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Judith Hill

 
Bio:
Judith Hill has been praised by Rolling Stone for her “stellar powerhouse vocals.” In addition to penning and performing her own material, Judith – who wrote her first song at the age of four – has backed such artists as Stevie Wonder and the late Michael Jackson. Hers is one of the stories ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Judith Hill has been praised by Rolling Stone for her “stellar powerhouse vocals.” In addition to penning and performing her own material, Judith – who wrote her first song at the age of four – has backed such artists as Stevie Wonder and the late Michael Jackson. Hers is one of the stories ... (read complete bio)
 

Judith Hill Biography

Judith Hill has been praised by Rolling Stone for her “stellar powerhouse vocals.” In addition to penning and performing her own material, Judith – who wrote her first song at the age of four – has backed such artists as Stevie Wonder and the late Michael Jackson. Hers is one of the stories told in director Morgan Neville’s acclaimed 20 Feet From Stardom, a film that shines the spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. The film has won the Film Critics Award for Best Documentary and an Academy Award for Best Documentary. The film also won the 2015 Grammy for Best Music Film. Hill, who was also featured on the film’s soundtrack, was a contestant on season four of “The Voice.” Judith has already garnered much praise for her live performance as opener for Josh Groban, John Legend and Prince both in the US and the UK.

Judith Hill’s debut album, “Back In Time,” produced by herself & Prince is out now on NPG Records.




Judith Hill News

YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts Photo YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

YoungArts congratulates the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts (full list below) who are YoungArts award winners and were nominated for the honor by YoungArts. The U.S. Presidential Scholars award—one of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence, leadership qualities and community service—is presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating high school seniors of high potential each year. Students who would like to be considered for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts must be YoungArts award winners. Applications for the 2023 YoungArts competition will open on June 7, 2022 at youngarts.org/competition.

The Revivalists Release New Single and Video, 'You Said It All (Made In Muscle Shoals Photo The Revivalists Release New Single and Video, 'You Said It All (Made In Muscle Shoals)'
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

On the heels of The Revivalists’ epic return to Jazz Fest that saw them perform an electrifying set of hit songs and fan favorites to a sea of festivalgoers this past weekend, the chart-topping rock band has released a new track “You Said It All (Made In Muscle Shoals)” alongside a live studio video (out now via Concord Records). Recorded and filmed during the band’s sessions at the iconic FAME Recording Studio in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, “You Said It All” – a favorite in The Revivalists’ live shows – gets a fresh approach informed by the aura of the legendary studio. PRESS HERE to watch and HERE to listen. 

CeeLo Green & Ledisi to Headline San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2022 Photo CeeLo Green & Ledisi to Headline San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2022
by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2022

San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2022 is thrilled to officially announce today its initial round of confirmed artists including CeeLo Green; Ledisi; Judith Hill; Javon Jackson's 'Charlie Parker at 100,' Ft. Gary Bartz, Charles McPherson & Donald Harrison; The Brubeck Brothers; Telmary & Friends; Joel Ross; Takuya Kuroda Quintet; and more.

Ryoma Takenaga Receives Youngarts Award For Accomplishments In Jazz Photo Ryoma Takenaga Receives Youngarts Award For Accomplishments In Jazz
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2021

New Jersey Youth Symphony member Ryoma Takenaga of New Providence, NJ from the Academy for Information Technology, has received a 2022 YoungArts award in Jazz. Takenaga has been recognized at the Honorable Mention level, the organization's second highest honor.

Evan Rachel Wood, Def Lepard & More Join A BOWIE CELEBRATION Photo Evan Rachel Wood, Def Lepard & More Join A BOWIE CELEBRATION
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2021

This year’s A Bowie Celebration will also celebrate the 35th anniversary of Labyrinth, the classic fantasy film and Jim Henson/David Bowie collaboration, with a special performance from actress Evan Rachel Wood, and an appearance by Brian Henson.

2022 YoungArts Award Winners Announced For Excellence In Visual, Literary And Perform Photo 2022 YoungArts Award Winners Announced For Excellence In Visual, Literary And Performing Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2021

YoungArts announces the 2022 YoungArts award winners—720 of the most accomplished young visual, literary and performing artists from across the country.

Photos: Steve Tyrell Plays Sony Hall Photo Photos: Steve Tyrell Plays Sony Hall
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 1, 2021

It’s Holiday time in New York City and theater and cabaret are returning. However, one of the legendary venues and it’s main attraction for the Christmas/New Years entertainment tradition is missing. Cafe Carlyle and Steve Tyrell. Since 2005 Steve has been a fixture in the Cafe at this time of year but Cafe Carlyle has not re-opened yet so Steve made a brief one night stop over during his current tour to entertain his legions of fans at SONY Hall last night. 

