James Bay

James Bay



James Michael Bay[1] (born 4 September 1990) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist.[2][3][4] In 2014, he released his single "Hold Back the River", which has been certified platinum, before releasing his debut studio album Chaos and the Calm (2015). The album went to number one in the UK and number 15 in the US. In February 2015, Bay received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award.[5] At the 2016 Brit Awards he received the award for Best British Male Solo Artist.[6] Bay also received three nominations at the 2016 Grammy Awards, for Best New Artist, Best Rock Album, and Best Rock Song.



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Wild Love
Wild Love is a song by musical artist James Bay, released on February 8, 2018.
Hold Back the River
"Hold Back the River" is a song by the English singer-songwriter James Bay.
Let It Go
"Let It Go" is a song by English singer-songwriter James Bay.
Chaos and the Calm
Chaos and the Calm is the debut studio album by English singer-songwriter James Bay.

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James Bay has Wild Love with Stranger Things star Natalia Dyer in new music video
  –  February 19, 2018
If staring intently into a camera lens without feeling a little awkward is a skill, then James Bay has it down to a fine art ... James is a huge Stranger Things fan. The singer’s first album, Chaos and Sound, was released in 2015 and went to number ...
Nancy From Stranger Things Stars In New James Bay Video
  –  February 19, 2018
The visuals for Wild Love see Natalia Dyer, who stars as Nancy Wheeler in the hit Netflix series, play the singer-songwriter's love interest. James Bay has debuted the music video for his Wild Love single, which co-stars none other than Natalia Dyer.
James Bay interview: If I’m not moving forward, I’m standing still
  –  February 16, 2018
The singer-songwriter from Hitchin has spent the morning having ... Before we even get to the new music something gigantic has already happened: James Bay, he of the long hair and fedora, has chopped his barnet and put his hat in storage.
James Bay’s feared longtime girlfriend would hate his new image
  –  February 15, 2018
James Bay is relieved that his girlfriend Lucy Smith loves his shorn-haired look. The British singer-songwriter, 27, has been dating Lucy since they were teenagers, long before he found fame as a tousle-haired troubadour with hits like 2014’s Hold Back ...
James Bay to Play Live at the Marquee, Cork
  –  February 14, 2018
It has been announced today that James Bay will play Live at the Marquee this summer ... gents when helping Hot Press & Beat 102-103 to compile our chart... The American singer, who Frank Sinatra once famously declared had "the best pipes in the business ...
James Bay will play Cork's Live at the Marquee this summer
  –  February 12, 2018
James Bay is the latest addition to Cork's ever-expanding Live at the Marquee gig series this summer. The British singer, who recently unveiled both a new look and a new sound for his forthcoming second album 'Wild Love', will play the Marquee on June 27th ...
James Bay Goes Deep: The Rising Star On His Heroes, New Album And Last Song He Cried To
  –  February 12, 2018
James Bay is back with the new single “Wild Love.” Of course when Chaos And The Calm was first released, the British singer/songwriter was a largely unknown artist. Now he is a certified star whose second album is hugely anticipated. When Bay posted a ...
James Bay announces Cork gig
  –  February 12, 2018
James Bay has announced that he will play Cork’s Live at the Marquee this summer. The three-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter will take to the stage of the Marquee on June 27, 2018. After teasing fans for months online, Wild Love marks Bay ...
James Bay previews new album
  –  February 11, 2018
James Bay's new album is a "departure" from his usual music ... that did loads for me." And the 27-year-old singer has dramatically changed his look too. He added to NME magazine: "When you make a certain sound and look your thing, it makes it all the ...
James Bay On Tour With A New Song And A New Look
  –  February 9, 2018
James Bay at the 2017 MTV EMAs The 27-year-old has ditched his fedora ... But that wasn't enough to convince this Hertfordshire singer-songwriter that he was going in the right direction. 'I want it as part of my arsenal, but I don't want that solely ...
James Bay comes back - with a twist
  –  February 9, 2018
James Bay is about to pull off one of the most audacious bait-and ... The ballads Slide and Us, in particular, are stadium-sized tear jerkers, with the singer returning to his favourite themes of love and loneliness. "There's an acknowledgment in this ...
James Bay Talks 'Wild Love' And His Most Unpredictable Dream-Collaboration
  –  February 9, 2018
(Radio.com) James Bay's new single, "Wild Love," hit our airwaves today ... He dishes about that and more in our TWO exclusive videos below. The "Let It Go" singer also opened up about about his dream collaboration, and even shared his strategy for ...
James Bay Switches It Up With Synth-Drenched “Wild Love”
  –  February 8, 2018
James Bay was one of the breakout stars of 2015/2016 with raw rock ... It seems the hitmaker has serious plans for the singer/songwriter genre. “I’m not there yet, but hope that this new music can do for singer/songwriter, loosely, what Drake and ...
JAMES BAY Returns With New Single, WILD LOVE
  –  February 8, 2018
Today, three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated and BRIT Award-winning multiplatinum singer, songwriter, and artist James Bay returns with his brand new single “Wild Love.” Get it HERE via Republic Records and check out the song’s lyric video HERE.
James Bay Drops First New Single In Two Years - Listen & Download 'Wild Love' Now!
  –  February 8, 2018
James Bay is back with a brand new sound you’ll fall in love with! The 27-year-old British singer just debuted his first single in almost two years called “Wild Love”. “Round two has been about thinking outside the box and doing something ...
Niall Horan, James Bay and more added to BBC Music's The Biggest Weekend
  –  February 7, 2018
J Hus and James Bay and more have been added to BBC Music's The Biggest Weekend extravaganza in Swansea. The 'Slow Hands' hitmaker, grime star and 'Hold Back The River' singer/songwriter are set to perform at Swansea's Singleton Park in Wales between May ...


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