Andra Day is a Grammy-nominated musician best known for her powerful anthem “Rise Up.” Recently, though, she has stunned Hollywood in her first ever movie after reluctantly accepting the lead role in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the star to talk about playing the jazz icon, a performance which has already earned her a Golden Globe award and an Oscar nomination.
NBC's "Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presidents and CEOs, about the stories behind their success. This podcast features the full, unedited versions of those conversations for an even deeper look at the names in the headlines. "Sunday TODAY" airs live on NBC from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET. Check your local listings.