Jody Watley Classic Image of The Day. Us Weekly.

Jody Watley US Weekly 1993Sharing this from the fan page jodywatleystyle on Instagram – Jody Watley;  1993 Us Weekly. Photography Jon Ragel. Make-up by Collier Strong. Styling Jeannine Braden and Jody Watley. Hair by Jody Watley.

‘Soul Survivor’ interview feature talking about my ‘Affairs of The Heart’ –when magazines were interested in what you had to say about your music, writers cared enough to do their homework.. and focus was not celebrity gossip or how many social media followers you had.

Jody Watley Classic Images of The Day. Harper’s Bazaar Times Square 1991.

Jody Watley on location Times Square 1991 promoting “Affairs of The Heart.”

Tonight I’ll be in Times Square Sony Hall sharing the ongoing gift of music – Heart, Soul and Style.

See you there!

Jody Watley Classic Image of The Day. Rolling Stone Magazine 1987 Style Feature.

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When such things were based on achievement and not social media numbers. This was my second feature in Rolling Stone, this time more of a concept fashion and style feature being paired with an unlikely subject. The photo session took place in the Florida Everglades..I was so nervous, needless to say there were alligators in the water popping in and out, but it was all about the shot and being fierce. The crew did consist of a safety team and wranglers if needed. It didn’t take long to get the right take!

“If Jody Watley is looking for a new love, Roland Martin can certainly help her with the bait. She’s Jackie Wilson’s godchild, the ex-Shalamar chanteuse who’s already angling for her second Top 10 single as a solo artist. He’s the Jack Nicklaus of bass fishing, nine time Angler of the Year and sixteen-time winner of the Boss Angler Sports Tournament, and he’s rolling in the dough. He’s also the host of his own TV show, appropriately titled Fishing with Roland Martin.

Rolling Stone Issue 510 October 8, 1987, Fall Fashion “The Sporting Life.” Cover: Bono

Jody Watley Coat & Black Cashmere Dress: Stephen Sprouse Purple Pumps Arlene Laz Marca

Jody Watley Classic Images of The Day. Harper’s Bazaar May 1988 Photography Scavullo

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Jody Watley. Harper’s Bazaar, 1988

Photography the legendary Francesco Scavullo

Makeup: John Evans

Hair: Jeff Woodley

Jody Watley Thursday Classic. Harper’s Bazaar Fashion Editorial 1991.

1991 “Affairs Of The Heart” album – Music & Fashion Editorial in Harper’s Bazaar – before it was common to see artists in high fashion magazines. This was my third such feature – the first came with my solo debut.

Wattage!

Jody Watley Classic Photo Of The Day. Harper’s Bazaar Photography by Legendary Scavullo

Jody Watley. May 1988. Harper’s Bazaar Magazine breaking new ground in music and fashion crossover.

Photography by Francesco Scavullo

Jody Watley Classic Image of The Day. Fabulously Floral.

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July/August 1988 new magazine at the time INFashion Photography and Makeup by Paul Gobel. Hair: by Ernie Banales loved the fresh flowers and working with Paul and Ernie both trailblazers and wonderful kind people gone too soon :: Dress by Krizia Interview with David Keeps Cover Story/Feature :: .. after seeing the beautiful and monumental fall covers 2018 for Vogue and British Vogue with Beyonce and Rihanna respectively it reminded me of this classic session done many moons ago – timeless! Proud of how the ladies have been able to go next level!

If you can zoom in this was a really good interview with David Keeps who noted I was my own stylists..a distinction I have from many artists.

 

Jody Watley On The List Of Top 60 Female Artists of All Time

While many of my fans noted I should be higher in the list with my influence notable in at least 3 in the Top 10, which are points I can’t disagree with.. it’s an honor nevertheless to be in the Top 60 Best Female Artists of All Time as Billboard celebrate their first 60 years.

Considering how many women release music and hope to have at least one hit and understanding no one expected much from me when I departed Shalamar this newest benchmark is again very special.

Having multiple hits, influence and most of all longevity with a happy spirit and always remaining true to myself as an artist is really everything.

Thank you to everyone still supporting me on this journey.

See the full list: Billboard 60 Best In 60 Years

Classic Jody Watley Photo of The Day. Interview Magazine 1987

Jody Watley, Interview Magazine, 1987

Photography: Karen Filter

Makeup: Wendy Osmunson

New Music. Jody Watley On Smooth Jazz Global Listening Loft

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See the Feature and Listen Now: Smooth Jazz Global

Catch the full Jody Watley Concert Experience in these Special Limited Exclusive Dates:

May 3 Bethesda Jazz & Blues : Tickets

June 20 – Chene Park Detroit: Tickets 

July 21 – Sycuan Casino and Resort : Tickets

More Dates TBA