By Jack Barnes
With real stories like these and a history of helping young girls build self – esteem, Dove was inspired to join forces with Kelly Rowland to write and produce an original song titled, “Crown”—a power anthem that aims to break down the narrow definition of beautiful hair and encourage girls to feel confident in wearing it how they choose. The resounding call: “Wear it proud. #MyHairMyCrown. Enjoy this video stream below after the jump and please share this with friends.
“Growing up I felt many of the pressures young girls face today when it comes to embracing their hair, but my mom would always tell me that your hair is your crowning glory and you should wear it proudly,” says Kelly. “This song is very personal to me and, having met many of the real girls who inspired it, I am incredibly proud to be partnering with Dove to spark this conversation and encourage girls everywhere to love their hair.”
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Tyrelle Davis and Faith Fennidy, both 11-years old, made headlines when they were sent home from school because of their hair extensions. Eleven-year-old Jorja Orrick was bullied for having short hair, which prompted her sister Sarah to cut her own locks in solidarity. Dove and Kelly used the stories of this young girls and incorporated them into “Crown” and featured them as the stars of the music video!
Dove is encouraging young girls and women from all over to join in spreading this anthem far and wide. Head to YouTube and Vevo to watch and share the music video and exclusive behind the scenes content featuring the real girls who inspired the song. Debuting February 6, 2019, the single will be released on Universal Music’s Island Records UK and available to stream on all streaming platforms.
About Dove Hair
Dove Hair offers a wide range of solutions that provide deep nourishment and repair to meet women’s specific hair needs, whether it is dry, frizzy, in need of volume or damaged. The range includes shampoo, conditioners, treatments and styling products.
About Kelly Rowland
Kelly Rowland is a 4-time Grammy Award winner singer, songwriter, actress and executive producer. A global pop star since the age of 16, Kelly grew up in the spotlight as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the best-selling groups of all time. The groups awe-inspiring list of chart toppers include 4 No. 1 singles in the U.S. and more than 60 million albums sold worldwide. Kelly Rowland has blossomed into a stunning solo artist who has released four successful studio albums, which have topped music charts all over the world. Kelly’s beautiful voice and effervescent personality have not only garnered her critical and commercial success in the music arena, but her movie star good looks, unique style and limitless drive have also generated numerous opportunities in television, film and fashion. Kelly has guest starred on several hit sitcoms including “Girlfriends,” “Empire” & “Being Mary Jane” and became an Executive Producer of her very own docu-series, “Chasing Destiny” which premiered in April 2016. Her undeniable on-screen presence led television impresario Simon Cowell to tap her as a judge for the immensely popular shows, The X Factor (UK 2011) and the US version of The X Factor (2013). Kelly’s mentorship skills were tapped once again when she joined the lineup as a judge on The Voice Australia earlier this year and will head down under once again to film the next season. Most recently, she participated as a guest mentor on the new season of NBC’s The Voice (US) working alongside Jennifer Hudson. Kelly also added a new title to her name as published author with the release of her literary debut “Whoa, Baby!” which chronicles the trials and funny tribulations of being a new mother. Her versatility doesn’t stop with recording music and acting, in 2015 Kelly positioned herself as a national spokesperson for numerous powerhouse brands including Caress, Cadillac and many more. Although Kelly Rowland has a long list of accomplishments and accolades she shows no signs of slowing down!
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