|By Marketwired .||
|September 13, 2013 12:24 PM EDT||
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/13 -- "Timeless," "Classic" and " A Return To Real R&B" are just a few of the phrases used to describe singer/songwriter Jaheim's latest release "Appreciation Day." Having established himself in the landscape of the music industry, fans and critics alike have come to expect a solid body of work from the seasoned vet. And, "Appreciation Day" does not disappoint. Selling almost 60, 000 copies worldwide in its first week, landing the album on the Billboard charts at #3 Urban/#6 overall. Currently available via iTunes, (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/appreciation-day/id684566446) this album taps into the timeless tales of love, loss and the overcoming of life's obstacles. Fans flock to Jaheim's facebook (https://www.facebook.com/officialjaheim) page, raving about each song.
After enjoying the #1 charting success of the album's first single, "Age Ain't A Factor," which boasted the well-received message of celebrating the beauty of women at every age. The video, shot by famed photographer turned video director Derek Blanks enlisted the help of ageless beauties: Lisa Raye, Vivica Fox and Cynthia Bailey (see the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvNVAd4WrYU). The visual for the fan favorite, "Baby 3Xs" features both Cynthia Bailey and her husband Peter Thomas of the hit show, the "Real Housewives of Atlanta." This exciting 3 part trilogy drips of sexiness, intrigue and an age old tale of temptation. Premiering today with The YBF.Com.
With titles like, "Blame Me," "I Found You," "Shower Scene" and the official second single "He Don't Exist," this album promises yet another staple in Jaheim's repertoire. No stranger to personal loss and struggle, Jaheim promised to make "Appreciation Day" more than just the name of an album, but an invitation for him and his fans to show those that mean the most to them, how much they care. With that, he has completed a series of fan appreciations over the past few months. Starting with Mother's Day and continuing through release day, Jaheim surprises fans with contests, trips and giveaways. All of these can be seen on his website: http://www.jaheimmusic.com/blog
This fall, Jaheim joins R&B singer Chrisette Michelle on a national tour. Hitting major cities like: New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, these two have built a catalogue of hits that ensure a soulful, power-packed show (Dates Below). After a long hiatus, the super crooner is back by popular demand. When asked about his return, Jaheim mentioned that he's anxious to get back to his fans, "It's been so long since I've had a chance to create music from my heart for the fans that have loved and supported me from the start. I decided to call the project 'Appreciation Day' because that's exactly what this album is, my show of appreciation to them."
APPRECIATION DAY NATIONAL TOUR DATES*
14-Nov Cincinnati, OH - Aronoff Center: P&G
15-Nov Louisville, KY - Palace Theatre
16-Nov Chicago, IL - Arie Crown Theatre
17-Nov Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
21-Nov Columbia, SC - Township
22-Nov Richmond, VA - Landmark Theatre
27-Nov Baltimore, MD - Lyric Theatre
29-Nov Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre
30-Nov Memphia, TN - Orpheum Theatre
1-Dec Birmingham, AL - BJCC Concert Hall
6-Dec Houston, TX - Reliant Arena
7-Dec New Orleans, LA - UNO Lakefront
8-Dec Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre
11-Dec Los Angeles, CA - Club Nokia
*Additional Dates May Be Added
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