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En Vogue, Grammy Nominated R&B Group, To Perform at Virtual Event

Grammy Award-nominated R&B group, En Vogue will perform on tonight, December 11 at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET on Sessions Live, a unique 45-minute set. From classic hits as “My Lovin’ (Never Gonna Get It),” “Free Your Mind,” and “Hold On,” this renowned female group’s performance will be the first set of the year, after quarantine lockdown. Tickets for tonights event start at $7.50 and increase with various packages they are making available.

Featuring six-camera crew for the Sessions Live, the ‘Funky Divas’ won’t be hard to capture. The special online-only session includes an added bonus for VIP ticket holders, an afterparty and Q&A/Meet & Greet. “It’s very exciting to see En Vogue join the growing list of major artists embracing the potential of Sessions to reach and connect with a global audience of fans,” stated the Co-Founder of Sessions, Tim Westergren. “Evidence is growing that when combined with a true marketing capability and the revenue power of virtual game technology, live-streaming provides immense benefit, including for such vocal legends as Terry, Rohna and Cindy.”

En Vogue was formed in Oakland, California in 1989, with “Born to Sing,” being their debut album in 1990. The legendary female group recently celebrated their 30th anniversary since their first appearance at the Billboard Music Awards, with a performance of “Free Your Mind,” reaffirming their position as one of the top 5 female groups.

“The women pulled off crisp choreography and impressive vocal runs throughout the entire song, showing that they’ve still got it after all these years,” mentioned People Magazine after En Vogue’s performance, while the New York Daily News stated, “En Vogue stuns Billboard Awards with ‘90s anthem against bigotry: ‘Still crushing it after all these years.” By the song focusing on personal encounters with discrimination, Terry Ellis pointed it out to ABC Radio, “[There’s] Sandra Bland, Breonna Taylor, and many more. So, we know we’re not exempt either.” Ellis continues, “it’s a real concern, a real fear that has to be addressed. So, we’ll be getting our feet on the ground at some point.”

The latest award En Vogue received was the Black Music Honors esteemed Icon Award, and on December 31st they will be performing on Dick Clark’s Rockin Eve.

Sessions is co-founded by Tim Westergren, a digital music pioneer and Pandora founder. It is the only live streaming solution, with all the essential components for the success of musicians, audience, fan interaction, revenue and a proprietary AI-driven marketing engine.

Sessions, being the only live streaming platform that spends money on marketing, assists artists on building a fanbase to earn income. The team hopes to unite artists with fans during intimate live experiences. “We are all thrilled to partner with En Vogue, one of the top musical groups of all time to present this very special live stream to fans,” said Westergren.

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Tatiana Ramirez

Tatiana Ramirez

Tatiana Ramirez, also known as Tatis Iolani, is a bilingual Mexican-American with additional basic knowledge of Mandarin. She is currently studying at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) to complete her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast. Her expected graduation date is in the Fall of 2022. Tatis has already received an Associate of Arts Degree in Communication Studies from Los Angeles Mission College. While completing her Associates Degree, she worked for two semesters hosting her own biweekly segment at Los Angeles Valley College KVCM Monarch Radio. During her time at KVCM, she was able to secure interviews with Latin Boy Band CNCO and Yashua Camacho. In the future she sees herself interviewing celebrities on the various color carpets, hosting live segments on the radio, and covering movie premieres and album releases. As someone who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, she aspires to be a source of inspiration and motivation for the people in her community. She currently hosts a podcast, “Tatis Iolani: You Never Know Con Que Te Va A Sorprender,” (You Never What/Who She'll Surprise You With Next,) where she interviews surprise guests for both Spanish-speaking and English-speaking audiences. She is a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), National Association of Hispanic Journalist (NAHJ) and the Alliance of Women in Entertainment at CSUN.

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