Leon Bridges (born Todd Michael Bridges; July 13, 1989) is an American gospel and soul singer and songwriter from Fort Worth, Texas. He is best known for his song “Coming Home”, which received regular airplay and was also a Top 10 Most Viral Track on Spotify. Bridges’s debut album, which is also titled Coming Home, was released on June 23, 2015 on Columbia Records.
His debut album was released in the summer of 2015 and has been referred to as a 2015 Album to Look Forward to From Texans by The New York Times. Bridges made the cover of Fort Worth, Texas magazine in May 2015 for not only his vocal accomplishments but also his distinctive retro style. “Coming Home” is featured in an Apple iPhone 6 commercial. Bridges made his first appearance in the UK as an artist in May when he sold out the London Village Underground. He then went on to announce four July dates, ending with a gig at Shepherd’s Bush Empire on September 28. The album was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.
Leon featured on track 6 ‘Kevin’ from ‘This Unruly Mess I’ve Made’. This is the second album made by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.