Nashville, TN — Grammy® and Tony Award-Winner Heather Headley announces production of her new record slated for release on September 25, 2012 featuring new R&B tracks, stirring Gospel songs, and cuts from the upcoming production of The Bodyguard where Headley reprises Whitney Houston’s role as Rachel Marron. The highly-anticipated CD project is released by in:ciite Media and its distribution partner EMI-CMG Christian Music Distribution.
Born on the Caribbean island of Trinidad the daughter of a pastor, Headley started singing and playing piano in church at a young age. Since, her multi-faceted career has been a blessing. Headley won a Tony Award in 2000 for best actress in a musical for her role in Aida and originated the role of Nala in Broadway’s The Lion King. In 2002, her debut album This Is Who I Am was nominated for two Grammy® Awards, and in 2010, she won a Grammy® in the best contemporary R&B Gospel album for Audience of One. Headley reprises the role of Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard when it debuts on West End at the Adelphi Theatre in London in fall 2012.
“I’m honored to play Rachel in the musical version of The Bodyguard, but I’m also excited to bring new music to my fans on my upcoming CD project,” said Headley. “I encourage fans to participate and visit my website to give me feedback on the unfinished tracks.”
This summer fans can participate by visiting www.heatherheadley.com to give feedback on the unfinished tracks for the new CD, which Headley is recording in May in Nashville. Fans can become a part of the official street team and stay connected for the latest songs and announcements by following Headley on Twitter at @HHTeamOfficial and @HeatherHeadley.