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MARKS FIRST #1 DEBUT IN THE COUNTRY WITH NEW ALBUM
THE LIGHT OF THE SUN
“SO IN LOVE” #1 AGAIN AT URBAN ADULT RADIO
GRACES FIRST BILLBOARD MAGAZINE COVER; ALBUM SCORES RAVE REVIEWS ACROSS USA TODAY, PEOPLE, NY TIMES, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY AND ROLLINGSTONE
BURBANK, CA: JUNE 29, 2011:
Three time Grammy winning singer/actress Jill Scott triumphantly returns after a four year musical hiatus to mark her first #1 album in the country with The Light Of The Sun (Blues Babe/Warner Bros). With sales of over 135k, Scott bests Bon Iver and Adele – who cites Jill as an inspiration – for this week’s top selling albums across all genres. Her debut single “So In Love,” which made TIME Magazine’s 2011 best of summer music list, also holds the #1 spot on Urban radio. Scott’s successful return additionally comes with a string of number ones, gracing her first Billboard Magazine cover, as well as her first solo performance at the 2011 BET Awards which The Washington Post named as one of the night’s greatest performances. continue reading..
Ready to hear “The Light of the Sun?” Jill has released a preview of 8 selections from her upcoming album today on YouTube! Watch below to hear Jill talk about the making of 8 tracks from the album as well as previews of each track featured including “Le Boom Vent Suite,” “So Gone (What My Mind Says),” “Making You Wait” and “So Blessed.” Listen to the selections all the way through or click on the track names on the video to skip around. Like what you hear? Pre-order “The Light of the Sun” on iTunes before its June 21st release: http://wbr.fm/JillScottLOTS
Chicago Fans – Join Grammy Award‒winner Jill Scott as she talks about her career. Pick up an admission wristband at the Apple Store starting today – first come, first serve. Jill’s special appearance takes place Wed, June 1 at 6:00 p.m.
679 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
The Light of the Sunday’s continues with a look at Jill talking about her musical influences and what shaped her as a singer and entertainer in Part Three of the ongoing Sunday series presented by MissJillScott.com and Essence.com!
About Light of the Sundays: MissJillScott.com and Essence.com present “The Light of the Sundays.” Every Sunday from now until album release, tune into MissJillScott.com and Essence.com to get exclusive content from Jill’s upcoming album “The Light of the Sun.”