Singer capital – Podolskaya http://podolskaya.info/ Wed, 28 Sep 2022 08:48:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://podolskaya.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/favicon-87-150x150.png Singer capital – Podolskaya http://podolskaya.info/ 32 32 Rihanna is “Da One” for Apple Music: Singer Confirmed for Super Bowl 2023 Halftime Show – Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) https://podolskaya.info/rihanna-is-da-one-for-apple-music-singer-confirmed-for-super-bowl-2023-halftime-show-apple-nasdaqaapl/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 10:15:20 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/rihanna-is-da-one-for-apple-music-singer-confirmed-for-super-bowl-2023-halftime-show-apple-nasdaqaapl/ Grammy-winning pop star Rihanna will be honored next year Super Bowl halftimenew sponsor Apple AAPL Music said, joining a list of prominent musical artists who have headlined a show that draws millions of viewers every year. What happened: The 34-year-old Barbadian singer will perform at State Farm Stadium for Super Bowl LVII on February 12, […]]]>

Grammy-winning pop star Rihanna will be honored next year Super Bowl halftimenew sponsor Apple AAPL Music said, joining a list of prominent musical artists who have headlined a show that draws millions of viewers every year.

What happened: The 34-year-old Barbadian singer will perform at State Farm Stadium for Super Bowl LVII on February 12, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona, Apple Music announced in a joint statement with the National Football League and entertainment agency Roc Nation.

“Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman from humble beginnings who exceeded expectations at every turn. A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists of all time,” said said American rapper and founder of Roc Nation, Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter said in a statement.

The Carter Agency is the strategic entertainment advisor for the live halftime show.

See also: Apple just landed the ‘Breaking Bad’ creator’s next ‘untitled’ show

Exclusive details and pre-show previews of the “You Da One” star will be unveiled on official Apple Music handles on ByteDance-belonging TikTok, Meta Platforms Inc.it is META instagram and Twitter TWTRsays the press release.

Why it matters: The Super Bowl halftime, which began in the late 1960s, is one of the most watched events on television and sometimes attracts more viewers than the game itself, which happens to be the biggest. American football event.

It is also a battlefield for brands. Apple’s music platform shut down the soft drink giant Pepsiit is DYNAMISM 10 years of racing as the title sponsor of the prestigious event. Reports suggest the Cupertino-based tech giant may have agreed to a five-year, $50 million-a-year deal with the NFL.

Former Super Bowl halftime performers include The weekend, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Prince and Madonna.

Read more : Apple says it’s ‘delighted to manufacture iPhone 14’ in India as it diversifies production outside of China

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Singer Paul Okoye reacts to the arrest of notorious Abuja kidnapper John Lyon https://podolskaya.info/singer-paul-okoye-reacts-to-the-arrest-of-notorious-abuja-kidnapper-john-lyon/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:07:23 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/singer-paul-okoye-reacts-to-the-arrest-of-notorious-abuja-kidnapper-john-lyon/ Singer, Paul Okoye reacted to the arrest of a suspected kidnapper, John Lyon. The notorious kidnapper was arrested on Saturday by police officers attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command. In a video seen on social media, the suspect was seen shedding tears and begging for mercy. The suspect claimed he only kidnapped […]]]>

Singer, Paul Okoye reacted to the arrest of a suspected kidnapper, John Lyon.

The notorious kidnapper was arrested on Saturday by police officers attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command.

In a video seen on social media, the suspect was seen shedding tears and begging for mercy.

The suspect claimed he only kidnapped people twice.

READ ALSO: Abuja Big Boy John Lyon Whose Brother David Almost Became Governor Of Bayelsa Arrested For Kidnapping

In a post shared to his Instagram Stories on Sunday, the veteran musician questioned women for flirting with the Okoye without caring what he does for a living.

He wrote: “A big boy was caught after finding out he was a kidnapper. But I want to ask oh, after seeing him with different ladies flaunting money, then none of those ladies ever asked him that question? They don’t want to know, just bring them some chop.

Read his post on Instagram.

