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Emeli Sandé honored at ESSENCE Black Women in Music during Grammy Week

WEST HOLLYWOOD—JANUARY 23, 2014 –ESSENCE Black Women In Music performer Emile Sandé arrives to the celebration in the 2014 Lincoln MKZ.
WEST HOLLYWOOD—JANUARY 23, 2014 –ESSENCE Black Women In Music performer Emile Sandé arrives to the celebration in the 2014 Lincoln MKZ.
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Leading up to the 2014 Grammy's, ESSENCE magazine hosted it's 5th annual Black Women in Music presented by Lincoln Motor Company. This highly anticipated event honored Emeli Sandé known for her signature style, powerful lyrics and international appeal as an emerging artist. This years event also highlighted the all-new Lincoln MKC which was the main attraction as celebrity guests arrived on the energetic red carpet.

Shawn Thompson, Lincoln Multicultural Marketing; Michelle Ebanks, President of ESSENCE Communications; Singer Emile Sandé; Vanessa Bush, Editor-In-Chief of ESSENCE Magazine; Cori Murray, Entertainment Editor of ESSENCE Magazine, attend the ESSENCE Black W
Photography by: Picture Group

Emeli Sandé captivated the audience with her hits “My Kind of Love,” “Next to Me,” and a collaboration with Naughty Boy. She not only exclusively entertained the high-profile audience during her performance at the 1OAK nightclub in West Hollywood, CA but she is also featured in a 7-part series for Lincoln Motor's "Journey" campaign. The "Journey" campaign encompasses an exploration of inspiration, entrepreneurship and people who have followed their dreams. In the program, Emeli shares intimate details in her journey of finding unconditional love through music.

In it's fifth year the ESSENCE Black Women in Music event is an anchor during Grammy week, where music meets Hollywood and VIP guests celebrate & embrace emerging artists. This years event was attended by Mara Brock & Salim Akil, Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child, Joe Morton of Scandal, Vivica A. Fox, SWV and more. For more information and to see Emeli Sandé's Lincoln Motors "Journey" campaign click here.