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Latest Backing Tracks For all your latest backing tracks, up-to-date new releases and what’s hot and popular. 1000 Nights – Ed Sheeran ft Meek Mill and A Boogie wit da Hoodie 10,000 Hours – Dan & Shay with Justin Bieber 1999 – Charlie XCX & Troye Sivan 2002 – Anne Marie   About Work The […]

Dear Evan Henson

Dear Evan Hansen tells the story of a young man with social anxiety disorder who so yearns to make a connection with his peers that he fabricates a relationship with a deceased student to become closer to the boy’s family. When a classmate commits suicide, shy Evan Hansen finds himself at the centre of the […]

Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire is fondly known as ‘The reigning queen of country music’ and has pursued a musical career since she was 5 and performed with her siblings at rodeos, clubs, and dance halls whilst still in High School. Reba McEntire sang the “Star Spangled Banner” at the 1974 National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught […]

Tommy James & The Shondells

Tommy James and the Shondells are an American rock band formed in the mid 1960’s. Originally a rock & roll band, they drifted into the popular mainstream high school pop sound. Between 1966 and 1969, the group achieved 14 Top 40 hits. Their song “Mony Mony,” was a number three hit and was followed by […]

Lloyd Price

Lloyd Price – an American R&B singer whose first recording, “Lawdy Miss Clawdy”, was a hit in 1952. He continued to release records, but none were as popular until several years later, when he achieved a series of national hits including “Where Were You (On Our Wedding Day)”, “Personality”,“Just Because” and “Stagger Lee”. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll […]

Westlife

Westlife were a boy band from Ireland who were huge in the 1990’s. They made their break through when they appeared as a support group for another super Irish vocal band, Boyzone. Westlife sold over 55 million records worldwide, a total that included studio albums, singles, video releases, and compilation albums and amassed 14 number-one singles […]

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the video sharing application Vine. The following year, he caught the attention of artist managers Andrew Gertler and Island Records A&R Ziggy Chareton, which led to him signing a deal with the record label. Mendes […]
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Keane

Keane (formed in 1995) is an English alternative rock band. Their first single for Island was ‘Somewhere Only We Know’, which reached number three in the UK charts. The debut album, Hopes and Fears, was released in May 2004 in the UK and became the second biggest album in the UK, losing out to the Scissor Sisters. In […]
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Camila Cabello

Camila Cabello is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed during the second season of The X Factor (USA) in 2012. Camila Cabello began to establish herself as a solo artist with the release of several collaborations and she released the solo single “Crying in the Club”. In just 11 months […]
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Stormzy

Stormzy : Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. (born 26 July 1993), is an English grime and hip hop artist. He won Best Grime Act at the 2014 and 2015 MOBO Awards and was named as an artist to look out for in the BBC’s influential Sound of 2015 list.  His most successful song to date is the BPI platinum-selling “Shut Up”, which was initially released […]
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A Day To Remember

A Day To Remember are an American rock band who formed in 2003. With vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, guitarists Neil Westfall and Tom Denney, bassist Joshua Woodard, and drummer Bobby Scruggs the band self-financed their first EP, then signed with Indianola Records for the release of their full-length album in 2005.  A year later they were […]

Coasters (The)

The Coasters were an American doo-wop, rock n roll vocal group popular through the 1950’s and ’60’s. Together with songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller  they created a string of good-humored “storytelling” hits that are some of the most entertaining from the original era of rock and roll Their 1958 release of “Yakety Yak,” became […]

Freya Ridings

Freya Ridings (born 19 April 1994) is an English singer-songwriter and instrumentalist who possesses a beautifully rich, soulful vocal tone. She is best known for her 2017 single “Lost Without You”, which peaked at number nine on the UK Singles Chart. Since 2017 she has toured the US and the UK & Europe and continues to write […]
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Diana Ross

Diana Ross: Chain Reaction… Do You Know Where You’re Going To… Upside Down… When You Tell Me That You Love Me… Diana Ross is an American singer and film / TV actress who came to fame when she and her friends sang in a trio vocal group called The Supremes. From 1961 to 1969 the singers achieved no […]

Beyonce

American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress Beyonce Knowles was always headed for stardom having performed in local talent shows from an early age. As part of the girl group Destiny’s Child, Beyonce showcased her vocal talent until launching her solo career. The hit single “Crazy In Love” secured her a place at the top of […]

Post Malone

Post Malone – Austin Richard Post (born July 4, 1995), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Syracuse, New York and raised in Grapevine, Texas, Malone rose to fame in the mid-2010s following the release of his debut single “White Iverson”. His music has been described as a melting pot of […]
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Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson: Ain’t My Fault… Lush Life… Uncover… I Would Like … As a 10 year old, Zara Larsson won the Swedish talent show Talang and subsequently signed  as a singer / songwriter with the TEN record label from whence came her debut EP Introducing. The first single Uncover reached the top of the charts in her home country […]

Boy George

Boy George (born George Alan O’Dowd; 14 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter, DJ and fashion designer. He is the lead singer of the pop band Culture Club, which formed in 1981. At the height of the band’s fame, Culture Club recorded global hit songs such as “Karma Chameleon”, “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and […]

Yankee Doodle Dandy

Yankee Doodle Dandy is a 1942 American biographical musical film about George M. Cohan, known as “The Man Who Owned Broadway”. It stars James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, and Richard Whorf, and features Irene Manning, George Tobias, Rosemary DeCamp, Jeanne Cagney, and Vera Lewis. Joan Leslie’s singing voice was partially dubbed by Sally Sweetland. The film was written by Robert Buckner and Edmund Joseph, and directed by Michael Curtiz. According to the […]

Wizard Of Oz

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history, it is the best-known and most commercially successful adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.  It was directed primarily by Victor Fleming.  It stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, alongside Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton, with Charley […]

Kygo

Kygo is a Norwegian DJ and producer who first gained international acclaim through his mix of Ed Sheerans’ track “I See Fire”. He has since released original songs such as “Firestone” and “Stole the Show”. Kygo has collaborated with artists like Imagine Dragons, Ellie Goulding and (posthumously) Whitney Houston, and played sold out shows around the world. Going […]
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Sister Act

Sister Act is a musical based on the hit 1992 film of the same name, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. After having a regional premiere in 2006 in Pasadena, California, the original West End production opened on June 2, 2009 at the London Palladium, starring Patina Miller and produced by Stage Entertainment and Whoopi […]

Sly & The Family Stone

Sly and the Family Stone was an American band who were active from 1966 to 198. Its original line-up was led by singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, and included Stone’s brother Freddie Stone (vocals and guitar), sister Rose Stone (vocals and keyboard), Cynthia Robinson (trumpet), Greg Errico (drums), Jerry Martini (saxophone), and Larry Graham (bass). It was the […]

Pink

Pink Backing Tracks : Feel Good Time … Get This Party Started … Just Give Me A Reason … Stupid Girls … Pink is an American singer/songwriter who,  by the time she was 14 was already an experienced vocalist and dancer, and had started to write her own songs. In 2002 Pink collaborated with Christina […]
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Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars was born into a musical family and achieved the title of the World’s Youngest Elvis impersonator at the age of 4 years. Having been surrounded by singers, dancers and musicians all his life it could have been seen as inevitable that Bruno Mars would make a career in the business, and he has! An […]
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Bebe Rexha

Bebe Rexha  is an American singer, songwriter who learned to play the trumpet, piano and guitar as a youngster. She took part in musicals and in high school she became a member of the choir. Bebe Rexha started song-writing in her teens and won the ‘Best Teen Songwriter’ award at a ‘National Academy of Recording […]
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Sam Smith

Sam Smith is an English singer / songwriter. He became famous in 2012 when he was featured on a single by the group Disclosure which reached number 11 on the UK Singles Chart and in February 2013 he released his debut single “Lay Me Down”.   In October 2015 Sam Smith released his song “Writing’s On The Wall” as the […]

Roger Miller

Roger Miller, Sr. (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, widely known for his novelty songs and country/pop hits. He began his career as a songwriter in the late 1950s, writing songs for the likes of Jim Reeves. After he reached the peak of his fame in the mid-1960s, he contined to record […]
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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran – Backing Tracks: Shape Of You … All About It… Don’t… Galway Girl…Kiss Me… Lego House… Photograph… Sing… Ed Sheeran was born in 1991 in Halifax, UK and played music from a very young age. As a youngster he recorded his songs and produced and sold his own CD’s. At the tender age […]

Jax Jones

Jax Jones is is an English DJ, songwriter, record producer and remixer. He grew up listening to rap, gospel, Afro-beat, and numerous other genres, and began making ‘beats’ as a teenager, initially as a hip-hop producer. He got into house music after meeting Duke Dumont with whom he co-wrote and produced “I Got U”, which […]

Byrds (The)

The Byrds were an American rock band which underwent multiple lineup changes throughout its existence. They attained commercial success with their folk rock sound which incorporated a blend of clear harmonies and a twelve stringed guitar. Several former members of the band went on to successful careers of their own, either as solo artists or as members of […]

Desree

Desree – Desirée Annette Weeks (born 30 November 1968), stage name Des’ree  is a British R&B recording artist who rose to popularity during the 1990s. She is well known for her hits: “Feel So High” (for which three different music videos were recorded), “You Gotta Be”, “Life”, and “Kissing You” (from the soundtrack of the film Romeo + Juliet). At the 1999 […]

Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood’s number one box-office as a child star from 1935 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States ambassador to Ghana and to Czechoslovakia, and also served as Chief of Protocol of the […]

Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill

Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar and Grill is a play about Billie Holiday by Lanie Robertson. The play is set in Philadelphia in March 1959. Billie Holiday is performing in a bar and sings accompanied by Jimmy Powers on the piano. She recounts some of the events in her life which had been somewhat eventful. […]

Aspects Of Love

Aspects of Love:  This musical was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and based on a book written by David Garnett. The show tells the story of passion, love, life and loss across three generations of a family and their artistic companions, against a background of 1940’s France and Italy. “Love Changes Everything” was a huge hit […]

Anything Goes

Anything Goes Backing Tracks:  All Through The Night… Anything Goes… Blow Gabrielle Blow… Buddy Beware… Heaven Hop…I Get A Kick Out Of You… You’re The Top… Anything Goes is set aboard the ocean liner S. S. American, where nightclub singer/evangelist Reno Sweeney is en route from New York to England.   Backing Tracks All Through […]

Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun: The musical tale of Annie Oakley.Renowned in the Wild West as a sharpshooter, Annie meets her match, both romantically and professionally, in the form of fellow ace gunslinger Frank Butler . While Annie and Frank are performing as part of the famous traveling show headlined by the legendary Buffalo Bill, the […]

Joe Longthorne

Joe Longthorne hailed from Kingston upon Hull in the UK and was born into a talented musical family. At an early age he was entered into and won many talent contests and also developed his skill for impersonating people. His appearance on the TV talent show Search For a Star in 1981 launched Joe Longthorne’s television […]
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Leo Delibes

Leo Delibes (21 February 1836 – 16 January 1891) was was a French composer of the Romantic era (1815–1910), who specialised in ballets, operas, and other works for the stage. His most notable works include the ballets Coppélia (1870) and Sylvia (1876), as well as the operas Le roi l’a dit (1873) and Lakmé (1883). Delibes studied at the Paris Conservatoire and in 1853 became accompanist at […]

Christoph Gluck

Christoph Gluck (born 2 July – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera who gained prominence at the Habsburg court at Vienna. The strong influence of French opera encouraged Gluck to move to Paris in November 1773 where he blended the traditions of Italian opera and the French. Gluck wrote eight operas for […]

Donizetti

Donizetti. Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848) was an Italian composer. Among others,  Donizetti was a leading composer of the bel canto opera style during the first half of the nineteenth century. He did not come from a musical background, but at an early age he was taken under the wing […]

Beethoven

Beethoven. Lugwig Van Beethoven. A German composer active in the 18th Century and considered one of the most influential composers of his time.

XXXTentacion

XXXTentacion was an American rap artist whose life was cut tragically short at just aged 20 years. He started his music career on SoundCloud in 2013 and rose to mainstream fame with the song “Look at Me” which is now certified Platinum and released his debut album, 17, in 2017. The second album arrived in 2018. It debuted […]

Eva Cassidy

Eva Cassidy: Ain’t No Sunshine… Autumn Leaves… Danny Boy… Fever… It Don’t Mean A Thing… Over The Rainbow… People Get Ready… Songbird… Wade In The Water… Eva Cassidy possessed a voice, vocal range, timbre and style that captivates those who hear her. Only coming to worldwide fame after her untimely death, Eva Cassidy posthumously held high chart positions with the album “Songbird” from which […]

XX (The)

XX (The) are an alternative indie pop band from London, UK who, after posting demos on their Myspace page, came to the attention of a record label. Consisting of Romy Madley Croft (guitar, vocals), Oliver Sim (bass, vocals), Jamie Smith (and formerly Baria Qureshi (keyboard, guitar)), The XX have consistently produced chart topping albums. Backing […]
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Decemberists

Decemberists (The) are an indie rock band from America. Their debut EP, was released in 2001. In 2011, the track “Down by the Water”  was nominated for Best Rock Song at the Grammy Awards. Their eighth full-length album I’ll Be Your Girl was released on March 16, 2018. The band consists of Colin Meloy (lead vocals, guitar, principal songwriter), Chris Funk (guitar, multi-instrumentalist), Jenny […]
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Popular songs from Successful Singing Someone You Loved –  Lewis Capaldi Shallow – Lady Gaga Bradley Cooper Shotgun – George Ezra A Million Dreams – Greatest Showman Que Sera Sera – Doris Day Always Remember Us This Way – Lady Gaga Make Your Own Kind Of Music – Paloma Faith Your Song – Elton John […]

X Ambassadors

X Ambassadors are a rock band hailing from New York. Its members currently include Sam Harris (lead vocals), Casey Harris (keyboards), and drummer Adam Levin (drums). Their most notable songs include “Renegades”, “Jungle” and “Unsteady”. The band’s debut full-length album, VHS, was released in 2015 and their second album is scheduled to be released in 2019. […]
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Lewis Capaldi

Lewis Capaldi is a Scottish singer-songwriter. He achieved mainstream successes throughout 2018, and in 2019, reached number one on the UK Singles Chart with his single “Someone You Loved”. Capaldi learned to play guitar when he was nine, and began his musical career singing in pubs and uploading videos to various social media channels. He released his first […]
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Jamie T

Jamie T is a British singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer. His debut album ‘Panic Prevention’ was released on 29 January 2007 which he followed up with a season touring the festivals, including Glastonbury. He won the Best Solo Artist award at the 2007 and 2010 NME Awards. In 2015 he was awarded a further three accolades by […]
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Halsey

Halsey is an American singer / songwriter who initially came to recognition from her self-penned songs published on social media. She was signed to a record label when her song “Ghost” went viral on an online audio distribution platform. Her first album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and was certified Platinum. Three new singles were […]
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Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band was formed in the early 1990’s by self-taught vocalist/musician, Dave Matthews. He brought together several musicians including a – bassist, saxophonist, violinist, drummer and keyboardist  They put together a demo tape and through college tours, the band developed a devoted following. In 1994 they released their major label debut, Under The Table And […]
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Toploader

Toploader are a British alternative rock band from Eastbourne who formed in 1997, with over two million album sales to their name and a string of top 20 hits both home and abroad. Their debut album, Onka’s Big Moka, sold over one million units and peaked in the Top 5 of the UK Albums Chart. However, Toploader are recognised most of all […]

Better Than Ezra

Better Than Ezra  is an American alternative rock band who formed in 1988. The current band consists of Kevin Griffin (vocals and guitar), Tom Drummond (bass guitar), and Michael Jerome (drums). The band has released eight studio albums, most recently 2014’s All Together Now. They are best known for their 1993 platinum album Deluxe and the 1995 single “Good”, which hit number 1 on the Hot Modern […]
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All American Rejects

All American Rejects are a rock band hailing from Oklahoma, USA. Initially made up of vocalist/bassist Tyson Ritter and guitarist Nick Wheeler, they were joined in 2002 by  Mike Kennerty (guitar) and Chris Gaylor (drums). Their album ‘Move Along’ went platinum and enjoyed chart success at home and abroad and similarly their third studio album ‘When the World Comes Down’ […]
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Afrojack

Afrojack is a Dutch DJ and producer. Born in 1988, he began playing the piano at age five, and at the age of 14 he started DJ’ing at local pubs and clubs. In 2007, he released “In Your Face”, the first recording under the Afrojack moniker and received international success with the song “Take Over […]
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Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer songwriter who produced music in a rock punk pop style. Having began singing in church from a young age, she was signed to Arista Records at the tender age of 16. Two years later she released her debut album from which the hit singles “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi,” were taken. […]

Rainbow

Rainbow is a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore.  The band had their commercial breakthrough with the single “Since You Been Gone”. Over the years Rainbow went through many line-up changes. Backing Tracks Since You’ve Been Gone All Night Long I Surrender   About The brainchild of former Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, […]
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Shakespears Sister

Shakespears Sister is a British Group formed in 1988 by ex Bananarama singer Siobhan Fahey after she split from the group. She recorded and performed on her own for a while before being joined by American singer Marcella Detroit. As a duo they released 2 top 10 Albums in the UK and a string of […]
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Doris Day

Doris Day (April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer. After she began her career as a big band singer in 1939, her popularity increased with her first hit recording “Sentimental Journey” (1945). During her solo career, Doris Day recorded more than 650 songs from 1947 to 1967, which made her […]

Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum is an English singer-songwriter and radio presenter whose love for Jazz music shines through. Cullum performs in a wide range of styles but his musical roots are firmly based in jazz. He gains inspiration from many different musicians and listens to an eclectic mix of music. Although Jamie Cullum is best know for […]

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull are a British rock band formed in Blackpool, Lancashire in 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band later developed its sound to incorporate elements of hard and folk rock to forge a progressive rock signature. The band is led by vocalist/flautist/guitarist Ian Anderson, and has featured a revolving door of lineups through the years including significant members such as longtime guitarist Martin Barre, keyboardist John Evan, drummers Clive […]

