Judith Sephuma is a South African jazz and Afro-pop singer. She grew up in Polokwane and moved to Cape Town in 1994 to study as a jazz vocalist. In 1997, she graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Performer's Diploma in Jazz and went on to further study. In 1999, she won the "Best Jazz Vocalist" at the Old Mutual Jazz Into The Future competition and signed with the African division of BMG.
Her debut album A Cry, A Smile, A Dance.... was critically acclaimed and she later followed it up with New Beginnings.