THE ISLEY BROTHERS AND EARTH, WIND, & FIRE BATTLE IT OUT ON VERZUZ
Tonight, The Isley Brothers and Earth, Wind & Fire faced off in the latest edition of the hit internet show Verzuz. Airing on Triller and Instagram Live, Verzuz Battles pit two iconic acts against each other to perform hit songs from their respective catalogs. This Easter Sunday matchup featuring the legendary groups was one for the record books, spanning almost 4 hours and 25 rounds. The Isley Brothers performed catalog cuts including “It’s Your Thing,” “Twist and Shout,” “Fight The Power (Part 1 and 2),” and “Between The Sheets,” while Earth, Wind, & Fire sang classics “Fantasy,” “That’s the Way of the World,” “Serpentine Fire,” and “Mighty Mighty,” among others.
On the heels of the show, the two groups experienced renewed audience interest in their historic catalogs. Rolling Stone stated The Isley Brothers’ catalog sales spiked by an impressive 420%, with Earth, Wind & Fire’s sales also jumping 167%.
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