(December 12, 2017 –Los Angeles, CA) Today, Jennifer Hudson returns with her brand new single “Burden Down,” as well as a powerful music video, directed by Sam Lecca.
The song is available HERE via Epic Records and check out the music video above!
Once again, the two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning powerhouse and Academy® Award- and Golden Globe® Award-winning actress delivers a blockbuster R&B anthem that’s immediately irresistible. It highlights the power, poise, and passion inherent in her instantly recognizable voice. Most importantly, it hints at big things to come in 2018.
“Burden Down” serves as the first single from her anxiously awaited fourth full-length album due out next year.
The release caps off an incredible 2017 for Hudson. For her riveting turn on The Color Purple (New Broadway Cast Recording) – Album, she earned a GRAMMY® in the category of “Best Musical Theater Album” and a Daytime Emmy® for “Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program.” Moreover, she captured the hearts of viewers everywhere as a coach on the thirteenth season of NBC’s The Voice.
Everything set the stage for the release of the new record as she remains on the verge of unveiling yet another classic.
One of the biggest, boldest, and brightest voices in contemporary music, Jennifer Hudson stands alone. Not only is she a two-time GRAMMY® Award winner, but she has received an Academy® Award, a Golden Globe®, a Daytime Emmy®, and countless other honors as an actress. Her self-titled 2008 debut Jennifer Hudson earned a platinum certification, the 2011 follow-up I Remember Me went gold, and 2014’s JHUD drew a GRAMMY® nod. She has starred in films ranging fromDreamgirls and Sex and the City to Chi-Raq and Sing in addition to taking over Broadway in The Color Purple. Along the way, she became a best-selling author and served as a coach on The Voice UK and U.S. Now, she returns with her most powerful and personal work to date in 2018.