“The musical sensation is changing how we hear – and feel – music with her talent, vision and mystique.” – Grammy.com
Accumulating 10 Grammy nominations in just two years, H.E.R. has proven herself as a R&B
force to be reckoned with. In 2019, the singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist won two
Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album (H.E.R.) and Best R&B Performance (“Best Part” featuring
Daniel Caesar). This year, her five Grammy nominations included Album of the Year (I Used To
Know Her), Record of the Year and Song of the Year (“Hard Place”), Best R&B Performance and
Best R&B Song (“Could’ve Been” ft. Bryson Tiller). Following up on her jaw-dropping
performance of “Hard Place,” she returned to the Grammy stage for the second year in a row to
perform “Sometimes,” a brand new song that became the most Shazamed performance of the
H.E.R. Vol. 1 peaked at #1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul Albums chart upon its release and H.E.R. Vol.
2 saw the same trajectory, resulting in two EPs within the Top 5 at the same time. I Used To
Know Her: The Prelude debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart, while fan
favorites “Focus,” and “Best Part” earned the #1 spot on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs Airplay
chart and Urban Adult Contemporary chart, respectively. H.E.R. won two 2018 Soul Train Music
Awards for Album/Mixtape of the Year for H.E.R. and Best Collaboration Performance for “Best
Part.” In 2019, she won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist and is currently
nominated for four NAACP Image awards this year, including Outstanding Album (I Used To
Know Her), Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Song – Contemporary (“Hard Place”) and
Outstanding Music Video (“Hard Place”).
In September 2019, H.E.R. and producer partner Live Nation Urban introduced the first-ever
Lights On Festival at the Concord Pavilion in Concord, CA, which sold out within minutes of
going on-sale. This is notably the first female owned and curated R&B festival in decades.
Touting “R&B Is Not Dead” as the festival’s theme, the powerhouse lineup included H.E.R.,
Jhené Aiko, Daniel Caesar, Summer Walker, Ari Lennox, Lucky Daye and more. She is currently
working on year two of Lights On Festival and looking to expand and make it even bigger and
better than before.
H.E.R. is continuing to dominate other aspects of the entertainment industry this year as well.
She starred in Pepsi’s new “Zero Sugar. Done Right” Super Bowl LIV commercial alongside Missy
Elliott, has a cameo in the upcoming movie Yes Day starring Jennifer Garner and is on the
soundtrack for the film The Photograph starring Issa Rae. This year will also see the launch of
her very own brand of eyewear, her signature fashion accessory.
H.E.R. has captivated audiences not only with stellar live performances while headlining her
domestic and international tours, but also with an impressive list of television performances.
Over the past few years, H.E.R. has performed on the 2020 & 2019 Grammy Awards, 2019
Video Music Awards, Austin City Limits, TODAY Show, Good Morning America, The Ellen Show,
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with James
Corden, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Nickelodeon’s All
That, 2018 BET Awards, 2019 Global Citizen Festival, including her duet of Aerosmith’s “Dream
On” with Alicia Keys and Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince that will air on CBS April
H.E.R. has accrued over two billion combined streams – and counting – of the breakthrough
projects H.E.R. (RIAA-certified Platinum), I Used To Know Her, more recent songs “Slide”
featuring YG (plus the remix featuring Chris Brown, Pop Smoke and A Boogie Wit da Hoodie),
“Sometimes” and “Comfortable” (featured on The Photograph soundtrack). She will release
her official album later this year on MBK Entertainment/RCA Records.