Leela James (born May 22, 1983) is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter.
James cites singers James Brown, Roberta Flack, Toni Braxton, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Gladys Knight, Mavis Staples, Etta James and Stevie Wonder as her influences. Her deep, rich, and gritty vocals have drawn comparisons to Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Toni Braxton, and Tina Turner.
Fall for You is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Leela James. It was released by Shesangz Music under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management on July 8, 2014 in the United States. The album debuted and peaked at number 12 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and at number 69 on the Billboard 200 chart.