Jody Watley Digital Music Update. March.

JODY WATLEY SPOTIFY MARCH 2020

All Jody Watley music is available at the streaming service of your choice – tops with my fans is consistently Spotify – thanks to all who continue to listen to the music from the classics to the current releases and adding to your personal playlists.

Top 10 Tracks (Contemporary)  March 2020.

  1. Nightlife – Classic Soul Mix
  2.  The Mood – Alex Di Cio’ Mix ft SRL
  3. I Want Your Love – DJ Spinna Mix
  4. Weigh On Me – Alex Di Cio’ Mix ft. SRL
  5. Winter Nights (Prelude)
  6. Skin Deep – Extended Alex Di Cio’ Mix
  7. Candlelight – Extended Alex Di Cio’ Mix
  8. A Beautiful Life
  9. Don’t You Want Me – Kind Britt Scuba Mix
  10. Saturday Night Experience – Ron Trent Mix

 

Current Release: Winter Nights EP

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

Quiet Moments. Wattage Thoughts.

Came across this earlier – definitely wanted to share as it may be easier for some than others to be alone with your thoughts during this time.

A Short Walk. Monday Inspiration.

I’ve been sharing a few short wellness videos on my social media to encourage everyone to stay healthy in this self quarantine time – it should be a lifestyle in general however since this time is a resetting of energy it’s a good time to think about these things like your immune system and overall well being.

Things Not Cancelled. Wattage Thoughts.

Amongst things Not cancelled- a quiet morning with coffee or tea

Music/Spotify Playlists (or digital platform of your choice, includes all my music new & current, classics and everything in between)

Going outdoors for a walk (6 ft social distancing as advised)

Reading

Singing (See Italy)

Communication with loved ones

Staying Creative

Laughing

Eating healthy foods

Kindness

Patience

Positive Attitude

Prayer

Hope

etc

Embrace what we have while making the best of all of this.

Wattage!

Quarantine Healthy

Make sure to get your natural vitamin C,  (you get can it from green leafy vegetables as well) – especially now for your immune system.

Stuck at home? Push play- my current “Winter Nights” EP downtempo sophisticated soul with mixes by Alex Di Ciò

You can dance to it and or simply have it on for chill vibes.

This current virus pandemic is a stressful and uncertain time for many in various industries.. in general let’s all do our best to stay healthy – mentally, physically and spiritually.

Jody Watley Schedule Cancellations, Well Wishes Amidst Coronavirus Update.

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Nothing like the live experience with everyone together as one in the music.:::

ALL of my upcoming shows have been cancelled or postponed, no bookings being accepted until further notice – health and wellness are of utmost importance during this pandemic.

Love, good health and positive vibes to all until we see each other again in the live setting. I’ll be writing more, reading more books I’ve been wanting to get to working on projects (Spring EP is done and being mixed..working on Summer w new collaboration with The APX), listening to lots of music, still getting my cardio and workouts at home and hopefully a maintain a healthy lifestyle. What else? Definitely watch some NBA classics, documentaries, continue learning about business, maybe binge watch shows I’ve never seen only heard about .. doing more things I enjoy around the house, maybe I’ll finish my memoir too, get my sketch book out, take more naps and rest  …times like these remind us not to take things for granted, that’s why living in the moment is always important, especially when you’re having a good time, things can change in an instant.

Already a longtime self-isolator so that part won’t be hard. I’ll continue posting and staying connected with you each day.

The impact will be strong for many musicians, independent contractors workers of all types ,families, young students and so on – here’s to all of you making it through ok too.

Ps..stop buying up all the TP (lol) keep a sense of humor.. don’t lose sight of kindness when you’re in the stores stocking up on food and necessities, stay diligent but calm.. and please don’t forget the elderly, donate to programs that will continue to provide for children who may not have food now that there is no school at the moment..

—Always find the light through the darkness. Wattage!

Sneakshot Photography

2.08.20

Washington D.C.

The Howard Theatre

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.

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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.