The powerhouse voice of beloved gospel award-winning superstar, Keyondra Lockett wows the audience with an electrifying tribute performance to iconic singer/songwriter Jody Watley at the 2022 Women Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala on Saturday, August 27th.
Lockett gave a rousing performance with her rendition of Watley’s chart topping hit, “It All Begins with You” at the ceremony.
Keyondra Lockett also accepted the induction award on behalf of Jody Watley who was unable to attend the event in-person. Watley sent a video expressing her thank you for selecting her as an inductee into this year’s Women Songwriters Hall of Fame class which was played at the gala.
“I was so happy to accept the award on behalf of Ms. Watley and perform a special tribute in honor of her influence as a prolific songwriter and artist at the the ceremony,” said Keyondra Lockett.
This year’s 2022 inductee class included: Jody Watley, Loretta Lynn, Gloria Estefan, Siedah Garrett, Indigo Girls, Doe, Junko Yagami, Rose Marie McCoy and Marilyn Bergman (Posthumously).
“I was truly honored to be included as an inductee with my other esteemed songwriter peers at this year’s event, said Jody Watley.”
The stellar event took place at George Washington University, 2121 I Street NW, Washington, DC and celebrated some of music’s finest songwriters and composers in a magnificent moment to mark their careers and their classics.
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