Fantasia, Tessanne for 'Voices In Concert' in Brooklyn

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fantasia.jpgtessanne-chin-photo-5.jpgOn Saturday, April 11, 2015, tri-state area music lovers will get the opportunity to see two powerhouse singers perform live - Tessanne Chin, season 5 winner of The Voice and American Idol winner Fantasia. Both ladies will share stage at an event billed 'Voices In Concert' to be held at the newly renovated Kings Theatre in Brooklyn.

"We are thrilled to have these two crowd favorites - Tessanne and Fantasia - perform live on one stage in Brooklyn, New York for the very first time" said event organizer George Crooks of Jammins Entertainment.

Announcement of the event has sparked interest among loyal Jamaican music lovers in the Diaspora who voted in droves to ensure victory for Tessanne in 2013. While no one can definitively say how many votes the 'Hideaway' singer got each week from US supporters and other ethnic groups, one thing is sure is that Jamaicans in the tri-state area came up big for her.

Chin has since broken new ground - performing at the White House for President Obama. Her album 'Count on My Love,' her first since winning the Voice includes popular songs like 'Tumbling Down,' 'Everything Reminds Me of You,' 'Always Tomorrow' and 'People Change.'

Fantasia also has many loyal fans in the tri-state area. Her story, which was documented in a Lifetime Movie original is just as surreal as she beat the odds to walk away with the title in 2004 - the third season of American Idol. Since then she has recorded many hit songs and topped the Billboard chart with 'I Believe.' She has copped Grammy awards for 'When I See You' and her album 'Fantasia.'

Part proceeds from the concert to assist the American Foundation for The University of The West Indies.