Following the release of his stunning new album ‘All Rise’ last Friday, Gregory Porter is due to launch a new initiative to thank his fans, their friends, colleagues and families who have stepped up during the pandemic to perform acts of human kindness.
Fans will be encouraged to nominate via #AllRiseAwards, anyone whose selfless actions they have admired during and post lockdown for an ‘All Rise’ Award. Winners will be chosen for their good deeds and receive a ticket for themselves and their nominee to attend one of Gregory’s live tour dates in 2021. During the show winners will be asked to ‘All Rise’ and stand in the spotlight for a moment or two, whilst Gregory thanks them for their actions.
“It’s a small way that I can show my appreciation for all of the wonderful things so many of my fans have been doing through these troubled times. We all need to rise to the challenges that life is throwing our way right now and do what we can to bring out the best in humanity and share a little of the joy that being appreciated can bring.”
Gregory looks set to land the highest chart position of his career in the UK Official Albums chart this week! In a close race for the top, Gregory is gliding towards the NUMBER 2 slot, with a release that has wowed critics across the board and will be his 4th Top 10 album. Undeniably one of the best voices of our generation, the Grammy award-winning singing sensation, with a voice as smooth as honey will be performing across the UK throughout Feb/ Mar 2021 and 4 nights at The Royal Albert Hall in May.
Nominations and winners will be collated on allrise.gregoryporter.com.
‘All Rise’ the new album from Gregory Porter, is out now on Decca Records/ Blue Note.