"If Wilson’s command of stage and song surprises people, then they just haven’t really been listening for the past 30 years or so." - PopEntertainment.com
Mary Wilson’s name is instantly recognizable as one of the three founders of The Supremes, known for classic pop tunes like “Reflections” and “I Hear a Symphony.” Her career has since included being a part of dozens of hit records, acting on stage and screen and recently performing shows at New York’s premier supper club, Feinstein’s at Loews Regency. Often engaging with audience members during her shows, Wilson and her smoky voice wow listeners with a selection of audience-pleasing standards and easy-listening tunes, including the hits of The Supremes.
Mary Wilson, along with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, founded one of the most successful female singing groups in recording history, The Supremes, which recorded 12 No. 1 hits from 1964 to 1969 and performed around the world. Since then, Wilson has gone on to be a part of dozens of hit records, has written a best-selling autobiography, performed on stage and screen, lectured and toured the world, and continues to be looked up to as a singer who set the standard for females in the recording industry.
Her solo career has included recording three albums and performing for celebrities and politicians around the world, including former President Bill Clinton and his family at The White House. Her autobiography “Dreamgirl… My Life As a Supreme” sold more than 250,000 copies, becoming one of the most successful rock and roll autobiographies of all time.
Although music remains her primary focus, Wilson has also acted in various theatrical productions, including a national tour of “Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies.” She has also appeared in a variety of movies.