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Hajia4Real: Ghanaian actress and singer showcases brand new G-Wagon, video sparks reactions https://podolskaya.info/hajia4real-ghanaian-actress-and-singer-showcases-brand-new-g-wagon-video-sparks-reactions/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 06:50:29 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/hajia4real-ghanaian-actress-and-singer-showcases-brand-new-g-wagon-video-sparks-reactions/ Ghanaian actress and singer Hajia4Real, known in private life as Mona Montrage Faiz, has added a new car to her fleet. PAY ATTENTION: Check the news which is chosen exactly for you ➡️ to find “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy! The new car happens to be a Mercedes Benz G-Wagon […]]]>

Ghanaian actress and singer Hajia4Real, known in private life as Mona Montrage Faiz, has added a new car to her fleet.

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The new car happens to be a Mercedes Benz G-Wagon painted in a shade of blue. The car is freshly registered.

In a video seen by YEN.com.gh on the Instagram page @sweet_maame_adwoa, cruising around town in the new car.

Hajia4Real has added a G-Wagon to its Phoo car fleet source: @sweet_maame_adwoa
Source: Instagram

Dressed in a black t-shirt over a short blue denim skirt and a pair of black heels, the Beautiful girlthe singer resigns with smiles.

Holding a yellow-colored paper folder, she turned to show her back to the camera as she closed the car door. She shook her body

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The last part of the video showed the car’s personalized license plate which read: ‘M-22-22’.

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Hajia4Real’s G-Wagon sparks reactions

Hajia4Real’s new car video sparked reactions online with many people sharing differing opinions.

chic_sophia said:

“Ask again oo but then all that glitters ain’t gold wai.”

bladeenwataara said:

“Is she in a different Ghana?

tglennadjare said:

“And they say the economy is tough.

ben.wright.12139 said:

“Hahahahahahaha you are going to do the ETUO a few oooooooo, do you know how much she charges to open them like cheeks.”

Hajia4Real displays Rolls Royce, Bentley, Range Rover and other expensive cars in its mansion

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh recently reported that Hajia4Real has opened the doors to its Trassaco real estate mansion.

She showed her fans around the plush house as she threw a big birthday party for her daughter, Naila, on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

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A video spotted on Instagram page, @ghhyper, shows Hajia4Real’s mansion with a neatly paved compound. The video showed the part of the house where she parks her cars.

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Usher in Ghana: an American singer spotted with Black Sherif, Sarkodie and other stars in videos; Excited adult fans https://podolskaya.info/usher-in-ghana-an-american-singer-spotted-with-black-sherif-sarkodie-and-other-stars-in-videos-excited-adult-fans/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 05:49:27 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/usher-in-ghana-an-american-singer-spotted-with-black-sherif-sarkodie-and-other-stars-in-videos-excited-adult-fans/ American singer Usher was spotted with Ghanaian musicians in videos circulating online The R&B crooner was filmed hanging out with the new soy the hit singer, Black Sheriff, Friday night Usher appeared in another vibrant streak with Ghana’s biggest rapper, Sarkodie and Chance the Rapper PAY ATTENTION: Check the news which is chosen exactly for […]]]>
  • American singer Usher was spotted with Ghanaian musicians in videos circulating online
  • The R&B crooner was filmed hanging out with the new soy the hit singer, Black Sheriff, Friday night
  • Usher appeared in another vibrant streak with Ghana’s biggest rapper, Sarkodie and Chance the Rapper

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American R&B singer Usher Raymond IV, known in entertainment circles as Usher, has been spotted with Ghanaian musicians in videos doing the rounds online.

The singer was captured hanging out with a booming singer and soy hit crooner, Black Sheriff, Friday night. Usher was also filmed with rapper Sarkodie and Chance the Rapper in another clip.

The African-American artist arrived in Accra for the Global Citizen Festival and has since met famous personalities from the Ghanaian music scene.

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American singer Usher filmed with singer Black Sherif and rapper Sarkodie in Ghana.
Fans are excited as American singer Usher is spotted with singer Black Sherif and rapper Sarkodie in Ghana. Photo credit: zionfelixdotcom/usher.
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The singer also visited some areas of the capital, including Chorkor, where he made good memories with the locals.

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World Citizen Festival

Usher is headlining the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday, September 24 at Black Stars Square, where other artists such as HER, SZA, Gyakie, Sarkodie, Tems, Stonebwoy and Stormzy will also be performing.

Fans have expressed their enthusiasm for the videos of musicians Usher and GH

Fans reacted to videos of Usher hanging out with Black Sherif, Sarkodie and the other famous musicians.

