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Amateur Night at the Apollo, February 1, 2012. Jennifer Holliday is a native of Riverside, Texas. This legendary singer, Tony Award-winning actress and icon began her career on Broadway in the musical Dreamgirls. She later became a successful recording artist whose string of chart-topping albums includes Feel My Soul, Get Close To My Love and I’m On Your Side.
Jennifer is best known for her debut single, the Dreamgirls showstopper and Grammy Award-winning R&B/Pop hit, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going.” Because of Holliday’s passionate and powerful vocals, the song moved from the Broadway stage to international airwaves and became a global classic that only a few are able to sing.
On Wednesday, February 1, Jennifer Holliday rings in the new season of Amateur Night at the Apollo.