Judith Hill Brings Her Soul-Funk-Rock Sound To Kean's Outdoor Stage Photo Judith Hill Brings Her Soul-Funk-Rock Sound To Kean's Outdoor Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021

Singer-songwriter Judith Hill won a Grammy as a backup singer, but she will showcase her individual artistry when she performs in Kean Stage's summer concert series on the Lawn at Enlow Hall on July 31.

Jazz Vocalist Michael Mayo To Give Outdoor Performance On The Lawn At Enlow Hall Photo Jazz Vocalist Michael Mayo To Give Outdoor Performance On The Lawn At Enlow Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2021

You could say Michael Mayo has music in his bones. The son of two musicians — his dad played sax for Earth, Wind & Fire and his mom sings with Diana Ross — Mayo, who just released his own debut album, will perform Saturday, July 24 at 6:30pm at the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Kean University's East Campus.

The John Scofield Trio, Jazz Greats, Launch Kean's Return To Live Music Photo The John Scofield Trio, Jazz Greats, Launch Kean's Return To Live Music
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021

Live music onstage has returned to Kean University, with a Kean Stage outdoor concert July 17 at 6:30 p.m. by Grammy-winning jazz guitarist John Scofield and the John Scofield Trio featuring Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart on the Lawn at Enlow Hall.

Judith Hill Videos

Lauren Jauregui Brings Down the House at Women of Jammcard JammJam Event VideoLauren Jauregui Brings Down the House at Women of Jammcard JammJam Event
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 12, 2019

Recently, at the invite-only Women of Jammcard JammJam event, Lauren Jauregui brought down the house alongside a slew of surprise guests like Chika, Sheléa, Madame Gandhi and Mads Paige. Hosted by Jammcard, the 'LinkedIn for Professional Musicians,' the room was filled with a powerful energy, both onstage and in the audience, were captivated by the one-of-a-kind performance that only takes place at the JammJam. Backing Jauregui, Chika, Sheléa and the other artists who jumped in to perform were some of the top female musicians in the scene, including Nicole Row (Panic at the Disco), Kat Dyson (Prince), Angie Swan (David Byrne/Adam Lambert), Bianca Richardson (Willow Smith), Kyla Moscovich (Macklemore/Kanye West), Bonnie McIntosh (Selena Gomez), Ayla Tesler-Mabe (18 year old guitar influencer), and Victoria Theodore (Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder).

VIDEO: Judith Hill Performs New Song 'Cry, Cry, Cry' on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2015

On last night's LATE SHOW, singer Judith Hill performed 'Cry, Cry, Cry' ff of her latest album, 'Back In Time.' Watch the appearance below!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes - 20 FEET FROM STARDOM Documentary
by Movies News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Academy Award-nominated documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM just released a new featurette. Go behind the scenes below!

VIDEO: Judith Hill Releases 'Desperation' Music Video
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 26, 2013

Judith Hill has released the official music video for her original song 'Desperation,' featured on the soundtrack to 20 Feet From Stardom, the film from award-winning director Morgan Neville. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Sasha Allen Brings It One More Time on THE VOICE Finale
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 19, 2013

Sasha Allen returned to THE VOICE last night for the live finale show. The singer teamed up with Cathia and Judith Hill for a memorable take on En Vogue's 'My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It).' Check it out below!

VIDEO: Sasha Allen Takes on Usher's 'Without You' on THE VOICE
by Caryn Robbins - May 28, 2013

On last night's THE VOICE, Sasha Allen wowed the crowd and the judges once again, offering her take on David Guetta and Usher's 'Without You.' Check out the performance below!

VIDEO: Fergie, Patti Austin, Judith Hill & More Sing to Encourage Voter Registration
by Robert Diamond - Sep 23, 2012

In celebration of National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 25, The Voter Participation Center joins with Balcony Films for a release of a new music video and original song, 'L.O.V.E. (Let One Voice Emerge),' urging women and other unregistered voters to head to the ballot box on November 6. 'Let one voice emerge, let your voice be heard' at the voting booth, the song reminds voters. Unmarried women, persons of color and young people - the Rising American Electorate - comprise 53 percent of the voting eligible population, and yet represent 63 percent of all unregistered citizens.

STAGE TUBE: Jackson Backup Singer Hill Talks 'THIS IS IT' to ET
by Eddie Varley - Oct 24, 2009

Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' concert film opens worldwide in IMAX and conventional theaters in just five days, and singer/musician Judith Hill was there for every moment of the film and shared its secrets with ET's Kevin Frazier. Sony Pictures Entertaiment announced last month that the release date for 'Michael Jackson: This Is It' has been moved up to Oct. 28, two days earlier than previously announced. Tickets go on sale Sept. 27.