PRECIOUS WILSON is an award winning International Singer/Song writer and 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 her family moved to England when she was seven. At the age of 14, her mother decided to send her to study in the US, in Hartford Connecticut to live with my aunt and my cousin, where her passion for singing was further ignited, whilst there she joined the local church choir.
Just over a year later armed with a recording contract, her international professional career as the lead singer with the soul disco band called ERUPTION was launched in the UK.
The band moved to Germany where Eruption wisely distinguished themselves early on by bringing her distinctive and powerful voice front and centre, leading the vocalist to worldwide acclaim and fame. After a string of international hits with the pioneering group, including the 1977 disco classic “I Can’t Stand the Rain”.
Ms. Wilson left Eruption to pursue a solo career that yielded a series of dance-pop hits that dabbled in funk, R&B, electro and high-energy dance throughout much of the ’80s. In addition to working with the legendary Frank Farian
Precious continued 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 wrote Tina Turner's smash hit "What's Love Got TO Do".
She toured the former USSR on the invitation of the Soviet Cultural Ministry and was the first black UK based female artiste to have undertaken such an extensive tour in the then USSR.
Live performances, guest appearances, vocal contribution and collaborations, include shows in the Albert Hall, Monte Carlo, the Kremlin, a Royal Variety Show in the presence of HRH QUEEN ELIZABETH of the UK, a member of the SAUDI ROYAL FAMILY, James Brown, Boney M, Michael Bolton, Little Richard, Sir Cliff Richard, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Albert II the reigning Prince of Monaco.
She is a true champion of singers, as she believes that you need to be original and develop your signature sound in your voice, so that you stand out from the completion.
The creation of her company www.TheVocalTouch.com is the result of her desire to inspire others, and share her passion, knowledge, and experience. It is her way to give back, by helping others to have an opportunity to bring out their own star quality.
Her programs and courses are for all you aspiring singers, and women who want to create a richer voice for confident public speaking and presenting. Precious shares her best trade secrets, insights, information. She gives you the tools to help you find and develop your voice, as she guides you through the creative process.
She actively tours the world today, representing the group Eruption and as a solo star in her own right, whose unique, timeless, and instantly identifiable vocal style and flavour still excites the masses.
Precious is currently working on new material for her forth-coming long awaited new album.