Sammy Jackson is a Toronto-based singer-songwriter and 2021 JUNO Award winner. She was born in Jamaica but raised in Canada and started singing at a young age. She was passionate about music and would sing along to the radio, trying to emulate pop and R&B hits. During her teenage years, she performed in talent shows, bands and musicals, which led her to pursue a music degree from the University of Toronto.
At U of T, she studied with renowned vocalists and musicians, honing her skills and developing her confidence.
In 2016, Jackson released her first EP, Take Me Back, which combined her interests in pop, R&B and jazz into a unique and personal sound. Her 2020 JUNO-Award winning EP With You was a collaborative effort with other Toronto-based artists and her band.
The EP was a reflection of her life and journey as a musician, and showcased her sophisticated and heartfelt style.
Sammy Jackson has had a successful career, with a JUNO Award, collaborations with top artists, and performances at prestigious venues and festivals in Canada. She continues to captivate audiences with her unique and compelling style, and has new projects and releases on the horizon. Throughout her journey, Jackson has stayed true to her love for music, creating a sound all her own.