Jacob L. Hughes is a native of Racine, Wisconsin. His passion for performing arts began at an early age with gospel music. This compelled him to get involved in his church’s youth choir. Acknowledging his talent, his parents encouraged him to participate in church plays that eventually led to his interest in theatre. These interests would eventually blossom into an ongoing profession throughout his life.
Recent accomplishments include, in 2007, co-starring in the highly acclaimed inspirational Northwestern Indiana musical, "My Mama Prayed & Prayed & Prayed, See What GOD Can Do," and America’s number one live urban Gospel stage play, “Church Mess!” In January of 2o12, Jake released his awesome new EP album called “Jake Hughes Unplugged.” With independent distribution, Jake still sold over 4,000 units with sales still rising. Jake Hughes has recently released his new E.P. Album Warfare & Worship. The Album has received rave reviews and airplay from radio stations such as Blog Talk Radio, USR internet radio, View from the Pew Internet talk radio show, Luv 316 radio in London England, Gospel Now Internet Radio, WJVE 102.3, STAR Radio and many more. Jake’s Album has sold over 5,000 units in just 5 months. Jake has had the privilege of being dubbed as the Singer Universe top five vocalists in the world for the month of October.
In September Jake put out his brand new video “Call for the Warriors” off his E.P. album. “Call for the Warriors” received over 10,000 YouTube views in only 6 days. Jakes Video airs all over the country and abroad. He has been featured in such magazines as ICON Limitless and ESG magazine. Hey recently got nominated for 4 Prayze Fest People’s Choice Awards in the areas of "Best New Contemporary Gospel Artist, "Best new Gospel Artist," "Best Christian Video," and "Best Christian Rock Artist." Jake will also be performing his smash hit single on the stages of Bobby Jones Gospel where he will be featured as a new up-and-coming Gospel artist on the show.
Jake Hughes is currently a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ and he is in pursuit of a full time gospel ministry. He is an independent contemporary gospel artist, psalmist, and is committed to singing and ministering the gospel with passion and anointing.
Jake Hughes has training in about eight different vocal styles. He uses that versatility to create a sound all his own. Jake is preparing to release his full length album in 2014 while still ministering throughout the country. This album is anticipated to be an acclaimed and anointed piece of work that will change lives all across the world.