Taylor Dayne ‘Pleases’ Fans With New Single – Apple News

Taylor Dayne rose to fame with her 1987 mega-hit “Tell It To My Heart.” Now, over three decades later, the singer-songwriter wears her heart on her sleeve in her new single, “Please.”

I caught up with Taylor to find out what she’s been doing to keep busy during quarantine and what projects she is currently working on. Read More

Taylor’s Book in Finals for 14th Annual National Indie Excellence® Award

The 14th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) recognize the Winners and Finalists from this year’s robust competition of entries originating from all across the United States of America.

The National Indie Excellence® Awards celebrate independent publishing as a strong and vital sector of our industry. Recognizing excellence in all aspects of the final presentation, NIEA champions independent presses who produce the highest quality books across a spectrum of metrics. Established in 2005, NIEA’s entrants are meticulously judged by experts from various facets of the book industry profession including publishers, writers, editors, and designers.

Winners and Finalists are determined on the basis of superior written matter coupled with excellent presentation in every facet of the final published product. Jurors value the synergy of both content and form as they review entries spanning multiple genres.

“This year’s entries continue an upward trend in high-quality publishing, even among first time or newer authors. The competition is intense. Indie Excellence® proudly celebrates the talent, dedication and love they put into the book product.” – Doug Fogelson, President National Indie Excellence® Awards

LIMHOF airs TV special honoring health care workers – Newsday

Legends of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame shook up the programming on local news channels Sunday. “Supporting Healthcare Heroes,” a 90-minute, commercial-free music program, featured more than 20 LIMHOF inductees performing on News 12 Plus (channel 61) and FIOS (channel 530) honoring of Long Island’s front-line workers. Read more.

Taylor Dayne Reacts to Postponed Tour, Impact of Coronavirus on Music Industry – Spectrum News

When the world slows down, what exactly does that look like for a still touring 80s international superstar like Taylor Dayne?

“It will pass eventually it will break sooner than later we have to stay in the day-to-day positive. Give yourself gifts of take a bath, dance in your room, turn on things that make you happy,” she said.

One thing that makes Dayne happy is performing. While she loves the newfound time with her kids, at her core, she is a performer.
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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Marcus Mumford, Charlie Puth and Amy Adams Join Richard Weitz’s Starry Zoom Party – Hollywood Reporter

The WME partner and his daughter Demi have pivoted their Zoom concert series from a way to connect during isolated times to a major charitable endeavor that has now raised $300,000 and climbing.

WME partner Richard Weitz’s talent-packed Zoom concert series hit a new high note Saturday — the highest office in Los Angeles.

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti kicked off the VIP event at 1 p.m. as he welcomed a virtual audience that quickly maxed out at 500, where it hovered for the next three hours as Weitz, 51, and his daughter Demi, 17, presided over the latest pandemic party in a series that has pivoted from a way to connect amid a global crisis to a major philanthropic endeavor. Garcetti, for one, took note and helped confirm the day’s cause: raising money for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s COVID-19 relief efforts, specifically to support nurses, employees and caregivers.
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On Stage At Home: Broadway’s Biggest Stars Offer Messages of Hope and Inspiration

How are Broadway’s biggest names adjusting to being at home instead of on stage? Watch On Stage At Home, a special two-night event featuring the best of Broadway sharing how they’re handling the Coronavirus pandemic

Frank DiLella hosts from his home, and the two episodes include personal videos sent by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Marisa Tomei, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Debra Messing, Ben Vereen, Tituss Burgess, Fran Drescher, Matthew Morrison and literally dozens more explaining how they’re coping with being shut indoors, showing off their children, their pets, what they’re cooking, their hobbies, performing songs, and offering words of hope and inspiration.

Taylor’s segment airs 4/12/20.

Taylor Dayne Tells It Like It Is: Theater Pizzazz

Taylor Dayne has long been one of pop music’s most distinctive voices –- which may be why she has sold over 70 million albums and singles worldwide, including her mega-hits “Love Will Lead You Back” and “Tell It to My Heart.” She’s also a devoted single mother of teenaged twins (born via surrogate), the author of a well-received memoir (also named Tell it to My Heart) and an outspoken activist for women’s rights. But, as they say, that’s not all. Dayne is also a Broadway veteran – having played the role of Amneris in Disney’s Aida – as well as a lifelong theater lover. TheaterPizzazz recently caught up with Dayne to talk about these subjects and more. Read more.