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Lynda Starr – ESSENCE Fest’s New & Next Artist Winner

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January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lynda Starr is a Soul-driven vocalist & songwriter from Brooklyn, NY. Born Youdlyn Moreau, the songstress creates and performs emotionally driven music to connect with audiences. As a classically trained vocalist and songwriter, she began singing at the tender age of 3, and knew in her heart that music was her ultimate passion. She began writing songs at 8 years old and has been honing her craft ever since.

2023 was a monumental musical year for Lynda Starr as she was crowned the winner of ESSENCE Fest’s New & Next Artist Competition and was one of the Top 3 Winners of the legendary Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night in May 2022. She captured the ears and hearts of industry heavy-hitters. With a mission to transform lives one song at a time, Lynda Starr is determined to empower, educate, heal and inspire her community and the world through music.