Perth, Western Australia | "A true Renaissance woman" - Musical Notes Global (New York)
Hailed by Musical Notes Global (New York) as “a true Renaissance woman” Aminah Hughes has won local and international awards as a musician, producer, screenwriter, director and photographer.
An Australian Roots artist playing somewhere in between the worlds of Folk, Alt-Country, Blues, Jazz and Spoken Word, she appeared on 11 albums in Australia and Europe before producing her debut solo album Blue Wooden Boat.
Recorded in Ireland, USA, Australia and Germany, the album features special guest Tommy Emmanuel, Waterboys fiddler Steve Wickham and Nashville gospel singers, The McCrary Sisters, and has earned her a number of accolades including two award wins and a nomination at the Independent Music Awards in New York, a Best Song nomination at Berlin Motion Picture Festival and Honourable Mentions in the International Songwriting Competition and Unsigned Only Music Competition in Nashville.
The album has received airplay in Australia, UK and Ireland, and over 80 stations in 26 states across the US, charting on twelve US Core and College radio charts, from #30 to #6.
“A strong, soulful singer” (All About Jazz), her voice appears on a variety of productions, including Australia’s Who Do You Think You Are? and highly anticipated NBCUniversal game, Battlestar Galactica: Deadlock.