Precious Wilson is one of the pioneers of the UK Black music revolution of the 70’s and 80’s, alongside such artists as Junior Giscombe, Jazzy B (Soul 2 Soul), Heatwave, Loose Ends, Leee John (Imagination), Eddy Grant, and Carol Thompson.
Precious was born in Jamaica, and educated in both the UK and the USA.
She started her singing career as lead singer with the soul disco group called ERUPTION.
Eruption covered The Anne Peebles classic ” I CAN”T STAND THE RAIN”, which was a gigantic international hit. This was soon to be followed by “ONE WAY TICKET”,which had similar success. Other popular recording includes “RAISING MY FAMILY” and “CRY TO ME”.
Her single entitled “I’LL BE YOUR FRIEND” on Jive Records, underlined her appeal on the dance soul circuit. It reached the Top 40 in the Billboard R&B Charts.
She followed her success with the title track to the blockbuster movie starring MICHEAL DOUGLAS, KATHLEEN TURNER and DANNY De VITO, entitled: “THE JEWEL OF THE NILE” written by the team of Britten and Lyle who wroteTina Turner’s smash hit”What’s Love Got TO Do”.
Precious has toured theformerUSSR on the invitation of the Soviet Cultural Ministry. The 55 date concert tour was arranged in six Soviet Republics, performing to full capacity audiences at each venue. She was the first black UK based female artiste to have undertaken such an extensive tour in the then USSR in 1988.
As well as having the talent for a variety of television and stage work she astounded theatre land with the hit musical “BLUES IN THE NIGHT”.
Other performances include shows in Monte Carlo, numerous concert tours in both Eastern Europe including the Kremlin, and continental Europe. She has participated in a Royal Variety Show in the presence of HRH QUEEN ELIZABETH of the UK, and a member of theSAUDI ROYAL FAMILY.
Over the years she has made guest appearances and associated studio productions with artists such as Sir Paul McCartney,Sir Elton John, James Brown, Boney M, Michael Boltonand Little Richard.
Precious currently lives in London, and continues to wow her audience, with her gorgeous soulful voice and her dynamic personal presence, all over the world. Her umbrella site is www.preciouswilson.com.
She is currently working on new material for her forth-coming album due for release shortly.