Since breaking through in 2016 with his self-released debut single ‘Out Of My System’, the multi-talented musician has racked up over 100 million global Streams and played over 150 shows in 40 countries around the word, including sold-out tours across Europe and North America.
Youngr made a name for himself with his unique one-take live videos of dancefloor friendly bootlegs, with his take on ‘Sweet Disposition’ by The Temper Trap going viral and racking up over 15 million video views within the first two weeks.
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CLAIRE RICHARDS is best known as one-fifth of STEPS, one of the UK’s all-time most successful pop groups. The band have sold over 20 million records with 14 top five singles, 4 number one albums, hits including 5,6,7,8, Chain Reaction, One for Sorrow, #1’s Tragedy and Heartbeat, and many more. 2011 saw the band achieve another #1 album with their ‘The Ultimate Collection’ release, followed by a Sky 1 documentary series ‘Steps Reunion’ - the highest rated original programme on Sky that year.
In 2017, the band marked their 20th anniversary and released their first single in over 6 years, ‘Scared Of The Dark’, followed by their gold certified album ‘Tears On The Dancefloor’ both of which went straight to #1 on iTunes, with the latter also #1 on the UK sales chart. The year ended on a high for the band, as they embarked on their 22 date sold out ‘Party On The Dancefloor’ Arena Tour in the UK & Ireland selling over 300,000 tickets - making it one of pop’s biggest tours of the year.
In 2019 Claire released her first ever solo album ‘My Wildest Dreams’ on Sony UK which reached #1 on iTunes and #9 on the official UK chart it also featured three Radio 2 playlisted singles including the hit On My Own. Claire embarked on a sold-out UK tour in support of the album and was the special guest for Celine Dion’s performance at British Summertime, playing to 65,000 people in London’s Hyde Park.
Since then, Steps have continued to tour arenas and to release new music including the Sia-penned ‘What The Future Holds’ in 2020 and the Michelle Visage duet ‘Heartbreak In This City’ in 2021, They scored a further two #2 charting UK albums with ‘What The Future Holds’ and ‘What The Future Holds Pt 2’ then in 2022 released the #1 album ‘Platinum Collection’ joining ABBA, Rolling Stones and Stereophonics as the only groups in UK history to score #1 albums in four consecutive decades.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor shot to fame as a vocalist on Spiller's huge number one single, ‘Groovejet’ and her worldwide smash hit, ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’. Her debut solo album, ‘Read My Lips’, was released in 2001 and sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Her subsequent album releases include ‘Shoot from the Hip’ (2003), ‘Trip the Light Fantastic’ (2007) and ‘Make a Scene’ (2011). In 2014, Sophie released her album ‘Wanderlust’ on her own label EBGB’s, which was co-written and produced by Ed Harcourt. It proved to be a critical and commercial success spending 3 weeks in the UK top 10 and selling over 100,000 copies.
Sophie followed this release and collaboration with 2016's ‘Familia’, which saw her return to the dancefloor with her single ‘Come With Us’. In January of 2019, with Ed Harcourt as Producer and Amy Langley (of Dirty Pretty Strings) arranging, Sophie released orchestrated versions of all her hits and past single releases with her orchestral greatest hits album ‘The Song Diaries’. In 2020, her Kitchen Discos, performed at home during lockdown with her five sons and recorded by her husband, musician Richard Jones, were watched and enjoyed by 40 million around the world. Following the performances, she released her latest album ‘Songs From The Kitchen Disco’ in late 2020 on Cooking Vinyl, bringing together Sophie’s hits with many other songs from her phenomenally successful lockdown Kitchen Disco performances, garnering further critical acclaim and yet another top 10 UK album chart position.
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