New Orleans native LEDISI is a young R&B singer in old tradition. Her 2007 album, <i>Loud and Found</i> gave way to two hit singles, "Alright" and "In the Morning," and earned two Grammy nominations.
Ledisi is an R&B singer/songwriter from New Orleans and is known for her jazz-influenced vocals. In 2000, she released her first album, entitled Soulsinger: The Revival. In 2002, Ledisi released her sophomore album, Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue. The album won her an award for Outstanding Jazz Album at the California Music Awards.
In 2007, Ledisi signed a major record deal with Verve Forecast and released her third album in August of that year, entitled Lost & Found, which sold almost 217,000 copies and earned her two Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist. In 2008, Ledisi released her Christmas album, It's Christmas. In 2009, Ledisi released her fourth album, Turn Me Loose, which earned her two Grammy nominations.