‘The Songbird of New Orleans’ scores with first Billboard hit

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The Songbird’s Struggle to Success:  The Robin Barnes Story

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- Robin Barnes, known as “The Songbird of New Orleans,” scored big with her new EP, “Songbird Sessions.”   For the first time in her career, Barnes made the Billboard charts with her new album.

“Songbird Sessions” ranks No. 5 on the Current Traditional Jazz Albums, No. 8 on Top Current Jazz Albums, and No. 12 on Album Core Genre Jazz charts.

News with a Twist Reporter Kenny Lopez talked with Robin Barnes about her recent success.

“I am so excited and grateful to my New Orleans fans and my new fans around the world for helping to make this dream come true.  Love y’all,” she said.

She’ll be guest-hosting News with a Twist Monday, Sept. 12. Tune in at 5 and 6!


Robin Barnes has performed numerous times on our News with a Twist stage.

Robin will be co-hosting News with a Twist on Monday, September 12th.


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