Grammy Award-winning iconic artist Jody Watley has been confirmed to sing the National Anthem at the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Jazz game, Wednesday, February 16. The game will be held at the Arena (formerly known as the Staples Center).

“I count it as an honor when asked to sing the national anthem at a sports event,” says the legendary singer. “Los Angeles is home for me, so I am thrilled to perform the anthem here.”

As a solo artist, the ageless pop and R&B singer has 6 Billboard Hot 100 Top Ten Singles, 13 Number 1 Dance Singles, 2 R&B Number 1’s, 15 Top 40 Singles, Gold and platinum albums, 2007 Billboard Dance Lifetime Achievement, 2017 recipient of the Black Music Honors Crossover Music Icon Award and nominations from the American Music Awards, MTV Awards, NAACP Awards and Soul Train Awards.

Watley is a trendsetting pioneer in music, video, fashion and style, one of the architects of 21st-century pop.

The cultural music iconic singer in Pop/Soul/R&B continues to amass chart-toppers!

She recently surprised her fans and dropped a special collection of Alex Di Ciò Dance/Club remixes. Alex Di Ciò is a world-renowned producer and remixer. Following up on recent critically acclaimed releases, The Healing, and the Top 5 UK Soul release, Winter Nights EP, Jody Watley brings on Renderings EP – The Alex Di Ciò Remixes, a collection of uplifting songs penned by Watley and longtime collaborator Rodney Lee.

You definitely want to add Jody Watley’s “Renderings – The Alex Di Ciò Remix” to your playlist for home, car, workout, party, or simply to feel uplifted, available on all digital media platforms via the Avitone Recordings label imprint.

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