Sheila Brody, who is better known by her stage name Amuka, will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award on August 4, 2019 (7:00 pm) at the 11th Annual Detroit Black Music Awards.
The award was founded by Misty Love the multi-platinum award-winning Rhythm & Blues and rock singer and co-founder Billy Wilson.
Amuka is the stage name used by singer/songwriter Sheila Brody Kelly. Originally from Detroit, she was discovered by The Godfather of Funk, George Clinton.
Following her musical destiny, she developed the persona Blackwood, where she went on to have the number one dance album, beating out Madonna with her smash hit “Peace“ from the album entitled “Friday Night“. She then became known as Amuka, and released her 2003 anthem, “Appreciate Me“ a hit that marked her with the number 1 song for the Top 200 Dance Songs of the year. Her second single as Amuka is “U Ain’t That Good“ which charted up to the number 3 position on Billboard.
She released another huge song entitled “I Want More“ that also went number 1 on the Billboard Dance charts. Amuka then signed a Recording Contract with Ultra Records for her radio smash hit “Craving.“
The legend’s latest single “Don’t Fall For It” with Grapefruit Sound Lab is rising up the dance charts. The anti-Trump song is being promoted by Sobel Promotions.
The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Charles Wright Museum starting at 7:00 pm.
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Written by Barbara Sobel
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