This year, we’ve frequently made nods to the fact that this Merriweather season is the 50th, full of shows where MPP “Greatest Hits” veterans will return to fill the venue with their respective sweet sounds.
Now, we’ve nailed down the official Anniversary Concert, with Jackson Browne (returning to where he recorded “Running On Empty” in 1977!
He's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2004) and the Songwriter's Hall of Fame (2007).
His latest release, 2010's Love Is Strange, produced by Browne and Paul Dieter, features longtime friend and musical co-conspirator David Lindley.
Aside from her work as a solo vocalist, Mo has contributed production and backing vocals to numerous artists' records throughout the years including Nicole Wray, Jay-Z, Tamar Braxton, Gerald Le Vert, Faith Evans, among many others.
Born into a military family, Loving was raised primarily on Long Island, New York, but moved about regularly as her family followed her father's military assignments.
Babyface is a passionate philanthropist active in supporting Carousel of Hope, which benefits the Children’s Diabetes Foundation, Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, and Larry Ruvo’s “Keep Memory Alive.” He has also lent his support to Faster Cures, VH-1 Save the Music, United Negro College Fund, Boarder Babies, The Little Blue House (in Washington, D.
C.), the David Foster Foundation, and the Mike Milken Prostate Cancer Foundation. At first listen, Side Effects of You might sound like an album about heartbreak and the process of piecing oneself back together.
Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics.The prolific music man counts more than 200 top 10 R&B and over 50 top 10 pop hits (including 16 No. In turn, those stats have generated cumulative single and album sales of more than 600 million units worldwide.He has won numerous awards and honors including the Soul Train Music Awards, BMI Awards, NAACP Image Awards, American Music Awards, BET Walk of Fame Award, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013, and was inducted into the 2017 Songwriter’s Hall of Fame.Paralleling those achievements are Babyface’s extensive songwriting and production credits from the 1990’s forward.He has produced and written/co-written hits for artists from Whitney Houston, Eric Clapton, and Michael Jackson to Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, P! That hit list boasts such smashes as Madonna’s “Take a Bow,” Clapton’s “Change the World,” and Boyz II Men’s “I’ll Make Love to You.” His most recent productions include collaborations with BET for “New Edition Story,” Bruno Mars, Kat Graham, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Ledisi, Colbie Caillat, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, After 7, and Toni Braxton, as well as wrote and produced music for the Adam Sandler film Sandy Wexler.