"Everybody goes through the same thing; it doesn't matter what color you are. And Joss Stone just happened to wake up one morning with all this soul that had to come out."
"I have spoken to a friend of mine. Actually, she was my background singer and she lives in New Orleans. I gave her a home today. I told her to move in with me because everything she ever thought of is gone."
"There's not much longevity in music today. It's so easy to go in, put some pretentious lyrics on, with people saying the same thing over and over and over."
"They have the right name. They must be deaf if they don't hear me."
"All I do is stay in the kitchen and cook. I don't go there to party."
"They were wrapped up in blankets. They couldn't clap."
"I've never been this embarrassed in my life. It's the worst show I've ever done in my life."
"I've never ever given you less than I can give. I'm gonna give you everything you deserve."
"I never liked to be the headliner. I prefer going first. But the promoter wanted me to go last."
As previously mentioned, theGrio Awards also featured various musical performances all dedicated to the woman of the night, the Godmother of Soul, Patti LaBelle ... Throughout the evening, Yolanda Adams would take to the stage performing various tributes to LaBelle, singing songs ...
The star received the TelevisionIconAward at the inaugural ceremony ... Joining Tyler Perry, Patti LaBelle, Jennifer Hudson and other honorees, Queen Latifah helped make the night a memorable one during her acceptance speech for the Television Icon Award ... “This is crazy. It’s beautiful. It’s absolutely beautiful ... (Screenshot/theGrio) ... .
WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings you may want to check out in the coming days. The annual Covered Bridge Artisans art studio tour will take place in the Stockton area this weekend, Nov. 25-27.coveredbridgeartisans.com ... ONGOING ... 2 ... NEW BRUNSWICK Patti LaBelle, holiday concert, 8 p.m., State TheatreNew Jersey, 15 Livingston Ave.
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