British musician from Birmingham, England. First rising to prominence in 2006, with Mr Hudson and the Library, Hudson later embarked on a solo career in 2008, when he signed a record deal with American musician Kanye West's GOOD Music label. He was subsequently featured as a prominent composer on West’s 808s & Heartbreak. Hudson later appeared on American rapper Jay-Z’s Top 10 single "Young Forever", from The Blueprint 3. He would find more solo success on his 2009 album, Straight No Chaser, which spawned the hit single "Supernova".