Billy Porter releases new single ‘Baby Was A Dancer’

Billy Porter

Billy Porter, the multi-talented Grammy, Emmy, and twice Tony Award-winning artist has just released his highly anticipated new single “Baby Was A Dancer”! This latest release is an empowering track that explored the trajectory of leaning into one’s authenticity despite societal pushback, especially for those who grew up queer and black.

Billy Porter’s “Baby Was A Dancer” is now available for streaming via Republic Records / Island UK, and it’s the perfect addition to your playlist. The song’s upbeat and celebratory nature will lift your spirits and inspire you to be yourself unapologetically. Through his music, Billy wants to spread the message of freedom and liberation from all the chains that bind us.

But that’s not all! Billy Porter is also embarking on his first-ever concert tour, THE BLACK MONA LISA TOUR: VOLUME 1. This six-week tour will take him to 25 cities across the United States, including New York, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh, PA, Billy’s hometown. Fans can expect a 90-minute powerhouse performance featuring his chart-topping hits “Love Is on the Way” and “Love Yourself,” as well as songs from his forthcoming new album, Black Mona Lisa. The show will be backed by a full band and a video installation, and Billy will share his life story through song, including a nod to his work on Broadway and the hit TV show Pose.

Tickets are on sale now via his website. Fans of Billy Porter can’t wait to witness his passion and joy on stage and to hear his newest releases live.

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Billy Porter is not only a talented musician but also an accomplished actor, director, and author. He has made history as the first openly gay man to win an Emmy for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” for his role in Pose.

He is also a bestselling author with his memoir “Unprotected,” and his directorial film debut “Anything’s Possible” was released to much acclaim in the summer of 2022.

So get ready to groove and be inspired by Billy Porter’s “Baby Was A Dancer” and don’t miss out on his tour. This multi-talented artist is here to spread his message of freedom and empowerment through his music, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store for us next.