Originally recorded by American singer Beyoncé as a lead single from the soundtrack album Dreamgirls: Music from the Motion Picture, Listen received glowing reviews by numerous critics and reached the top of charts in UK and Europe.
A heartbreaking ballad at its core, Beyoncé later performed the song at Oprah Winfrey show and received standing ovation, leaving Oprah speechless. Since its release, the song has become a cult hit amongst fans.
As vocalist Ruhee Ahamed shared in an episode of JamToast, she identifies deeply with the song, it is one of her favourites. She herself has had to overcome a number of hurdles in her life in pursuit of music.
This is a cover of Beyoncé’s incredible song that she did on our show.