Enya

Enya : Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin (anglicised as Enya Patricia Brennan; born 17 May 1961), known as Enya, is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician and producer. Born into a musical family and raised in the Irish speaking area of Gweedore in County Donegal, Enya began her music career when she joined her family’s Celtic band […]
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Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line is an American country duo consisting of lead vocalist, Tyler Hubbard and backing vocalist, Brian Kelley and was formed in 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee and began as a covers band. They have achieved major success since their inception and are one of the most successful country music acts. Backing Tracks Anything Goes Confession Cruise Dirt Holy Meant To Be – […]
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Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg (born Jake Edwin Charles Kennedy;  28 February 1994) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. Bugg was selected to perform on the “BBC Introducing” stage at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival at age 17 after submitting material to their website, and subsequently signed to Mercury Records. Backing Tracks    A Song About Love Broken Country Song    Lightning Bolt   […]
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John Legend

John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. Prior to the release of his debut album, he collaborated with many artists but for his solo work, he earned a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single with “All of Me” in 2013 as well as the song peaking at number two in the United Kingdom. He won the Academy […]
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Christine And The Queens

Christine And The Queens is a French solo project by Héloïse Létissier. She took piano and dance lessons at an early age and often combines her music with computer-based multimedia presentations, dance and theatre. The song “Tilted” was released in the UK in 2016 and charted on the UK Singles Chart. Also during this year […]
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First Aid Kit

First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk duo that consists of the sisters Klara (vocals/guitar) and Johanna Söderberg (vocals/keyboards/Autoharp/bass guitar). When performing live, the duo are accompanied by a drummer, a pedal steel guitarist and recently a keyboard player. In 2008, they became internationally known by their YouTube video cover of the Fleet Foxes’s song “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” that gained significant Internet […]

Diplo

Diplo is an American electronic music producer who has worked on production and mixtape projects with many pop artists. As a college student Diplo was a DJ, showcasing his talent across Philedelphia but it wasn’t until a meeting with star M.I.A in the UK that he rose to fame. Since then he has been part […]
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Paul Young

Paul Young  is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is famous for hit singles such as “Love of the Common People”, “Wherever I Lay My Hat”, “Come Back and Stay”, “Every Time You Go Away” and “Everything Must Change”, all reaching the top 10 of the UK Singles Chart.  At the 1985 Brit Awards, Young received the award for […]

Muse

Muse are a Grammy-Award winning alternative rock band from Devon, England.  The band whose lineup hasn’t changed in decades, consists of Matthew Bellamy on guitars and lead vocal, Christopher Wolstenholme on Bass and Dominic Howard on Drums. They have won countless awards and sold millions of albums worldwide. As of 2016 they have won titles […]

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift: Love Story… I Knew You Were Trouble… Eyes Open… 22… You Belong With Me… Blank Space… We Are Never Getting Back Together… Enchanted… Mine… Teardrops On My Guitar… Taylor Swift, born in 1989, was a worldwide star of country music and pop by the time she was 16! Her career to date has been phenomenal with […]
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Will Heard

Will Heard is an English singer and songwriter who has had an active music career since 2011. He has worked with a myriad DJs and producers such as Kygo, Tourist, and Dillon Francis. Most notably, Will Heard was featured as a vocalist on several tracks off Rudimental’s 2015 album We The Generation. He began learning the […]
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Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins was born in Louisiana, USA and is a country singer. He is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, a television personality, actor and author. His first album, “Dreamin’ Out Loud”, was certified gold and went platinum six months later. Trace has to date released seven studio albums and two ‘Greatest Hits’ compilations. While most of […]

Charli XCX

Charli XCX Charlotte Emma Aitchison (born 2 August 1992) is a British singer and songwriter. Initially performing at warehouse raves in London, she signed to Asylum Records in 2010. Her releases include four mixtapes (Heartbreaks and Earthquakes and Super Ultra in 2012, and Number 1 Angel and Pop 2 in 2017), two studio albums (True Romance in 2013 and Sucker in 2014), and two extended plays (including Vroom Vroom in 2016.) The songs “Boom Clap” and […]
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Billie Eilish

An American singer-songwriter.  In 2016 her debut single Ocean Eyes went viral.  Her debut EP Don’t Smile At Me released in August 2017 and due to its commercial success, Apple Music named Billie Eilish as its newest Up Next artist.   She released her first studio album in March 2019, where it went to the top […]

Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, lead guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley. The band originated from Chicago’s hardcore punk scene, with which all members were involved at one point. The group went through a succession of drummers […]
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Emeli Sande

Emeli Sande: Clown… Free… Heaven… Lifted… Next To Me… Read All About It… Wonder… Although she had been present on the music scene for sometime, collaborating with other artists, Emeli Sande’s solo career breakthrough came in August 2011, with the release of her first single, “Heaven”. It peaked at number two on the U.K. Singles Chart. Emeli Sande […]
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Paul Overstreet

Paul Overstreet is an American country music singer and songwriter.  He recorded 10 studio albums between 1982 and 2005, and charted 16 singles on the Billboard country charts, including two No. 1’s. Overstreet has written and co-written many songs for other country artists, including Randy Travis, Blake Shelton and Kenny Chesney. He was named the BMI Songwriter of the Year five straight […]
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Book Of Mormon (The) – Musical

Book Of Mormon Book Of Mormon is a musical created by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone (also known as the creators of the animated TV show South Park) The  Book Of Mormon follows two Mormon missionaries as they attempt to preach the Mormon religion (Church Of The Latter-day Saints) to the inhabitants of a remote African village. The earnest young men have to […]
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Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Drake initially gained recognition as an actor on the teen drama television series Degrassi: The Next Generation in the early 2000s. Intent on pursuing a career as a rapper, he departed the series in 2007 to follow a successful career in music. Earning his […]

Lightning Seeds

Lightning Seeds are an English alternative rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1989 by Ian Broudie (vocals, guitar, producer), formerly of the band Big In Japan. He later performed in various bands as well as producing albums for other fledgling artists. The name ‘Lightning Seeds’ was born in 1989 along with the hit song […]
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Jonas Brothers

Jonas Brothers are an American vocal group who became famous after receiving airplay on Radio Disney and the Disney Channel. Their first album, released in 2007, reached the Top 5 on the Billboard charts and went double platinum, and the album’s single, “S.O.S.” took the No. 1 spot on iTunes. The Jonas Brothers’ follow-up album, A Little […]
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Adam Ant

Adam Ant is a singer / songwriter and performer who gained commercial success with a new wave punk group calling themselves ‘Adam And The Ants’, then later as a solo artist. He scored 10 UK top ten hits from 1980 to 1983, including three UK No. 1 singles. He has also worked as an actor, […]
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Kentucky Headhunters

Kentucky Headhunters are an American country rock band who have released several studio albums, compilations and singles. They covered the Don Gibson song “Oh Lonesome Me,” which made it to number 8 in 1990.Kentucky Headhunters has won many awards including Country Music Association awards, Academy of Country Music award and Grammy Award. Backing Tracks Dumas Walker Oh Lonesome Me […]
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Sigrid

Sigrid Solbakk Raabe (born 5 September 1996), known professionally as Sigrid, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. In 2017, she achieved international success with her single “Don’t Kill My Vibe”,  and in January 2018, she won the BBC Music Sound of 2018 award. Backing Tracks Don’t Feel Like Crying High Five Strangers
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Macklemore

Macklemore is an American hip hop artist who teamed up with producer Ryan Lewis. They went on to have huge success with their debut album, The Heist, and the singles “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us,” with millions of copies sold. In 2014, the duo won four Grammys, including the prize for Best New Artist, and released […]
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Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry was co founder of the hugely popular 1970’s -’80’s group Blondie. When the group disbanded in 1982, Debbie Harry embarked on a solo career that would span the following decades. Harry has released five solo albums, acted in several movies and television series and a few commercials. The single “French Kissin’ in the USA” from […]
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Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray was a versatile American singer and songwriter who explored soul, country, pop, and musical theatre genres. His hit songs included “The ‘In’ Crowd” in 1965 and “Drift Away” (which has been covered by the likes of Elvis Presley and Ray Charles). By 1975 Dobie Gray had relocated to Nashville to experiment with the Country genre and by the 1980’s was a […]
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D-Side

D-Side were an Irish boyband. Established in 2001 and originally made up of five members, Ryan O’Rian, Shane Creevey, Derek Moran, Damien Bowe and Dane Guiden, but became a threesome, however, when Damien and Dane both left for personal reasons. They had three Top 10 singles in the UK/Ireland and some around Europe and did fantastically well […]
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Eden Kane

Eden Kane is a singer who rose to fame in the 1960’s. He was born in India but his family moved to the UK in 1954 and settled in the South East. Coming from a musical family Eden Kane had a talent and when rock and roll came along he wanted to be part of […]
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Eternal

Eternal were a vocal group formed in 1992 with the line-up consisting of sisters Easther and Vernie Bennett, Kéllé Bryan and Louise Redknapp. The group became an international success, selling around 10 million records worldwide with their debut album peaking at number two in the UK Album Chart. In 1997, they reached number one on the UK Singles Chart with “I Wanna Be […]
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Feeder

Feeder are a rock band formed in Wales in 1994. There were a few fleeting members before they finally settled on : vocalist and guitarist Grant Nicholas, drummer Jon Lee and bassist Taka Hirose. John Lee died in 2002 and was replaced with former Skunk Anansie drummer Mark Richardson. Between 1997-2012, Feeder accumulated 25 top 75 singles. They have headlined many […]
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Fragma

Fragma are a trance music group from Germany originally comprising four members. Founded in 1998 by brothers Dirk and Marco Duderstadt, they produced their first single Toca Me with experienced producer Ramon Zenker. The song “Toca’s Miracle” was a mash up of their own song “Toca Me” with the vocals of Coco’s song “I Need […]
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Hanson

Hanson is an American pop rock band from the United States, formed by brothers Isaac (guitar, bass, piano, vocals), Taylor (keyboards, piano, guitar, drums, vocals), and Zac (drums, piano, guitar, vocals). They are best known for the hit song “MMMBop” from their debut album released in 1997. Hanson has sold over 16 million records worldwide and have had 8 top 40 […]
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Helen Shapiro

Helen Shapiro is a British singer who was popular in the 1960’s. In 1961, aged fourteen, she had a UK No. 3 hit with her first single, “Don’t Treat Me Like a Child” and two number one hits in the UK, “You Don’t Know” and “Walkin’ Back to Happiness”. The latter did not top the UK […]
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Herman’s Hermits

Herman’s Hermits were a band formed in the 1960’s in Manchester, UK.  The line-up consisted of Peter Noone (vocals), Karl Green (bass), Keith Hopwood (rhythm guitar), Lek Leckenby (lead guitar) and Barry Whitwam (drums). Their first single, a cover of Earl Jean’s US hit, ‘I’m Into Something Good’, gave the group a UK number 1 in […]
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Kelly Rowland

Kelendria Trene Rowland (born February 11, 1981) better known as Kelly Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. Rowland rose to fame in the late 1990s as the second lead singer of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. Backing Tracks Broken Commander ft David Guetta Daylight ft Travie McCoy […]

Kelis

Kelis Rogers (born August 21, 1979), is an American singer, songwriter and chef. Kelis achieved international success with her 1999 debut album, Kaleidoscope, but it was the release of the single ‘Milkshake’ from her third album that garnered her the most commercial success. She performs and writes in various genres and has collaborated with R&B and hip hop […]

Imagination

Imagination were a trio from the U.K popular in the 1980’s. They released their first album in 1981 and had a hit with “Body Talk.” The group’s second album released in 1982 was their most successful and included the U.S. R&B and UK chart hit “Just an Illusion”. The group broke up in the mid-’90’s. Backing Tracks   Body […]
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Jem

Jem is Welsh singer, songwriter, and record producer who began songwriting at an early age. Her first studio album was created with collaborations from various producers and spawned the singles “They”, “Just a Ride” and “Wish I”, and performed well in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe. Jem’s second studio album, Down to Earth was released in the United […]
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John Holt

John Holt was a Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter who first found fame as a member of The Paragons, before establishing himself as a solo artist. He wrote the globally popular song The Tide Is High, which Blondie covered in the 1980’s In 1970, Holt left the Paragons to focus on his solo career, and soon became one of the biggest names […]
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Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald is a British singer who shot to fame in 1998 when she appeared on the BBC TV programme ‘The Cruise’. Jane’s first album remained at Number One for three weeks and achieved platinum status and each of her subsequent 4 major albums have all reached gold and silver status. 2009 saw the first […]
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Ken Dodd

Sir Kenneth Arthur  Ken Dodd OBE (8 November 1927 – 11 March 2018) was an English comedian, singer and occasional actor. He was described as “the last great music hall entertainer”, and was primarily known for his live stand-up performances. Backing Track Happiness The River Promises Tears About Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE (8 November 1927 – 11 March 2018) was an English comedian, […]
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Lene Marlin

Lene Marlin is a singer /songwriter hailing from Norway. Her first single “Unforgivable Sinner” reached number one in her home nation and remained there for 8 weeks. Her second single “Sitting Down Here” also did very well in Norway and led into the release of her album “Playing My Game” on March 22 in Norway. In […]
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Lostprophets

Lostprophets were a Welsh rock band formed in 1997 by Ian Watkins and Mike Lewis (who were also members of another band at the time). Drummer Mike Chiplin and guitarist Lee Gaze joined them and Lostprophets was born. Initially doing the South Wales club/pub circuit before going onto tours on the UK’s circuit. Lostprophets released five studio albums released in April 2012. They […]
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Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony is an American singer, actor, record producer and television producer. Anthony is reported to be the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. Having won 2 Grammy Awards and 5 Latin Grammy Awards Marc has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide and is best known for his Latin salsa numbers and ballads.  He held the Guinness World Record for best-selling tropical/salsa artist […]
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Middle Of The Road

Middle of the Road is group of singers from Scotland, who were popular for a short time in the 1970’s. Four of their singles sold over one million copies each and by early 1972 the group had sold over five million records. Under their pervious name ‘Los Caracas’ they won the UK TV talent show Opportunity […]
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Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins (Melissa Morrison Higgins – born 19 August 1983) is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician and actress. She has had 3 Australian number-one albums : The Sound of White (2004), On a Clear Night (2007) and The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle (2012). She was nominated for five ARIA Music Awards in 2004 and won ‘Best Pop Release’ for the single “Scar”. In 2005, she was nominated for seven […]
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Ms Dynamite

Ms Dynamite, is an English rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. She is the recipient of the Mercury Music Prize, two Brit Awards and three MOBO Awards. Her debut album was released in 2002, which featured the hit songs “It Takes More” and “Dy-na-mi-tee”. Her second album produced the song “Judgement Day” which reached No. 25 in the UK Singles Chart. Since […]
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Newton Faulkner

Newton Faulkner (Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner) is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He released his debut album in 2007 and it was certified double platinum in the United Kingdom after it topped the UK Albums Chart that same year. It was promoted by three singles, “I Need Something”, “Teardrop” and “Dream Catch Me”,which reached number seven on the UK Singles […]
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Hoodoo Gurus

Hoodoo Gurus  are an Australian rock band, formed in 1981. The bands line-up consisted of : Dave Faulkner (songwriter, lead singer and guitarist),  Richard Grossman (bass), Mark Kingsmill (drums), and Brad Shepherd (guitar, vocals, harmonica). Their popularity peaked in the mid to late 1980s with albums Mars Needs Guitars!, Blow Your Cool! and Magnum Cum Louder. Hoodo Gurus took a break in 1998 with members pursuing other work […]
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Ottawan

Ottawan was a pop music duo, who had the hit singles in the early 1980s. “D.I.S.C.O” was their debut single and reached number 2 in the UK Charts, and “Hands Up” went to number 3. Patrick Jean-Baptiste left the group soon afterwards and Esther de Bijl formed the new Ottawan line up together with New York-based C. […]
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Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Jonas began acting in theatre at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002. Although it didn’t fare very well Nick Jonas came to the attention of a record company who signed him and his brothers as the band  ‘Jonas Brothers‘. […]
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Martin Garrix

Martin Garrix is a Dutch DJ and record producer. He won the ‘2013 Dance Music Awards’ for ‘Best Electro / Progressive Track’, ‘DJ of the Year’, and ‘Newcomer of the Year’. In 2014, he was awarded ‘The Buma Award’ for ‘Best International Song’ and ‘MTV Clubland Award’ for the track ‘Animals’. In 2016 he received […]
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Marshmello

Marshmello is an American digital record producer and performer whose identity was kept secret until 2017 by his wearing of a facial disguise. Marshmello appears wearing a full-head-covering white coloured bucket. Despite the anonymity, his career received international recognition in 2015 when he began releasing tracks online. In 2018, Marshmello officially released a collaboration with recently deceased rapper Lil […]
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Specials

Specials (The) were formed in the 1970’s and were billed as a 2 Tone / Ska band.  In 1980, the song “Too Much Too Young” reached No. 1 in the UK and in 1981 the single Ghost Town repeated that feat.  Between 1979 and 1981 The Specials had seven consecutive top 10 singles in the UK, three members […]

Zedd

Anton Zaslavski  (born 2 September 1989), better known by his stage name Zedd is a Russian-German record producer, DJ, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. His stage name is derived from the first letter of his surname. He primarily produces and performs electro house music, but has diversified his genre and musical style, drawing influences from progressive house, dubstep, and classical music. He grew up and began his career […]

Tom Walker

Tom Walker, a Glasgow born, Manchester raised, singer/songwriter taught himself how to play drums, guitar, piano and bass. After studying songwriting at London’s College of Contemporary Music he began making music in earnest, collaborating with his housemates (reportedly 12 musicians under one roof) and was eventually signed to a record label. His single ‘Leave A […]
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Booty Luv

Booty Luv were a British dance group formed in June 2006. The group comprised two vocalists, Cherise Roberts and Nadia Shepherd, both of whom were in the original line-up of the group Big Brovaz. They released one studio album as a twosome, and had five top twenty hits in the UK. They also achieved European success, gaining hits in Ireland, Poland, the Netherlands and Germany. Backing Tracks Don’t […]
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Luan Parle

