Jody Watley, the Grammy Award-winning artist whose hits résumé contains the R&B/pop singles “On the lookout for a New Love” and “Actual Love,” is celebrating Girls’s Historical past Month with the launch of her new SiriusXM present. Airing on The Groove channel and sporting the tagline “Wattage Vibes Rooted within the Music,” The Jody Watley Present featured Emmy Award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph of Abbott Elementary on its first two-hour episode.
“I’m so excited to be coming to SiriusXM,” stated Watley in a launch asserting The Jody Watley Present’s March 12 debut. Shifting ahead, the month-to-month present will proceed to air on the second Sunday of every month. Added Watley, “I sit up for bringing the ‘Wattage’ and my very own type to listeners, absolutely filled with the very best of traditional to modern R&B music and fascinating conversations with shock visitors.”
A former dancer on tv’s iconic dance present Soul Practice and the feminine vocalist of the R&B trio Shalamar (“Uptown Pageant [Part 1],” “The Second Time Round,” “Make That Transfer”), Watley started pursuing a solo profession within the mid-’80s. The singer-songwriter scored her first No. 1 R&B/No. 2 pop single with “On the lookout for a New Love” in 1987. Then Watley logged three successive No. 3 R&B singles that very same yr, “Nonetheless a Thrill,” “Don’t You Need Me” and “Some Form of Lover,” on her approach to profitable the 1987 Grammy for finest new artist. Along with No. 1 R&B/No. 2 pop single “Actual Love,” Watley’s different hits embody “Buddies” with Eric B. & Rakim, “All the pieces” and “I Need You.”
The following episode of The Jody Watley Present is ready to air on April 9 (6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT) on The Groove (channel 50). Subscribers may also tune in by way of the SiriusXM app on smartphones and different related units in addition to on-line.