Jill Scott

Jill Scott

 

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Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972)[2] is an American singer-songwriter, model, poet and actress. Her 2000 debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1, went platinum, and the follow-ups Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2 (2004) and The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3 (2007) both achieved gold status. She made her cinematic debut in the films Hounddog and Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? in 2007.

After a four-year hiatus from music, Scott released her fourth album, The Light of the Sun, in 2011. In 2014, she starred in the film Get On Up as the second wife of James Brown.[3] She also appeared as the lead role in the BBC/HBO series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency based on the novels of the same name by Alexander McCall Smith. In 2015, she released her fifth album, Woman.

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Highlights9

The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3
 
The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol.
The Original Jill Scott from the Vault, Vol. 1
 
The Original Jill Scott from the Vault, Vol.
Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1
 
Who Is Jill Scott?
Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol. 2
 
Beautifully Human: Words and Sounds Vol.

Photos - Jill Scott268

People Recently Photographed with Jill Scott8

Popular Albums16

Album Appearances & References43

Popular Songs20

Song Appearances & References5

Musical Groups1

Musical Group References1

Films8

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows8

Minor Play Appearances & References1

Other Music-Related Relationships2

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Video Game References1

Collaborators & Influencers38

Awards & Nominations37

Popular Tours6

You May Also Be Interested In49

Videos41

Spotify - Albums & Singles49

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On43

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles27

Jill Scott returns to prime time in 'Black Lightning'
  –  January 14, 2018
Philly native and three-time Grammy winner Jill Scott, who has built a solid reputation as an actress ... richly complex,” executive producer Salim Akil stated on the website Singer’s Room.com. “I’m excited to see her in the role of Lady Eve.”
Jill Scott: Singer’s Estranged Husband Feels ‘Blindsided By Divorce
  –  November 19, 2017
*As you’ve heard by now, Jill Scott and her husband Mike Dobson are calling it quits after a year of marriage. On the same day she filed for divorce, Scott also asked for a restraining order, which was later granted. Following news that she filed for ...
Jill Scott’s Soon-to-Be Ex-Husband Says She’s ‘Evil’ Amid Divorce Filing News
  –  November 8, 2017
Jill Scott has closed the curtain on her marriage to Mike Dobson. The singer filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage in September, according to documents recently obtained by Bossip. While Dobson hadn’t responded to the Tennessee-based filing ...
Jill Scott Granted Restraining Order Against Estranged Husband (UPDATE)
  –  November 7, 2017
UPDATE: Jill Scott isn’t playing any games with estranged husband Mike Dobson, as the “Golden” singer has just been granted a restraining order against her soon-to-be ex. According to Bossip, neither spouse can threaten, harass or stalk the other ...
Musician Jill Scott recalls 'nasty' incident with Harvey Weinstein
  –  October 23, 2017
Neo-soul hitmaker Jill Scott has stepped forward with her own story about Harvey Weinstein, claiming that the embattled Hollywood producer once mocked her over her pregnancy. "When I met Harvey Weinstein, he was rude," Scott, 45, wrote on Twitter last week ...
69 F*cking Fantastic Songs From Netflix's She's Gotta Have It
  –  January 16, 2018
Nostalgia-inducing classic tracks from acts like Maxwell, Stevie Wonder, and Jill Scott are featured so prominently in the show that album covers are often used as transition slides between scenes, and new music by Anthony Ramos, who stars in the series as ...
Black Lightning Soundtrack: Songs In Episode 1, ‘Resurrection’
  –  January 16, 2018
“I wanted to bring people in. I wanted people to hear Isaac Hayes and Jack White and Jill Scott-Heron. I wanted to do a soundtrack, when you listen to it you hear music that you’ve heard before, that you feel, and that’s been sampled.” So without ...
Women’s football roundup: Arsenal to face Manchester City in cup final
  –  January 14, 2018
The Denmark international intelligently found space in the area to ensure she got on the end of a Jill Scott cross to make it 1-0. There were no more goals in the game but Scott and Nikita Parris had chances to make life more comfortable for the Women’s ...
Chelsea LFC 0
  –  January 14, 2018
Just one minute later and City made their mark. Jill Scott’s cross entered the box and as Nikita Parris couldn’t quite make it, perfectly positioned Nadia Nadim fired straight down the middle to make it two goals in two games for the January recruit.
Jill Scott returns to prime time in 'Black Lightning'
  –  January 14, 2018
Philly native and three-time Grammy winner Jill Scott, who has built a solid reputation as an actress in projects such as “Why Did I Get Married?” and “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency,” returns to prime-time television in “Black Lightning ...
Missy Elliot To Be Honored At Essence’s 2018 Black Women In Music Celebration
  –  January 13, 2018
