Emeli Sandé with support Calum Scott
Monday 16th October 2017
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Emeli Sandé has today revealed that she will be embarking on a UK and Ireland arena tour in October 2017. The announcement comes after her recently scheduled dates in March/April 2017 sold out within hours.
It’s been an incredible story for the singer songwriter from Hull. Scott has the kind of stats that’s led to him becoming one of the biggest names to watch in 2017. Scott is a formidable artist who has already proved he has instant likability, a fervent fan base as well as staying power by resolving to alchemise his Britain’s Got Talent “failure” into personal gold.
The tour will be in support of Emeli’s hugely acclaimed second studio album “Long Live The Angels” which was released last month. The stunning record achieved the biggest week one sales for a British female solo artist this year!
Over the Christmas period Emeli will make a number of high profile TV appearances following her Graham Norton performance last night. This includes the BBC Awards, the Royal Variety Show and The Strictly Come Dancing final where Emeli will be the only artist to perform.
‘Long Live The Angels’ is a mesmerising journey through the triumphs and tragedies of the last four years of Emeli Sandé’s extraordinary life. Exultant in its delivery and bold in its intent, the record is steeped in an unreserved sense of freedom and self-discovery. Recorded in New York, L.A, London and Oxford and available in Standard CD (15 tracks) and Deluxe Version (18 tracks), ‘Long Live the Angels’ crackles with energy and a sense of euphoria for both listener and artist.
A lot has happened to Sandé in the four years since the resounding success of her critically acclaimed number one record,’ Our Version Of Events’. Not only was it the biggest selling album of 2012 and second biggest selling album of 2013, but it was also certified 7x platinum, spent seven non-consecutive weeks at No.1 and exceeded The Beatles' previous record by spending 63 consecutive weeks in the top 10 and selling over 4.6 million copies worldwide. The Aberdonian scored three UK number 1 singles including ‘Next to Me’ which is certified platinum in the U.S., with over 1.5 million singles sold. Sandé has won numerous accolades including 3 X Brit Awards (Critics Choice, Best Album, Female Solo) as well as awards from Q Magazine, Elle, Harpers and GQ. The multi-instrumentalist initially made her mark as a songwriter in the UK urban scene via acts such as Wiley, Wretch 32 and Chip, later becoming a highly sought-after writer for a wide array of international acts including Alicia Keys, Rihanna and Katy Perry.
BRIT NOMINEE AND BESTSELLING BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH SOLO ARTIST OF 2016 CALUM SCOTT JOINS
EMELI SANDÉ ON TOUR THIS AUTUMN!
Calum Scott has been chosen as Emeli Sandé’s main support on her upcoming October arena tour!
The breakout U.K. artist, singer and songwriter’s poignant version of Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” has become a global sensation selling over 4M copies worldwide.
The song was the best-selling U.K. single of 2016 by a British solo artist and was nominated for a Brit Award for Best Single.
Calum recently wrapped up his first U.S headline tour, selling out shows across the country. While in the States he performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America and Dancing With The Stars.
Calum recently released his new original song and Radio 1 Track of the Day “Rhythm Inside” which is already approaching 20M streams worldwide and is featured on Matrix & Futurebound’s new track “Light Us Up” out now. Listen here.
Writing with hand-picked collaborators at the legendary studio in Capitol Towers, Calum is currently at work on his debut album coming out later this year via Capitol Records US / Virgin EMI UK. He’s already recorded tracks with Fraser T Smith (Adele), Wayne Hector (One Direction), Steve Robson (James Bay) and Jimmy Hogarth (Amy Winehouse).
Tickets are available online, from the booking hotline number 0844 493 6666 or in person from the Metro Radio Arena Box Office.