Elder Jacob L. Hughes is a native of Racine, Wisconsin. His passion for performing arts began at an early age with gospel music. This compelled him to get involved in his church’s youth choir. Acknowledging his talent, his parents encouraged him to participate in church plays that eventually led to his interest in theatre. These interests would eventually blossom into an ongoing profession throughout his life.
Recent accomplishments include, in 2007, co-starring in the highly acclaimed inspirational Northwestern Indiana musical, “My Mama Prayed & Prayed & Prayed, See What GOD Can Do,” and America’s number one live urban Gospel stage play, “Church Mess!” In January of 2012, Jake released his awesome new EP album called “Jake Hughes Unplugged.” With independent distribution, Jake still sold over 4,000 units with sales still rising. Jake Hughes has recently released his new E.P. Album Warfare & Worship. The Album has received rave reviews and airplay from radio stations such as Blog Talk Radio, USR internet radio, View from the Pew Internet talk radio show, the Prayze Fest Gospel Network, Luv 316 radio in London England, Gospel Now Internet Radio, Radio1, Kiss104fm in Atlanta, WJVE 102.3, STAR Radio and many more. Jake’s Album has sold over 5,000 units in just 5 months. Jake has had the privilege of being dubbed as the Singer Universe top five vocalists in the world for the month of October.
In September Jake put out his brand new video “Call for the Warriors” off his E.P. album. “Call for the Warriors” received over 10,000 YouTube views in only 6 days. Jakes Video airs all over the country and abroad. He has been featured in such magazines as ESG magazine, ICONIC magazine, and Living Day By Day magazine. Jake also performed his smash hit single on the stages of Mr. Bobby Jones where he is featured as a new up-and-coming gospel artist and he has performed at the Stellar Awards Artist showcase in Nashville Tennessee. Jake recently was nominated for and won 6 2014 Prayze Factor People’s Choice Awards held in the city of Columbia South Carolina; winning in the areas of “Best new Contemporary Gospel Artist,” “Best new Gospel Artist,” “Best Rhythm and Praise Artist,” “Best Christian Rock Artist,” and “Best Urban Contemporary Gospel Artist.”
Today Elder Jake Hughes uses his wisdom and knowledge of the gospel arena to mentor other up and coming gospel artists. Elder Jake sits on the board for the Prayze Fest Gospel Network and he facilitates classes to help artist understand the business and branding aspects of being a gospel musician. Elder Jake is an Award Winning international gospel artist who travels around the world ministering the gospel of Jesus Christ. He just released his latest single “Get Up” which has now totaled to date over 26,000 YouTube views. Jake is a proud husband to wife Minister Laquita Hughes, father of one, and is a committed to singing and ministering the gospel with passion and anointing.
Jake Hughes has training in about eight different vocal styles. He uses that versatility to create a sound all his own. Jake is preparing to release his full length album, Jake Hughes Presents “I Lift My Hands,” in September of 2015. His highly anticipated single “I Lift My Hands”is scheduled to drop May 1st, 2015.
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