Happy 31. Jody Watley -Larger Than Life.

Happy Anniversary to my sophomore solo album released March 25, 1989 :: featured the Top 10 hits “Real Love, “Friends” (ft Eric B. & Rakim ground breaker) “Everything” “Precious Love”

The title “Larger Than Life” remains a metaphor to dream big, do things larger than you can imagine, be memorable – be fabulous .. larger than life darling!

Photography: Steven Meisel

Jody Watley. Skin Deep. Winter Nights.

Music Updates. Jody Watley on Spotify and Other Digital Platforms

While we’re all self quarantining and dealing with the current coronavirus / Covid19 pandemic; I’ll keep the music updates coming, wellness posts and so on – those things are not cancelled!

Jody Watley Spotify 2020

Jody Watley on Spotify

 

Jody Watley on Apple Music

 

Follow my artist pages on the platform of your choice – you’ll find the current releases including “Winter Nights” EP along with the classics and some you may have missed.

 

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. Winter Nights On SoulBounce.

Jody Watley Winter Nights Cover Art Final copy

“In this modern climate, artists have to find ways to keep relevant and get their music heard. Our girl Jody Watley knows the deal and has taken advantage of the ever-changing landscape in our playlist culture by offering up myriad singles and EPs. That includes the release of her latest effort, the Winter Nights EP.

Winter Nights sets the mood to offset the chill of winter with “Winter Nights (Prelude).. ” –

Read Full SoulBounce Review: Here

Jody Watley. Winter Nights EP. Out Now.

 

British Soul Radio – where Soul / R&B is still recognized and played on terrestrial radio – that is not rap (in America rap replaced R&B on commercial radio formats – but it’s still here being made).

New Entry UK Soul Chart at Number 8.

Number 2 Sweet Rhythms Soul Chart, Solar Radio

 

Thanks so much to all supporting – downloading, sharing on your social media, playlisting and telling your friends and family.

Jody Watley – Winter Nights EP Enters UK Soul Chart

Jody Watley ‘Winter Nights’ Review on SoulandJazzandFunk – JODY’S BACK

Jody Watley Winter Nights Cover Art Final copy

“Music perfect for winter nights to warm you up..” – Read Review: Here

 

New Entry at 8 on the UK’s Sweet Rhythms Chart!

Jody Watley. The Howard Theatre 2020. Photo Essay Recap

Jody Watley: A Journey Into Sound rolled into Washington D.C.’s historic The Howard Theatre on Saturday February 8, 2020. The show begins with disco funk and soul, where I’m joined by SRL on a few of my Shalamar hits before we move on to our own releases (The Mood & The Passion) seamlessly transitioning the over 90 minute show into house, R&B, bossa nova jazz, a paired down funky rendition of “Friends”, a piano and vocal only “Everything” along hits from the 80’s, 90’s, Skin Deep from the just released ‘Winter Nights’ EP along with a the underground critically acclaimed aptly  titled 2000 electronic opus “Saturday Night Experience.”

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It’s all about L O V E!

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Jody Watley Live-Crowd Interaction 2020 copy

JODY WATLEY METALLIC GOLD GLAM 2020 copy

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Disco Fabulous  with SRL to open the show “A Journey Into Sound” – they guys join me on Shalamar hits and SRL new music.

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J O D Y W A T L E Y – Getting it in with the fellas ‘Some Kind of Lover’

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“Friends are hard to find..”

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Soulclap! Saturday Night Experience.

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Real Love.

 

Photography by Sneakshot Photography All Rights Reserved. (c) 2020