Luan Parle is an Irish Singer/Songwriter / Producer.  ‘First Impressions’ was Luan Parle’s début album release after signing to Anim Records at the age of 12 following an appearance on The Late Late Toy Show. In 2002 Luan signed to Sony Music Ireland. Her first single release was a Diane Warren penned cover titled ‘When I See You Smile’ followed […]

1975 (The)

As a four piece indie / alternative rock band, The 1975 have been together since 2002 and hail from the Manchester area in the UK. It was 10 years until they released their first EP and the single “Chocolate” reached number 19 in the UK Singles Chart and their debut album a year later reached […]

Dean Martin

Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an Italian-American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer.  He was one of the most popular and enduring American entertainer of the mid-20th century.   Dean Martin: Ain’t That A Kick In The Head… Baby Face… Buona Sera… Everybody Loves Somebody… Gentle On My Mind… How Do You Like […]

Divine Comedy (The)

Divine Comedy (The) is an alias for Neil Hannon, a singer / songwriter from Northern Ireland. Originally the Divine Comedy was a trio but by the late 1990’s three had become one, although session musicians are regularly employed (including a 20 piece orchestra).  He achieved his greatest commercial success in the years 1996–99, during which he […]
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JoJo

JoJo Levesque is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She notched a #1 hit on the Billboard Pop Songs chart with her debut single, “Leave (Get Out),” (2003) when she was only 13 and was the youngest solo artist to have a #1 single in the U.S. As both her parents were singers, JoJo was surrounded […]
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Honeyz

Honeyz was a British R & B girl group, formed in 1998. They had five UK Top 10 hits between 1998 and 2000. The original line-up of Célena Cherry, Heavenli Denton and Naima Belkhiati changed over the years with Mariama Goodman replacing Denton in 1999. Goodman left in 2000 with Denton rejoining, before the group disbanded for the […]
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Goodies (The)

Goodies (The) :  three British comedians (Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie), who created, wrote, and starred in a British television comedy seriescalled The Goodies during the 1970s and early 1980s combining sketches and situation comedy. In the series, the threesome travelled around on (and frequently fell off) a three-seater bicycle which they called ‘the trandem’. They had a […]
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US Traditional

US Traditional Traditional songs from the USA. Ideal for 4th July Celebrations. Backing Tracks God Bless America Star Spangled Banner This Is My Country This Land Is Your Land  
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Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me the Horizon are an English rock band who formed in 2004. The style of their early work has been described primarily as deathcore, but they started to adopt a more eclectic style of metalcore on later albums. Furthermore, their fifth album That’s the Spirit marked a shift in their sound to less aggressive music […]
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Limp Bizkit

Limp Bizkit was formed in 1994 and is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida. The band achieved success with over 30 million albums sold worldwide. Limp Bizkit consists of singer Fred Durst, Wes Borland (guitar), Sam Rivers (bass) John Otto (drums) and DJ Lethal (turntables, samples). In 1996 they released a five song EP featuring songs such as […]

Louise

Louise Elizabeth Nurding, born 4 November 1974), professionally known as Louise, is an English singer and media personality. She was a member of Eternal, an R&B girl group which debuted in 1993 with their quadruple-platinum studio album Always & Forever. In 1995, Redknapp departed the group for a solo career, in which she released the platinum-selling albums Naked (1996), Woman In Me (1997) and Elbow […]
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Kodaline

Kodaline – Stephen Garrigan (vocals), Mark Prendergast (guitar), Vinny May Jr. (drums) and Jason Boland (bass guitar) make up the group that is Kodaline. Hailing from Ireland, the band line up was completed in 2011 (although two of the members had known each other since childhood) and in 2012 they released their first EP. Many of their singles have been used […]
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Michel Legrand

Michel Legrand (born 24 February 1932 – 25 January 2019) was a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and jazz pianist who wrote over 200 film and television scores. He won three Oscars (the first of which was for ‘Windmills of Your Mind‘) and five Grammys and has been nominated for an Emmy. He was 22 when his first album, I Love Paris, […]

Madison Avenue

Madison Avenue was an Australian electronic music duo consisting of writer-producer Andy Van Dorsselaer and singer-lyricist Cheyne Coates. Madison Avenue is best known for the song “Don’t Call Me Baby“, which peaked at number one in New Zealand and the United Kingdom in 2000. Their debut album was released in October 2000, which and provided three more singles: “Who the Hell Are […]
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Vic Reeves

James Roderick Moir (born 24 January 1959), better known by the stage name Vic Reeves, is an English comedian, artist, actor and television presenter, best known for his double act with Bob Mortimer (see Vic and Bob). He is known for his surreal and non sequitur sense of humour. In 2003, Reeves and Mortimer were listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy. In a 2005 poll to find […]

New Edition

New Edition are an American R & B vocal group which was formed in 1978. Their big break came in 1981 when they were spotted by singer/producer Maurice Starr whilst they were performing in a talent show.  They recorded their debut album which saw its title track reach number one on both the American R&B singles chart and the […]
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Jay Sean

Jay Sean was born in London, UK and began rapping at age 11 but eventually switched to R&B music. He debuted on the UK  scene as a member of the Rishi Rich Project with “Dance with You”, which reached No. 12 on the UK Singles Chart in 2003 and was then signed to Virgin Records. After a break of almost 4 years […]
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Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding: Anything Could Happen… Army… Beating Heart… Burn… How Long Will I Love You… Love Me like You Do… Starry Eyed… Elenor Jane “Ellie” Goulding (born 30 December 1986) is an English singer-songwriter from Lyonshall in Herefordshire.  Ellie is recognised for her unique voice, wonderful vibrato and breathy tones. She has won many awards, […]

Iyaz

Iyaz, (Keidran Jones (born 15 April 1987)) is a singer-songwriter and dancer from the British Virgin Islands. He is known for his singles “Replay”, “Solo” and “Pretty Girls”. He released his debut album Replay in 2009. All of Iyaz’s singles have reached the top 40 on the UK Official Singles Chart. Iyaz also appeared on the fourth season of Hannah Montana, Hannah […]
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Radney Foster

Radney Foster is an American country music singer / songwriter who, in 1979, dropped out of college to go to Nashville and follow his dream of breaking into the country music scene. Having been unsuccessful he returned to his home-town and continued his studies, singing in clubs and bars in his spare time. In 1985 […]
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Chainsmokers (The)

Chainsmokers (The) – A DJ duo featuring Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall, the Chainsmokers mix indie, dance, and pop music into a chart-topping sounds with hits like “Roses” and “Don’t Let Me Down.” They first made a name for themselves by creating remixes of their favourite indie bands.. The duo released its official debut single “#Selfie,” which hit number […]

Take That

Take That: A Million Love Songs… Back For Good… Could It Be Magic… Patience… Rule The World… Shine… These Days… Take That is an English pop group, formed in Manchester in 1990. The group currently consists of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen. The original line-up also featured Jason Orange and Robbie Williams. By […]
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Neil Sedaka

Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) is an American singer, pianist, composer and record producer. His music career began in 1957 and he has sold millions of records as an artist and has written or co-written over 500 songs for himself and others. 1962 was one of the most important of Sedaka’s career, with “Breaking Up Is […]
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Lonestar

Lonestar is an American country music band (founded in 1992). They have charted more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart, with 9 that reached No. 1: including “Amazed“, “Smile“, “What About Now“, “I’m Already There“, “My Front Porch Looking In“. “Amazed” also charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.  The group has recorded several albums three of which have been […]

Leona Lewis

Leona Louise Lewis (born April 3, 1985) is a British singer–songwriter. At the tender age of 5, her parents (father is Guyanese/mother is Welsh) enrolled her into London’s prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School and Leona Lewis then attended the performing arts academy The BRIT School, where she honed her songwriting and production skills. Encouraged by […]

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga was born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Hailing from New York she attended New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts where she honed her songwriting and natural musical ability. Her debut album, The Fame, was a huge success, and the single “Poker Face” topped charts worldwide. Gaga has since earned acclaim for subsequent albums, […]

Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson (born 4 September 1975) is a British musician, DJ, songwriter and record producer best known for his collaborations with artists such as Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Bruno Mars. He has received several Grammy Awards, including Producer of the Year for Winehouse’s album Back to Black and two for Record of the Year singles “Rehab” and “Uptown Funk”. He received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy […]
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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born is an American romantic musical themed film starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga and her musical collaborators Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt won the 2019 OSCARS Best Original Song for the track ‘Shallow’. Storyline Musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. […]

Jonas Blue

Jonas Blue, is an English DJ, songwriter and record producer. In 2015, Blue released as his debut single,  a cover of Tracy Chapman‘s 1988 single “Fast Car”. The Jonas Blue version peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart, remained in the top 10 for 11 weeks and was nominated for British Single and British Artist […]
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Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band who formed in 2000 as Parva. They one studio album before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name. Since being formed the band have released six original studio albums one compilation album and numerous singles, including the number one hit song “Ruby”. As well as spending time in the studio, Kaiser Chiefs have toured extensively, […]
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Doves

Doves are an English rock band from Cheshire. The band is composed of brothers Jez Williams (guitar, vocals) and Andy Williams (drums, vocals), Jimi Goodwin (bass, vocals, guitar) and Martin Rebelski, joins them as a touring and session musician on keyboards. The band have released several studio albums, two of which have reached Number One on the UK album charts. In 2010 Doves announced that […]
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Joe McElderry

Joe McElderry is an English singer /  songwriter who won the UK’s X-Factor competition in 2009 when he was just 18 years old. As a family entertainer he has had sell-out success with his various concert tours being the popular with fans aged from 5 to 95. Joe’s popularity has seen him croon his way […]
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Robin Schulz

Robin Schulz (born 28 April 1987) is a German musician, DJ and record producer. Most of his songs make use of manual guitar riffs. On 4 February 2014, he released the first single from his debut album, a remix of “Waves” by Dutch hip hop artist Mr Probz. This remix later received a nomination for Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical at […]
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Khalid

Khalid is an American singer and songwriter whose song  “Love Lies” was included on the soundtrack of the film Love, Simon in 2018. It peaked at number one on Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay chart, and number ten on the Hot 100. Khalid started out making music as a youngster and posted his songs online.  His first mainstream single ‘Location’ […]
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Duran Duran

Duran Duran: Girls On Film… Hungry Like A Wolf… Reflex… Rio… Wild Boys… Duran Duran are an English pop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. At first, they were generally considered part of the New Romantic scene, alongside bands such as Spandau Ballet, but they shed this image: using marketing and fashion to build a […]

Diana Krall

Diana Krall: Besame Mucho… Cry Me A River… Just The Way You Are… Let’s Face The Music… Walk On By… Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Canadian jazz pianist and singer, known for her contralto vocals. She has sold more than 6 million albums in the US and over 15 million worldwide. Krall is […]

Madonna

Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer-songwriter, actress and businesswoman who rose to mega stardom in the 1980’s with songs mainly written and produced by herself and many of them reaching number one on the record charts, including “Like a Virgin”, “La Isla Bonita”, “Like a Prayer” and “Vogue”. Madonna’s popularity was further enhanced by her roles […]
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Shirley Bassey

Shirley Bassey: As I Love You… As Long As He Needs Me… Big Spender… Diamonds Are Forever… Get The Party Started… Gold Finger… I Who Have Nothing… Something… A world-famous singer with a big voice and a glamorous reputation, Shirley Bassey has recorded numerous hits, including three James Bond theme songs. Backing Tracks As I Love You As Long As He […]

Jess Glynne

Jess Glynne is an English singer and songwriter, signed to Atlantic Records. She rose to prominence as a featured artist on Clean Bandit’s Grammy Award winning single “Rather Be”. In 2018, she became the first British female solo artist to have seven number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart, after her single “I’ll Be There” went to number-one. Backing Tracks All I […]
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Kate Nash

Kate Nash is an English singer-songwriter and actress. Her debut album ‘Made Of Bricks’ (2007) gave her her first hit single “Foundations”. The rest of 2007 saw her performing at the many music festivals in the UK, including the famous Glastonbury. As of 2018, Kate Nash has released 4 studio albums to mixed reviews. Backing Tracks Foundations Marry Happy […]
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Kanye West

Rapper, record producer, singer and fashion designer Kanye West was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 8, 1977. Having moved to New York in 2001 to pursue his music career full time, rapper Jay-Z hired him to produce songs for his album The Blueprint, which sold more than 420,000 copies in the first week alone. West went […]
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Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell, is a Canadian singer-songwriter.Rolling Stone called her “one of the greatest songwriters ever”. Drawing from folk, pop, rock, and jazz, Mitchell’s songs often reflect social and environmental ideals as well as her feelings about romance, confusion, disillusionment, and joy. She has received many accolades, including 9 Grammy Awards. Backing Tracks Big Yellow Taxi Both Sides Now (2000 […]
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Johnny Preston

Johnny Preston was an American pop / rockabilly singer popular in the 1960’s. After forming and performing in a rock and roll band, Johhny Preston was asked to record “Running Bear”, a song written by ‘Big Bopper‘ (J P Richardson’. The record was released after the Big Bopper’s death in the same plane crash that killed Buddy Holly and Ritchie […]
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Jimmy Ruffin

Jimmy Ruffin was an American soul singer. He had several hit records between the 1960s and 1980s, the most successful being the Top 10 hits “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted” and “Hold On (To My Love)“. In 1961, Jimmy became a singer as part of the Motown stable, but was drafted for national service. He returned in […]
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Fable Singers (The)

Fable Singers (The) : In the early 1970’s the Fable Singers recorded the theme songs for the 12 then-Victorian Football League clubs. Most of these recordings are still played at Australian Football League matches today. Backing Tracks A Wee Doch And Doris Carmen (Geelong) Dockers Anthem (Freemantle Dockers) Goodbye Dolly Gray (Collingwood) It’s A Grand […]
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Nana Mouskouri

Nana Mouskouri is a Greek singer. During the span of her music career she has released over 200 albums and singles in at least twelve different languages. In 1963, she represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision Song Contest. Her friendship with the composer Michel Legrand led to the recording by Mouskouri of the theme song of the Oscar-nominated film The Umbrellas of […]
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Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter. A major figure in the development of American soul music, Pickett recorded over 50 songs which made the US R&B charts, many of which crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100. Among his best-known hits are “In the Midnight Hour” (which he co-wrote), […]

James Bond Songs

James Bond film series features numerous musical compositions since its inception in 1962, many of which are now considered classic pieces of British film music. The best known of these pieces is the ubiquitous “James Bond Theme”. Other instrumentals, such as the “007 Theme” or “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”, and various songs, such as Shirley Bassey’s “Goldfinger”, Paul […]

Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison is an American actor, dancer and singer who is probably best know for playing a leading role in the TV series ‘Glee’. He has also starred in Broadway productions such as ‘Hairspray’ and the revival of ‘The Rocky Horror Pitcure Show’. Backing Tracks Singing In The Rain – Glee Summer Rain Toxic – […]
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Bobby Darin

Bobby Darin: Beyond The Sea… Dream Lover… If I Were A Carpenter… Mack The Knife… Multiplication… Splish Splash… Things… Up A Lazy River… Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor of film and television. He performed in a range of musical […]

Martha Reeves

Martha Rose Reeves was born in Eufaula, Alabama, on 18th July, 1941. She is an American R&B and pop singer, a former politician, and lead singer of the Motown group Martha Reeves and The Vandellas who have had many hit singles; including “Come and Get These Memories,” “Nowhere to Run”, ” “Heat Wave,” (Grammy nominated), […]
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Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik : As part of the ‘manufactured’ boy band One Direction, Zayn Malik (aka Zain Malik) toured the world and headlined in venues in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and North America. In 2015, Zayn decided to leave the band and in March 2016 released his debut album “Mind of Mine”. The lead single “Pillow Talk” hit the charts […]

Emma Bunton

Emma Bunton: All I Need To Know… Free Me… Maybe… We’re Not Gonna Sleep Tonight… What Took You So Long… Emma Lee Bunton is an English singer-songwriter, actress, and radio and television presenter. She is best known as a member of the girl group the Spice Girls formed in the 1990s, and in which Bunton was nicknamed Baby Spice. Bunton’s […]

James Last

James Last – A German composer and performer who started out as a double bass player in orchestras then progressed to radio before starting out on his solo career (backed by an orchestra and a choir). He sold millions of records with his James Last Orchestra. He pioneered what became known as “Happy Sound” which included […]
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Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. It has been active for five decades, with its greatest success in the 1970s. The band’s history can be roughly divided into three eras. From 1970 to 1975 it featured lead vocalist Tom Johnston and a mainstream rock and roll sound with elements […]

Zager and Evans

Zager And Evans – In the Year 2525 is a 1969 hit song by the American pop-rock duo of Dennis Zager and Rick Evans. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks commencing July 12, 1969. It peaked at number one in the UK Singles Chart for three weeks in August and […]

Desmond Dekker

Desmond Dekker (16 July 1941 – 25 May 2006) was a Jamaican ska, rocksteady and reggae singer-songwriter and musician. Together with his backing group the Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had one of the earliest international reggae hits with “Israelites”. Other hits include “007 (Shanty Town)” , “It Miek”, and “You Can Get It If You Really Want” […]

James Ingram

James Ingram is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer and producer whose career spanned more than four decades. He released such massive singles as “Baby, Come to Me” (Patti Austin) and “Ya Mo Be There” (Michael McDonald). He has collaborated with stars such as Anita Baker and Kenny Rogers. Backing Tracks Baby Come To Me with Patti […]

Anastacia

Anastacia is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer. She is best known for her electric pop music of the early 2000s which was relatively popular in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.  Spurred on by the multi-platinum, global smash “I’m Outta Love”, Anastacia was awarded as the ‘World’s Best-Selling New Female Pop Artist’ in 2001. Her commercial appeal […]

