Singer, songwriter and actor. Born in St. Louis, Mo., JULIUS Williams was first introduced to his musical career at the tender age of 7. JULIUS is known as a gifted artist for his flawless execution and strong delivery of songs from Country to R&B contemporary musical styles. He is a charismatic performer, whose renowned harmonious melodies is synonymous with packed houses and captivated audiences.
JULIUS is an extraordinary entertainer who has successfully been able to incorporate a wide range of musical influences – R&B, Jazz, Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Latin and Country into a distinctive style that defies a categorization while attracting fans from all over the world. He is best known for his crossover voice ability influenced by great artists such as Luther Vandross, Al Jarreau, George Benson, Stevie Wonder, Teddy Pendergrass, Frankie Beverly, Charlie Wilson, Michael McDonald, Phil Collins, Kenny Loggins, Steely Dan and even Michael Jackson to name a few. His music and style has been widely praised by critics and fans alike, nationally and internationally. He has performed with the likes of entertainment greats such as: Aretha Franklin, Chuck Mangione, Roy Ayres, Jeffrey Osborne, Will Downing, Baby Face, The Whispers, Phyllis Hyman, Grover Washington, Temptations, Regina Belle, Nancy Wilson, Kool & the Gang, Herb Alpert, Howard Hewett and Toni Braxton. He has performed with acclaimed comedians Tommy Davidson and Dennis Miller.
JULIUS entertained DC Councilman-At-Large, Michael A. Brown at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. in January, 2010; hosted and performed for the American Liver Foundation fundraiser gala in Marina Del Rey, California in March, 2010; performed for the National AKA Chairs’ Convention in St. Louis in July, 2010; and entertained President Good Luck Jonathan in Lagos, Nigeria in November, 2010. JULIUS performed and entertained at nightclubs in Paris, France in July, 2009. He performed for Debbie Gorman (Gorman & Gorman Associates, LLC) at St. Jude Children's Hospital charity fundraiser in Memphis, Tennessee in 2008; and performed at the Links Ball in Fresno, California, benefitting the Sickle Cell Foundation fundraiser in 2005. JULIUS performed in Chevrolet commercial campaigns for the National Tri State Commission on the east coast from 1985 - 1988; and played the role of Sergeant Myers in two Perry Mason episodes in 1986. In Denver, Colorado JULIUS performed at five star jazz clubs and several ski resorts: Vail, Winter Park, Breckenridge and Steamboat. He also performed at the Denver Cherry Creek Musical Arts Festival. During his musical career Julius sung the National Anthem for the National Football League (NFL), National Basketball Association (NBA) and Major League Baseball (MLB) in various venues across the country.
In 2006 and 2007, he won the Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year, Sammy Davis Jr. Award. With a voice that caresses like melted caramel on ice cream and lyrics that touch the deepest emotions, JULIUS proves that glowing talent only deepens with time. Currently, JULIUS is performing electrifying shows at the Hilton Lounge in Las Vegas. Past venues include some of the largest casinos in the United States such as: the legendary Stardust Hotel, Bally’s Hotel and the Venetian Hotel and Casino.
JULIUS has released two CDs: the first CD, nationally released in 2008, entitled “My Time” written by him includes such songs as Boulevard, So Much Love, Blowing My Mind, Never Forget, Stuck On You, I'm In Love, People All Over The World, All Night, Get Up and Sweat, Love Is For Real and People (Remix). The second CD, intended for national and international release in 2011, entitled “Back for the First Time” songs includes Interlude, Let You Know, Have You Ever, Messed Up A Love, Thank You, Doctor, More Love, Can't Wait, Suffer, and Caught Up.
Always growing and developing his career, JULIUS would like to expand his talents to writing and performing for children on television or the movie screen; start a “Back for the First Time” foundation for homeless children, establish a musical learning center and art school for young people; and finally, never forgetting his roots, performing in his own “swanky” nightclub!