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Multiple Grammy Award-winner Brittany Howard has signed with Island Records, announced today by Justin Eshak, Co-CEO of Island Records. Alongside the news of her signing, Howard has also announced new music coming ahead of select headline dates starting November 6th.
Since her ascendence with the Alabama Shakes in 2012, and as a successful solo artist in her own right since 2019, Howard has a total of five Grammy wins and sixteen nominations. Jamie, Howard’s massively acclaimed debut solo album, was named NPR’s album of the year, earned her 7 Grammy nominations in 4 different genres, winning the award for Best Rock Song with “Stay High.” The album was named for and dedicated to her sister who died of retinoblastoma as a teen and explored Howard’s personal history and beliefs on subjects such as prejudices, poverty, and struggles with religious faith.
In a statement regarding the announcement, Howard said, “I couldn’t be happier to announce my new partnership with Island Records, a label with such an incredible legacy and team. I cannot wait for the world to hear my new music and to start touring again. Island Records Co-CEO Justin Eshak adds: “I’m a huge admirer of Brittany. She’s already solidified herself as one of the great talents of her generation and is just getting started. Her artistry fits perfectly with Island’s unique legacy, and I’m delighted we get to play a role in her career moving forward.“
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