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Jill Scott Lands First Number One Album

Jill Scott’s Light of the Sun, debuted at number one according to SoundScan. The album released by Warner Bros. moved 135,600 units last week.

Scott’s successful return additionally comes with a string of number ones, gracing her first Billboard Magazine cover, as well as her first solo performance at the 2011 BET Awards which The Washington Post named as one of the night’s greatest performances.

“I’ve always looked to empower my fans through my message of love, independence and strength. A lot has gone on in my life since my last album, so I’m extremely excited to share the new music with all of the people that have supported me these past ten plus years. This album is very revealing, and I can’t wait for everyone to hear it.”

Three-time Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter, New York Times Best-selling poet, and critically acclaimed actress are only a few titles held by Jill Scott.

Before being named People Magazine’s Top TV Breakout Star of 2010 and appearing on VH1 Divas alongside Aretha Franklin, the triple threat began her career collaborating with musical icons, The Roots, Will Smith, and Common in the late 90s.

Warner Bros. Records CEO Todd Moscowitz reveals, “Jill Scott is a masterful performer with a proven artistry across film, TV and music. We are thrilled at the prospects with this partnership and eager to steward the next phase of this uber-talented artist’s career.”


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