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Keyshia Cole to headline Hennessy at the Oval


Keyshia Cole to headline Hennessy at the Oval

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FOUR-TIME Grammy-nominated singer Keyshia Cole is heading to Barbados.

The American will headline this year’s Hennessy Artistry concert on December 5 at Kensington Oval.

The multiplatinum-selling singer/songwriter is well known for mega hits like Heaven SentI RememberLet It GoI Should Have CheatedLove and You Complete Me.

Cole began her career at 12 when she met MC Hammer and later rapper Tupac Shakur and released her debut album, The Way It Is in 2005.

With hits such as Never, I Changed My Mind and I Just Want It To Be Over, it went platinum in just eight weeks and stayed on the charts for over a year.

The record producer and businesswoman released her second album Just Like You in 2007, which debuted and peaked at No. 1 on Billboards R&B/Hip Hop Chart and was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 50th Grammy Awards. That album also went platinum.

The soulful singer went on to release three more albums, A Different Me in 2008, Calling All Hearts in 2010 and her latest, Point of No Return last year.

Over the years Cole has collaborated with many top artistes including the likes of DiddyKanye WestNiki MinajR KellyT-PainEveMissy ElliotLil Kim and Faith Evans.

Freddy Hill, director of FAS 7Star Entertainment, producers of Hennessy Artistry said: “Last year we introduced a new element with another top international act, Joe, and our patrons loved it. This year, with Hennessy celebrating its 250th anniversary, we are stepping it up a notch with Keyshia Cole, whose music and reality shows have been extremely popular with Bajans over the years. We know she will put down an A-class performance, along with the other top artistes, who we will reveal over the next few days.” (PR)