Thornetta Davis

Saturday 31 March 2018

Detroit Blues – rhythm & blues – soul

American Detroit blues and r&b singer Thornetta Davis recorded her first solo album, Sunday Morning Music, in 1996. Since then, she has won over 30 Detroit Music Awards for Best R&B/Blues Vocalist and Best R&B Group and was inducted into the Detroit Music Hall of Fame in 2001. In her impressive career, Davis has opened for legendary blues and r&b greats such as Ray Charles, Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, and Buddy Guy. She appeared as a backing vocalist on various albums for Kid Rock and Bob Seger. With her strong, melodic and smooth voice, she has electrified audiences all over the world and it is no wonder she was crowned ‘Detroit’s Queen of the Blues’.

In 2017, Davis was nominated for a Blues Music Award in the Best Emerging Artist Album category for her latest album Honest Woman.