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05Jan
Melanie Fiona
9:30 PM - 11:59 PM Yoshi's - Jack London Square

Melanie Fiona

Date: January 05, 2019 to January 05, 2019
Where: Yoshi's - Jack London Square, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, California, United States, 94607
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Just like powerful music itself, the two-time Grammy Award winner Melanie Fiona exudes soulful charm, wit, and a genuine story-telling ability that expresses both vulnerability and strength. Her distinctive voice has captivated the hearts and minds of countless souls. The Toronto native, who is signed and managed by Title 9 Productions and co-managed by Roc Nation, is creating new awe-inspiring music that promises to infiltrate the psyche of her fans.Melanies 2009 debut, The Bridge, was the formal introduction of what would become her bluesy, soulful signature: melodic tales of empowering emotional rollercoasters. The New York Times named The Bridge one of 2009s best R&B albums. Her songwriting is braided with sad truths and balanced by glimmers of fulfilling romance; something the young woman firmly believes exists in this crazy world. The albums breakthrough ballad, It Kills Me, topped Billboards R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for nine weeks and earned Fiona her first Grammy nomination in 2010 for Best R&B Female Vocal Performance.Her first album was remarkable; and The MF Life, released in 2012 was the perfect follow-up. The MF Life, which features artists such as Nas, John Legend, J. Cole, B.o.B., and T-Pain, exhibits an admirable blend of artistic confidence and emotional vulnerability, while simultaneously illustrating her outstanding versatility as a singer-songwriter. The album reached #1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. "Wrong Side of a Love Song, written by Melanie, received a nomination at the 2013 Grammy Awards for Best Traditional R&B Performance.Following two Grammy wins in 2012 for Best Traditional R&B performance and Best R&B Song for Cee-Lo collaboration Fool For You, the songbird reached new plateaus in music, reinforcing the longevity of her career and continiuously keeping the public intrigued by her ability to pour her heart out over the guitar riffs. Since her debut, her artistry and hustle have not gone unnoticed. Melanie Fion
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