She will join previous honorees of the prestigious award who include Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland, Andra Day, Emeli Sandé and Sylvia Rhone.
Phil Neville in the frame to take over as England women's coach
  –  January 12, 2018
Neville, who has already held coaching positions at Manchester United, Valencia and Salford City, also raised suspicions by following several England women’s players on Twitter, including Jill Scott and Steph Houghton, as well as the Lionesses ...
R&B’s Softer Side Is Having a Quiet Resurgence
  –  January 12, 2018
Last year, TDE announced the signing of SiR, who has experience writing for Jill Scott and LeToya Luckett. His debut is due at the top of 2018, and songs like “Dreaming of Me” sound like potential hits in the new climate. “People are starting to give ...
Phil Neville in frame to be England women's manager - sources
  –  January 12, 2018
Neville, who earned 59 England caps during his playing career, has recently followed several of England's players, including Jill Scott and the team's captain Steph Houghton, while he has also followed the official Lionesses' Twitter account as well as the ...
Mint Condition member headlines Heritage fest
  –  January 12, 2018
and Jill Scott. Through cuts like Level and Organic, the 14-song album explores love and relationships, themes that never get old, Williams said. "When it comes down to it, that’s what (life) is all about," he said. "I’ll always talk about (love).
A day-by-day breakdown of 5 fun ways to spend your long weekend in Charleston
  –  January 11, 2018
It’s only fittin’ that Zandrina Dunning, Christian Smalls, Aisha Kenyetta and Shineika Townsend are going to break it down for you with the Soul Icons tribute to Chaka Khan, Jill Scott, Aretha Franklin and Sade. The biggest highlight of the weekend ...
First Black Lightning clip features a disturbing scene of racial profiling
  –  January 11, 2018
Debuting on Jan. 16 on The CW following The Flash’s midseason premiere, Black Lightning also stars James Remar, Damon Gupton, Christine Adams, Chantal Thuy, and Grammy-winning artist Jill Scott as Lady Eve.
Rapsody And Leikeli47 To Perform At ESSENCE Black Women In Music Event Honoring Missy Elliott
  –  January 11, 2018
Presented in partnership with The Recording Academy, Essence 2018 Black Women in Music is sponsored by Lincoln Motor Company and AT&T. Previous honorees for the event have included Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu, Kelly Rowland, Jill Scott and Andra Day.
Ben O’Neill on touring with John Legend and living the music life
  –  January 9, 2018
Since then, O’Neill has played with some of music’s biggest names like Kanye West, Sting, Jill Scott, Kid Cudi, Christina Aguilera and of course, John Legend. The man himself, @johnlegend with my new EP #salt! Thanks for the support, John! Thanks also ...
Reading Women 2-5 Manchester City Women
  –  January 8, 2018
Jill Scott's second-half brace secured City's sixth win from six. Man City boss Cushing wants festive WSL fixtures Nadia Nadim - the refugee soccer star's story Afghanistan-born Denmark international forward Nadim confidently nodded in her first goal in ...
Black Lightning Season 1: First Look at Nafessa Williams as Thunder
  –  January 5, 2018
The series also stars Marvin “Krondon” Jones III as Tobias Whale, Jill Scott as Lady Eve, Chantal Thuy as Grace Choi, James Remar as Peter Gambi, and Damon Gupton as Inspector Henderson. The show comes from executive producers Greg ...
First Look at Superhero Thunder from Black Lightning!
  –  January 4, 2018
Jill Scott was cast as the villain Lady Eve. Based on the characters from DC, Black Lightning is from Berlanti Productions and Akil Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Salim Akil & Mara Brock ...
4 concerts to catch in the Washington area: Jan. 5-11
  –  January 4, 2018
Some of her earliest credits were with Boyz II Men and as a background singer for Jill Scott — all of whom hail from the City of Brotherly Love — but Green struck gold with her 2002 debut single, “Emotional Rollercoaster.” She has sustained her ...
Jill Scott on Playing an ‘American Hero’ in Lifetime’s ‘Flint’ Original Movie [EUR Exclusive]
  –  November 28, 2017
*When Jill Scott dropped her debut album “Who Is Jill Scott?,” I experienced yet another shift in my consciousness. An elevation of awareness, if you will. I had previously experienced this shift most notably when I discovered a love of classic cinema ...
Jill Scott’s Soon-to-Be Ex-Husband Says She’s ‘Evil’ Amid Divorce Filing News
  –  November 8, 2017
Jill Scott has closed the curtain on her marriage to Mike Dobson. The singer filed for divorce after 15 months of marriage in September, according to documents recently obtained by Bossip. While Dobson hadn’t responded to the Tennessee-based filing, he ...
Jill Scott Granted Restraining Order Against Estranged Husband (UPDATE)
  –  November 7, 2017
UPDATE: Jill Scott isn’t playing any games with estranged husband Mike Dobson, as the “Golden” singer has just been granted a restraining order against her soon-to-be ex. According to Bossip, neither spouse can threaten, harass or stalk the other ...
Jill Scott Reveals The Rude AF Thing Harvey Weinstein Told Her When She Was Pregnant!
  –  October 20, 2017
Tsk, tsk. Weinstein is a straight up MONSTER. When one fan pondered why people still worked with Harvey, even though he's clearly a despicable person, Jill explained: I do. It’s all about the dream. Some powerful assholes have the juice to crush them.

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