Read the comments under the images of Black Sherif and Usher.

Gloriapeku said:

My Blacko.

Papayaw_mc shared:

Usher is worth [over] $100 million and still acts cool. ❤

Mzduffyy commented:

The Blacko⭐ black star continues to shine.

Gabbystir said:

Them to take advantage of it to make collaborations.

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Comments under Sarkodie and Usher’s video:

Usher1baby said:

King and my construction mentor ❤.

Kvn_show shared:

Imagine these 3 rappers on the same song and the usher giving us the chorus. Like just imagine.

Kobe1079 posted:

It’s great, a king of collaboration.

Black Sherif opens on the song Soja

In a related story, YEN.com.gh reported that vocalist Mohammed Ismail Sherif Kwaku Frimpong, known in musical circles as Black Sherif, has released his new banger titled “Soy”.

Black Sherif opened up about the creative process that went into creating the emotional tune in an Instagram Live with fashion critic Fire Stick and said the process has gone through all of his other projects.

According to Black Sherif, he woke up from bed one morning and his creativity inspired the song. He said he immediately worked with his producer and made the song in just 30 minutes.

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American singer Usher visits Chorkor, Accra ahead of Global Citizen Festival https://podolskaya.info/american-singer-usher-visits-chorkor-accra-ahead-of-global-citizen-festival/ Fri, 23 Sep 2022 16:42:43 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/american-singer-usher-visits-chorkor-accra-ahead-of-global-citizen-festival/ In photos released by the Ghana Tourism Authority, Usher visited an elementary school in the country’s capital alongside singer SZA, who is also due to perform at the Global Citizen Festival. The students who met Usher couldn’t hide their excitement as they interacted with the star and also took turns taking pictures with the ‘U […]]]>

In photos released by the Ghana Tourism Authority, Usher visited an elementary school in the country’s capital alongside singer SZA, who is also due to perform at the Global Citizen Festival.

The students who met Usher couldn’t hide their excitement as they interacted with the star and also took turns taking pictures with the ‘U Remind Me’ hitmaker.

“Today Artist Usher and Sza from Global Citizen Festival visited BASICS International and toured the Chorkor community. BASICS International is an education focused NGO in Chokor, Accra, committed to making education and childcare accessible children in vulnerable communities. The organization is also one of Global Citizen’s regional response partners for the End Extreme Poverty NOW campaign for the Global Citizen Festival: Accra,” the Tourism Authority wrote.

The 2022 Global Citizen Festival returns for its 10th anniversary on Saturday, September 24, 2022, to call on world leaders and big business to take urgent action for girls, for the planet, and to end extreme poverty NOW.

Artists such as Sarkodie, TEMS, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Band of Horses, K’Naan will perform at the Global Citizen Festival.

With two stages in international cultural capitals, the Global Citizen Festival 2022 will be broadcast globally from Central Park in New York, presented by Citi and Cisco, and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, presented by Harith General Partners.

It will be hosted by award-winning actor, playwright and activist Danai Gurira. Other presenters joining her include Berla Mundi, Joselyn Dumas, Michaela Coel, Nomzamo Mbatha and Sabrina Dhowre Elba.

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American singer Usher meets basic students in Chorkor https://podolskaya.info/american-singer-usher-meets-basic-students-in-chorkor/ Fri, 23 Sep 2022 09:52:35 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/american-singer-usher-meets-basic-students-in-chorkor/ Entertainment for Friday, September 23, 2022 Source: www.ghanaweb.com 2022-09-23 Usher spotted in Chorkor American singer Usher landed in Ghana ahead of his performance on Saturday September 24, 2022. It looks like the R&B singer is already enjoying his time in the West African country with a visit to the Chorkor community in Accra. In photos […]]]>

Entertainment for Friday, September 23, 2022

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

2022-09-23

Usher spotted in Chorkor

American singer Usher landed in Ghana ahead of his performance on Saturday September 24, 2022.

It looks like the R&B singer is already enjoying his time in the West African country with a visit to the Chorkor community in Accra.

In photos released by the Ghana Tourism Authority, Usher visited an elementary school in the country’s capital alongside singer SZA, who is also due to perform at the Global Citizen Festival.

