Tuesday, April 6, 2010

E1 Entertainment released Nothing's Impossible, a 2011 Grammy nominated album by Solomon Burke in Best Contemporary Blues Album category. Sadly by the time of nomination Solomon Burke was dead. Album won 2011 Blues Music Awards in Soul Blues Album Of The Year category.

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Sunday, October 10, 2010
Blues, gospel, R&B, soul, rock and roll singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, known "The King of Rock 'N Soul", Solomon Burke died at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport while on a plane from Los Angeles that had just landed. He was 70. He was also mortician, and an archbishop of the United House of Prayer For All People.
Monday, March 13, 2006

Solomon Burke opened the 21st annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf-Astoria, with "a raucous tribute to Wilson Pickett (class of 1991)", who had died in January 2006.

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Monday, February 28, 2005

Solomon Burke sang two songs on the Late Show with David Letterman, including "I Need Your Love in My Life" from his upcoming Make Do With What You Got album.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Sony Music released Make Do With What You Got, an album by Solomon Burke, nominated for 2006 Blues Music Awards in Soul Blues Album Of The Year category. Album was also nominated for 2006 Grammy Awards in Best Contemporary Blues Album category.

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Monday, April 4, 2005

Solomon Burke was inducted into the Hollywood RockWalk in Hollywood with Ike Turner, Robert Cray,Etta James, and Muddy Waters, who was inducted posthumously.

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Saturday, November 5, 2005
Solomon Burke performed "A Change is Gonna Come" with Aretha Franklin to close the 10th Annual American Masters Tribute Concert.
Saturday, February 22, 2003
Solomon Burke received his only the Grammy award, Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album category for Don't Give Up On Me.
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Friday, July 19, 2002
City of Philadelphia celebrated the first official Solomon Burke Day.
Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Fat Possum released Don't Give Up On Me, a 2003 Grammy winning album in Best Contemporary Blues Album category by Solomon Burke. Album also won 2003 W.C. Handy Blues Awards in Soul Blues Album Of The Year category and was nominated for 2003 W.C. Handy Blues Awards in Blues Album Of The Year category.

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