Becky G, Rita Wilson, Chrissy Metz and Diane Warren will be performing live at WrapWomen’s 2019 Power Women Summit, to be held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica on October 24-25.
Stars of the upcoming film “The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel” Angela Birchett, Sheléa Frazier and Christina Bell will also be performing songs from the Lifetime movie.
The event will kick-off on Thursday evening with a live performance by Chrissy Metz with Diane Warren on guitar of the original song “I’m Standing With You.” The song was written by Warren for the feature film “Breakthrough” which starred Metz. It will be followed by a spotlight conversation with Chrissy Metz moderated by TheWrap founder and editor in chief Sharon Waxman. Rita Wilson will also be performing an acoustic set on opening night with her band.
Day two of the event will begin with a gospel performance by Angela Birchett, Sheléa Frazier and Christina Bell. The summit programming will conclude on the afternoon of Friday, October 25 with an acoustic set by Becky G. who will also be presenting this year’s Voice of the Future Award.
Emmy and two-time Golden Globe nominee Chrissy Metz stars on the award-winning NBC series “This Is Us.” Most recently Metz starred as Joyce Smith in the 20th Century Fox film “Breakthrough.”
She also performs “I’m Standing With You” on the “Breakthrough” soundtrack, written by 10-time Academy Award nominee Diane Warren, which Metz performed at the 2019 ACM Awards. Currently, Metz is working on her debut country album.
Diane Warren’s songs have been featured in more than 100 motion pictures resulting in 10 Academy Award nominations.
Her songs have been written for and performed by Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Adele, Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, Zendaya, Aretha Franklin, Cher, Rita Ora, Jennifer Hudson, Whitney Houston, Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, Celine Dion, Demi Lovato, Aerosmith, and even Missy Elliott and former First Lady Michelle Obama on “The Late Late Show With James Corden” on his popular “Carpool Karaoke” segment.
Rita Wilson is a multi-talented actress, producer, singer and songwriter. In May 2012 Rita realized a lifelong dream with the debut of her solo album “AM/FM,” cover songs from the sixties and seventies. Since the release of “AM/FM,” Wilson has been focusing on a new component of her musical career as a songwriter. In 2016, she released her eponymous first album of original songs co-written with some of music’s best. Following her recently acclaimed third album, “Bigger Picture,” Wilson’s fourth album, “Halfway to Home” stakes out new sonic territory – the place where Southern California rock meets Nashville country.
Becky G. has toured alongside and recorded collaborations with Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Pitbull, Daddy Yankee, ZAYN and more. Last week at the Latin American Music Awards she won best female artist for the second time and was also honored with the Extraordinary Evolution Award for her success as a young performer who has reached the pinnacle of success in a short period of time.
This month she also released her first album “Mala Santa” Last year she won two Latin American Music Awards, for Favorite Female Artist and Favorite Urban Song and was awarded YouTube’s Diamond Play Button for surpassing 10 million followers on the platform.
The Clark Sisters (including Christina Bell as “Twinkie,” Kierra Sheard as “Karen,” Sheléa Frazier as “Dorinda,” Raven Goodwin as “Denise,” Angela Birchett as “Jacky”) are the best-selling female gospel group in history. Inspired by their trailblazing mother, choral director Mattie Moss Clark (Aunjanue Ellis), the five Clark sisters overcame humble beginnings in Detroit, enduring abuse, loss, rejection, betrayal, and sibling rivalries to achieve international fame in gospel music. They are also the subjects of the movie “The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel,” executive produced by Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott.
About the Summit
The Power Women Summit brings together 1,500 of the most influential women from the entertainment, media and technology industries, making it the largest gathering of its kind. With the theme of “Toward 50/50,” the event highlights women of achievement, encourages discussion on topics of impact and creates a lasting community of powerful women. The summit will provide two days of education, mentorship, workshops and networking.
Additional speakers for the summit include Eva Longoria, Chrissy Metz, Nicole Richie, Gigi Gorgeous, Rachel Zoe, Sophia Bush, Erin Andrews, Gina Torres, Stephanie Beatriz, Diane Guerrero and Jenna Dewan.
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