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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.

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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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