ZZ Top

ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist and vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons (the band’s leader, main lyricist and musical arranger), and drummer Frank Beard.    The band released its first album—called ZZ Top’s First Album—in 1971. Beginning with blues-inspired rock, the band incorporated new wave, punk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers. The band is also known […]

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato is an American singer and actress who started out as a child actor on shows like “Barney & Friends” and on Disney Channel’s original series ‘Sonny with a Chance.’ Lovato recorded a few songs with the pop group the Jonas Brothers for the  soundtrack to the film ‘Camp Rock’ in which she played the starring […]
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Nathan Carter

Nathan Carter is a country pop singer with a special Celtic influence. His family originated from Ireland and he was brought up in Liverpool but his Irish roots saw him singing and playing accordion from a young age. He has become one of the biggest names on the Irish music scene and is fast becoming a big […]
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Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell is a Grammy Award winning American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in the country music genre. He came from a musical family and at age 11, he started playing drums in his father’s band. In his teen years, he played in various garage rock bands. Rodney Crowell’s career […]
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs is an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000. The group is composed of vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase The Yeah Yeah Yeahs ballad “Maps” from the album Fever To Tell became a hit in 2004 followed by “Gold Lion” […]

Linkin Park

Linkin Park is an American rock band from California, formed in 1996 as Xero, with band members being Mike, Rob and Brad and later recruiting Joe, Dave and Mark. After a couple of name changes Xero became Linkin Park (a name chosen to pay homage to Lincoln Park in Santa Monica), and the line-up looked like this : Chester […]

Bluebells

The Bluebells were a Scottish indie rock band popular in the ’80’s and most famous for their song “Young At Heart”. Their other UK Top 40 hits were “I’m Falling” and “Cath” and they released one EP “The Bluebells”  and one full length album “Sisters”. Although they officially disbanded in the late ’80’s they reformed briefly in 1993 when “Young At […]

Del Shannon

Del Shannon (born Charles Weedon Westover; December 30, 1934 – February 8, 1990) was an American rock and roll and country musician and singer-songwriter, best known for his 1961 number 1 Billboard hit “Runaway”. Backing Tracks Hats Off To Larry Hey Little Girl Keep Searching Kelly Little Town Flirt Runaround Sue Runaway Sea Of Love Swiss Maid Two Kinds Of Teardrops

Wheatus

Wheatus is an American rock group from  New York, formed in 1995 by Brendan Brown. They are best known for their 2000 single “Teenage Dirtbag”. Backing Tracks A Little Respect Leroy Teenage Dirtbag Wannabe Gangster Official Website Lyrics Her name is Noel I have a dream about her She rings my bell I got gym class […]

Walker Brothers

The Walker Brothers were an American pop group of the 1960s and 1970s that included Scott Engel (eventually known professionally as Scott Walker), John Walker (born John Maus, but using the name Walker since his teens) and Gary Leeds (eventually known as Gary Walker). After moving to Britain in 1965, they had a number of top ten albums and singles there, including the […]

Mark Chesnutt

Mark Chesnutt is an American country music singer known for his traditional country and honky-tonk influences which he combines with newer elements to create his style. By the late 1980s, he had released eight singles, which would later be combined together to help create the album Doing My Country Thing. Between 1990 and 2002, he had his greatest chart success with a total […]

Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon: Venus… Why Do Fools Fall In Love… Frankie Avalon (born Francis Thomas Avallone, September 18, 1940) is an Italian-American actor, singer, and former teen idol. He made his American network television debut In December 1952 playing the trumpet in the Honeymooners “Christmas Party” sketch on The Jackie Gleason Show.  In 1959 he released […]

Charlie Daniels Band

Charles Edward Daniels (born October 28, 1936) is an American multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, and singer, known for his contributions to Southern rock, country and bluegrass. He is perhaps best known for his number-one country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”. Daniels has been active as a singer and musician since the 1950s. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008, the Musicians Hall of […]

Tony Bennett

Tony Bennett sang while waiting on tables as a teenager before he enlisted in the Army during World War II. Whilst in Europe he performed with military bands and on his return to the USA he had vocal lessons at an american theatre.  The first time Bennett sang in a nightclub was in 1946 when […]
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Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was an American singer and actress.  She is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with 200 million records sold worldwide.  Houston made her screen acting debut as Rachel Marron in the romantic thriller film The Bodyguard (1992). She performed the lead single from the film’s original soundtrack, “I Will Always Love You”, which received […]

Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers was born on August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas. After working with bands and as a solo artist, Rogers released The Gambler in 1978. The title track became a huge country and pop hit and gave Rogers his second Grammy Award. Rogers has recorded a series of hits with the likes of country legend […]

Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Born into a musical family, Charlie Puth learnt to sing and play piano at an early age and attended theatre school and musical college. Puth’s initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube where he caught the attention of Ellen […]
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Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole was a multi award winning singer songwriter. As the daughter of the late Nat King Cole, music had been a big part of her life from a very young age but she came into her own in the 1970’s as an R & B artist with songs such as This Will Be, Inseparable and Our Love. […]
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Simple Minds

Simple Minds (a Scottish rock band) was formed in January 1978 by Jim Kerr (vocals), Charlie Burchill (guitar), Tony Donald (bass) and Brian McGee (drums). A second guitarist Duncan Barnwell and keyboard player Michael MacNeil were recruited and when Tony Donald left before Derek Forbes joined. Billed as the most commercially successful Scottish band of […]
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Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie is an American singer-songwriter who was a founding member of the Commodores, a hugely successful 1970’s R & B group. In 1982 he released his solo debut album and his 1984 album Can’t Slow Down, featured the energetic pop hit “All Night Long”, and won Richie a Grammy for best album of the year. […]
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Francesca Battistelli

Francesca Battistelli is an American Christian singer/songwriter. She grew up with parents who were involved in musical theater and it seemed like a natural progression for her to follow. In the early 2000’s she joined a main stream, all girl pop group but when that partnership ended, she concentrated on playing guitar and writing her own […]
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Alesso

Alesso. A DJ and electronic dance music producer who commands the stage with his sound, light and laser shows and the atmosphere is hot, loud, electric, mesmerising and intense. Add into the mix stunning vocal performances from collaborators such as Roy English and Tove Lo and one can see why Alesso is taking the festival […]

Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini is an American country pop singer and songwriter. She released her first album The First Time in 2015 and her second album Unapologetically was released in 2017. Kelsea Ballerini won New Female Vocalist of the Year at the American Country Music Awards in 2016 and received a nomination for Best New Artist at the 2017 Grammy Awards. Kelsea Ballerini has supported many a star […]

Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen : Beautiful People… Call Me Maybe… Curiosity… Good Time… Hurt This Good… I Know You Have A Girlfriend… I Really Like You… Melt With You… More Than A Memory… This Kiss… Turn Me Up Carly Rae Jepsen (born November 21, 1985) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress. In 2007, she came […]
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Go West

Go West are an English pop duo, formed in 1982 by guitarist Richard Drummie and vocalist Peter Cox. The duo enjoyed a peak of popularity between the mid 1980s and the early 1990s and are best known for the international top 10 hits “We Close Our Eyes”, “Call Me”, and “King of Wishful Thinking” (from the film ‘Pretty Woman’) They were […]
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Bucks Fizz

Bucks Fizz is a British pop group that achieved success in the 1980s, most notably for winning the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Making Your Mind Up”. Backing Tracks Making Your Mind Up Land Of Make Believe My Camera Never Lies If You Can’t Stand The Heat Now Those Days Are Gone
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David Hasselhoff

David Hasselhoff rose to international fame as a TV actor. He played the ‘Knight Rider’, a crime fighter with an artificially intelligent car called ‘KITT’ and then moved on to Baywatch as a lifeguard. He has also appeared in films, including ‘Click‘, ‘Dodgeball‘ and ‘Hop‘. His music career began in 1989 and the song “Looking for […]
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Pat Boone

Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is an American singer, composer, actor, writer, television personality, motivational speaker, and spokesman. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950’s and early 1960’s. He sold over 45 million records, had 38 top-40 hits, and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood films. The early part of […]

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor. His music career began in 1992 when he was discovered by Dr. Dre and featured on Dre’s solo debut, “Deep Cover”, and then on Dre’s solo debut album, The Chronic. He has since sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million […]
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Hard Fi

Hard Fi were an English rock band, formed in 2003. The band’s final lineup consisted of Richard Archer (lead vocals and guitar), Kai Stephens (bass guitar and backing vocals) and Steve Kemp (drums and backing vocals). Founding member Ross Phillips (guitar and backing vocals) left the band in 2013. Hard Fi’s debut album Stars of CCTV was released in July 2005. It eventually reached No 1. on the […]
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Lucy Spraggan

Lucy Spraggan (born 21 July 1991) is an English musician. She auditioned for The X Factor in 2012, performing her own composition, “Last Night”. On 3 November 2012, it was announced she would be quitting her run on The X Factor due to illness, so she subsequently finished in ninth place, and second in her category. Lucy has toured the US […]

Gary Puckett

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap were a band from the USA who were popular worldwide in the 1960’s. In 1968 Gary Puckett and The Union Gap had six consecutive gold records and sold more records than any other recording act. Although the band never had a Billboard #1 in the United States, “Young Girl” hit #1 […]
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Sean Paul

Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican dancehall rapper, singer and record producer signed to Island Records.  In October 2016, Clean Bandit released the song “Rockabye”, which features Paul and English singer Anne-Marie. It spent nine consecutive weeks at number one of the UK Singles Chart, and gained the coveted Christmas number one. On 18 November 2016, he released the […]
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Yvonne Elliman

Yvonne Elliman is a singer songwriter from Hawaii. She learnt guitar during her school years and performed in a band of youngsters who entered local talent shows. After moving to London, UK  in 1969  she performed at various bars and clubs where she was discovered by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, who asked her to sing Mary Magdalene’s part for an […]
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Yes

Yes are considered one of the most successful and longest-lasting progressive rock bands. They have sold over 13 million records. In 1985, they won a Grammy Award and received five Grammy nominations between 1985 and 1992. They have, so far, produced 21 studio albums and in April 2017 were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Backing Tracks I’ve […]

Yazoo

Yazoo were a British synthpop duo (Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke) popular in the early 1980’s. They enjoyed worldwide success, particularly in the UK where three of their four singles reached high in the UK Singles Chart and both their albums made the top two of the albums chart. The band only lasted a brief time as a […]

Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown Band is an American country music band based in Atlanta, Georgia, on the Southern Ground Artists label. The lineup consists of Zachry Alexander “Zac” Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Jimmy De Martini  (fiddle, vocals), John Driskell Hopkins  (bass guitar, guitar, baritone guitar, banjo, ukulele, upright bass, vocals), Coy Bowles  (guitar, keyboards), Chris Fryar  (drums), Clay Cook  (guitar, keyboards, mandolin, steel guitar, vocals), Matt Mangano  (bass guitar), and Daniel de los Reyes  (percussion). The band […]

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean is a musician who was born in Haiti. When Wyclef was nine years old, his family moved to New York. Only speaking Haitian French when he entered the States he learned English from listening to rap music. As music soon became one of Wyclef’s chief interests his mother gave him a guitar as a […]

Whitesnake

Whitesnake – A British rock band created by a former member of Deep Purple, Whitesnake had their most commercial success in 1987, almost a decade after they formed. The singles “Here I Go Again” and “Is This Love“, reached number one and two on the American charts and the album went 8 times platinum in […]

Wes Carr

Wes Carr is an Australian singer / songwriter who rose to fame as the winner of the popular TV series Australian Idol in 2008. His winning song “You,” was released digitally as a single and quickly topped the Australian singles chart. Backing Tracks Been A Long Time Feels Like Woah Fearless Love Is An Animal You […]
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Wayne Newton

Carson Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942) is an American singer and entertainer who is known by the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas and Mr. Entertainment. His well known song “Daddy, Don’t You Walk So Fast” was his best selling single in 1972. As a child he learnt to play the piano, guitar, and steel guitar […]

Zutons (The)

Zutons (The) were an English indie rock band, formed in 2001 in Liverpool. They released their debut album, Who Killed…… The Zutons? in May 2004 and achieved chart success with “Why Won’t You Give Me Your Love?” and “Valerie”, both taken from their second studio album Tired of Hanging Around in 2006. Both singles reached number 9 in the UK Singles Chart. “Valerie” was […]

Zombies (The)

Zombies (The) are an English rock band, formed in 1961 in St Albans and led by keyboardist and vocalist Rod Argent and vocalist Colin Blunstone. The group scored British and American hits in 1964 with “She’s Not There”. In the US two further singles, “Tell Her No” in 1965 and “Time of the Season” in 1968, were also successful. Their 1968 album Odessey and Oracle is ranked number […]
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Youngbloods (The)

The Youngbloods were an American rock band consisting of Jesse Colin Young (vocals, bass), Jerry Corbitt (guitar), Lowell Levinger, nicknamed “Banana” (guitar and electric piano), and Joe Bauer (drums). Despite receiving critical acclaim, they never achieved widespread popularity. Their only U.S. Top 40 entry was “Get Together”. Backing Tracks Get Together
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Young Rascals

Young Rascals aka The Rascals were an American rock band, formed in Garfield, New Jersey in 1965. Between 1966 and 1968 the New Jersey act reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 with nine singles, including the #1s “Good Lovin’” (1966), “Groovin’” (1967), and “People Got to Be Free” (1968), as well as big radio hits such as the much-covered “How Can […]
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Joe Nichols

Joe Nichols is an American artist primarily known for his Country songs even though he started out in a rock band when young. The Academy of Country Music had named Joe Nichols as its Top New Male Vocalist in the early 2000’s and he garnered three Grammy nominations. Backing Tracks I’ll Wait For You Tequila Makes Her […]
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LL Cool J

LL Cool J is an American hip hop artist and actor whose music was showcased by Def Jam Records in the 1980’s. LL Cool J crossed over into mainstream acting during the 1990’s appearing in films and TV before once again entering the studio to create music. In January 2016, he was awarded a star […]
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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (Willy Wonka)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a stage musical based on the 1964 children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. Two musical films have been released:  Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) directed by Mel Stuart, and starring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka. Backing Tracks Candy Man Cheer Up Charlie Chew It […]

Jennifer Rush

Jennifer Rush is an American singer and songwriter who achieved commercial success during the mid-1980s around the world. The million-selling single “The Power of Love,” which she co-wrote and released in the mid 80’s,  became the biggest selling UK single of 1985 Jennifer Rush released her second album “Movin’” in the autumn of 1985. The single […]
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Weather Girls

The Weather Girls, also known as Two Tons o’ Fun (especially during the early portion of their career), is an American musical duo formed in San Francisco, California in 1977, originally composed of singers Izora Armstead and Martha Wash. The duo charted several dance hits over the course of its career, including the hit song […]

America

America is a British-American rock band formed in England in 1970. Achieving significant popularity in the 1970s, the trio was famous for their close vocal harmonies and light acoustic folk rock sound. The band released a string of hit albums and singles, many of which found airplay on pop/soft rock stations. Backing Tracks Horse With No Name I […]

Hilary Duff

Hilary Duff is an American actress/singer who came to fame as the title character on the Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire. She  released several pop albums with her debut record, Metamorphosis (2003), going triple-platinum.  She has also branched out into clothing lines and is the name behind ‘Stuff by Hilary Duff’ and ‘Femme’ for DKNY. In 2015 she […]
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Mungo Jerry

Mungo Jerry are a British rock group formed in the 1970’s. Although the bands line-up has changed over the years Ray Dorset has always fronted the group. Their style includes blues, skiffle and boogie. The song the group are most famous for is “In The Summertime” which sold over 6 million copies worldwide in the first 6 months and is […]
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Mozart

Mozart: Abendemfindung… An Chloe… Fin In Ch’han Dal Vino… Hostias… Or Sai Chi L’Enore… Parto Parto… Smanie Implacabili… Voi Che Sapete… Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Born in Salzburg, he was competent on keyboard and violin from a very early age and composed from the age of five. […]
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Wham

Wham! were an English musical duo formed by members George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley in 1981. They were briefly known in the United States as Wham! UK due to a naming conflict with an American band. Wham! sold more than 30 million certified records worldwide from 1982 to 1986. Backing Tracks  Bad Boys  Careless Whisper Club Tropicana  Edge Of Heaven  Everything She Wants […]

Bruce Channel

Bruce Channel (born Bruce McMeans, November 28, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter best known for his 1962 million-selling number-one hit record, “Hey! Baby”. Backing Tracks Hey Baby Keep On Lyrics Hey, hey hey baby I want to know if you’ll be my girl Hey, hey hey baby I want to know if you’ll be my girl When I saw you walking […]

Wet Wet Wet

Wet Wet Wet are a Scottish band formed in 1982. They were hugely popular in the 1980’s and 90’s with a number of hits scoring high on the UK charts and around the world. They are probably best known for their cover of The Troggs‘ 1960s hit “Love Is All Around“, which was used on the […]
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Styx

Styx are a rock band from Chicago. They formed in the late 1970’s with a line up of Dennis DeYoung, Chuck and John Panozzo and were soon joined by John Curulewski and James “JY” Young. In 1971 they released their first album Styx, but the single from it “Best Thing” only managed to creep into the top […]
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Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical Matilda the Musical is based on a novel by Roald Dahl. The story centres around Matilda a little girl with the gift of telekinesis (moving objects with mind-power), who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life. The musical received its West End premiere on 24 […]
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James Taylor

James Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and is reported to be one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide. With 17 albums under his belt and numerous collaborations with […]
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Nickelback

Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair. The band went through a few drummer changes between 1995 and 2005, achieving its current lineup when […]
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Waterboys (The)

The Waterboys were originally formed in London (UK) in 1983, and are fronted by lead singer / songwriter Mike Scott, with a sound that ranges from Celtic-tinged folk-rock to alternative anthems. After ten years of recording and touring, The Waterboys split in 1993 and Scott pursued a solo career. They reformed in 2000, and continue to […]

