About India Arie:
INDIA.ARIE is known and cherished by fans and fellow musicians as a poet, a songwriter, a producer, a musician, a singer, an advocate, a friend and a philanthropist—but she is possibly best known for the love in her music that has inspired and motivated people worldwide. With over eight million albums sold , her last studio album Testimony Vol. 2; Love & Politics, hit # 1 on Billboard R&B Chart and #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. Praised by both the New York Times, “one of the most determinedly virtuous songwriters in R&B or pop, India.Arie strives to make faith, goodness and positive thinking seductive,” and Oprah Winfrey “for her steadfast refusal to succumb to female stereotypes that have plagued other female artists,” India.Arie has worked steadily throughout her career to champion causes close to her heart. She has traveled to Africa numerous times to address the AIDS crisis while her songs have been used in various campaigns including “I Am Not My Hair” in Lifetime’s “Stop Breast Cancer for Life” campaign, “What About the Child” in conjunction with UNICEF events, among others.
Since the release of her first album Acoustic Soul in 2001, she has 21 received Grammy nominations and won 4 Grammy Awards, 4 NAACP Image Awards, alongside various awards from BET, Billboard, MTV, VH1, Vogue, Essence, and others. In 2009 she received the DC Branch NAACP Centennial Award, was featured in the 2010 Image Award nominated documentary “Leading Women”, and had the privilege of meeting with the Dalai Lama prior to performing at an event for the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN. In September 2010 she was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.
India.Arie recently started her own companies Soulbird World Wide and www.soulbirdmusic.com and begun a new journey towards molding her life long passion of music and words into a career she truly loves. The award winning artist has become a new woman and continues to follow her heart, currently writing and recording with Israeli artist Idan Raichel for a new album entitled Open Door that she plans to release in early 2013. She recently performed at the Apollo Theatre for President Obama where he declared, “ One of my favorites India.Arie…I love India” abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/01/obama-sings-soul-tune-in-harlem and was featured on BET Honors in February where she presented Stevie Wonder with a Lifetime Achievement Musical Arts Award. India.Arie is the cover story of Yoga Journal’s September 2012 issue and will be featured on the 2012 Black Girls Rock TV Show airing November 4th.
Since 1988, Prime Source Productions, Inc. has served as an agency for buyers in corporate entertainment booking, meeting planning and private entertainment as well as an entertainment booking agent and producer of talent, negotiating on your behalf for your private and corporate event, fairs and festivals. We provide corporate entertainers, speakers, sports celebrities and comedians to make your event successful and memorable.
Prime Source Productions, Inc. is a full service talent booking and production company that is recognized industry wide as a premier resource for talent booking, complete turn-key live concerts, contract and artist rider negotiations and management, live event production including sound, lighting, backline, etc. and onsite event management for business meetings, event productions, corporate event entertainers, conventions and private events, fairs and festivals. Our relationships with national talent agencies along with Artists and their management companies offer our clients the most current information regarding any artist of interest, including pricing and availabilities.
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As an entertainment producer, entertainment consultant and event organizer for special events of all sizes, we do not serve as the exclusive agent, representative or management of any artist. We work for our clients as their representative to contract the Artists, procure production and fulfill the Artist’s rider requirements and help our clients produce or oversee their event resulting in saving our clients money!
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I Am Not My Hair
Ready for Love