New Music Reviews Patti LaBelle- She's a legend who has stayed fresh more than 40 years into her career, and now Patti has returned with a Christmas CD that may be the best holiday album you'll hear this year.
Mikelyn Roderick - She's not well known in the US, but she should be. See our review of the wonderful soul/jazz album by this talented singer.
Alicia Keys - Her newest album has debuted at number one, and Alicia has hit her stride as one of the most talented singer/songwriters of today. See our review.
Luther Vandross - Two years after the death of this generation's finest pure singer, a four-disc retrospective reminds us of what was so special about Luther Vandross
Elliott Yamin - The "nice guy" from American Idol season five has released an album that is surprising, both in the quality of the material and the soulfulness of Elliott's voice. Check out our review.
John P. Kee is a Gospel legend, and his great work comes alive in a new disc of his "Essentials." See our review.
Deitrick Haddon is the pride of Detroit, and returns to his roots and his group Voices of Unity on his newest disc, Together in Worship. See our review.
Cheri Maree - This bright new vocalist has been under the radar, but our Howard Dukes says her time has come with her new album, Pure Voice.
Randy Muller - The force behind two legendary funk groups, Brass Construction and Skyy, returns with his solo debut, a smooth, soulful effort that shows him to be a fine musician and visionary.
Rachel Brown - This Florida-based singer is both attractive and a solid vocalist, as she shows on her new album, Love Life and Relationships.
Beverly Crawford is a longtime Gospel favorite, and she delivers nicely on her new Live in LA album.
Joss Stone - This young British singer took her lessons from Betty Wright and has made a name for herself on both sides of the Atlantic with her expressive, soulful chops.
And check out our News Section for stories on an upcoming Angela Bofill benefit concert, Kevin Harewood's new Orange Soul Sheet, an interview with Donnie and a Soul Communicator piece on Vonnie Woods of Honey Soul.