Leela James’ “Tell Me You Love Me,” album “My Soul” releases May 25, 2010 (free mp3 download)

“My Soul” set for release on May 25, 2010. From the very first track on her 2005 debut album Leela James has captured the gritty, emotion-drenched essence of artists like Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Mavis Staples, Marvin Gaye and has made it her mission to bring it all back – pushing the music forward with a fresh, contemporary perspective that remains faithful to the music’s deep and powerful roots.

Winners announced for 2009 American Music Awards. Performers included Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Lopez and Adam Lambert

Winners of the 37th annual American Music Awards (AMA’s) were announced this evening to a sold out crowd, from the Nokia Theatre/LA Live. The show aired live on ABC at 8:00pm ET/ 7:00pm CT. Prior to the awards ceremony, there was a two-hour online red carpet show that streamed live on ABC.com, Facebook.com/celebs, Ustream.tv, and mycokerewards.com along with numerous other sites. The AMA Red Carpet Pre-Show set a new Ustream record for the largest red carpet webcast and farthest-reaching event on the leading internet broadcasting platform. The webcast achieved more than 3 million total views (Total viewers: 3.3 million / Total uniques: 2.1 million) during the 2 hour live event. For highlights and more information, visit ustream.tv/ASNLive.