Brooks and Dunn

Brooks and Dunn: A Man This Lonely… Believe… Boot Scoot ‘n Boogie… Brand New Man… Hard Workin’ Man… I Am That Man… My Maria… Brooks & Dunn (Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn) both successful solo artists, released their first album together in 1991 and they have since become one of the best-selling duo’s in country music. […]

Mary Hopkin

Mary Hopkin (born 3 May 1950), credited on some recordings as Mary Visconti (from her marriage to Tony Visconti), is a Welsh folk singer best known for her 1968 UK number one single “Those Were the Days”. She was one of the first musicians to sign to the Beatles’ Apple label. Backing Tracks Those Were The Days Sheet Music Artist Website Once upon a time […]

Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae Do My Thing ft Estelle Make Me Feel We Are Young – Fun Ft Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe Robinson (born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model. She is signed to her own imprint, Wondaland Arts Society, and Atlantic Records. After her first unofficial studio album, The Audition, she publicly […]
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Wanted (The)

The Wanted were an English / Irish ‘manufactured’ boy band put together by Jayne Collins after mass auditions in 2009. Their debut single “All Time Low” hit the UK Singles chart at number one and stayed in the Top 40 for 17 weeks. Between 2009 and 2014 the band (consisiting of members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuinness, Tom Parker and Nathan […]
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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor and was one of the most influential figures in jazz. Louis Armstrong was born and raised in New Orleans and is renowned for his charismatic stage presence and voice almost as much as for his trumpet playing. Armstrong’s influence extends well beyond jazz, and by the end of his […]

A Chorus Line

A Chorus Line audition for an upcoming Broadway production, features the formidable director Zach and his assistant choreographer Larry putting the dancers through their paces. Every dancer is desperate for work (“I Hope I Get It”). After the first cut, 17 dancers remain. Zach tells them he is looking for a strong dancing chorus of […]
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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn is a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter known for ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter,’ ‘Woman of the World,’ ‘Love Is the Foundation,’ ‘Trouble in Paradise’ and ‘Feelins’,’ among many other country hits. Backing Tracks After The Fire Is Gone with Conway Twitty Back Street Affair – with Conway Twitty Blue Kentucky Girl Coal Miners Daughter Don’t Come Home […]

Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King”. Backing Tracks: A Big Hug Ain’t That Loving You Baby A Little Less Conversation […]
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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt is a multi-award winning American singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, jazz, light opera. Backing Tracks Blue Bayou Don’t Know Much with Aaron Neville Somewhere Out There with James Ingram Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American popular music singer known for singing in a wide […]

Simon And Garfunkel

Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel. They were one of the best-selling music groups of the 1960s and became counterculture icons of the decade’s social revolution, alongside artists such as the Beatles, the Beach Boys, and Bob Dylan. Their biggest hits—including “The Sound of Silence” (1964), “Mrs. Robinson” (1968), “The Boxer” (1969), and “Bridge over […]
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Marty Wilde

Marty Wilde is an English singer and songwriter. He was among the first generation of British pop stars to enter into the rock and roll genre. His popularity as a teen idol waned somewhat after his marriage but Marty Wilde branched out into film roles and TV appearances. He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of […]

Liberty X

Liberty X  were a British-Irish group formed by the five finalists of the ITV talent show Popstars who failed to make it into the group Hear’Say. Liberty X went on to achieve ten consecutive UK Top 20 singles, and various charting singles worldwide, leading to greater commercial success than Hear’Say. Backing Tracks A Night To Remember – Liberty X Doing It Everybody […]

Lemar

Lemar Obika (born 4 April 1978), professionally known simply as Lemar, is an English singer, songwriter and record producer. Lemar has had a run of chart success in the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia. He rose to fame after finishing in third place on the first series of British talent show Fame Academy, which was won by songwriter David Sneddon. Since then, Lemar has had seven […]

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin was an American rock, soul, and blues singer-songwriter, and one of the most successful and widely known female rock stars of her era. Having worked in a couple of bands, she struck out on her own in the late 1960’s. She released three albums before dying of a heroin overdose in her 20’s. […]
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Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson was a dynamic and powerful soul performer during the 1950s and ’60s who successfully crossed over from rhythm and blues to pop music. Backing Tracks  Baby Workout  Doggin Around   Lonely Teardrops Reet Petite Sweetest Feeling   To Be Loved Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher – […]
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Ned Miller

Ned Miller Backing Track From A Jack To A King – Ned Miller Lyrics From a jack to a king of loneliness to a wedding ring I’ve played a ace and I won the queen I walked away with your heart From a jack to a king With no regrets I stacked, I stacked the […]
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NSYNC

NSYNC (aka *NSYNC N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and consisted of Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass. The group’s second album, No Strings Attached, incredibly sold over one million copies in one day and 2.42 million copies in one week.. In addition to a host of Grammy […]
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Macy Gray

Macy Gray is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actress. She is known for her distinctive raspy voice, and a singing style heavily influenced by the likes of jazz singer Billie Holiday. Her single “I Try” was one of the biggest songs of 1999 and subsequent singles “Still” and “Why Didn’t You Call Me” ensured her debut album became […]
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Laura Story

Laura Story is a contemporary Christian music singer / songwriter. She began her career in 1996 as a bass player in band at University, but when the band was offered a deal with a record company, Laura Story recorded a solo album which was released in 2002. Story released her second independent album in 2005 […]
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Hear Say (Hear’Say)

Hear Say (Hear’Say): Another Lover… Breathe… Bridge Over Troubled Water… Carried Away… Hear Say were a British pop group. It was created through the ITV reality TV show “Popstars” in February 2001, the first UK series of the international Popstars franchise. The group originally consisted of Danny Foster, Myleene Klass, Kym Marsh, Suzanne Shaw, Lorna Marteleu and Noel Sullivan. […]
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Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Frankie Goes to Hollywood is a British band formed in 1980s. Fronted by Holly Johnson (vocals), with Paul Rutherford (vocals), Peter Gill (drums, percussion), Mark O’Toole (bass guitar), and Brian Nash (guitar). The bands debut song “Relax” was banned from radio play but still managed to spend five weeks at number one in the UK chart and eventually spent a full 52 weeks in that chart. […]
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Mabel (McVey)

Mabel McVey (born February 19, 1996) and known simply as Mabel, is a singer and songwriter based in London. She is the daughter of singer and songwriter Neneh Cherry and record producer Cameron McVey. She is mostly known for the 2017 hit “Finders Keepers” and the associated music video, as well as her single “Fine Line“. Mabel opened for Harry Styles during the European part of the […]
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Loveable Rogues

The Loveable Rogues were a British band from London, consisting of members Eddie Brett, Sonny Jay Muharrem and Te Qhairo Eugene, who rose to fame after reaching the final of the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012. Backing Tracks What A Night “What A Night” You made the mistake of letting me and my mates In your house, you […]
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Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil (known informally as “The Oils”) are an Australian rock band composed of Peter Garrett (vocals, harmonica), Rob Hirst (drums), Jim Moginie (guitar, keyboard), Martin Rotsey (guitar) and Bones Hillman (bass guitar). The group was formed by Hirst, Moginie and original bassist Andrew James as Farm in 1972: they enlisted Garrett the following year, changed their name in 1976, and hired Rotsey a year later (the rotating cast of […]
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Major Lazer

Major Lazer is a conceptual Electronic Dance Music (EDM) act based around a fictional character launched in 2008 as the digital reggae/dancehall project of Diplo, an American DJ/producer. As of October 2018 Major Lazer has released 4 studio albums with guest appearances from the likes of Justin Bieber, M0, Anne Marie and Ellie Goulding. Backing Tracks Cold […]
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Rag’n’Bone Man

Rag’n’Bone Man: Human… Skin… Wolves… Rag’n’Bone Man (Rory Graham: born 29 January 1985), is a British singer-songwriter from Uckfield, East Sussex, England.  His first hit single “Human” was released in July 2016 and it reached number one in the Official Singles Charts in Austria, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland but only number two on the UK […]
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Inxs

INXS were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. They began playing covers in Western Australian pubs and clubs, occasionally playing some of their original music. The band’s founding members were bassist Garry Gary Beers, main composer and keyboardist Andrew Farriss, drummer Jon Farriss, guitarist Tim Farriss, lead singer and main lyricist Michael Hutchence, and guitarist and saxophonist Kirk Pengilly. […]
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Christopher Cross

Christopher Cross is an American singer / songwriter who began his career in the music industry as a member of a covers band ‘Flash’. In 1978 he signed a solo contract with Warner Bros., and released his debut album in 1979 which featured the hit songs “Sailing,” and “Ride Like the Wind”.  The album earned five […]
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Lucie Silvas

Lucie Silvas is a British singer-songwriter.  She released her debut album on Mercury Records, “Breathe In,” and toured extensively around Europe for the following years with both her debut and second album.  She went on to sell well over a million albums in Europe, alone. Lucie has worked and toured with many artists throughout Europe including […]
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Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Cosgrove is an American actress and singer who was appearing in TV commercials from the age of 3 years. By the age of 7 she was snapped up for TV shows and later appeared on Nickelodeon in a variety of teen roles. Off the back of this, she released some music which made it […]
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Jedward

Jedward are an Irish pop duo consisting of brothers John and Edward Grimes. They were first seen by TV audiences as contestants on the sixth series of The X Factor (UK) in 2009 and have also appeared on Celebrity Big Brother and the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Jedward have released three albums: Planet Jedward, Victory, and Young Love and have released nine singles, including […]
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Circa Waves

Circa Waves are a British indie-rock band formed in Liverpool in 2013. The band consists of frontman Kieran Shudall, Sam Rourke, Colin Jones and Joe Falconer. The bands debut album “Young Chasers” was released in March 2015, with “Fossils” being used as the lead track from it. Backing Tracks Fossils “Fossils” I never lose my sight The […]
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Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher – William John Paul “Liam” Gallagher (born 21 September 1972) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later served as the singer of Beady Eye, before performing as a solo artist after the dissolution of both bands. His erratic behaviour, distinctive singing style, and abrasive attitude have […]
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Lesley Gore

Lesley Sue Goldstein (May 2, 1946 – February 16, 2015), known professionally as Lesley Gore, was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. At the age of 16 (in 1963) she recorded the pop hit “It’s My Party”, and followed it up with other hits including “Judy’s Turn to Cry”, “She’s a Fool”, “You Don’t […]

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds are an English rock band formed in 2010 as the solo moniker of former Oasis lead guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher. The touring band consists of former Oasis guitarist Gem Archer, former Oasis session pianist Mike Rowe, former Oasis drummer Chris Sharrock, and The Zutons bassist Russell Pritchard. The band has also had a variety of guests contribute to […]
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Four Tops

The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet who formed in 1953. After reaching number one with “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)” in June 1965, the Four Tops had series of successful hit singles. Among the first of these hits were the Top 10 “It’s the Same Old Song“, “Something About You“, “Shake […]

Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons formed in 2009 and gained quite a following in Utah where they were based. A move to Las Vegas proved a turning point when they were called to help out at the Bite of Las Vegas Festival 2009 performing to a crowd of more than 26,000 people. After releasing their 2012 full-length debut Night Visions […]
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Nirvana

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting and best-known being Dave Grohl, who joined in 1990. Despite releasing only three full-length studio albums in their seven-year career, Nirvana has come […]
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Jarryd James

Jarryd James an Australian singer/songwriter and producer began to be noticed in late 2014 when he toured Australia as a support act. His electro indie pop R&B style appears in his debut single “Do You Remember” (produced by Joel Little, who previously worked with big name acts like Lorde and Ellie Goulding.) The follow-up single, “Give Me Something” […]
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Nik Kershaw

Nik Kershaw (born 1 March 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and record producer. Kershaw came to prominence in the mid 1980s as a solo artist, releasing eight singles that entered the Top 40 charts in the UK during that time, including “Wouldn’t It Be Good”, “Dancing Girls”, “I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down […]
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Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger is an actress and singer from Honolulu. While attending a performing arts high school, she won a talent contest and performed in many plays at The Actors Theatre of Louisville. Nicole was lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls before leaving the band in 2010 to pursue a solo career. In the same year she won […]
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Kiss

Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley. Well known for its members’ face paint and stage outfits, the group rose to prominence with their elaborate live performances. They are one of the best-selling bands in the history of rock music, having sold more than 75 million records worldwide, including […]

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Nicholas Edward Cave  (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the frontman of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Cave’s music is generally characterised by emotional intensity, a wide variety of influences, and lyrical obsessions […]
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New Order

New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980 by vocalist and guitarist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook and drummer Stephen Morris. New Order were formed in the demise of their previous post-punk band Joy Division, following the suicide of vocalist Ian Curtis. They were joined by Gillian Gilbert on keyboards later that year. Their integration of post-punk with electronic and dance music made them one of the most critically acclaimed […]
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Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry is a Swedish singer-songwriter, rapper, occasional DJ and broadcaster who has released several studio albums. When she was 14 she moved to the UK and toured with her step father as part of his post-punk band. Backing Tracks    Buffalo Stance    Manchild    Woman More About … To date, Cherry has released four studio […]
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Nelly

Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri.  When signed to Universal Records and won many music industry awards. Backing Tracks Call on Me –  ft Janet Jackson    Country Grammar (Hot…)    Dilemma ft Kelly Rowland    Get Like Me ft Nicki Minaj & Pharrell    Gone ft […]
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Nazareth

Nazareth are a Scottish hard rock band formed in 1968, that had several hits in the United Kingdom, as well as in several other West European countries in the early 1970s, and established an international audience with their 1975 album Hair of the Dog, which featured their hits “Hair of the Dog” and a cover of the ballad “Love Hurts”. As […]
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Nathan Sykes

Nathan Sykes (born 18 April 1993)  is an English singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for being the youngest member of the British boy band The Wanted. In 2013, Sykes appeared with his bandmates in the E! channel reality television series The Wanted Life.  After the band’s hiatus in 2014, Sykes embarked on a solo career. His debut single, […]
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N-Dubz

N-Dubz are a British hip hop group from Camden Town, London. The group consists of members Dappy, Tulisa and Fazer. They were previously signed to Polydor Records before joining All Around the World Records. They had eight top 40 hits on the UK Singles Chart, the most successful being “I Need You”, which charted at number five.   The group […]
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Bastille

Bastille is a British rock band formed in 2010 by singer / songwriter Dan Smith. The bands first single “Overjoyed” was released in April 2012 and their first album “Bad Blood” was released in March 2013 where it topped the UK Album Charts. The single “Pompeii” became the band’s breakthrough hit, peaking at number two on the UK Singles […]

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera : Army Of Me… At Last… Beautiful… Candy Man… Carwash… Come On Over… Dynamite… Fighter… Hold Us Down… Impossible… Love Will find A Way… The Voice Within… Walk Away… Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. She was born in Staten Island, New York […]

Motorhead

Motorhead were an English rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, who was the sole constant member, guitarist Larry Wallis and drummer Lucas Fox. The band are often considered a precursor to the new wave of British heavy metal, which re-energised heavy metal in the late 1970s and early 1980s.  Though several guitarists and drummers have played in Motorhead, […]
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Moody Blues

Moody Blues (The) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1964. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive rock.  It has been described as a “landmark” […]
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Mis-Teeq

Mis-Teeq were a British girl group, consisting of lead singer Sabrina Washington, rapper, singer and songwriter Alesha Dixon and singer Su-Elise Nash. They had three top-ten double-platinum albums and seven consecutive top-ten singles, with chart-topping success on the UK Singles Chart as well as across Europe. The group originally formed as a quartet in 1999, which included Zena McNally; she left in 2001. Backing Tracks Can’t Get […]
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Mike Posner

Mike Posner (born February 12, 1988) is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and record producer. Posner released his debut album, 31 Minutes to Takeoff, on August 10, 2010 which featured his singles “Cooler than Me” and “Please Don’t Go”. In 2016 he released his second album, At Night, Alone. A remix of his 2015 single “I Took a Pill […]
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Mike & The Mechanics

Mike & the Mechanics are an English pop/rock supergroup formed in 1985 as a side project of Mike Rutherford, the bassist and one of the founding members of the band Genesis. The band is known for their hit singles “Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)”, “All I Need Is a Miracle”, “Taken In”, “Over My Shoulder”, and “The Living Years”. Backing Tracks   […]
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Michelle Branch

Michelle Branch (born July 2, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums: The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. She won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals with Santana for “The Game of Love”. In 2005, she formed the country music duo The Wreckers with friend and fellow musician Jessica Harp, and produced the Grammy Award for Best […]

Mott The Hoople

Mott the Hoople are an English rock band popular in the glam rock era of the 1970’s. They are best known for the song “All the Young Dudes” and in 1974 had further chart success in the UK with “Roll Away the Stone”. Hailing originally from Herefordshire, UK., Mott The Hoople has taken on and lost numerous band […]
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Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter whose 1981 debut single “Kids in America” reached number two in the UK. In 1983, she received the Brit Award for Best British Female and in 1986 she had a UK number two hit with her version of  “You Keep Me Hangin’ On“, which also went on to be a major […]

Johnny O’Keefe

Johnny O’Keefe (John Michael O’Keefe – 19 January 1935 – 6 October 1978), was an Australian Rock and Roll singer whose career began in the 1950s. Some of his hits include “Wild One” (1958), “Shout!” and “She’s My Baby”. In his twenty-year career, O’Keefe released over fifty singles, 50 EPs and 100 albums. O’Keefe was also a radio […]
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Zoe

Zoe Birkett (born 16 June 1985, Consett, County Durham, England) is an English singer. She was one of the youngest contestants on the first series of the ITV singing competition Pop Idol in 2001, being only 16 at the time. She released a single, “Treat Me Like a Lady”, in 2003, had a successful theatre career and was a contestant in Big Brother in 2014. She’s […]

We Will Rock You

We Will Rock You  is a rock musical based on the songs of British rock band Queen with a book by Ben Elton. The musical tells the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion, and live music in a distant future where everyone dresses, thinks and acts the same. Musical instruments […]

Waylon Jennings

Waylon Arnold Jennings was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. His signature image was characterized by his long hair and beard, as well as his black hat and the black leather vest he wore during his appearances. Hits include: This Time, I’m a Ramblin’ Man, Rainy Day Woman, Are You Sure Hank Done It This […]

