Leon Bridges Packs The iHeartRadio Theater With An Electric Performance!
By December Savage
February 6, 2019
Fans attending the iHeartRadio LIVE with Leon Bridges Presented by Aflac were in for quite a surprise tonight. The Grammy nominated R&B artist and songwriter turned out a packed house here in Los Angeles as he performed a mixture of old and new hits off of his latest album, Good Thing. The sophomore album was released in 2018 and the modern R&B vibe has led to global appreciation.
Tonight, guest enjoyed fun photo ops with a live Aflac duck and then were treated to a 14 song set from Bridges!
The set list included:
Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand
If it Feels Good
Bad Bad News
You Don't Know
Brown Skin Girl
Bridge's is nominated for Best R&B album “Good Thing” and Best Traditional R&B performance “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” – now totaling four Grammy nominations over the span of his booming career. Los Angeles' Real 92.3 host, Nina Chantele hosted tonight's lively event which boosted a pleasant mixture of tunes and discussion with Bridges. He opened up that his musical influences can be credited to 90's R&B artist like Dru Hill and 112. However, don't let that fool you, Bridges is still rocking out to all of the modern hip-hop and R&B music including Young Thug and Drake.
When asked what he has learned from the industry so far, Leon stated that he has realistic expectations on what to expect in the music business and he is certainly in it for the long haul.
"For me it's a marathon. It's not quick results. So it's going to be a long game for me."
Well, the fans are already captured. The large theater filled to capacity with fans standing shoulder to shoulder to bask in the tasteful vibes of the music. Bridge's performance of River lefts guest moved as they all waved their Aflac glowing wristbands in the air to provide a majestic ambiance to the music.
We can’t wait to see what’s to come of Leon!
The R&B singer said he would love to take home a Grammy this year, but if that doesn't happen - another win would be meeting Drake!
Watch our interview with Leon Bridge's below as he talks about the sound of the album and how his fans have been reacting to it!