R&B darlings Halle Bailey, Summer Walker and Coco Jones celebrated their Grammy nominations in lavish fashion – with a high tea at a luxury West Hollywood residence.
As music industry players stood poolside, featuring synchronized swimmers and violinists, the singers were honored Friday by Femme It Forward, the women-led music and entertainment company founded by Heather Lowery in 2019 in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment.
Bailey, who is on a winning streak thanks to her recent roles in The little Mermaid And The color purple, earned her first solo Grammy nomination this year – best R&B song for “Angel.” She has already been nominated for five Grammys for her work with her sister as Chloe x Halle.
Sunday’s Grammys also mark a major moment for Walker. She was previously nominated for album of the year for her appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s show. Mr. Moral and the Big Steppers, but after years of releasing hit songs and albums, this year she earned a nomination for her own work. She is competing for best R&B album with Clair 2: EP Soft Life.
And Jones enters the show as a five-time nominee, including for Best New Artist. The actress and singer’s No. 1 hit “ICU” is nominated for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance; his first project What I Didn’t Tell You (Deluxe) is up for best R&B album; and “Simple,” her collaboration with Babyface, is nominated for best traditional R&B performance.
Attendees at Friday’s party included rapper Rapsody, R&B singer BJ the Chicago Kid and singer and The Real Housewives of Potomac Starring Candiace Dillard Bassett.
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