Anita Baker Gearing Up For Next Year’s Concert And Her New Album

November 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD  

By Ranjan Bhaduri
abNov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Grammy award-winning singer Anita Baker has been in news recently for her concert schedule early next year. On February 11, 2011, the singer will perform at the Milwaukee Theater for her fans, to the utter delight of her ardent followers. The next day, she would be again performing in Chicago at the League of Chicago Theater.

The noted musical artist is also creating buzz as she will be releasing her next album “21st Century Love” in the beginning of next year. This is going to be her seventh studio album and it will be released on Blue Note Records. Anita Baker last performed on NBA finals. However, it was quite a shock to the R&B singer’s fans as Anita Baker performed the national anthem at the Game 4 of the NBA finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics. Various reports say that Anita Baker remained shaky throughout the performance and at some time she was not able to hit the notes properly. After watching the performance, even her fans took to micro-blogging sites to express their dissatisfaction. However, Anita Baker’s next year’s concerts seems to be a perfect chance for the singer to woo her audience once again.

The star studded event of Soul Music Awards 2010 on November 10 saw some fantastic performances by the renowned faces of R&B and hip hop industry. The much-anticipated event not only paid tribute to legendary singers like Anita Baker and Ronald Isley but also gave them Legend Awards for the night. The award function was aired on BET and Centric network and it pulled around 3.9 million combined viewers. Anita Baker said in her acceptance speech that the feeling is amazing as this proves that today’s generation still listen to her melodies.

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