The students who met Usher couldn’t hide their excitement as they interacted with the star and also took turns taking pictures with the ‘U Remind Me’ hitmaker.

“Today the Global Citizen Festival Artist Usher and Sza visited BASICS International and toured the community of Chorkor. BASICS International is an education-focused NGO in Chokor, Accra, committed to making education and childcare accessible children in vulnerable communities. The organization is also one of Global Citizen’s Regional Response Partners for the End Extreme Poverty NOW campaign for the Global Citizen Festival: Accra,” the Tourism Authority wrote.

Artists such as Sarkodie, TEMS, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Band of Horses, K’Naan will perform at the Global Citizen Festival.

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Dua Lipa in Mexico: What the singer visited in Mexico City https://podolskaya.info/dua-lipa-in-mexico-what-the-singer-visited-in-mexico-city/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 00:29:51 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/dua-lipa-in-mexico-what-the-singer-visited-in-mexico-city/ Singer Dua Lipa has been in Mexico City for a few days, ahead of his sold-out show on Wednesday night at Foro Sol. She made the most of her free time to sightsee and enjoy authentic Mexican dishes. She also took to social media to share a number of moments from her time in Mexico […]]]>

Singer Dua Lipa has been in Mexico City for a few days, ahead of his sold-out show on Wednesday night at Foro Sol. She made the most of her free time to sightsee and enjoy authentic Mexican dishes.

She also took to social media to share a number of moments from her time in Mexico City. Here’s what Dua Lipa did…

Dua Lipa takes Mexico by storm

One of the first restaurants she was in was Máximo Bistrot, where according to many of its fans, the singer tasted a sirloin with potato gratin, sea urchin brioche, accompanied by mezcal margaritas.

Several fans happily shared the opportunity to have their photo taken with the New Rules singer, eagerly posting them on social media. Tuesday afternoon, Dua ate at the Contramar restaurant, located in the Roma district. On Instagram Stories, she proudly showed off the ceviche tacos she snacked on.

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As he left the venue, the artist took the time to sign autographs, take photos and spend some time with his fans, which many of them enjoyed. Not only that, but in a video circulating on Twitter, she also apologizes to the guests for the inconvenience caused.

The artist also visited the House of Frida Kahlo, in Coyoacán, with fans sharing their moment of spotting her in the museum, learning a bit more about the famous Mexican painter’s life.

Dua Lipa also revealed some details about Frida’s blue houseon her Instagram Stories, saying she thoroughly enjoyed her visit to this iconic museum in the nation’s capital.

Dua Lipa in Mexico

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Dua Lipa performs at Foro Sol

This Wednesday, September 21, the artist performs at Foro Sol in Mexico City, with fans lining up for hours in advance to see the signee in action.

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After the dilemma of the Lebanese singer, the functions of Iraqi ambassador to Jordan come to an end https://podolskaya.info/after-the-dilemma-of-the-lebanese-singer-the-functions-of-iraqi-ambassador-to-jordan-come-to-an-end/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 17:43:09 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/after-the-dilemma-of-the-lebanese-singer-the-functions-of-iraqi-ambassador-to-jordan-come-to-an-end/ Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraq’s ambassador to Jordan, Haider Al-Adhari, whose family photos with Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama have sparked widespread controversy, announced on Monday that his duties in the Jordanian capital, Amman , were ending and he was returning to Baghdad. “I had the great honor of representing Iraq for six consecutive years as ambassador […]]]>

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraq’s ambassador to Jordan, Haider Al-Adhari, whose family photos with Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama have sparked widespread controversy, announced on Monday that his duties in the Jordanian capital, Amman , were ending and he was returning to Baghdad.

“I had the great honor of representing Iraq for six consecutive years as ambassador to the Russian Federation and Jordan, in addition to non-resident representation in Belarus and Palestine,” Al-Adhari said. in a statement after his family photos. with the Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama, sparked a wide controversy.

Al-Adhari represented Iraq in the Kingdom of Jordan for three years, and before that he served as Iraq’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation for three years.

“The time has come to return to the headquarters of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in Baghdad…I hope that I had a successful mission and that I was able to serve Iraq and its communities in these countries.” Al-Adhari mentioned.

In August, photos of Maysam Al-Rubaie, Al-Adhari’s wife, with Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama sparked widespread controversy among social media activists, with some deeming it inappropriate.