John Cougar Mellencamp

John Cougar Mellencamp is an American singer who  was gigging in local bars and fronting a soul band by the time he was 14. His professional music career began in earnest in 1976 when MCA Records released his first album, The Chestnut Street Incident. This was followed by more albums until he broke out in 1979 […]
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Jamiroquai

Jamiroquai are a British funk and jazz band from London and are led by Jay Kay. They are best known for the song “Canned Heat” (1999) and for the iconic music video for the 1996 single “Virtual Insanity” which was named Video of the Year at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards. Their 1998 single, “Deeper Underground”, reached […]
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Weeknd

The Weeknd (pronounced “the weekend”) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer who first came to popularity as a YouTube star in 2010. His debut studio album was released in 2013 and was followed a couple of years later by the album Beauty Behind The Madness from which hit songs like “The Hills” and “Can’t Feel […]

Jo Dee Messina

Jo Dee Messina is an American country music star and following her debut song “Heads Carolina, Tails California,”she has had nine No. 1 hits, sixteen Top 40 songs, sold over five million albums worldwide. She has been honoured by the ACM Awards, CMA Awards, and GRAMMY Awards. She started a band in high school with her […]
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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury, front-man of the iconic rock band Queen, embarked on a short solo career in the 1980’s. During this time he released two albums, ‘Mr Bad Guy’ and ‘Barcelona’. ‘Mr. Bad Guy’, debuted in the top ten of the UK Album Charts and in 1993, a remix of “Living on My Own“, posthumously reached number one on […]
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Kiki Dee

Kiki Dee (born 6 March 1947), is an English singer from Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire. Known for her blue-eyed soul vocals, she was the first female singer from the UK to sign with Motown’s Tamla Records.  She is best known for her 1974 hit “I’ve Got the Music in Me” and “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, her 1976 duet […]

Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield Backing Tracks: These Words… Love Like This… Soulmate… Wild Horses… Unwritten… Natasha Anne Bedingfield (born 26 November 1981) is a British singer and songwriter. She released her debut album, “Unwritten”, in 2004, which contained primarily up-tempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music. It enjoyed international success with more than 2.3 million copies sold worldwide. Bedingfield […]

Frankie Miller

Frankie Miller started his musical career in the late 1960’s by performing in the pub rock scene, initially in Scotland and then London UK. The next few years were spent forming bands, none of which really made an impact on the commercial music scene. His breakthrough came with the song “Darlin’” in 1979 which gave […]
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Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin: Living La Vida Loca… Maria… Shake Your Bon Bon… She Bangs… Martin released “Livin’ la Vida Loca”, which helped him attain enormous success worldwide; it is generally seen as the song that began the Latin pop explosion of 1999.   Backing Tracks   Adios   All I Ever Had Be Careful – ft Madonna  Come […]
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Dina Carroll

Born in 1968 Dina Carroll (Geraldine) started singing with her sister at an early age and on winning a talent competition, decided that music was going to be the career to pursue. She signed to various dance and record labels and had a few club hits but it wasn’t until the 1990’s that she began to be […]

Tony Orlando And Dawn

Tony Orlando and Dawn is an American pop music trio that was popular in the 1970s. The group ended up charting 15 songs in the Top 40, including “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree” (1973) and “He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You)” (1975). Like many successful duo or trio in the 1970s, Tony […]
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David Gray

David Gray (born 13 June 1968) is an English singer-songwriter. Gray released his first album in 1993 and received worldwide attention after the release of White Ladders  six years later. It was the first of three UK chart-toppers  for Gray, of which the latter two also made the Top 17 in the US. White Ladder became the fifth best-selling album of […]
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Jack Jones

Jack Jones, is an American actor and jazz and pop singer who was popular during the 1960s. He is the son of actor/singer Allan Jones and actress Irene Hervey. Jones is primarily a straight-pop singer (even when he recorded contemporary material) whose ventures in the direction of jazz are mostly of the big band/swing variety. […]
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Hank Williams Jr

Hank Williams Jr Living in the shadow of a man who helped change the scene of country music was a challenge for Hank Williams Jr (son of Hank Williams). Only 3 years old when his father died, young Randall “Hank” Williams was expected to carry on his father’s legacy and become a country music singer […]
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Marmalade

The Marmalade is a Scottish pop rock band from the east end of Glasgow, originally formed in 1961 as The Gaylords, and then later billed as Dean Ford and the Gaylords. In 1966 they changed the band name to The Marmalade. The most successful period for the band, in terms of UK chart success, was between 1968 and 1972. From the […]

Daft Punk

Daft Punk are a French electronic music duo from Paris formed in 1993 by Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.  The duo achieved significant popularity in the late 1990s as part of the French house movement and had continuous success in the years following, combining elements of house music with funk, techno, disco, rock and synth-pop influences.  They are also known for their visual stylisation and disguises associated with their music; the duo have […]

Loreen

Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui  (born 16 October 1983), known professionally as Loreen  is a Swedish pop singer and music producer. Representing Sweden, she won the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, with her entry “Euphoria”. The song reached number one in several countries, including Germany and Sweden. At the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, she sang as the opening act in the first semi-final and as […]

Chris Brown

Chris Brown is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows.   In November 2005, Chris Brown’s “Run It!” – a rewrite of Usher’s “Yeah!”  topped the Billboard Hot 100, making the 16-year-old singer […]

La Roux

La Roux was founded by Elly Jackson in 2006. Originally a synth pop duo with Elly and co – writer/producer Ben Langmaid their single “Bulletproof” (from the album La Roux) hit number 1 in the UK  Singles Charts. During the making of their second studio album, “Trouble In Paradise” Ben Langmaid left the partnership, leaving La Roux as a solo project. […]
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Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop – James Newell Osterberg Jr. (born April 21, 1947), named designated the “Godfather of Punk,” is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer and actor. He was the vocalist of influential proto-punk band the Stooges, who reunited in 2003,  and is well known for his outrageous and unpredictable stage antics. Backing Tracks Candy Lust For Life Real Wild Child […]
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Gene Vincent

Gene Vincent (aka Vincent Eugene Craddock) was born in 1935 in Norfolk, Virginia. After dropping out of school at age 17, he joined the U.S Navy but never saw active combat, despite doing a tour in North Korea. It was his plan to continue his career in the Navy, but a motorcycle accident severely injured his […]
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Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye Backing Tracks: Heard It Through The Grapevine … How Sweet It Is … It Takes Two … Sexual Healing … Ain’t No Mountain Backing Tracks Abraham, Martin and John Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Tammi Terrell Ain’t Nothing Like The real Thing – Tammi Terrell Ain’t That Peculiar Can I Get A […]

Conway Twitty

Conway Twitty (Harold Lloyd Jenkins (September 1, 1933 – June 5, 1993)) was an American country music singer. He also had success in the rock and roll, rock, R&B, and pop genres. From 1971 to 1976, Twitty received a string of Country Music Association awards for duets with Loretta Lynn. Although never a member of the Grand Ole Opry, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall […]

Nicola Roberts

Nicola Roberts rose to fame as part of the manufactured girl group Girls Aloud . In 2011, Roberts released her debut solo album and the debut single “Beat of My Drum” followed by the singles “Lucky Day” and “Yo-Yo” which all gained positive critical responses but failed commercially. In 2012 Girls Aloud reformed and in 2013 went on tour but […]
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Daryl Braithwaite

Daryl Braithwaite is an Australian singer who, apart from a very successful solo career, was the lead vocalist of  the band Sherbet (1970–1984). As a solo artist he has had several singles in the Australian top 40, including two number-one hits which include “The Horses” (January 1991). His second studio album, Edge (November 1988), peaked at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. […]
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M.I.A

M.I.A., is an English rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and activist. Her work combines elements of alternative, dance, electronic, hip hop, and world music. M.I.A. began her career in 2000 as a visual artist, filmmaker, and designer in west London before beginning her recording career in 2002. Since rising to prominence in early 2004 she has been nominated for an Academy […]
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Queen

Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970. Their classic line-up was Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Brian May (lead guitar, vocals), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals), and John Deacon (bass guitar). Queen’s earliest works were influenced by progressive rock, hard rock and heavy metal, but the band gradually ventured into more conventional and radio-friendly works by incorporating further styles, such as arena rock and pop rock, into their music. Backing Tracks […]
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Rita Ora

Rita Ora is an Albanian-British singer-songwriter from London, UK. Born in Pristina, Kosovo in 1990, Ora’s family moved to London where she was raised. In 2009, she signed a recording contract with Jay-Z’s label Roc Nation and relocated to America. Her debut album contained the UK number-one singles, “R.I.P.” and “How We Do (Party)”.. She […]
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Indigo Girls

Indigo Girls are a Grammy Award–winning folk rock music duo consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. They met in school and began performing with the name Indigo Girls as students at University. They released a self-produced, full-length record album in 1987 and contracted with a major record company in 1988. After releasing nine albums with major record labels from 1987 through […]
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Foster and Allen

Foster And Allen are an Irish Country / Folk duo whose career had spanned over 40 years. Mick Foster was born in Co Kildare, was taught how to play accordion by a nun and cites Jimmy Shand and Will Starr as musical influences. Tony Allen, born in Co Westmeath into a musical family, learnt to play accordion when he was given one […]

Jack White

Jack White is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the duo The White Stripes, but has also had success in other bands and as a solo artist. White has enjoyed consistent critical and popular success and is widely credited as one of the key artists in […]
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Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia is a singer-songwriter, model and actress, from Australia who now lives in the UK. In the early 1990s, she played a part in the Australian soap Neighbours and, after leaving the programme, she began a singing career with her successful hit “Torn”. Her subsequent album, Left of the Middle (1997), sold 7 million copies worldwide and further releases include White Lilies Island (2001), Counting Down the […]
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Michael Buble

Michael Buble: All Of Me… Call Me Irresponsible… Crazy Love… Cry Me A River… Haven’t Met You Yet… Home… My Funny Valentine… Sway… Michael Buble is a Canadian Big Band singer, songwriter and actor who has sold over 75 million records worldwide. He has won numerous awards, including multiple Grammy and Juno Awards. He grew up surrounded by […]

Taylor Dayne

Taylor Dayne, is an American pop artist and actress. In late 1987, she scored her first major hit when her debut single “Tell It to My Heart” reached No. 7 on the Hot 100 in the USA. She then went on to have a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s including “Love Will […]

Disney – Mary Poppins

Disney – Mary Poppins: Feed The Birds… Jolly Holiday… Spoonful Of Sugar… Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious… Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy comedy film loosely based on the series of children’s books of the same name written by P.L.Travers.  It was directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney, with songs written and composed by […]
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Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. The youngest child of the Jackson family, she began her career with the variety television series The Jacksons in 1976 and went on to appear in other television shows throughout the 1970s and early 1980s. As a solo artist she got off to a slow start but her 3rd studio album shot […]
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Japan

Japan were an English band formed in 1974 by David Sylvian (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Steve Jansen(drums), Richard Barbieri (keyboards) and Mick Karn (bass guitar). Initially a glam rock-inspired band, Japan developed their sound and incorporated electronic music and foreign influences. They eventually became big in the UK’s early-1980s New Romantic era. Japan achieved success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, releasing nine UK Top 40 hits, including […]
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Juice Newton

Juice Newton (Judy Kay – born February 18, 1952) is an American pop and country singer, songwriter, and musician. To date, Newton has received five Grammy Award nominations in the Pop and Country Best Female Vocalist categories (winning once in 1983), as well as an ACM Award for Top New Female Artist and two Billboard Female Album […]

Wendy Moten

Wendy Moten (born November 22, 1965, Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, best known for the single “Come In Out of the Rain”, which was a No. 8 hit in the UK in February 1994. She got her first break singing with Michael Bolton at a benefit concert; after signing with EMI, in 1992 she released her self-titled debut album and opened […]

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots (stylized as TWENTY ØNE PILØTS, sometimes shortened to TØP) is an American musical duo originating from Columbus, Ohio. The band was formed in 2009 by lead vocalist and keyboardist Tyler Joseph along with Nick Thomas and Chris Salih. Thomas and Salih left in 2011, and Joseph was joined by drummer Josh Dun. […]

Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. Whose successful country music career garnered him almost 40 number one hits in the US between the 1960s and the 1980s. He continued to release successful albums into the 2000s. During his long career, Merle Haggard received numerous awards. He was inducted […]

Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney CH MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles, widely considered the most popular and influential group in the history of pop music. His songwriting partnership with John Lennon was the most successful of the post-war era. After the group […]
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Noisettes

Noisettes are a London based indie rock band who came to fame in January 2009 when their song “Don’t Upset The Rhythm” appeared on the advert for the Mazda 2. The track was the second single from their second album Wild Young Hearts. Subsequently their music has been popular with major companies for commercials including, “Never Forget You (DFSand Vodafone), “Don’t […]
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Noah And The Whale

Noah and the Whale are a British indie folk band formed in 2006. The band released their debut album,  Peaceful, the World Lays Me Down, in 2008 and it peaked at Number 5 on the official UK Album Chart. Noah and the Whale  consists of members, Charlie Fink (vocals and guitar), Tom Hobden (violin and keyboards), Matt Owens […]
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Jesus Christ Superstar

Jesus Christ Superstar is a 1970 rock opera with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical started as a rock opera concept album before its Broadway debut in 1971. The musical is mostly sung-through, with little spoken dialogue. The story is loosely based on the Gospels’ accounts of the last week of Jesus’s life, beginning with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and […]

Martina McBride

A Broken Wing… Independence Day… In My Daughter’s Eyes… My Baby Loves Me… Safe In The Arms Of Love… Valentine… Wild Angels… A Broken Wing  Anything And Everything  Anyway Be That Way Blessed Chances Are Cheap Whisky City Of Love Concrete Angel Cry On The Shoulder Of The Road Do What You Do For These […]
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Music Hall

Music Hall Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment, so named after the venue that hosted these events. Popular between 1850 and 1940. It involved a mixture of entertainment in the form of popular songs, comedy, and speciality acts. The term is derived from a type of theatre or venue in which such entertainment […]

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor has been on the music scene most of her life having started singing and song writing at a young age. She won a variety of song writing competitions and in 2011 had already released two acoustic albums. She is a talented musician being able to play banjo, bass, guitar, keyboard, percussion, piano, trumpet and […]
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Naughty Boy

Naughty Boy (aka Shahid Khan) is a British DJ and producer who has worked with a range of artists including Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Cheryl Cole and enjoyed a long and close working partnership with Emeli Sande. He won £44,000 on a UK game show and spent the money on a studio so that he could follow […]
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Mud

Mud (now Mud II) are an English glam rock band, formed in February 1966. Their earlier success came in a pop and then glam rock style, while later hits were influenced by 1950s rock and roll, and are best remembered for their hit singles “Tiger Feet“, which was the UK’s best-selling single of 1974, and “Lonely This Christmas” which reached Christmas number 1 in […]
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Monty Python

Monty Python was created by a group of funny-men in the late 1960’s, they were : John Cleese Terry Gilliam Eric Idle Terry Jones Michael Palin Graham Chapman Their surreal comedy sketch show was first aired on British TV in 1969 and subsequently developed into something larger, including touring stage shows, films, numerous albums, several books, […]
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Monkees

The Monkees were formed in 1965 when four young men were cast in a television show about a struggling rock band that was inspired by the Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night.  The Monkees’ first single, “Last Train to Clarksville,” was released in 1966 and quickly headed for the top spot of the Billboard charts. The television […]
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Mike Oldfield

Mike Oldfield is an English musician and composer, best known for his instrumental 1973 album Tubular Bells on which he plays more than 20 different instruments, which have been layered to spectacular effect. It was used in the opening theme of the film The Exorcist. In 1975, Tubular Bells received a Grammy award for best instrumental composition. His best known vocal based single […]

Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton (born February 26, 1953), is an American singer and songwriter. Bolton originally performed in the hard rock and heavy metal genres from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, both on his early solo albums and those he recorded as the frontman of the band Blackjack. He became better known for his series of pop rock ballads, recorded after a stylistic change in […]

Melanie C

Melanic C (Mel C) came to fame as “Sporty Spice” in the hit 90’s girl group The Spice Girls. Since leaving the group she has become a successful artist in her own right having released plenty of Albums and singles. Her first foray into the solo artist zone was to join up with Bryan Adams with the […]
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Dixie Chicks

Dixie Chicks: Cowboy Take Me Away… Landslide… Long Time Gone… There’s Your Trouble… Travelling Soldier… Without You… The Dixie Chicks are predominantly a country music band from America, but they have crossed over into pop and alternative country with some of their songs. They are a talented bunch of ladies who started out in the […]

Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. During his career, he is said to have sold over 35 million records worldwide, and received eight Grammy Awards including Best Male R&B Vocal Performance four different times. He won a total of four Grammy Awards in 2004 including the Grammy Award for Song of the Year for a song recorded not long before […]
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Lulu

Lulu Kennedy-Cairns, OBE (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie; 3 November 1948), best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish singer and actress. She has been successful in the entertainment business since the 1960s and renowned for her powerful singing voice. Backing Tracks Boat That I Row Boom Bang A Bang Boy I’m A Tiger  Man With The […]

Love Affair

Love Affair was a London-based pop and soul group formed in 1966. The group had several UK Singles Chart Top 10 hits, including the number one success, “Everlasting Love”. Backing Track Bringing On Back The Good Times Everlasting Love Rainbow Valley Lyrics “Everlasting Love” Hearts go astray, leaving hurt when they go I went away just when you needed me so Filled with regret […]

Fat Larry’s Band

Fat Larry’s Band was an American R&B/funk band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which enjoyed some commercial success in the late 1970s and early 1980s, particularly in the UK. Backing Tracks Act Like You Know Zoom   Zoom, just one look and then my heart went boom Suddenly and we were on the moon Flyin’ high in a neon sky, oh […]

