Grammy Museum Gala Honoring David Foster

Courtesy of Grammy Museum Twitter Account

Courtesy of Grammy Museum Twitter Account

On Tuesday September 19, 2017 Studio Q covered the third annual fundraising gala honoring 16-time GRAMMY® Award winner David Foster which was hosted by The GRAMMY Museum®.  The Gala presented David Foster with the Architects of Sound Award in recognition of his unparalleled contributions to music.  Proceeds from the night will benefit the Museum's newly expanded music education programs, which were integrated with those of its sister organization, the GRAMMY Foundation, earlier this year.

Courtesy of The Grammy Museum's Instagram 

Courtesy of The Grammy Museum's Instagram 

Participating in the evening’s celebration was 27-time GRAMMY winner Quincy Jones, singer/songwriter and actress Katharine McPhee; R&B, pop and gospel singer, and "American Idol" season two winner Ruben Studdard; recording artist and “American Idol” star Pia Toscano; singer/songwriter Sheléa; and operatic and classical crossover tenor Fernando Varela. The fundraiser was presented by Cheryl and Haim Saban, and Brian and Adria Sheth.

Check out our Studio Q interviews from the red carpet below 

 

 

 

Quencie Interviews Isaac Singleton Jr.

I interviewed Isaac Singleton Jr. at the Celebrity Connected event honoring the Academy Awards. We talked about Oscar nominated movies and his Marvel voice over super hero roles.  He also shares advice about getting into the business. Check out our conversation below.  

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Quencie Interviews Donnell Turner

I interviewed Donnell Turner at the Celebrity Connected event honoring The Academy Awards. You can catch him daily on one of the longest running soap operas on TV, General Hospital.  He talked about how he got his role on the show, Oscar movies and shared some amazing advice for those of you who want to step into the acting world.  Check out our conversation below.  

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Quencie Interviews Katie Leclerc

I interviewed Katie Leclerc on the red carpet of the Celebrity Connected event that honored the Academy Awards. Katie talked about her show Switched at Birth, Yeezys and Moonlight which won the Oscar for Best Picture. Watch below.  

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Quencie Interviews Raquel Pomplun

I interviewed Raquel Pomplun at the celebrity connected gifting suite right before the 2017 Academy Awards. We talked about Raquel's upcoming projects and favorite Oscar nominated movies. Check out what Raquel said about Manchester by The Sea and Oscar winning actor Casey Affleck. Watch below. 

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Quencie Interviews Vashawn Mitchell

I interviewed gospel superstar VaShawn Mitchell on the red carpet of Sheryl Lee Ralph's annual charity event 'Divas Simply Singing.'  We talked about his music, Tasha Cobb and supporting the event. Watch our conversation below. 

Quencie Interview LaTonya Holmes

I interviewed LaTonya Holmes on the red carpet of the Divas Simply Singing charity event.  We talked about her new music and why it is so important to come out and support important causes like HIV/Aids awareness.  Watch our conversation below.  

Quencie Interviews Nicki Micheaux

I interviewed actress Nicki Micheaux on the red carpet of Robi Reed's annual charity event.  Micheaux began her career appearing in supporting film roles and playing guest starring parts on television shows include ERAny Day Now, and City of Angels. She also co-starred opposite Halle Berry in the 2005 television film Their Eyes Were Watching God.  i remember her most as played Jennifer 'Jenn' Sutton in the ABC Family drama series Lincoln Heights, which she received two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nominations for her role on series.  Watch our conversation below. 

I interviewed actress Nicki Micheaux on the red carpet of Robi Reed's annual charity event.  Micheaux began her career appearing in supporting film roles and playing guest starring parts on television shows include ERAny Day Now, and City of Angels. She also co-starred opposite Halle Berry in the 2005 television film Their Eyes Were Watching God.  i remember her most as played Jennifer 'Jenn' Sutton in the ABC Family drama series Lincoln Heights, which she received two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nominations for her role on series.  Watch our conversation below. 

Black Hollywood Weighs in on Reality TV

I interviewed several black actresses on the red carpet of the NAACP theater awards and asked them to weigh in on the popularity of reality stars in acting roles. Check out what they had to say. Watch below. 

Quencie Interviews Michael Jai White

I interviewed Michael Jai White on the red carpet at the NAACP Theater awards and since his show For Better or Worse was on OWN I had to ask him about Oprah Winfrey. Check out what he said about Oprah. Watch below. 

Quencie Interviews Letoya Luckett

I interviewed Letoya Luckett on the red carpet about her role in the independent movie 'From The Rough,' which starred Taraji P. Henson and the late Michael Clarke Duncan.  Even though we know Letoya from her singing days in Destiny's Child, I think she's a pretty good actress.  Check out our conversation below. 

Quencie Interviews Ebony Steele

I interviewed Ebony Steele on the red carpet of Tammi Mac's one woman show in Los Angeles.  You may remember Ebony as one of the former hosts of Dish Nation with the Rickey Smiley crew.  She was hilarious on there.  Check out our conversation below. 

Quencie Interviews Jonathan Butler

I interviewed Jonathan Butler on the red carpet of the Merge Summit.  This amazing artist was raised in Cape TownSouth Africa, during Apartheid, and started singing and playing acoustic guitar as a child. Racial segregation and poverty during Apartheid has been the subject of many of his records.  His first single was the first by a black artist played by white radio stations in the racially segregated South Africa and earned a Sarie Award, South Africa's equivalent to the Grammy Awards.  To see is success after such humble beginnings are an inspiration.  Watch our conversation below. 

Quencie Interviews Sheryl Lee Ralph

I have had the wonderful opportunity to interview Sheryl Lee Ralph on many red carpets and she is always beat and full of life.  This interview took place at Holly Robinson Peete's birthday party in Malibu. Watch Sheryl discuss her upcoming projects below. 

Quencie Interviews Mali Music

I interviewed Mali Music at The Merge Summit in LA.  I love this guy's music. He is always singing about love.  Check out our conversation below and find out how Mali manages both his faith and his career.  Watch below.  

Quencie Interviews Lelah Rochon

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I was excited to get a chance to interview Lelah Rochon on the red carpet. I loved her roles in 'Waiting to Exhale' 'Boomerang' and 'Harlem Nights.' Check out our conversation at Holly Robinson Peete's birthday party. Watch below. 

Quencie Interviews Yvette Nicole Brown

I always smile big when I see Yvette Nicole Brown on the red carpet.  She is cool, fun and somehow makes my giggle every time I talk to her on the red carpet. Check out our conversation on the pink carpet of Holly Robinson Peete's birthday party. Watch below. 

Quencie Interviews Sheree Fletcher

I interviewed Sheree Fletcher who you may remember from VH1's Hollywood Exes reality show. She is also the ex wife of movie star Will Smith.  I have had the opportunity to speak to Sheree a few different times on red carpets and she is always so cool and down to earth. Check out our conversation about the ladies of the reality show she co-starred on. Watch below.