Photo by Pamela Broussard.

Always in gratitude!

Video to come.

Wattage

Jody Watley – New Behind The Scenes “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” – Flashback Friday

Soundcheck- Behind The Scenes – Flashback Friday 2019

San Antonio, Texas | Jo Long Theatre at The Carver

“Everybody Wants To Rule The World” – Unplugged

The single was March 18 on this day in 1985 by Tears For Fears-one of my favorite songs of all time!

Shout out to : Naz Chambi Kerry Griffin, Keith Eaddy & Roland Hamilton.

Jody Watley To Receive First Honorary Doctorate From T.I.U.A School Of Business

ANNOUNCEMENT:

“On Saturday, March 26, 2022, iconic singer-songwriter-businesswoman Jody Watley is set to receive her first “Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy” from T.I.U.A School of Business. The honorary degree recognizes successful leaders in entrepreneurship.

Ms. Watley will accept the honorary doctorate on March 26th at 2 pm EST, virtually.”
Read More: Eurweb

“It’s very special to be recognized in this way as an entrepreneur— independent label Avitone established in 1995, online boutique Jody Watley Shop signature candles and other developing wellness products and limited edition merchandise. Add to that a best-selling Number 1 fitness video earlier in my solo career set to my own music. Understanding branding before it was a thing is very much a part of my ongoing trajectory. I hope to continue to be a positive influence and example for other women in business navigating whatever obstacles you may face – keep going! I am extremely humbled and excited for this honorary doctorate from Trinity University -T.I.U.A School of Business “ – Jody Watley