Deanna on stage at the 70th annual NYC Columbus Day Gala and parade.
Meeting CHAKA KHAN! Thanks to her mentor/big sister/friend Eve Nelson…an amazing night!
Donating time and talent to mentoring and teaching young singers for the ‘Ultimate Vocal Summit’. Oh and meeting and working with drumming genius Kenny Aronoff and Rami Jaffee of the Foo Fighters??? EPIC!
Supporting long time friend Antonia Bennett on her jazz performance at The Catalina.
A shot from 2015 BIG Lots ‘Black Friday Woman’ holiday commercial.
Meeting an inspiration! Deanna and Patti LaBelle prior to the Berklee College of Music Commencement Concert in Patti’s honor! Deanna sang Patti’s hits: “Feels Like Another One”, “Lady Marmalade” and others in tribute.
Advertising Age featuring Deanna’s lead in the 2014 BIG LOTS ‘Black Friday’ holiday commercials.
Writing for Quincy Jones’ new artist Xriss Jor led to this moment of meeting the MAN behind so much greatness! Humbling to say the least!
Another of Deanna’s passions? Cooking! So meeting PBS’s Lidia Bastianich after the NYC Columbus Day gala was … YUMMY!!!
Deanna has 2 passions: children and animals! She donates her time and talent to Writegirl.org. Writegirl is a creative writing and mentoring organization that promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills to empower teen girls.
A fun moment during a songwriting camp for Willow Smith.
In lights on the Radio City Music Hall stage singing in the semi quarter finals on Season 8 of ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Deanna being interviewed for NBC 4 LA for ‘America’s Got Talent’
Deanna graduating from Berklee College Of Music on a full tuition, talent scholarship was huge! Getting her degree from the great Patti Labelle and Pat Metheny? HUGER!
Another amazing workshop mentoring teens for Writegirl.org !
Press shot from ‘America’s Got Talent’ right after Deanna made round 2 in Vegas!
Press shot from the red carpet of ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Nick Cannon & Deanna hearing what the judges had to say on ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Supporting Motown Patriarch, Mickey Stevenson’s bio film with my friend, Allee Willis and meeting the great Smokey Robinson.
On stage at Radio City Music Hall singing in the semi quarter finals on Season 8 of ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Meeting and working for Will Smith! Taking a break from a Willow Smith writing camp to meet the inspirational legend himself!
Vibin’ with the great songwriter, Allee Willis (‘September’, “FRIENDS’ theme, ‘Neutron Dance’, etc.) and Motown co-founder, Mickey Stevenson.
Deanna loves Writegirl.org! Here’s another pic of the talented songwriters who donate their time and talent to this inspiring cause!
They have worked many times and it’s always awesome! Deanna and the multi talented, Paula Abdul.
Taking a break from writing with the awesome, X Factor, Hollywood/SYCO artist Bea Miller.
Deanna singing her heart out on stage at the 70th annual NYC Columbus Day Parade.
Deanna with Scandal-Less Brunch, Gladiator Mom honorees: Melanie Fiona & Kristina Kuzmic
Moments before taking the stage at Radio City Music Hall on Season 8 of ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Advertising Age featuring Deanna’s lead in the 2014 BIG LOTS ‘Nailed It’ holiday commercials.
BIG LOTS 2014 ‘Black Friday’ holiday commercial.