TUNED IN to Jody Watley
October 10, 2009 (WPVI) -- Our featured Tuned In artist this week is Jody Watley. Her career is legendary in the world of music. She has had 32 songs become top 10 singles. She has won Grammy Awards, and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Aside from these achievements, she has also earned a great deal of success as a business leader. Her business approach to the music that she works with set a path that has been followed by many of today's artists.
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We caught up with her at The World Café Live. She spoke candidly to us about her passion for music, and for inspiring others.
Jody Watley is a Grammy Award Winning Singer, Songwriter, Producer and CEO of Avitone Recordings. To many she is a trendsetting icon who helped define a generation with her stylish videos and pop classics, including 'Looking For a New Love' ( with it's sardonic signature line "Hasta La Vista Baby"), "Don't You Want Me", "Real Love" and the groundbreaking hip hop classic "Friends", her collaboration with Eric B and Rakim.
With a career spanning three decades and an amazing 32 Top Ten Singles (Billboard Pop, R&B and Dance), 6 Top Ten Pop Hits, 15 Top 40 R&B Hits, 13 Dance Hits, 13 #1 Singles (Pop, R&B or Dance - 80's, 90's 00's), Watley received Billboard's prestigious Lifetime Achievement award in Fall 2008. Once named one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People", Jody Watley continues to embody individuality and longevity, performing to sold out audiences here and abroad.
Please enjoy the performance video from her show at The World Café Live
You are now Tuned In to Jody Watley
On the web- www.jodywatley.net
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