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Ledisi Young

Ledisi Anibade Young born March 28,1972 is an American R&B and jazz recording artist, songwriter and actress. Ledisi is known and respected for her jazz influenced vocals and soulful sound. Ledisi, has released a number albums since the mid 1990s. She formed LeSun Records in 1995, receiving many awards & Grammy Award nominations nine times since ... See full bio »

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Selma Mahalia Jackson
Leatherheads Blues Singer
Leave It on the Floor Princess' Mother
Meet the Browns Soundtrack


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 2019 The Apollo (Documentary) (performer: "Don't Turn Back" - as Ledisi)
 2018 Black Girls Rock! (TV Special) (performer: "Ain't No Way")
 2014/I Selma (performer: "Precious Lord Take My Hand" - as Ledisi)
 2013 A Madea Christmas (performer: "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" - as Ledisi)
 2012 VH1 Divas 2012 (TV Special) (performer: "How Will I Know")
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #20.107 (2012) ... (performer: "Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)" - uncredited) / (writer: "Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.71 (2012) ... (performer: "Bravo" - as Ledisi)
 2010 For Colored Girls (performer: "Four Women" - as Ledisi)
 2009 Notorious (performer: "1440")
 2008 Leatherheads (performer: "The Man I Love")
 2008 Meet the Browns (performer: "Alright" - as Ledisi) / (writer: "Alright")
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Other Works:

Broadway Caroline or Change understudy - The Washing Machine, The Radio

Official Sites:

MySpace | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ledisi | Ledisi Anibade Young

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