Five-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, actress, television
host and former United Nations Global Ambassador Dionne Warwick, has released
“Dionne Warwick & The Voices of Christmas,” on BMG. The album
features stunning duet performances with legends across all genres of pop
music. Ms. Warwick recently filmed a video with John Rich, The Oak
Ridge Boys and Ricky Skaggs in Nashville for “Jingle Bells.”
Watch the “Jingle Bells” video here.
In December, Ms. Warwick is performing “Jingle Bells” and
her classic “What The World Needs Now” on the 88th Annual Hollywood
Christmas Parade on the 1st and on the New York Stock Exchange’s 96th
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on the 5th. The Parade will
take place on Hollywood Boulevard in LA and will premier as a two-hour special
on the CW Network on the 13th at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Hand out footage from
these events will be available.
Ms. Warwick will be performing “Frosty The Snowman” with
duet partner Eric Paslay on Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry’s two shows on 6th.
She will be singing “This Christmas” with duet partner Aloe Blacc live on the 10th
on Good Morning America and “Jingle Bells” on Tamron Hall Show on December 11th.
John Rich and Ms. Warwick will sing “Jingle Bells” on HUCKABEE airing on the
Trinity Broadcast Network on December 21 (8 a.m.ET/7 a.m. CT) and December 22
(9 a.m. ET/8 a.m. CT.)
Listen/download the new album here.
“Christmas is my favorite time of year,” comment Ms.
Warwick. “Our family travels all over the world and it is the one time
that we are all back together in one place. I thank all of my duet
partners for joining me on these classics and becoming a new branch of my
“With a voice as clear and strong as ever, Warwick breathes
new life into holiday standards ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,’ ‘The
Christmas Song’ and ‘Silver Bells,’ and is joined by an all-star cast of duet
partners. ‘Jingle Bells,’ featuring John Rich, The Oak Ridge Boys and Ricky
Skaggs, has been serviced to country radio and ‘This Christmas,’ a duet with
Blacc, is being serviced to Hot AC and Urban AC radio,” according to Billboard
In addition to releasing “Dionne Warwick & The Voices of
Christmas,” the esteemed recording artist was honored recently with a Lifetime
Achievement Award at the Recording Academy’s “GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS®”
PBS telecast. In addition to this Grammy honor and winning five Grammys in the
past, she has also won two Grammy Hall of Fame awards.
“Dionne Warwick & The Voices of Christmas” was
produced by Damon Elliott, also known as Buck 22, and recorded in Nashville,
Los Angeles, New York and Las Vegas this past summer. It features unique
collaborations on the following classic Christmas songs:
“Dionne Warwick & The Voices of Christmas”
Bells” featuring John Rich, The Oak Ridge Boys & Ricky Skaggs
The Snowman” featuring Eric Paslay
Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” featuring Dianne Reeves
Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” featuring Jason Scheff
Christmas” featuring Johnny Mathis
Christmas” featuring Aloe Blacc
Christmas Song” featuring Wanya Morris
The Red Nosed Reindeer” featuring Andra Day
Bell Rock” featuring Michael McDonald
Bells” featuring Chloe x Halle
The eclectic Christmas album is available in both CD and
About Dionne Warwick:
Warwick ranks among the 41 biggest hit makers of the entire
rock era, based on the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles Charts. She is one of the
most-charted female vocalists of all time, with 56 of her singles making the
Billboard Hot 100 between 1962 and 1998, and 80 singles making all Billboard
About Damon Elliott:
Damon, aka Buck 22, is an American producer and singer in
several musical genres including pop, hip-hop, rock, R&B, gospel, reggae
and country as a writer, composer, producer and recording artist. Damon
is also Dionne’s son.