Ledisi Anibade Young (; born March 28, 1972), better known simply as Ledisi, is an American R&B and jazz recording artist, songwriter, music producer, author and actress. Her name means "to bring forth" or "to come here" in Yoruba.In 1995, Ledisi formed a band after her middle name Anibade. After unsuccessfully trying to get signed to a major label, she formed LeSun Records with Sundra Manning. Ledisi and Sundra decided to released Ledisi's debut album entitled Soulsinger (black and white cover on the LeSun Music independent label) featuring the song "Take Time", which gained substantial airplay from San Francisco area radio stations.

In 2002, Ledisi re-released her first album, titled Soulsinger: The Revival under Tommy Boy Records. Which features a bonus track with Grammy Award Winner Meshell Ndege Ocello on bass. Ledisi also released her second album, Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue. The album won an award for "Outstanding Jazz Album" at the California Music Awards.

In 2005, Ledisi signed a record deal with Verve Forecast and released her third album, titled Lost & Found, on August 28, 2007; it sold almost 217,000 copies and earned her two Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist. In 2008, Ledisi released her Christmas album, It's Christmas.

In 2009, Ledisi released her fourth album Turn Me Loose, which earned her two Grammy nominations, followed by her fifth album Pieces of Me (2011) which debuted on the US Billboard 200 album chart at number eight, becoming the first top-ten album of her career and her highest-charting album to date. It also garnered three Grammy nominations at the 54th Grammy Awards including for Best R&B Album. In 2013, she received a nomination for Best R&B Performance at the 55th Grammy Awards for her collaboration with fellow R&B and jazz musician Robert Glasper for the album cut "Gonna Be Alright" from his fifth album Black Radio (2012). In 2014, she released her sixth album The Truth to critical acclaim and moderate sales. She portrayed legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, Selma. Since releasing her debut Soulsinger in 2000, Ledisi has released eleven studio albums and earned thirteen Grammy Award nominations to date, winning her first for Best Traditional R&B Performance for "Anything For You" in 2021.

Ledisi Sings Nina

Ledisi Sings Nina

July 23, 2021

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Feeling Good

Feeling Good

July 9, 2021

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Ledisi Live at the Troubadour

Ledisi Live at the Troubadour

April 30, 2021

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The Wild Card

The Wild Card

August 28, 2020

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Wake Up (feat. Sa-Roc)

Wake Up (feat. Sa-Roc)

August 24, 2020

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Anything For You (The Duet)

Anything For You (The Duet)

July 31, 2020

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Where I Am

Where I Am

July 17, 2020

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Anything For You

Anything For You

April 3, 2020

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Honeysuckle Rose (Live)

Honeysuckle Rose (Live)

March 13, 2020

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I Still Love You

I Still Love You

June 21, 2019

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Spotify Singles

Spotify Singles

January 24, 2018

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Let Love Rule

Let Love Rule

September 22, 2017

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The Intimate Truth

The Intimate Truth

January 20, 2015

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The Truth (Deluxe Edition)

The Truth (Deluxe Edition)

January 1, 2014

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The Truth

The Truth

January 1, 2014

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Pieces Of Me

Pieces Of Me

January 1, 2011

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Turn Me Loose (Bonus Track Version)

Turn Me Loose (Bonus Track Version)

January 1, 2009

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Turn Me Loose

Turn Me Loose

January 1, 2009

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Turn Me Loose/It's Christmas

Turn Me Loose/It's Christmas

January 1, 2009

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It's Christmas

It's Christmas

January 1, 2008

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Lost And Found

Lost And Found

January 1, 2007

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Alright

Alright

January 1, 2007

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