Triple Grammy Award winning American actress and singer Jill Scott has confirmed to play two Summer Series at at the annual open air event taking place at London's Somerset House, on July 9th and 10th.
Jill Scott last played the UK late last year, during which The Guardian praised her 02 Brixton Academy date, but the soul star is back next month to treat her British fans.
The music diva, who's most recent album, 2007's 'The Real Thing: Words & Sounds, Vol 3,' hit the Billboard Top 5, has also gained two further Grammy Awards for featuring on Lupe Fiasco's 'Daydreamin' and on George Benson and Al Jarreau's 'God Bless The Child.'
Outside of music, Scott's numerous acting work has included a lead role in the HBO/ BBC mini-series 'The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency' in which the late Anthony Minghella ('The English Patient,' 'The Talented Mr. Ripley') directed the feature-length pilot.
The New York Times best seller also recently performed a selection of poetry before a special audience including President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at a special event entitled A Celebration of American Poetry at the White House.
Tickets for both of Jill Scott's Somerset House shows are on pre-sale now.
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Jill Scott smokes suspicious-looking cigarette during concert in Amsterdam.