PJ Morton stopped by The Day by day Present on Tuesday evening to advertise his Grammy-nominated album Watch the Solar.
Within the D. L. Hughley-hosted episode, Morton carried out “Be Like Water” alongside spoken phrase poet Amir Sulaiman.
The unique model of “Be Like Water” options Nas and Stevie Marvel. Morton spoke to Hughley about working with Marvel and Nas on the monitor in his interview, which could be watched under.
Watch the Solar was launched in April 2022 and spawned the highest ten single, “Please Don’t Stroll Away.” The track, which contains a video co-starring Daybreak Richard, is nominated for Finest R&B Tune on the sixty fifth Grammy Awards.
“‘Please Don’t Stroll Away’ is within the spirit of when males had been trustworthy and prepared to be susceptible in music,” Morton shared.
“It got here from an actual place once I thought I used to be going to lose the love of my life. I simply tapped into these emotions. And because it occurs generally, one thing stunning got here from one thing tragic.”
Morton’s newest Finest R&B Tune nomination marks his fourth nod. He’s the one sole songwriter and performer on this yr’s class. His earlier nods right here additionally listed him as the only real author and artist.
Other than his nods within the R&B area, Morton, nominated for the sixth consecutive yr, can also be up for Finest Gospel Efficiency/Tune (“The Higher Benediction”).
The sixty fifth Grammy Awards will air on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. It’s going to additionally stream reside and be on demand on Paramount+.
Watch the Solar ranked No. 8 on Rated R&B’s 30 Finest Finest R&B Albums of 2022 checklist. It was famous that the file is “stuffed with promise.”
Moreover, Morton picked up two 2023 NAACP Picture Awards nominations, together with Excellent Album (Watch the Solar) and Excellent Duo, Group or Collaboration (Conventional) [“Still Believe” featuring Alex Isley and Jill Scott].
Morton is on the lineup for a couple of festivals this spring, together with the Las Vegas Metropolis Of Lights Jazz Rhythm & Blues Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the Governors Ball Music Pageant in Queens, New York.
Watch PJ Morton carry out “Be Like Water” and his interview with D.L. Hughley under.
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