#7 — “John Newman”
Label: Island, Universal
John Newman is a UK-born singer. John is best known for the track “Love Me Again” which peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in July 2013 as well as being a featured artist on Rudimental’s 2012 singles “Feel the Love” and “Not Giving In”, which peaked at number one and number fourteen on the chart, respectively. He was one of the most successful and praised British singers in 2013. He has been nominated for two Brit Awards, including for Best British Male, at the 2014 BRIT Awards.
At 20, Newman moved to London, started a band, played live and was signed to Island Records. While working at The Silver Bullet bar, he made friends with Piers Agget, one fourth of Rudimental. He released “Cheating” as a download song and plays an acoustic version of the track at gigs. He has been nominated for two Brit Awards for British Single of the Year, at the 2014 BRIT Awards.
WHAT IS ‘ARTIST TO WATCH.’?
Fox Weekly Publishes A List of Top Upcoming Breakthrough Artists That Fox Weekly ‘Predicts’ Will Blow Up Within The Next Couple Of Months To A Year. Fox Weekly Also Publishes A Follow-Up Segment Titled “ON THE VERGE”, Which Is ‘Expected’ Imminent Breakthrough For Upcoming Artists.
PUBLISHED ON April 30, 2014 – FOX WEEKLY STAFF WRITERS