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Nnenna Freelon’s Stock Rises

Hot off her multiple Grammy nominations and performance at the Grammy Awards, vocalist Nnenna Freelon is busy spending time in the studio. She recently signed a contract extension with Concord Records, adding three more records to the two she is already committed to. She will also be featured on the soundtrack to the upcoming movie The Visit, starring Billy Dee Williams and Phylicia Rashad. Freelon recently appeared in the film What Women Want, starring Mel Gibson and appeared on its soundtrack. On March 25, she will receive the “Trailblazer Award” from International Women in Jazz.

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