Take a step back in time with Jay James performing classic songs from the greatest artists of Soul & Swing.
Jay James is well known for his rich and soulful voice but also as an established recording artist, songwriter and broadcaster.
From working with some of the biggest artists & musicians on the planet to wowing millions around the world on TV, Jay is an experienced, versatile and compelling performer who has toured the UK times over performing to 100,000’s of people across the largest arena’s & venues in the Country.
Jay, a former Royal Navy servicemen who fell into music accidentally has now written and released music on legendary record labels, Decca Records (Universal), Stax Records & Black Butter respectively. He’s also been featured on numerous National Radio playlists with successful chart positions on BBC Radio 1 & 2 and the UK Airplay charts.
His work includes collaborations with the likes of John Legend, Nick Jonas, Booker T, Naughty Boy & many others. With the longest list of accolades from some pretty impressive people, from Hal David to Bill Withers “Hell boy, you can really sing!” Jay is a sure fire bet to set any stage alight.
His raise to commercial fame came as a finalist on the 11th Series of TV Show, The X Factor. As Simon Cowell’s predicted winner, the music mogul who mentored Jay named him a ‘Genius’ after Jay created X Factor history with his own rendition of the famous track '500 Miles' by The Proclaimers. His version of the song charted at No7 on iTunes and became the first ever X Factor live performance to do so.
Over the past few years the exposure gained on the show has placed Jay firmly in the spotlight leading to tours of the UK & Ireland, work with royalty and many other high profile commercial bookings. Jay was also featured at number 10 in Heat & FHM’s Magazine’s Annual ‘Top 100 Hottest Men in the World’ Poll.
Jay continues to work alongside many other artists, most recently Alexander O’Neal who after hearing new music invited him to join his own UK Tour as a special guest in the early part of 2018. This opportunity allowed Jay James not only to perform sell out shows in the largest Theatres in the country but to really show off and showcase his new material.
With a new album anticipated for release late 2018, Jay known as a multi-talented, warm, engaging character is a fantastic choice for a wide variety of booking, events and media opportunities.