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Alice Tan Ridley

Rank #95 US New York, NY R&B/Soul


Manager: Dvir Assouline

Bio: In just a few short minutes on America’s Got Talent, Alice Tan Ridley boldly made herself known to the world when her phenomenal rendition of the Etta James classic, “At Last”, wowed the judges, blew away the audience, and caused the entire nation to take notice. Ridley’s raw power and charm imme... See Full Bio

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    Jun 5

    New York, NY, US | 3:30pm

    New York, NY, US
    Thu Jun 05 3:30pm


    Alice Tan Ridley Alice Tan Ridley: America's Got Talent Singer at Cafe Wha? R&B and gospel singer Alice Tan Ridley, who made headlines with her soulful and powerful performances on NBC's hit TV show America's Got Talent, appears live in concert at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village. A Harlem native and long-time New York subway busker, Ridley appeared on the 2010 season of America's Got Talent at the age of 58, and astonished the audience and judges with her renditions of Etta James' "At Last," Gladys Knight's "Midnight Train to Georgia" and other classic tunes. Ridley is also the mother of Precious star Gabourey Sidibe.

  • 2013

    Apr 14

    New York, NY, US | 8:00pm
    Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:00pm
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    Apr 14

    New York, NY, US | 11:00am
    Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:00am
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    Dec 15

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  • 2012

    Jul 17

    Meridian, MS, US | 7:30pm

    Meridian, MS, US
    Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:30pm


    This former subway singer has stormed stages worldwide since her 2010 appearance on America’s Got Talent. After raising her family and working in the New York City school system, Alice Tan Ridley began singing in New York subway stations in 1992, to the delight of the huge crowds who cheered her on. Her rousing rendition of Etta James’ “At Last” during her first appearance on America’s Got Talent is a classic example of her strong voice, with its R&B stylings. For Fans of: Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Etta James What Critics Say: “She’s got an amazing personality as well as a great talent.” — Piers Morgan of America’s Got Talent

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    Alice, you are one very talented and beautiful singer, you have fans even in the small town of Lake Stevens, Washington. Your awesome!!!!!! Whiskey Labido.
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Q: Hello Ma'am, I would like to hire you as a session singer? How much are your rates and how can I get into contact with you?
A: Hi there, please contact my manager, Dvir Assouline - dvir@propr.us

Asked by Nicholas Arthur SONGWRITER. Answered on Sat Jun 28 2014

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