Her singular voice made her a music legend but it was Dionne Warwick's tweets, telling The Weeknd his name was misspelled for example, and asking Chance the Rapper, "If you are obviously a rapper, why did you put it in your stage name?" that made Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey take note.
Dionne Warwick was jokingly asked to join Twitter's staff by CEO Jack Dorsey. The 80-year-old singer has become a hit on the social media platform after joining the site during the coronavirus pandemic and revealed that the Twitter chief had taken note of her witty and popular tweets. Dionne told...
From hits like “I Say a Little Prayer” to “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again,” Dionne Warwick has inspired many throughout her musical career, spanning over 60 years. The pop and R&B vocalist started out singing with The Gospelaires along with her sister Dee Dee, before releasing her first solo single in 1962, “Don’t Make Me Over”—a song that foreshadowed her lifelong commitment to remaining true to herself. Today, the Twitter community has welcomed the 80-year-old “Auntie Dionne,” celebrating her wisdom and witty tweets. Here, Warwick talks about her life in the music industry, the power of confidence, and being happy in her own skin.
NEW YORK — Oprah Winfrey and Hearst Magazines are teaming up for interviews that pair young Black journalists with elders who include civil rights activists, celebrities and others sharing some lessons learned in life. The project, "Lift Every Voice," will be featured on Winfrey's OprahDaily.com website and in magazines like...
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Solange Knowles connected with Dionne Warwick recently and released a short film called Passage through her creative agency Saint Heron. Also featuring musicians and singers SahBabii and KeiyaA, the short film project honors the 2021 International Woolmark Prize finalists which include Bethany Williams, Kenneth Ize, LECAVALIER, Matty Bovan, Thebe Magugu, and Casablanca. The International Woolmark Prize celebrates outstanding fashion talents from around the globe who showcase the beauty and versatility of Merino wool. The film also features the Merino wool garments from the collections of each of the designers.
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Honoring fashion, theater, performance, and most importantly, the six finalists of the 2021 International Woolmark Prize, Solange Knowles has a new, immersive short film starring Dionne Warwick, Dominique Jackson, Joi, KeiyaA, and SahBabii. The IWP is typically staged at the end of London Fashion Week, unveiling the work of its six finalists. Due to the pandemic, this year, Bethany Williams, Casablanca’s Charaf Tajer, Kenneth Ize, Marie-Eve Lecavalier, Thebe Magugu, and Matty Bovan presented their sustainable, traceable looks in merino wool via video, curated by Solange’s multidisciplinary platform, Saint Heron. Directed by Wu Tsang, the six-minute film, titled Passage, reflects both the garments and the conditions they were made in: contemplation, courage, optimism, vulnerability, discipline, and strength.
Wearing Bethany Williams. Photo by Ibrahem Hasan; Courtesy of The Woolmark Company and Saint Heron Agency. Dionne Warwick stands against a white backdrop, wearing a tasseled shift dress over a pair of matching slacks, waving her hands in the air. The Pose actor Dominique Jackson sports a beehive hairstyle, surrounded alternately by moody darkness and a backdrop of sandy dunes. These are the images that appear in Passage, a new short film out today made by Solange Knowles for her creative agency Saint Heron and celebrating the six finalists for the 2021 Woolmark Prize.
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Solange Knowles has done it again, constantly raising the bar for us all and doing it flawlessly. Finalists for the 2021 prize, an international wool creation competition based out of Australia, have been handpicked from around the globe. Hailing from France, South Africa, Canada, Nigeria, and the UK, "Passage" highlights the emerging labels pushing the boundaries of Merino wool within modern couture.
SoundExchange CEO Michael Huppe, iconic artist Dionne Warwick and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) are among the big names added to the lineup for A2IM Indie Week 2021. Huppe is tapped as keynote speaker for next month’s event, for a session presented as a fireside chat with Digiday senior editor Max Willens, drilling down into the future of the music industry.
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Dionne Warwick on her Twitter fame, tour plans and collaborating with artists like Chance the Rapper
Dionne Warwick has toured for decades, won five Grammys and sold over 100 million albums around the world. But a new generation of fans is getting to know the legendary musician inpart because of her tweets. This week on 60 Minutes Plus, correspondent Wesley Lowery profiles the 80-year-old as she...
Contrary to what you may have seen online, Dionne Warwick is not dead, and the legendary artist proved it as only she could. A Twitter user on Monday shared screenshot of of a YouTube video titles “The Life and Sad Ending of Dionne Warwick.”. “According to Youtube, @dionnewarwick is dead,”...