At that time, hours after the photos were released, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced that it had summoned its ambassador to Jordan to investigate the matter.

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Fentanyl cited in death of country singer Luke Bell in Tucson | Local News https://podolskaya.info/fentanyl-cited-in-death-of-country-singer-luke-bell-in-tucson-local-news/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 17:00:00 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/fentanyl-cited-in-death-of-country-singer-luke-bell-in-tucson-local-news/ An autopsy has revealed the cause of death of country singer Luke Bell, who died after going missing in Tucson last month. Bell, 32, died of fentanyl poisoning, according to the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office autopsy report. The August 26 death was ruled an accident. Bell was reportedly found unresponsive by a passerby in […]]]>

An autopsy has revealed the cause of death of country singer Luke Bell, who died after going missing in Tucson last month.

Bell, 32, died of fentanyl poisoning, according to the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office autopsy report. The August 26 death was ruled an accident.

Bell was reportedly found unresponsive by a passerby in a shaded area of ​​a parking structure in the 5500 block of East Grant Road near North Craycroft Road. Drug paraphernalia was found at the scene, according to the autopsy report.

Bell, a Wyoming native, went missing Aug. 20 in Tucson, according to an article by Saving Country Music. Bell was hiding an uphill battle with bipolar disorder, according to the article. He went on to say that Bell had already disappeared, sometimes jumping freight trains to travel across the country.

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Matt Kinman, a close friend who was with Bell, said his mental state deteriorated and he ran away while Kinman went to get something to eat in Tucson, Saving Country Music reported.

“The honky-tonk musician was widely celebrated for reinvigorating a bygone sound, and despite releasing just one album… Bell quickly rose to prominence and critical acclaim, opening for Willie Nelson and Dwight Yoakam “, according to the Daily Beast website.

Bell, a native of Cody, Wyoming, was born on January 27, 1990. He began his musical career in Austin, Texas, with many concerts in the capital of the Lone Star State, according to the Los Angeles Times. He traveled to New Orleans and Nashville for his music.

In 2016, Bell released a 10-song, self-titled album and performed at the Stagecoach country music festival in Indio, California that same year. He previously spoke to The Times about his early life and his approach to music.

Country star Luke Bell dies after missing for 10 days

Jamie Donnelly covers breaking news for the Arizona Daily Star. Contact her by email at

jdonnelly@tucson.com

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Adelson is an actress, singer and model from Austin, and Cantu is one of the co-founders of the famous Austin hard seltzer company Ranch Rider Spirits. https://podolskaya.info/adelson-is-an-actress-singer-and-model-from-austin-and-cantu-is-one-of-the-co-founders-of-the-famous-austin-hard-seltzer-company-ranch-rider-spirits/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 03:53:31 +0000 https://podolskaya.info/adelson-is-an-actress-singer-and-model-from-austin-and-cantu-is-one-of-the-co-founders-of-the-famous-austin-hard-seltzer-company-ranch-rider-spirits/ Famous Texas Jewelry Star Kendra ScottThe ability to juggle a work-life balance is truly impressive. The founder of her eponymous billion-dollar brand is a newlywed, a returning guest shark for the next season of shark tank, and she is about to file her first memoirs, Born to Shine: Do good, find your joy, and build […]]]>

Famous Texas Jewelry Star Kendra ScottThe ability to juggle a work-life balance is truly impressive. The founder of her eponymous billion-dollar brand is a newlywed, a returning guest shark for the next season of shark tank, and she is about to file her first memoirs, Born to Shine: Do good, find your joy, and build a life you love.

Between a dizzying schedule of brand management, philanthropic endeavors, a multi-state book tour, shark tank duties and nurturing a new blended family of eight, we wonder when the Austin-based entrepreneur will have time to breathe.

Apparently, queso, margaritas and finding joy in the little things keep the entrepreneur going. Scott also credits her marriage to Thomas Evans (her wedding ring is the only piece of jewelry she never takes off) and the relationship with her family, including three sons – Kade, Beck and Gray – as the foundations of her success.

And while her jewelry has been a go-to accessory for more than two decades, her first foray into the literary world was one of vulnerability and determination.

