Singer-songwriter and Crocs enthusiastJacob Collier is nominated for Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for his song with säje, “In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning.”
During his appearance on the show, Jacob talked about having Quincy Jones as a mentor and transformed the studio audience into a choir!
Robert Glasper is nominated for Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for “Back to Love,” featuring SiR and Alex Isley.
The five-time Grammy-winning musician and producer told Jennifer what it was like getting the chance to work with his music idols Stevie Wonder and Herbie Hancock. He also spoke about the Blue Note Jazz Festival in Napa, California, where he was the artist in residence.
Producer and musician PJ Morton is nominated for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Good Morning” featuring Susan Carol.
PJ and Susan performed the television premiere of their song “Good Morning” on “The Jennifer Hudson Show”!
Jazz singer Samara Joy is nominated for Best Jazz Performance for her song “Tight” and Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals for “Lush Life.”
Samara performed her song “Guess Who I Saw Today” on the “Jennifer Hudson Show” stage.
Talented musician and musical director Adam Blackstone is nominated for Best Jazz Performance for his song with the Baylor Project & Russell Ferranté, “Vulnerable (Live).” His album “Legacy: The Instrumental Jawn” is nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
During his appearance on the show, Adam asked Jennifer Hudson for a jazz duet, and JHud couldn’t say no! The talented musician played the double bass as Charles Jones played the piano and JHud sang “Fly Me to the Moon.”