2021 Grammy winner Ledisi is a thirteen-time Grammy-nominated powerhouse vocalist. Since arriving on the scene in the 1990s, Ledisi has wowed fans and fellow artists alike with her unparalleled talent, earning her three Soul Train Music Awards, an NAACP Theater Award, six NAACP Image Award nominations. A favorite amongst iconic performers such as Patti LaBelle, Stevie Wonder, and the late Prince, Ledisi has secured her place as one of the greatest R&B singers of her generation. In addition to headlining two sold-out tours, the California-native has also performed alongside Dave Matthews, Vince Gill, Kelly Clarkson, as well as jazz greats Herbie Hancock and Patti Austin.
No stranger to acting, Ledisi is also active in film, television, and theater. In 2015, she landed a role in the Oscar-nominated movie, Selma, portraying Mahalia Jackson and later secured her first major television role, playing the legendary Patti LaBelle on the hit BET series American Soul. In theater, the multi-faceted artist helped workshop the Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple and has performed in critically acclaimed off-Broadway productions, garnering her two LA Alliance Ovation Award nominations, including one for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.