"Tell me I can't so I can show you I can."

  • Born Ledisi Anibade Young March 28, 1972, in New Orleans, Louisiana 
  • Ledisi's fourth studio album, 2009's Turn Me Loose, reached No. 14 on the Billboard 200. "Goin' Thru Changes," the album's first single, reached No. 43 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart.
  • Ledisi received her first two career GRAMMY nominations for 2007, including Best New Artist.
  • Ledisi played the role of Mahalia Jackson in the 2014 Oscar-winning film Selma.
  • The R&B singer/songwriter was among the performers at the 2008 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Aretha Franklin. The official GRAMMY Week event raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.

Ledisi Young

"Tell me I can't so I can show you I can."

  • Born Ledisi Anibade Young March 28, 1972, in New Orleans, Louisiana 
  • Ledisi's fourth studio album, 2009's Turn Me Loose, reached No. 14 on the Billboard 200. "Goin' Thru Changes," the album's first single, reached No. 43 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart.
  • Ledisi received her first two career GRAMMY nominations for 2007, including Best New Artist.
  • Ledisi played the role of Mahalia Jackson in the 2014 Oscar-winning film Selma.
  • The R&B singer/songwriter was among the performers at the 2008 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Aretha Franklin. The official GRAMMY Week event raises funds for MusiCares, which provides services and resources that cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies for music people.

GRAMMY Award Results for Ledisi Young

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Nominations
Best R&B Performance
High
Best Traditional R&B Performance
All The Way
Best R&B Album
Let Love Rule
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance
Like This
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance
Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance
Pieces Of Me
Best R&B Song
Pieces Of Me
Best R&B Album
Pieces Of Me
 
Nominations
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Goin' Thru Changes
Best R&B Album
Turn Me Loose
 
Nominations
Best New Artist
Best R&B Album
Lost & Found