Hazel O Connor

Hazel O’Connor (born 16 May 1955) is a British singer-songwriter and actress. She became famous in the early 1980s with hit singles “Eighth Day”, “D-Days” and “Will You”, as well as starring in the film Breaking Glass. Backing Tracks Calls The Tune Eighth Day Will You   You drink your coffee, I sip my tea, And we’re sitting here, […]

White Stripes

The White Stripes were an American duo with a sound that mixed classic blues with punk-rock. Comprising of singer/guitarist Jack White and drummer Meg White, the group became rock stars and Grammy winners in only a few short years. The duo were also noted for their fashion and design aesthetic which featured a simple colour […]

You Me At Six

You Me At Six are a pop punk rock band from the UK. Their early music was released online and they slowly garnered a loyal following which spilled over into live gigs in small venues.  In 2007 they performed in a sold out ticket concert at the Camden Underworld, which was followed by the opening slot […]

Wagner

Richard Wagner (22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director and conductor , but was primarily known for his operas. Unlike most opera composers, Wagner wrote both the text and the music for each of his works. Initially, Wagner established his reputation as a composer of works in the romantic vein of […]

Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music during the 1960s and 1970s. Lightfoot’s albums from this time were well received abroad, but did not produce any hit singles. Outside of Canada, he remained better known as a songwriter than as a performer. His success as a live performer continued to grow […]
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Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker founded the American rock pop band Hootie & the Blowfish and attained multi-platinum status as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist but since then, Rucker has made a country music career of his own. His remake of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel” made it to the top of Billboard’s Country Singles Chart. Once on the solo circuit, […]

Paper Lace

Paper Lace are a Nottingham-based pop group who had three UK Top 40 hit singles in 1974. In the United States they are considered a one-hit wonder, having just a single chart hit in that country. Cliff Fish, Dave Manders, Roy White and Phil Wright, were the original members when the band was formed in 1967. They performed covers in small pubs and clubs until their […]

Elton John

Elton John: Candle In The Wind… Circle Of Life… Daniel… Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me… Face To Face… Goodbye Yellow Brick Road… Sacrifice… Your Song… Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time.  He was born on March 25, 1947, in Pinner, Middlesex, England, and given the […]
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Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys. The famous boy band’s 1997 debut album sold 13 million copies with songs like “Quit Playin’ Games (With My Heart)” and “As Long as You Love Me.” Decades of touring and hits followed. They got the name “Backstreet Boys” from an Orlando flea market. Following a hugely successful trip to promote their third […]

Misha B

Misha Amber Bryan (born 10 February 1992), known by her stage name Misha B, is a British singer, songwriter and rapper. Born and raised in Greater Manchester. Misha B rose to notability as a semi-finalist on the eighth series of The X Factor. Several sources have noted her powerful vocals. Backing Tracks  Do You Think Of Me Here’s To Everything Home […]
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Joan Jett

Joan Jett is an American rock singer, songwriter, composer, musician, record producer and occasional actress. Jett is best known for her work as the frontwoman of her band, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts. The bands version of the song “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” was number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks in 1982. Jett’s other notable hit songs include […]
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Jamelia

Jamelia Niela Davis (born 11 January 1981) is a British recording artist, television presenter and actress. She has released three studio albums, each of which has reached the Top 40 in the UK, which collectively have spawned eight UK top ten singles. In addition, Jamelia has won four MOBO Awards, a Q Award and has received nine BRIT Award nominations. Backing Tracks […]
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Zhu

Steven Zhu (born 1989) is an American electronic musician and singer who has been active since the beginning of 2014, signed to Mind of a Genius Records and Columbia Records. Until mid-2014, Zhu remained anonymous, asking to be judged by his music alone. His debut album, Generationwhy, was released on 29 July 2016. Backing Tracks Faded Lyrics “Faded (Remix)” (feat. […]

Years And Years

Years And Years is a British synthpop band consisting of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen. Years & Years’ music has been described as electropop, mixing R&B and 1990s house elements. The band’s debut studio album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart in July 2015. The single ‘King’ reached number one in the UK and the top ten around the rest of […]
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Weezer

Weezer is an American rock band formed in the early 1990’s. Their debut album was a complete commercial success and spawned their massive hit “Buddy Holly”. Their second album however, had rather a disappointing reception, possibly because of the change in sound adopted by the band. After a brief hiatus and a change in line up, […]

Joseph

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Joseph Backing Tracks Any Dream Will Do – Give Me My Coloured Coat – Finale A Pharoah’s Story Benjamin’s Calypso Brothers Come To Egypt Close Every Door Go Go Go Joseph Jacob and Sons Joseph’s […]
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Little Mix

Little Mix: About The Boy… Black Magic… Cannonball… Little Me… Move… Shout Out To My Ex… Towers… Wings… Word Up… Brit Girl Band Little Mix (Jade, Perrie, Jesy and Leigh-Anne) were X-Factor winners in December 2011 and their debut album “DNA” became the highest chart entry for a girl band since The Spice Girls (16 years earlier). The group won Best […]
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Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton was one of the most popular and commercially successful female R&B singers of the ’90’s. Her first two albums sold over eight million copies; and were accompanied by a string of hit singles on the pop and R&B charts, one of which  “Unbreak My Heart” ranks among the longest-running number one hits of […]
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Chicago The Musical

Chicago is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse. Set in Jazz age Chicago, the musical is based on a 1926 play of the same name by reporter Maurine Dallas Watkins about actual criminals and crimes she reported on. The story is a satire on corruption in the administration of criminal justice and the concept of the “celebrity criminal”.  Chicago has been staged […]

Britney Spears

Britney Spears: Baby One More time… Everytime… Lucky… Oops I Did It Again… Piece Of Me… Stronger… Toxic… Britney Jean Spears  is an American singer, dancer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records […]

Will.I.Am

Will.I.Am is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, DJ, record producer, actor and philanthropist. He is best known as a founding and lead member of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas. Throughout the course of his career, will.i.am has won 8 American Music Awards, 7 Grammy Awards, 3 World Music Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, and […]
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Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin (born May 4, 1972) is an American contemporary Christian music artist, worship leader, and songwriter from Grand Saline, Texas,.  He has sold over 7 million records. A former staff member at Austin Stone Community Church and is signed to EMI’s six-steps-records. Tomlin leads worship at many Passion events. Some of his most well-known […]
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Van Morrison

Van Morrison (born August 31, 1945) is an Irish singer-songwriter and saxophonist who played in a succession of groups in the mid-1960s before embarking on successful solo career Having listened to blues, country and gospel early in life, he was a travelling musician at 13, singing, playing guitar and sax, in several bands, before forming Them […]

D Ream

D:Ream is a Northern Irish pop rock and dance group. They had a UK #1 hit with “Things Can Only Get Better” in 1994 as well as eight more top 40 hits. They released two albums, both of which reached the UK top five.  The group had an all-male line-up which varied in number, but mainly centred on lead singer Peter […]

Canned Heat

Canned Heat is an American blues rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its interpretations of blues material and for its efforts to promote interest in this type of music and its original artists.  The music and attitude of Canned Heat afforded them a large following and established the band as one of the […]

Just Jack

Just Jack (Jack Christoepher Allsopp) is an English musician from London. He first came to prominence with the release of his 2007 single “Starz in Their Eyes”, which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart. Just Jack grew up listening to dance music including breakdance, electro hip hop and house. An amateur breakdancer at eight, he started DJing at the age of 15. He […]
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West Side Story

West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was inspired by William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. The original 1957 Broadway production, conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins and produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold Prince, marked Sondheim’s Broadway debut. It ran for 732 performances before going on tour. The production was nominated for six Tony Awards including […]

Rent The Musical

Rent is a rock musical with music, lyrics, and book by Jonathan Larson, loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a life in New York City’s East Village in the thriving days of Bohemian Alphabet City, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.  On Broadway, Rent gained critical acclaim and won several awards. The Broadway production […]
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Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney was born on March 26, 1968 in Tennessee. Although he was brought up on Country music and Rock and Roll, he didn’t really take a personal interest until he received a guitar as a Christmas present. He taught himself to play, joined the local bluegrass band and wrote some lyrics which he tried […]

Eskimo Joe

Eskimo Joe is an Australian alternative indie rock band that was formed in 1997 by Stuart MacLeod (lead guitar), Joel Quartermain (drums and guitar), and Kavyen Temperley (bass guitar and vocals). In 1997 they entered the Australian National Campus Band Competition and, after claiming top honours, won a slot at the annual Livid Festival as well as a trip […]
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Evermore

Evermore are a band based in Melbourne, Australia. Consisting of brothers Jon (guitar, vocals, album production), Peter (keyboards, bass, vocals) and Dann Hume (drums, guitar, vocals). The band have released three albums, Dreams (2004), Real Life (2006) and Truth of the World: Welcome to the Show (2009) and a self-titled greatest hits album including three new songs. They have been nominated for seven ARIA Awards, and have won two Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. They […]
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Jimmy Durante

Jimmy Durante was an American singer, pianist, comedian, and actor who was one of America’s most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through to the 1970s. He was an all round performer who appeared on stage, screen and radio. Backing Tracks As Time Goes By Glory Of Love Inka Dinka Doo Make Someone Happy Smile
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Haddaway

Haddaway is a singer and musician best known for his 1993 hit single “What Is Love” which was hugely popular in Europe and later reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. By the beginning of 1994, worldwide sales of “What Is Love” had already reached 2.6 million. “I Miss You” and “Rock My Heart” were […]
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H & Claire

H & Claire : A pop duo, created by former Steps members Claire Richards and Ian “H” Watkins. They released their debut single “DJ” in 2002 and it debuted and peaked on the UK Singles Chart at #3. Their second single, “Half A Heart” followed on 12 August 2002, peaking at #8. Their third and final single release was a  song entitled “All Out of […]

Gossip

Gossip was a three-piece American indie rock band from 1999-2016. For most of their career, the band consisted of singer Beth Ditto, multi-instrumentalist Brace Paine and drummer Hannah Blilie. The band became popular in 2006 with their studio album, Standing in the Way of Control. The follow-up, Music for Men, was released in 2009 and their last album,  A Joyful Noise, was released […]
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Mel & Kim

Mel and Kim were a British pop duo, consisting of sisters Melanie and Kim Appleby. They achieved success between 1986 and 1988, before Melanie, who had been diagnosed with cancer, died in January 1990 at the age of 23. The duo reached number one in the UK Singles Chart with their 1987 single “Respectable” and also had three other UK Top […]
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Tavares

Tavares (also known as The Tavares Brothers) is an American R&B, funk, and soul music group, composed of five Cape Verdean-American brothers. Born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, they would later move to New Bedford, Massachusetts. They were inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame in 2014. Backing Tracks   Don’t Take Away The Music Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel It Only Takes […]

Marty Stuart

Marty Stuart is an American country music singer-songwriter, known for both his traditional style, and his rockabilly, honky tonk  music. In 1979 he joined Johnny Cash as part of his band and soon enjoyed solo success as well as hits performing with other country musicians, including Travis Tritt and Willie Nelson. He has received multiple Grammy Awards for […]
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No Mercy

No Mercy, is an internationally known trio consisting of twin brothers Ariel and Gabriel Hernández and songwriter Marty Cintron. They have achieved Gold and Platinum status, have scored four Billboard hits and sold over 10 million recordings worldwide. Backing Tracks Please Don’t Go When I Die Where Do You Go  
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Civil Wars

Civil Wars (The) were an Americana, folk, and country duo formed around guitarist John Paul White and vocalist Joy Williams, The quickly made a name for themselves with the release of a digital album, Live at Eddie’s Attic, in 2009. The Poison & Wine EP followed later that year, and the duo partnered with producer Charlie Peacock to begin recording a full-length album in 2010. […]

Bros

Bros were an English band, formed in 1986 in Camberley, Surrey. The band consisted of twin brothers Matt and Luke Goss, and Craig Logan who all attended Collingwood School in Camberley. The band was managed by former Pet Shop Boys manager Tom Watkins. The group achieved chart success and a large teenage fanbase in 1988 with songs such as “When Will I Be Famous” and […]

Harry Connick Jr

Harry Connick Jr – Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide and is ranked among the top 60 best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America. He has had seven top 20 US albums, and ten number-one US […]

Bronski Beat

Bronski Beat are a British synthpop trio which achieved success in the mid-1980s, particularly with the 1984 chart hit “Smalltown Boy”, from their debut album The Age of Consent, which was their only US Billboard Hot 100 single. All members of the group were openly gay and their songs reflected this, often containing political commentary on gay-related issues. The initial line-up, which recorded the majority […]

Brian McKnight

Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet. McKnight is most recognized for his strong falsetto and belting range. McKnight’s work has earned him 16 Grammy Awards nominations, though he has never won. He is third only to Morten Lindberg and Snoop Dogg for the record […]

Blu Cantrell

Blu Cantrell (born Tiffany Cobb; March 16, 1975) is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter. Cantrell rose to fame in 2001, with the release of her debut single, “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)”, which peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 and topped the US Mainstream Top 40 chart, along with charting across several countries and being included in her debut album, So Blu. […]

Bloodhound Gang

Bloodhound Gang (The) is an American rock band which began as a hip hop group but branched out into other genres, including punk rock, alternative hip hop, rapcore, funk metal and electronic rock, as their career progressed. Their songs were usually known for off-beat and vulgar lyrics that often dealt with sexual subjects and contained many puns and innuendos. They were influenced by the Beastie Boys. They […]

Blood Sweat and Tears

Blood, Sweat and Tears is a jazz-rock American music group. They are noted for their combination of brass and rock band instrumentation. The group recorded songs by rock/folk songwriters such as Laura Nyro, James Taylor, The Band and the Rolling Stones as well as Billie Holidayand Erik Satie. They also incorporated music from Thelonious Monk and Sergei Prokofiev into their arrangements. They were originally formed in 1967 in New York City. […]

Bloc Party

Bloc Party are an English rock band. Their brand of music, whilst rooted in rock, retains elements of other genres such as electronica and house music. In February 2005, the band released their debut album Silent Alarm. The band built on this success in 2007 with the release of their second studio album, A Weekend in the City, and released their third studio record, Intimacy […]

Blazin’ Squad

Blazin’ Squad are an English hip hop group. The group had seven top ten hits, including “Crossroads”, a cover version of the Bone Thugs-n-Harmony original. Jon O’Brien of AllMusic called them the “Self-proclaimed pioneers of ‘chav’ culture.” Backing Tracks Children Of The Revolution Crossroads Flip Reverse Here 4 One Love On The Line Reminisce We Just Be Dreamin’   The band released a […]

Housemartins

Housemartins : Formed in 1984,  UK pop band The Housemartins originally comprised Paul Heaton, Stan Cullimore, Ted Key and Hugh Whitaker.  Their modesty and  plain image disguised a genuine songwriting talent, which quickly emerged with Marxist and Christian themes which reflected the beliefs of Heaton at the time. During late 1985, Key was replaced by […]
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Sugarland

Sugarland is a modern country duo composed of singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles (lead vocals) and Kristian Bush (harmony vocals, mandolin, guitar). They achieved their break in 2004 with their debut single “Baby Girl” and their album “Twice the Speed of Life” went multi-platinum and bore three more chart singles, “Something More,” “Just Might,” and “Down in Mississippi”. Their […]

Babyface

Babyface (Kenneth Brian Edmonds) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. He has written and produced over 26 number-one R&B hits throughout his career, and has won 11 Grammy Awards. He was ranked number 20 on NME‘s 50 Of The Greatest Producers Ever list. Backing Tracks For The Cool In You How Come How Long with Stevie Wonder Never Keeping […]

Andy Grammer

Andy Grammer (born December 3, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is signed to S-Curve Records. His debut album, Andy Grammer, was released in 2011 and spawned the hit singles “Keep Your Head Up” and “Fine by Me”. His second album Magazines or Novels was released in 2014, and featured ” Honey, I’m Good ” which is his most successful […]

Flight Of The Conchords

Flight of the Conchords are a New Zealand-based comedy duo. Their comedy and music became the basis of a self titled BBC radio series and then an American television series that aired for two seasons on HBO. They were named Best Alternative Comedy Act at the 2005 US Comedy Arts Festival and Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and they received a nomination for […]
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Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading is a British singer/songwriter and guitarist. A three-time Grammy Award nominee, Armatrading has also been nominated twice for BRIT Awards as Best Female Artist. She received an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contemporary Song Collection in 1996. In a recording career spanning 46 years, Joan Armatrading has released 19 studio albums, as well as several live albums and compilations. Backing Tracks […]
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T Pau

T Pau  is a British pop group led by singer Carol Decker. They had a string of Top 40 hits in the UK in the late 1980s, most notably “China in Your Hand”, “Heart and Soul” and “Valentine”, and several hits in Europe, before disbanding in the early 1990s. Decker still performs under the name T’Pau at solo shows and 1980s nostalgia concerts, and […]

Icehouse

Icehouse was an Australian synth pop/rock band who were popular in the late ’70’s and 80’s. They attained Top 10 singles chart success locally and in both Europe and the U.S. Icehouse has produced eight Top Ten albums and twenty Top Forty singles in Australia, multiple top ten hits in Europe and North America and […]
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Swinging Blue Jeans

Swinging Blue Jeans (The) are a four-piece 1960s British Merseybeat band, best known for their hit singles with the HMV label; “Hippy Hippy Shake”, “Good Golly Miss Molly”, and “You’re No Good”, issued in 1964. Subsequent singles released that year and the next made no impression. In 1966, their version of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “Don’t Make Me Over” peaked at no. 31 in the UK […]

Suzi Quatro

Suzi Quatro (born 3 June 1950) is an American rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress. She was the first female bass player to become a major rock star, breaking a barrier to women’s participation in rock music. In the 1970s, Quatro scored a string of hit singles that found greater success in Europe and Australia than in her homeland. […]

Sutherland Brothers

Sutherland Brothers (The) (Gavin and Iain Sutherland) originally performed as a folk and rock music duo in the British music scene in the early 1970s, and then from 1973 to 1978 joined with rock band Quiver to record and tour as Sutherland Brothers & Quiver. Under this combined moniker, the group recorded several albums and had a significant international hit single with the […]

