Music from the US – The Black Keys

The Black Keys are an US-american indie bluesrock duo, formed in 2001. They already won several awards and the Grammy Award. Here’s their nice song “Everlasting Song”:

Music from the US – Erykah Badu

Something serious , after the last two posts: Erica Abi Wright (born February 26, 1971),better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist and actress. Her work includes elements fromR&B, hip hop and jazz. She is best known for her role in the rise of the neo soul sub-genre, and for her eccentric, cerebral musical stylings and sense of fashion. She is known as the “First Lady of Neo-Soul” or the “Queen of Neo-Soul”.(wikipdia)

Music from the US – Art Blakeys and the Jazz Messengers

Arthur “Art” Blakey (October 11, 1919 – October 16, 1990),known later as Abdullah Ibn Buhaina, was an American Grammy Award-winningjazz drummer and bandleader. He was a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.

Blakey was inducted into the Jazz Hall of Fame (in 1982), the Grammy Hall of Fame (in 2001), and was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005.

Here is his song “No Problem”

Music from the UK – Adele

I think you all know her, but she can’t be missing here. Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, born in 1988, is a british soul and pop musician. Although her young age, she already won many (Grammy) Awards, and was certified platinum four times in the UK. Here’s one of her hits, “Rolling In The Deep“:

http://vimeo.com/16866861