D.C.'s Own Carolyn Malachi Receives Prestigious 2011 Grammy Nomination

WI Staff | 12/31/2010, 12:14 a.m.
Carolyn Malachi is a 2011 Grammy nominee for Best Urban/Alternative Performance Courtesy Photo

The Recording Academy recently named, Washington, D.C. native, Carolyn Malachi as one of the 2011 Grammy nominees. This prestigious award recognizes the best in the music industry.

Carolyn Malachi is a 2011 Grammy nominee for Best Urban/Alternative Performance for her single "Orion" from the Lions, Tigers & Squares EP. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California at the Staples Center and will air live on CBS. Malachi is among two other great recording artists who will represent Washington, DC: the godfather of go-go, Chuck Brown, and R&B sensation Raheem DeVaughn, who have also received Grammy nods this year in different categories.

Carolyn Malachi recently headlined at the legendary Blues Alley Jazz Supper Club, which was her first live performance since her official Grammy nomination announcement.

About Carolyn Malachi

Carolyn Malachi's sound is a soothing genre-bending blend of jazz, pop, R&B, and spoken word. Malachi's 2010 release of the "Lions, Fires & Squares" EP is composed of songs regarding relationships, love, and strength which bear influence of her recent tours in South Africa. The Washington Post describes Malachi's infectious musical style as "Hard to put in words" and Urban Network raves, "[Malachi] represents a warm yet challenging new presence - one not to be underestimated or denied". With recent media comparisons to avant-garde soul/R&B artists such as: Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, SADE and Janelle Monae, Carolyn Malachi is quickly becoming a popular international brand in jazz and soul.

For more information about Carolyn Malachi please visit www.CarolynMalachi.com