Jessy Wilson

Jessy Wilson is an American singer from Brooklyn and former member of the rock duo Muddy Magnolias.Wikipedia
HometownBrooklyn, New York, United States

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Jessy Wilson on 'Keep Rising' anthem and the hope it brings

  • Singer-songwriter Jessy Wilson was ready to give up her musical dream when a film about female African warriors showed her the power of perseverance. Wilson’s Grammy -nominated song “Keep Rising,” was picked by director Gina Prince-Bythewood to be featured in her action epic “The Woman King.” Wilson and her co-writers Angelique Kidjo and Jeremy Lutito are nominated alongside Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billie Eilish in the category of best song written for visual media during Sunday's ceremony.


Jessy Wilson's message of hope resonated with Grammy voters

Singer Jessy Wilson wanted to deliver a message of hope and resilience in her song "Keep Rising" which ended up in the hit film "The Woman King." Now nominated for a Grammy, Wilson said the timing was perfect for the song to find an audience with the film. (Dec. 19)
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