Sarah Hudson (singer)

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Sarah Hudson
Born (1984-03-24) March 24, 1984 (age 32)
Los Angeles, California
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2003–present
Labels EMI / S-Curve
Associated acts Ultraviolet Sound

Sarah Theresa Hudson (born March 24, 1984) is an American pop singer-songwriter, and creator of the club-pop music project Ultraviolet Sound. Her father is record producer and 1970s television personality-pop singer Mark Hudson.

Early life[edit]

Sarah Theresa Hudson was born in 1980 to record producer and 1970s television personality-pop singer Mark Hudson (of the Hudson Brothers), and established dancer Wendy Gotelee. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Hudson grew up doing dance and musical theater. As a teenager Hudson did extensive guest and background vocal work for many established pop artists and began writing her own songs at the age of 18. Hudson has trained professionally from the age of 3 under voice instructors Mary Drummond, Elisabeth Howard, and Dena Murray.

Music career[edit]

Present: Songwriting and Solo Project[edit]

Sarah Hudson is currently signed to Prescription Songs/AAM as a songwriter. Her co-write with Katy Perry, Dr. Luke, Max Martin and Cirkut entitled "Dark Horse" became Perry's third single off her album, Prism. "Dark Horse" has been a commercial success, charting at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. The song topped the charts for four weeks straight and has sold 7.9 million copies so far, making it one of the top selling digital singles of all time. Sarah also co-wrote "Black Widow" by Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora which has recently been certified 2x platinum by the RIAA and peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. Hudson has currently penned "Get On Your Knees" by Nicki Minaj featuring Ariana Grande, "The Feeling" by Justin Bieber, "Banshee" by Santigold, "San Francisco" by 5 Seconds of Summer and many more cuts on the hit records of today. Sarah is currently finishing up her solo EP, "Songs from the Sea" due out summer 2016.

2007–2011: Ultraviolet Sound[edit]

Work began in late 2008 on Hudson's new "club pop" music project under the name Ultraviolet Sound. The group, also known as UVS, released their first full-length record, O.C.D. (Obsessive Compulsive Dancing), in April 2009 independently. The band secured sponsorship of O.C.D from Adidas Originals and garnered a total of 135,000 downloads. UVS released another album worldwide in 2011 entitled "Ultraviolet Sound". Their first single "Suck My Kiss" was released digitally on iTunes along with three remixes. Followed by the release of their second single "Girl Talk" which was the #1 release at Top 40 radio from an independent label in 2011, playing on over 50 Top 40 stations. !n 2012, they released a collaboration with DJ Kill The Noise called "Dying". UVS played a 35-city US tour with Family Force 5, shows with DJ's Kill The Noise, Treasure Fingers, Ludachrist, SebastiAn, Kavinsky and more. They also played several one off shows with Lady Gaga, a SXSW performance on a bill with Robyn, N.E.R.D, Katy Perry and shows with many other top artists. They received multiple posts from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, and heard their cover of "Two of Hearts" in rotation on top dance stations around the country. Ultraviolet Sound took their music international in March 2010 with a 20-date U.K. tour. Sarah had a featuring and co-write on EDM artist Brillz's record called "Fuzzy Peach" and EDM artists Kill The Noise and Brillz's record "Saturn" which was released on Skrillex's label OWSLA, featured in Rolling Stone and continues to be played by high-profile DJ's around the world.

2005–2006: Debut album[edit]

Hudson's previous record label, S-Curve Records, folded before her debut album, Naked Truth (2005), was officially released. Collaborators include Desmond Child, Eric Bazilian, Billy Mann, Ozzy Osbourne and Aerosmith vocalist Steven Tyler. Hudson has been featured in Interview, Women's Wear Daily, YM, Seventeen, Teen Vogue and Elle.

Television career[edit]

Hudson was featured on Frontline in its report "The Way The Music Died." She has also appeared on a Season 1 episode of Project Runway, during a challenge where the contestants had to design a rocker fashion with which she would portray her image. She was touted as an "up and coming rock star".

Personal life[edit]

Her godfather is Steven Tyler. Her godmother is Goldie Hawn to whom her uncle Bill Hudson was previously married. She is a first cousin of Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson.

Hudson currently divides her time between New York City and Los Angeles.



  • 2005: Naked Truth
  • 2009: O.C.D. (Obsessive Compulsive Dancing) under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2011: Ultraviolet Sound under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2016: Songs from the Sea' (upcoming EP from Sarah Hudson)

Extended Plays[edit]

  • 2007: Fast, Cheap And Out Of Control - EP under Ultraviolet Sound


  • 2005: Girl on the Verge under Sarah Hudson
  • 2011: Suck My Kiss under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2011: Girl Talk under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2012: Neon Child under Ultraviolet Sound

Music Videos[edit]

  • 2005: Girl on the Verge under Sarah Hudson
  • 2009: Gimme My Electro under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2011: Suck My Kiss under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2011: Girl Talk under Ultraviolet Sound
  • 2011: Video Megamix under Ultraviolet Sound


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