New Orleans native Ledisi Anibade Young is an American neo soul singer-songwriter, who records under her first name - Ledisi means "to bring forth" or "to come here" in Yoruba. After self-releasing two albums, Ledisi signed a major record deal with Verve Forecast and released her third album Lost and Found in 2007. The record earned her two Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist.
In 2009, Ledisi released her fourth album Turn Me Loose, which earned her a couple more Grammy nominations. Ledidi's fifth album, Pieces Of Me, was released on June 14, 2011 debuting at #8 on the Billboard 200, her first entry on the top 10 of the album chart.