Tony Hughes is a singer, songwriter & producer from Belfast. As a vocalist he has worked in many popular entertainment venues & has fronted many pop cover bands over a 30 year career in music. From his first appearance on the predecessor of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent show, New Faces. Tony came runner up singing one of his original penned ballads. Through this national UK television debut he became a signed recording artist & a go to studio session vocalist behind many local & familiar radio & tv advertising campaigns throughout the 1990s & 2000s. He played support for several touring international acts including The Drifters & Irish Eurovision song contest winner Dana before becoming lead male vocalist with music director & broadcaster John Anderson in The John Anderson Big Band touring extensively throughout the UK & Ireland on the back of their success with the Jive Bunny & The Master Mixers phenomenon of the 1990s. With the John Anderson Big Band, Tony was also the feature male vocalist throughout the eight part UTV music TV series, The John Anderson Big Band TV Disco Show.
Tony remains active on the local music scene as both a member & soloist with the Belfast Community Gospel Choir. He continues to be creative as a singer, songwriter & producer & is actively working with international & local DJs on several exciting projects. Lastly Tony is both delighted & honoured to be involved with Semi;colon from it’s inception to the present & is an active supporter in it’s goals & objectives in raising awareness of the many mental & causational issues the charitable organisation seeks to address.