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Dionne Warwick Returns to Brazil in 2024 for Two Presentations

Dionne Warwick Returns to Brazil in 2024 for Two Presentations

Five-time Grammy Award winner, legendary singer Dionne Warwick returns to Brazil in October for just two presentations. One of the divas of international music, arrives in the country shortly after being awarded, the same day October 19th to the The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame we WE.

Shows on Tour One last time in Brazil it will be the day October 26thTO Vibrate San Paolo It’s during the day October 27thto the Municipal Theatreto the Rio de Janeiro. On them, Warwick will sing his greatest hits, like This is what friends are for, I will never love like this again AND Heartbreakeramong many others.

To the 83 years oldDionne collects new awards in his brilliant career. In December 2023 he was one of the five personalities chosen for the Kennedy Center Honorsfor his contribution to American culture. The awards gala ceremony was held at Kennedy Center Opera HouseIn Washington (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA). And inside Rock & Roll Hall of Famein October, the tribute will be for his influence and contribution to world music.

The artist said goodbye to the stage in grand style, with performances in which his thousands of fans had the opportunity to listen live to a historic and iconic repertoire, full of hits that reached the top of the charts of the most played songs in the world. world.

Warwick has become a mainstay of American music and pop culture, with more than 100 million records soldOwner of a unique and evocative voice, she is considered by many to be the singer who bridged the gap between soul and pop, Foi the first female artist to win the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Performance AND Best Female R&B Performance.

Dionne Warwick: Don’t Renew Mean award-winning documentary about the artist, premiered on CNN last year and was one of the network’s top-rated original films. Not to mention a special exhibit at Toronto International Film FestivalThe documentary features a combination of original footage, photos and recordings of the star herself, authentic interviews, stories about music and a life spent pushing the boundaries of the industry.

In an interview with journalist Marcelo de Assis, Dionne Warwick recalled one of her greatest successes in favor of AIDS

Dionne Warwick He was in Brazil in 2018 and gave an interview to the journalist Marcelo de Assis in which he talked about his journey throughout his 50 years of career and, on this occasion, he recalled one of his greatest successes, the collaborative song That’s what friends are for who recorded together Elton John, Gladys’ Night AND Stevie Wonder in 1985. At the time, the amount raised from sales of the single was donated to treatment programs against AIDS.


Marcelo of Assis: Elton John has just released a collection titled Diamonds where he revisits the great success That’s what friends are for which is a composition with the Carole Bayer Sager and with whom you recorded in 1985 Gladys Night, Stevie Wonderbesides Elton. Since we live in an era where digital platforms dictate releases and re-releases and especially young people access them in greater numbers, how do you analyze the possibility of new generations having access to classics like this nowadays and what contribution this can bring to new artists? do you also create music for the benefit of humanity, as you did on that occasion?

Dionne Warwick:Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight AND Elton John they are dear friends and it was a great pleasure to be in the studio recording That’s what friends are for! We share the belief that we all care about people in general, and we all hope that our talents can and have brought pleasure, as well as help make everyone understand that we, as human beings around the world, are all here to serve each other as the songs speak directly to this. My hope is that we can and will inspire our youth to practice this way of life.”

About Dionne Warwick

The career of Dionne Warwickwhich currently celebrates more than 50 yearshas consolidated her as an international icon of music and entertainment. Over that time, she has become 75 hit songs on the stops.

She began singing professionally in 1961, after being discovered by a group of young composers, Burt Bacharach AND Hal David. And he had his first success in 1962 with Don’t renew me.

Less than a decade later, more than 1,000 have been launched. 18 consecutive Top 100 singlesincluding his classic Bacharach/David recordings, Move Over, Anyone With A Heart, Message To Michael, Promises, Promises, A House Is Not A Home, Alfie, Say A Little Prayer, This Girl Is In Love With You, I Will Never Do This Fall in love again, reach me and the theme of Valley of the Dolls.

Together, Warwick and his team of composers, from Burt Bacharach AND Hal Davidaccumulated more than 30 hit singles it’s almost 20 best-selling albumsduring their first decade together.

Dionne received first prize Grandmother in 1968 for its great success, Do you know the way to San Jose?and a second Grandmother in 1970 for the best-selling album, I’ll never fall in love again. She became the first African-American solo artist of her generation to win the prestigious award Best Contemporary Female Singer Performance. This award has only been given to one other legend, Ella Fitzgerald.

Known as the artist who “Bridging the gap”the soulful mix of music pop, gospel AND R&B Warwick’s career transcended boundaries of race, culture and music. In 1970, after his second Grammy, he began another decade of success with the Warner Bros. Records. In 1974 he reached the top of the charts with Then you came alonga duet with The spinnerswho sold 1 million copies.

In 1976, Warwick signed with the Arista Recordsthus starting a third decade of successes. Labelmate, Barry Manilowproduced his first album PlatinumDionne, which included consecutive successes I will never love like this again AND Already seen. Both recordings won Grammy Awards.

Heartbreakerthe album of Warwick 1982, co-produced by Barry Gibb and the Bee Geesbecame an international success. And in 1985 he met the composer Burt Bacharach and long-time friends, Gladys Knight, Elton John AND Stevie Wonderto record the historic song That’s what friends are forwhich became a number one hit worldwide and the first recording dedicated to raising awareness and major funds (more than 3 million dollars) for the cause of AIDSin support of AMFARwhich Warwick continues to support.

Warwick received the prestigious award Steve Chase Arts and Humanitarian Activism 2011 for the Project against desert aid and has been recognized for her stellar career by Clive Davis at his legendary pre-Grammy party in Los Angeles (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA). Adding to its list of historic accolades, Warwick won the coveted 2013 Ellis Island Medal of Honor In New York and it was included New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2013.

She was honored with a special PBS Televisiontitled Dionne Warwick: Then You Came Alongand appointed ambassador to the Year of Music at the Smithsonian Institutes 2019. Received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 of National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

Released in 2023 and narrated by Dionne herself, the documentary Dionne Warwick: Don’t Renew Me details the legendary singer’s childhood and tells the stories behind some of her chart-topping hits, with special appearances from names like Elton John, Alicia Keys AND Paul McCartney.

Last year too, Peace like a riverthe long-awaited gospel duet of Dionne with the superstar Dolly Partonhas been made available on all digital platforms.

Warwick’s pride and joy are his two sons: the singer David Elliot and award-winning music producer Damon Elliottand your family.

Source: Terra

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