James Blake Litherland (born 26 September 1988) is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer from London. He first received recognition in 2010 for a trio of well-received EPs, and the following year his self-titled debut album was released to critical praise. His second album Overgrown was released in 2013 and awarded the Mercury Prize.
Blake received a Grammy Award nomination in 2014 for Best New Artist. He released his third album The Colour in Anything in 2016. During his career, he has collaborated with artists such as Mount Kimbie and Bon Iver, and has contributed production work to artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Beyoncé, Vince Staples, and Frank Ocean. Blake has also released remix work under the alias Harmonimix.