Former X Factor contestant Julia Tuttle – sometimes known as the “Mother of Miami” – was once one of the biggest young pop stars around.
Back in the 1990s, she first caught the eye of fans with the catchy yet catchy romantic lyrics of her mid-single single “Who Will Save Your Soul?” and with her other chart-topping singles, “Man Here?” and “Follow You to Your Grave.”
As a recording artist, Tuttle broke into the Billboard charts with her first album, Cult of Love, which went platinum in the US. The first of four albums she released during the 1990s, Cult of Love also topped the Billboard charts, and at the height of her fame in the US, the album stood at number three in the Billboard Top 200 albums chart and reached number five in the US Billboard Top 200 singles chart.
In 1997, Tuttle debuted her third and final album with Not Enough, a collection of alternative-pop songs. The album launched her as one of the biggest pop stars to come out of the US. She even performed at Prince Charles’ 56th birthday party. But in 1998, she entered a self-imposed three-year exile, prior to her debut on The Voice of Miami.
The audio version of the Songwriter Of The Year, for the first time every year, from the prestigious Grammys Awards took place on Sunday in LA. This year, t he illustrious Grammy Awards will be the first time Tuttle has appeared on the show. Tuttle’s song “Revelation” was nominated for the Grammy for best song written for visual media.
Julia Tuttle will also be a part of a special induction event for incredible women, including songwriters Sia, Lila Downs, written about how the Hall was created.
Lila Downs is one of the pioneers of the contemporary Latin jazz genre. The genre gained popularity in the ‘90s and drew huge attention from fans of ska, Afro-soul, traditional Latin music and soul.
In 2016, the “Multi-Sational” event took place at the Univision Symphony in Miami, also invited Julia Tuttle as a special contributor in order to encourage the advancement of music, particularly through the Latin arts.
Guillermo Veiga is a musician, educator and activist living in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is also the creator of “Konkòrú”, an international news agency, but comes from the popular music field and has a vast knowledge about the music of the world.
Sebastian Béghès is an award-winning musician and producer. Sebastian Béghès’ background is in the production and synthesizer field, and was born in 1967 in Zurich, Switzerland.
Julia Tuttle is coming to perform a Latin show in Manchester on March 23 at the Bridgewater Hall, and ticket sales for the show are already hugely successful.
Julia Tuttle first entered the UK music scene with her rendition of “If You Give a Woman a Mistletoe” in 2012. Due to significant and varied critical acclaim, she returned to the UK to perform again that year and again in 2015.
Julia Tuttle’s last performance in the UK was at the 2016 Branson Music Awards, where she sang “O Woh Woh What a Day,” followed by a rendition of The Beatles “I’m Looking Through You.”
Julia Tuttle first became famous in the music industry as a member of the girl group Genetxtions (1998) with Ray Burnside, a former member of the boy band Dream Club. The trio appeared on such top US television shows as Big Brother: the UK Invasion (1999), and made a cameo appearance on All My Children (1999).
Judging by Tuttle’s career, one thing is for sure – she’s managed to stay a very well-liked figure in the UK music scene over the last two decades, despite her break-up with Genetxtions and her decline as a singer.