GRAMMY® Award News - Yola Nash's new album Touched By Love is up for a Grammy in two Jazz Vocal categories this year: 1. Album Of The Year, 2. Best Jazz Vocal Album.
She is often described as a European-American treasure for her art, media, and humanitarian achievements. As an internationally accomplished singer, she successfully debuted on the Top 40 AC radio charts in the USA, has performed for Pope John Paul II and made history by becoming the first Polish-American singer to perform and record with the world- renowned, Grammy-winning Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and its music director, legendary, multi-Grammy winning trumpeter Wynton Marsalis.
Yola Nash is currently also an On-Air Personality on WABC Radio New York, the number one talk radio station in the USA, hosting and producing her own talk show, The Yola Nash Show.
After her successful beginnings in her native Poland during which played many concerts and festivals, winning numerous prestigious nationwide and international vocal contests, she came to NYC and quickly started studying R&B and Jazz with Patti LaBelle's Dee Jackson and respected Jazz Prof. of Manhattan School of Music Nancy Marano.
Shortly after she recorded and produced her debut album “Another Girl” with Grammy-winning producer/engineer Bob Ebeling (Kid Rock, Eminem) and Norah Jones’s engineer Pete DeBoar. Her debut album on Nile Rodger’s Sumthing Label (David Bowie, Madonna, Mariah Carey) and Top Shelf Records was chosen by critics as “Best New Music”. She quickly climbed the radio charts all over the US. During its first week out her music got to #1 place as ”Most Added” to the radio playlists around the country charting Yola’s name next to such stars like: Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Lenny Kravitz and many more on the Top 40 AC radio charts in the USA.