Rudy Currence is a Grammy and Dove award-winning singer, songwriter, and music producer. A classically trained pianist with a music degrees from Furman University, Rudy began singing at 3 years old, playing piano by 6, and was exploring songwriting by the age of 12. Described by his fans as simply an “experience”, he delivers a mesmerizing display of versatility, skill, and undeniable soul. He has appeared on popular shows such as ABC’s “The View” and been featured on major media platforms including Revolt TV, BET Gospel, BET Music Matters, Music Choice, The Breakfast Club, and more. Rudy regularly performs “sold out” shows at nationally renowned music venues across the country including House of Blues, multiple City Winery locations, the Soul Train Music Cruise, the historic Blue Bird Café, The Georgia World Congress Center, Hard Rock Café, and The World Famous Apollo Theatre.
With incredible passion and charisma, Rudy’s music effortlessly transcends barriers of age and genre. His artistry resonates with a wide and diverse demographic, and he proves to captivate international audiences through European and other foreign tours. Through social media, he continually inspires fans all across the globe. Rudy’s evolving repertoire can be described as hybrid, as he authentically transitions between R&B/Soul, Jazz, and Gospel music with seamless ease and proficiency. An acknowledged fan favorite amongst students and faculty alike, he frequently tours prestigious colleges and universities across the U.S. In 2020, he was honored by NACA, (The National Association for Campus Activities) as the recipient of its coveted Campus Legend Award in Denver, Colorado.
Rudy’s live performances (which include dynamic vocals, piano, and acoustic guitar) have garnered a huge online following with millions of YouTube views. He is currently endorsed by Kawai, the world’s second largest piano distributor. He has written and produced songs for R&B/Pop singers Mya and Ray J, and has music featured in the blockbuster movie “The Bourne Identity”. He has worked alongside Hip Hop producer David Banner and multiplatinum, Grammy and Emmy winning music icon, Quincy Jones. In 2013, Rudy won both Grammy and Dove awards for his production on Lecrae’s album, “Gravity”, and in 2015, was again Grammy nominated for writing “Sunday AM” (Pronounced Sunday Morning) for gospel music legend, Karen Clark Sheard.
Rudy’s hit single, “Testimony”, exploded onto the Gospel charts rising quickly to Billboard’s Top 20. The follow-up single “Love Lifted” features DJ Dwight Stone and has generated more than 500K streams across all digital streaming platforms. These latest releases continue to inspire listeners and elicit eager anticipation for his forthcoming album, Stained Glass Windows. The lead single, “I Belong Here” will be released on May 22nd. The album is slated for a Summer 2020 release.
“I want to leave my legacy through song. I believe that my music will inspire, encourage, and heal millions around the world.” ~ Rudy Currence