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Elton John performs during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour

Pride Month Spotlight: Elton John

June 30, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Bringing an end to his touring career, Elton John is currently...

Melissa Etheridge performs in concert while singing and playing a guitar

Pride Month Spotlight: Melissa Etheridge

June 29, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge grew a passion for...

Brandi Carlile holds her emmys

Pride Month Spotlight: Brandi Carlile

June 28, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Country artist Brandi Carlile has become a six-time Grammy...

Rita Ora poses for photographers

Pride Month Spotlight: Rita Ora

June 27, 2022

Growing up in London and performing at open mics led Rita Ora to get noticed by Roc Nation, Jay-Z’s record label. Ora signed a deal with the label in 2009. After getting her break with Roc Nation,...

Ricky Martin smiles during a concert and holding a microphone

Pride Month Spotlight: Ricky Martin

June 26, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Grammy award-winning Puerto Rican artist Ricky Martin was...

British singer George Michael sings in concert to raise money for AIDS charity Sidaction

Pride Month Spotlight: George Michael

June 25, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Singer of Careless Whisper George Michael became one of the...

Album art

Pride Month Spotlight: Dusty Springfield

June 24, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  1960s British pop/soul singer Dusty Springfield, born as...

Hayley Kiyoko

Pride Month Spotlight: Hayley Kiyoko

June 23, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Beginning her career by acting in Disney Channel originals,...

Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury performs

Pride Month Spotlight: Freddie Mercury

June 22, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Musical icon Freddie Mercury built a rock legacy as the lead...

SZA poses for a portrait

Pride Month Spotlight: SZA

June 21, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  New Jersian R&B singer SZA (Solána Imani Rowe) did not...

Omar Apollo song

Pride Month Spotlight: Omar Apollo

June 20, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Mexican American artist Omar Apollo was taught how to play...

Girl in Red poses for an album cover

Pride Month Spotlight: Girl in Red

June 19, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Norwegian singer-songwriter Girl in Red, also known as Marie...

Jason Mraz poses for a portrait at his home

Pride Month Spotlight Jason Mraz

June 18, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Pop, reggae, and acoustic-rock singer-songwriter Jason Mraz...

Singer Fergie performs the national anthem prior to an NBA All-Star basketball game,

Pride Month Artist Spotlight: Fergie

June 17, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Starting her music career in 1990 by creating a band called...

In this Dec. 15, 2003 file photo, singer/songwriter David Bowie launches his United States leg of his worldwide tour

Pride Month Artist Spotlight: David Bowie

June 16, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  British artist David Bowie, born David Robert Jones in January...

Miley Cyrus

Pride Month Artist Spotlight: Miley Cyrus

June 15, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  From Disney channel child star to pop singer riding a wrecking...

Tyler, The Creator.

Pride Month Artist Spotlight: Tyler, The Creator

June 14, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Founder of his own record label, Odd Future, Tyler, the Creator...

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Pride Month Spotlight: Lady Gaga

June 13, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  American singer-songwriter and actress Lady Gaga was born...

Photo courtesy Ben Platt.

Pride Month Spotlight: Ben Platt

June 12, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Tony Award winning actor and singer Ben Platt grew a love...

Photo courtesy of Dodie.

Pride Month Spotlight: Dodie

June 11, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Born as Dorothy Miranda Clark, singer-songwriter Dodie initially...

Frank Ocean.

Pride Month Spotlight: Frank Ocean

June 10, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  On October 28, 1987, Frank Ocean was born with the name Christopher...

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Pride Month Spotlight: Janelle Monáe

June 9, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Eight-time Grammy nominee Janelle Monáe is a successful...

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Pride Month Spotlight: Demi Lovato

June 8, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Twenty-nine-year-old musician and actor Demi Lovato is an...

Photo courtesy of Troye Sivan.

Pride Month Spotlight: Troye Sivan

June 7, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Pride Month Spotlight: Troye Sivan Initially attracting...

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Pride Month Spotlight: Kehlani

June 6, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.]  Getting her first recognition with her band Poplyfe on the...

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Pride Month Spotlight: Lil Nas X

June 5, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] After breaking into fame with his first hit, Old Town Road,...

Photo courtesy of Phoebe Bridgers.

Pride Month Spotlight: Phoebe Bridgers

June 4, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Phoebe Bridgers has been...

Photo courtesy of Adam Lambert.

Pride Month Spotlight: Adam Lambert

June 3, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Featured in the series Glee and the musical The Rocky Horror...

Doja Cat picture

Pride Month Spotlight: Doja Cat

June 2, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Doja Cat is a 26-year-old hip hop/pop artist. She was raised...

Album Cover of Sam Smith

Pride Month Spotlight: Sam Smith

June 1, 2022

[Eds Note: This article has been published in partnership with Spinnaker Radio to feature LGBTQ+ music artists and celebrate Pride Month.] Academy Award and Grammy Award winning artist Sam Smith grew...

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