After kicking off his book tour in Houston earlier this week, Scott will be at the company’s South Congress Flagship in Austin this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets for the event are still available on Eventbrite, and each ticket includes a copy of the book, a meet and greet with Kendra, an exclusive tote bag, and more.

Ahead of the Austin event, Scott sat down with CultureMap in Houston to get an exclusive on his next chapter.

CultureMap: How long did it take you to write Born to shine?

Kendra Scott: It took a little over two years from the time I decided to write the book, but in reality I’ve been writing this book for years. I never realized that my journal notes would one day turn into a book. It’s been a long process, but after 20 years of our business, it was honestly the perfect time to write this book.

CM: How did you juggle writing, running the business, and being a working mom?

KS: You know, it’s always a challenge. If someone tells you it’s easy and they get it, I think they’re lying. I wrote this during the pandemic so I was working from home with the support system of my loved ones with me. All our meetings were virtual, so it allowed me to have time to reflect.

I had also just stepped down as CEO and could just focus on being president, designer, and founder. I was able to focus more on our philanthropic endeavors, like our school at the University of Texas (Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute), and focus on writing this book. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do.

CM: How do you relate to yourself personally in the book?

KS: I become very vulnerable in the book and I feel there is power in vulnerability. I hope being vulnerable allows other women or people to share their failures, successes, ups and downs and be authentic.

I also hope that the stories of my childhood, my marriage, my divorce, starting a business and failing a business – all of these things are part of what makes me who I am. In the book, I talk about the power of gemstones. Gems all have veins that are considered imperfections, but that’s really what makes them beautiful.

CM: Is there anything you wrote but then changed your mind?

KS: I pulled out the whole first chapter, and I wasn’t going to put it in there. My editor, who is also my editor, told me the chapter was great and she thought it should be the first chapter.

It made me realize that I had to be honest because the book starts out in a tough place but then takes readers on an amazing adventure.

CM: Can fans expect more books in the future?

KS: You know, I thought about it. Now that this book is out in the world, I don’t think it will be the last. It’s a different way of being creative, and I think I have other stories to tell.

I would like to make a children’s book one day. My eldest son was one year old when I started this business; now he’s 20, so he grew up with the business. Now I have a nine-year-old, and I’ve always read to him. I really hope that children’s books will be part of my future.

KS: Why did you decide to start your reading tour in Houston?

CM: Houston is part of who I am. That’s where I became a Texan. I moved here from Wisconsin when I was 16 and graduated from Klein High School. Moving at 16 and as a junior can be tough, but I was adopted to Klein – the community was so welcoming.

Houston made me the woman I am today. It made me realize that there is more to the world than the small town in Wisconsin where I grew up. Houston is such a dynamic city, full of culture and diversity – I felt like it was really important for me to start here because it was my first start in Texas.

CM: You come back to shark tank for Season 14. How was the experience this time around?

KS: I love to be on shark tank. I’ll be flying to Los Angeles for the premiere with all the other guest sharks on September 23, and it’s exciting because there’s never been a live premiere.

Nothing inspires me more than other entrepreneurs. There are long shooting days, but they pass quickly because it motivates me to meet other entrepreneurs. Many of these people had ideas before the pandemic, and the downtime during the pandemic gave them the opportunity to put their ideas into action. I can witness it a bit in the tank – it’s so much fun.

CM: There’s a lot going on, but is there anything else fans can look forward to before the end of the year?

KS: We just launched engagement rings and a whole bridal collection which is so exciting. We’re expanding into other fine jewelry categories, including diamonds and gold, and adding more customization options than ever before.

Scott Brothers, the line I started with my boys during the pandemic, is also expanding. It’s so much fun that our male customers who were here to buy for the women in their lives can now buy something for themselves. We just expanded to watches as well, so there’s a lot going on.

If you think about it, it took Ralph Lauren 25 years to expand into other categories. Our company has been around for 20 years, so I really love that Kendra Scott’s next phase is so fun and exciting. From a philanthropic perspective, we have given more than $50 million since 2010 to charities for women and children. We are, in many ways, a philanthropic organization within a brand. This is how we measure success, so I look forward to announcing our charitable efforts in the years to come.

We have a solid base and know what we stand for and stand for – I feel like the best is yet to come.

Kendra Scott’s first memoir comes out September 20.

Courtesy of Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott’s first memoir comes out September 20.

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