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Smooth Jazz Singer Sharon Rae North Interview

Sharon Rae North is a talented songstress who sings jazz (straight- ahead, contemporary, smooth, standards). Her latest album, a Smooth Jazz/Adult Contemporary EP titled Sincerely Yours was a first ballot contender in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017 and has had two songs hit the Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart, “Lonely Nites” and the title track, “Sincerely Yours.” 

 “Lonely Nites” took off like a rocket, peaking at #15 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart. In addition, It also peaked at #16 on the Smooth Jazz Top 50 chart and spent a significant amount of time on many secondary charts. 

Sincerely Yours was produced by two-time Grammy nominated hitmaker Chris “Big Dog” Davis dropped, the first single, a cover of Sting’s “Sister Moon,” immediately soared to #5 Billboard Most Added Smooth Jazz, #4 Smoothjazz.com Top 50 Albums and charted/went on playlists worldwide. It where it peaked at #14 on the U.K. Soul Chart. 

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