What You Need to Know About Rising Star Brianna Cameron
Music October 19, 2022
Brianna Cameron is bound to make a splash in Hollywood!
On Wednesday’s episode of “The Jennifer Hudson Show,” the 9-year-old singer from Newark, New Jersey, wowed Jennifer with a cover of Whitney Houston’s “Greatest Love of All.”
Following her dazzling performance, JHud spoke with Brianna, who charmed the audience with her sweet personality and infectious energy.
Here’s what you need to know about Brianna!
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Brianna Brought the House Down at the Apollo
Back in August, Brianna gave an amazing performance at the famed Apollo Theater in New York as part of the venue’s Amateur Night.
Like her “Jennifer Hudson Show” performance, the young star showed off her vocals singing Whitney.
After a clip of Brianna went viral — racking up over 12,000 views — Jennifer took notice and reposted it on Twitter.
“Sing baby !!!” Jenn wrote.
Sing baby !!! https://t.co/PQlBSVQYLy— Jennifer Hudson (@IAMJHUD) August 18, 2022 @IAMJHUD
She Got It from Her Mama
Following Brianna’s spectacular performance — which Jen called “so beautiful” — Jen asked her where she got her voice.
“My mother,” Brianna answered.
In fact, Brianna’s mother was backstage cheering on her baby!
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Brianna Discovered Whitney on YouTube
One day while Brianna was scrolling through YouTube — where she listens to “so much music” — she discovered a girl who was singing “Greatest Love of All.”
“I was so surprised,” Brianna said.
Following a search, Brianna realized that the song was originally sung by Whitney. After talking about it with her mom, she decided to investigate it further. Fast-forward to today, Brianna got the chance to belt out the ballad on Jenn’s show!
She Gave JHud Her Flowers!
Being the sweetheart that she is, Brianna praised Jennifer by calling her a “legend”!
“I love you so much,” Brianna said. “Especially with all your performances. You started off from ‘American Idol’ and now you won the EGOT award.”
“That is such a big deal and I want to congratulate you,” Brianna added.
In return, JHud told the budding entertainer, “You’re a star.”
Brianna Is Returning to the Apollo!
An “amateur” no more!
On the same day as her “Jennifer Hudson Show” episode, Brianna will return to the Apollo Theater to show off her talents.
“I know you’re gonna do really well,” Jennifer said.
“The Jennifer Hudson Show” airs weekdays. Check your local listings.