GRAMMY AND ACADEMY AWARD WINNER JENNIFER HUDSON
SET TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM I REMEMBER ME ON MARCH 22
FIRST SINGLE “WHERE YOU AT,” PRODUCED BY R. KELLY,
SERVICE TO RADIO JANUARY 24
I REMEMBER ME AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ATWWW.JENNIFERHUDSON.COM ON JANUARY 24
New York, NY – January 20, 2011 – Grammy and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will release her highly anticipated sophomore album I Remember Me onMarch 22 on Arista Records. The album’s first single, “Where You At,” written and produced by R. Kelly, will be serviced to radio on January 24 (a 30-second snippet can be heard now at www.jenniferhudson.com). The album is available for pre-order starting today on Jennifer’s website and purchasers will receive an exclusive early download of the debut single “Where You At” the week of January 24th.
The album title, I Remember Me, is based on a poem written by Jennifer and composed into a beautiful song co-written by Ryan Tedder that will be featured on the album. Additional writers and producers on the album include multi-award winners Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Rich Harrison, Ne-Yo and Stargate.
“I’m excited about this album because it’s almost like a renewal for me, reflected through the chapters of my life,” comments Jennifer. “I’ve called it ‘I Remember Me’ because of the journey I’ve been on. I’ve learned that life constantly surprises you, no matter your plans. My fans have been so loyal, I feel like they have been on this journey with me and I can’t wait for them to hear the new album.”
Clive Davis, Chief Creative Officer, Sony Music Entertainment states: “Jennifer is thevoice of the new generation and she literally soars on her second album ‘I Remember Me.’ Jennifer fulfills all of her promise and all of the prophesies that she will be on that short list of great vocalists of our time.”
I Remember Me is the follow up to Jennifer’s 2008 eponymous debut album, which featured the hit singles “Spotlight” and “If This Isn’t Love.” Jennifer Hudson debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts and won a Grammy in 2009 for Best R&B Album.
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