Alphabeat

Alphabeat is a Danish pop band fronted by singers Stine Bramsen and Anders SG. Their single “Fascination” was a major hit in both Denmark  United Kingdom and the follow-up single “10,000 Nights”  saw equal acclaim. Their debut album reached number two in Denmark and number ten in the UK. It has sold over 100,000 copies and their three top […]
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Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson (May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985) was an American rock and roll star, musician, and singer-songwriter. From age eight he starred alongside his family in the radio and television series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. In 1957 he began a long and successful career as a popular recording artist. As one of the […]

Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts are an American country pop group who shot to stardom with their debut album in 2000. Their singles Melt and Feels Like Today made them one of country music’s top-selling acts by the end of 2004. Famous for their vocal harmonies, the band is made up of Gary LeVox and his cousin Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney. […]

Colbie Caillat

Colbie Caillat (born May 28, 1985) is an US singer and songwriter from Malibu, California. Caillat rose to fame through social networking website MySpace. At that time, she was the number one unsigned artist of her genre. After signing with Universal Republic Records, she released her debut album in July 2007, Coco, which included hit singles “Bubbly” and “Realize”, has sold […]

Pogues (The)

Pogues (The) were an Irish-British Celtic punk band formed in 1982 and fronted by Shane MacGowan. The band was founded in Kings Cross, London, as Pogue Mahone—the anglicisation of the Irish Gaelic póg mo thóin, meaning “kiss my arse”. The band reached international prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s, recording several hit albums and singles. MacGowan left the band in 1991 due to drinking problems but […]

Crystal Gayle

Crystal Gayle : One of the most popular and widely recognized female country singers of her era, Crystal Gayle is the much younger sister of Loretta Lynn. Crystal appeared on tour with her sister and when she was finally signed as a solo recording artist, was encouraged to emulate Loretta. Whilst this put her on […]

Flo Rida

Flo Rida was one of the best-selling party-rap artists of the 2000s, notching a handful of international hit singles and Billboard chart-toppers. Growing up in Florida, the state from which his name was derived, he was involved in a hip hop group in his teenage years and was eventually accepted by Poe Boy Entertainment in 2006.  […]

Far East Movement

Far East Movement is an American hip hop and electronic music group who formed in 2003. The three members of Far East Movement, Kev Nish, Prohgress and J-Splif, grew up together and after leaving school they began doing shows at local bars, clubs and lofts under the band name Emcee’s Anonymous. In 2010, Far East Movmement were signed to Cherrytree Records and their first single “Like a G6” […]
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Garbage

Garbage is a Scottish–American alternative rock band formed in 1993. It consists of Scottish musician Shirley Manson (vocals, guitar) and American musicians Duke Erikson (guitar, keyboards), Steve Marker (guitar), and Butch Vig (drums). Garbage have sold over 17 million albums worldwide. Their self titled debut album, Garbage, sold over 4 million copies, and was certified double platinum in the UK, US and Australia. It was accompanied by a string of successful singles in […]
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Ludacris

Ludacris is a rapper and actor known for personifying the ‘Dirty South’ style of rap music and starring as Tej Parker in ‘The Fast and the Furious’ films. He made his mainstream breakthrough in 2000 with his second album, Back for the First Time, and has since become a label boss, restaurateur and philanthropist, while still […]
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Devlin

Devlin is a British rapper.  He appeared on a local radio station at just 13 years of age and was spotted by a recording company. He was previously a member of the English rap collectives ‘The OT Crew’ and ‘The Movement’. The second single, “Runaway” from his debut album, was released on 24 October 2010 […]
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Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne is an American rap artist who was discovered and signed at under 10 years of age. He spent a few years performing as part of rap and hip hop groups before venturing out as a solo artist.  His solo debut album came in 1999 and was certified platinum by the RIAA. His subsequent albums, Lights Out (2000) and 500 Degreez (2002), […]
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Diana Vickers

Diana Vickers is an English singer, songwriter, actress and fashion designer, who initially came to public attention as a semi-finalist on The X Factor in 2008. In 2009, Vickers signed a record deal and after touring with her fellow finalists from The X Factor, played a title role in a West End show.  Vickers’ 2010 debut single, “Once”, charted at […]
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Disclosure

Disclosure are an English electronic music duo consisting of brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence. The siblings grew up in Surrey. Their debut studio album, Settle, released on 3 June 2013, was nominated for Best Dance/Electronica Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards. They released a second studio album, Caracal, on 25 September 2015 which was nominated for Best Dance/Electronica Album at the 2016 Grammy Awards. As children of […]
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New York Dolls

New York Dolls were an American hard rock group formed in 1971. All of the members of the New York Dolls had played in New York bands before the they formed and, although their original line-up fell apart quickly, the band’s first two albums became among the most popular cult records in rock. On stage, they wore an androgynous wardrobe, […]
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Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. She spent several years singing in clubs before signing with Columbia Records, who marketed her as a country singer. Mary Chapin Carpenter’s most successful album to date remains 1992’s Come On Come On, which yielded seven charting country singles and had sales exceeding four million copies. “Passionate Kisses”, […]
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Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins – Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver. One of the most popular and successful country and western singers of all time, most of his near four-decade career was spent topping the country music charts, and several of his […]

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry: Johnny Be Good… Maybeline… No Particular Place To Go… Roll Over Beethoven… Sweet Little Sixteen … Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry (born October 18, 1926) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter and is one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He had several hits in the 1950’s with songs such […]

Everything But The Girl

Everything But The Girl (sometimes described as EBTG) were an English musical duo, formed in 1982, consisting of lead singer and occasional guitarist Tracey Thorn and guitarist, keyboardist, producer and singer Ben Watt. Everything But The Girl have received eight gold, and two platinum album BPI Certifications in the UK and one gold album RIAA Certification in the US. They had four top […]

Gareth Gates

Gareth Gates: Any One Of Us… Say It Isn’t So… Spirit In The Sky… Suspicious Minds… Unchained Melody… Gareth Paul Gates (born 12 July 1984) is an English singer-songwriter. He was the runner-up in the first series of the ITV talent show “Pop Idol”. Gates has sold over 3.5 million records in the UK. He is also known for having […]
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Mamma Mia Musical

Mamma Mia! is a jukebox musical written by British playwright Catherine Johnson, based on the songs of ABBA. Over 60 million people have seen the stage show worldwide and two film adaptation starring Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Stellan Skarsgård and Julie Walters was released in July 2008 – Mamma Mia and 2018 – Mamma Mia Here We Go Again.   Mamma Mia Backing Tracks Chiquitita Dancing […]

Contours (The)

Contours (The) were one of the early African-American soul singing groups signed to Motown Records. The group is best known for its classic chart-topping 1962 hit, “Do You Love Me”, a million-selling single that became a major hit all over again in 1988. Backing Tracks   Do You Love Me Lyrics You broke my heart ‘Cause I couldn’t dance You didn’t […]

Gary Barlow

Gary Barlow, born on 20th January 1971 is an iconic British Singer/Songwriter, pianist, composer and record producer who first came to fame as the lead singer of boy band Take That. Gary Barlow was writing songs from an early age and employed his first manager at 18 years old. Gary Barlow has had a phenomenal […]
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Don Gibson

Don Gibson was an American country singer, born in Shelby, North Carolina on April 3, 1928. He began playing guitar in his early teens and after some time spent playing and singing in bars with the band Sons Of The Soil he was spotted by a record producer who offered him a writing contract. Don […]

Frankie Vaughan

Frankie Vaughan was an English singer of easy listening and traditional pop music, who recorded more than 80 singles in his lifetime. At the age of 14 he won a scholarship to the Lancaster College of Art and began singing with a dance band. At the start of his long career in entertainment he performed in theatres in a variety […]
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Dion

Dion DiMucci was one of the top doo wop, teen idol, and R&B styled singer of his time. Dion began recording in the late ’50s, as the lead singer of a group of friends who sang on Bronx street corners. Billing themselves Dion & the Belmonts, their first few records were of the Italian-American doo wop sound; […]
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Neon Jungle

Neon Jungle was a British four-piece vocal group consisting of Shereen Cutkelvin, Amira McCarthy, Jessica Plummer, and Asami Zdrenka. They were best known for their single “Braveheart”, which peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart. Their 2014 debut and only album, ‘Welcome to the Jungle’, features “Braveheart”, their top 10 single “Welcome to the Jungle”, as well […]
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Daniel Powter

Daniel  Powter (born February 25, 1971) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known for his self-penned hit song “Bad Day” (2005). Backing Tracks   Bad Day   Free Loop Next Plane Home   Where is the moment when we needed the most? You kick up the leaves, and the magic is lost […]

Alisha’s Attic

Alisha’s Attic were an English duo group of the 1990s and early 2000s. The two members were sisters Shelly McErlaine (née Poole) and Karen Poole, born in Barkingand Chadwell Heath respectively. Their father is Brian Poole of 1960s group Brian Poole and the Tremeloes. Their debut single I Am, I Feel, which quickly became a radio and chart hit in the UK. This was followed in November […]

Angels (The)

Angels (The) – The 1960s girl group The Angels began in New Jersey as The Starlets and consisted of sisters Barbara and Phyllis Allbut, Bernadette Carroll and Linda Malzone but, after some minor regional hit records, they went through some personnel changes.  They auditioned for a small label and released a single which reached No […]
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Orson

Orson was an American rock band from Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, formed in 2000.  Orson started its life under the name of Halogen in 2000 and consisted of vocalist Jason Pebworth, guitarists George Astasio and Chad Rachild, bassist Johnny Lonely (aka John Bentjen) and drummer Johnny Fedevich. Within the first year of the band’s existence, Fedevich was replaced by Chris Cano.   The band’s […]

Pasadenas

Pasadenas (The) were an R&B/pop group from the United Kingdom. They had two UK top 10 albums and eight UK top 40 hit singles, including “Tribute (Right On)” (1988), “Riding on a Train” (1988) and “I’m Doing Fine Now” (1991).   A vocal group firmly focused on the music and artists from earlier decades, The Pasadenas’ music was heavily influenced […]

Patti Labelle

Patti LaBelle (born Patricia Louise Holt; May 24, 1944) is an American singer, actress, and entrepreneur. LaBelle began her career in the early 1960s as lead singer and front woman of the vocal group, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles. Following the group’s name change to Labelle in the early 1970s, they released the iconic disco song “Lady Marmalade.  After the group split in 1976, […]

Pete Murray

Peter Kenneth Murray (born 14 October 1969) is an Australian singer-songwriter whose first three full-length albums reached number 1 on the Australian music charts. He has been nominated several times at the ARIAs and has had several songs reach the top forty in Australia. His first LP, Feeler, reached number 1 a few months after its mid-2003 release, and his follow-up record, See The Sun, […]

Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer, songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis. After leaving Genesis in 1975, Gabriel launched a successful solo career with “Solsbury Hill” as his first single. His 1986 album, So, is his best-selling release and is certified triple platinum […]

Pop Idol

Pop Idol is a British music competition television series created by Simon Fuller which ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003. The aim of the show was to decide the best new young pop singer (or “pop idol”) in the UK based on viewer voting and participation. Two series were broadcast—one in 2001–2002 and a second in 2003. Pop Idol was subsequently put on an indefinite […]

Peter Andre

Peter Andre: Behind Closed Doors… Mysterious Girl… Peter Andre (born Peter James Andrea; 27 February 1973 in Harrow, London) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, businessman, presenter and television personality. He gained popularity as a singer, but is also known for appearing on the third series of ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’, and the […]

Nolan Sisters

Nolan Sisters (The) were a female sibling quintet from the UK. After doing some recording and performing with other family members, the sisters (Bernadette, Anne, Denise, Linda and Maureen) became a distinct group in 1974 and began appearing on TV variety shows. Their biggest hit by far, “I’m In The Mood For Dancing” came in 1979. […]
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Young Divas

Young Divas was an Australian pop girl group formed in 2006 by Sony BMG Australia, initially for a one-off single and national tour to promote all members as solo artists. The original line-up consisted of former Australian Idol contestants, including season one finalist Paulini, season two finalist Ricki-Lee Coulter, season three winner Kate DeAraugoand season three runner-up Emily Williams. Young Divas released a cover version of Donna Summer’s “This Time I Know […]

XTC

XTC were an English rock band formed in Swindon in 1972 and active until 2006. Led by songwriters Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding, the band gained popularity during the rise of punk and new wave in the 1970s, later playing in a variety of styles that ranged from angular guitar riffs to elaborately arranged pop. Partly because the group did not fit into contemporary trends, they achieved only […]

Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Carlton (born August 16, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Upon completion of her education at the School of American Ballet, Carlton chose to pursue singing instead, performing in New York City bars and clubs while attending college. Three months after recording a demo with producer Peter Zizzo, she signed with A&M Records. She began recording her album, which was […]

Transvision Vamp

Transvision Vamp were a British alternative rock group. Formed in 1986 by Nick Christian Sayer and Wendy James, the band enjoyed chart success in the late 1980s with their pop/punk sound. James, the lead singer and focal-point of the group, attracted media attention with her sexually charged and rebellious image. The band were signed by MCA in December 1986 and released […]

Toyah

Toyah Willcox (born 18 May 1958) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, actress, producer and author. In a career spanning more than thirty years, Willcox has had 8 Top 40 singles, released over 20 albums, written two books, appeared in over forty stage plays and ten feature films, and voiced and presented numerous television shows. Between 1977 and […]

Tommy Steele

Tommy Steele, OBE (born Thomas Hicks, 17 December 1936) is an English entertainer, regarded as Britain’s first teen idol and rock and roll star. He reached number one with “Singing the Blues” in 1957, and The Tommy Steele Story was the first album by a UK act to reach number one. Steele’s film credits include Half a Sixpence, The Happiest Millionaire and Finian’s Rainbow, and he has made many […]

Tom Waits

Thomas  Waits  is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Known for his distinctive deep gravelly singing voice, his lyrics are characterised by their focus on characters living on the underside of U.S. society. His early music during the 1970s was primarily in the jazz genre, but later work moved towards blues, vaudeville, and experimental music.  Waits’ albums have met with mixed commercial success in […]

Stooshe

Stooshe are a British girl group from London, consisting of members Alexandra Buggs, Karis Anderson and Courtney Rumbold. Initially signed to Warner Music they released of their first single “Love Me”, featuring American rapper Travie McCoy, in 2012. Later that year Stooshe was nominated for the BBC’s Sound of 2012 poll. Their debut single, “Love Me”, featuring American rapper Travie McCoy, peaked at number five on […]

Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately (17 March 1976 – 10 October 2009) was an Irish pop singer-songwriter, actor, children’s writer, and dancer, who, with Ronan Keating, was co-lead singer of the pop group Boyzone. All of Boyzone’s studio albums hit number one in the United Kingdom, their third being their most successful internationally.  He released a solo album in 2000, after the group’s […]

Stacie Orrico

Stacie Orrico (born March 3, 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. In 1998, she signed to ForeFront Records when she was 12 years old, and recorded her first album, Genuine (2000), which sold 13,000 units in its first week of release. After her first album, she signed to a new record label, Virgin Records, and started to record […]

Shola Ama

Shola Ama (born 8 March 1979) is an English R&B singer from London, who scored her biggest hits with a cover of Turley Richards’ “You Might Need Somebody” (1997) and “Still Believe” (1999) which was one of the first production by the Norwegian producing team Stargate. Backing Tracks   You Might Need Somebody   You’re The One I Love  

Skyhooks

Skyhooks were an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in March 1973 by mainstays Greg Macainsh on bass guitar and backing vocals, and Imants “Freddie” Strauks on drums. They were soon joined by Bob “Bongo” Starkie on guitar and backing vocals, and Red Symons on guitar, vocals and keyboards; Graeme “Shirley” Strachanbecame lead vocalist in March 1974. Described as a glam rock band, because of flamboyant costumes and make-up, Skyhooks addressed teenage issues including buying drugs “Carlton (Lygon […]

Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney (May 23, 1928 – June 29, 2002) was an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in the early 1950s with the song “Come On-a My House”, which was followed by other pop numbers such as “Botch-a-Me”, “Mambo Italiano”, “Tenderly”, “Half as Much”, “Hey There” and “This Ole House”. She also had success […]

Ronnie Hilton

Ronnie Hilton (26 January 1926 – 21 February 2001) was an English singer and radio presenter. He came to fame by supplying smoothly delivered cover versions of popular American songs during the 1950s Backing Tracks   Around The World   No Other Love

Roachford

Roachford was formed in 1987, the line-up featuring Andrew Roachford (born 22 January 1965, vocals, keyboards, percussion), Chris Taylor (born 26 November 1964, drums), Hawi Gondwe (born 30 July 1964, guitars) and Derrick Taylor (born 13 January 1965, bass guitar). By 1988 the band were touring, supporting acts such as Terence Trent D’Arby and The Christians. Shortly afterward, […]

Right Said Fred

Right Said Fred is an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989. Guitarist Rob Manzoli joined the duo in 1990. The group has achieved multi-platinum status and has also won two Ivor Novello Awards – for “I’m Too Sexy” (1991) and “Deeply Dippy” (1992). In 1993, Right Said Fred was nominated for […]

REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon is an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois. Formed in 1967, the band cultivated a following during the 1970s and achieved significant commercial success throughout the 1980s. Hi Infidelity (1980) contained four US Top 40 hits and is the group’s best-selling album, with over ten million copies sold. Over the course of its career, the band has sold more than […]

Reece Mastin

Reece Mastin (born 24 November 1994) is an English-born Australian singer and songwriter who won the third season of The X Factor Australia in 2011. Mastin subsequently signed with Sony Music Australia. His debut single “Good Night” reached number one in Australia and New Zealand, and became Sony Music Australia’s fastest selling digital single. Backing Tracks   Good Night   Rock Star   […]

Duke Dumont

Duke Dumont is a British musician, songwriter, DJ and record producer. He is best known for the singles “Need U (100%)”, “I Got U” and “Ocean Drive” and “Won’t Look Back” which both reached number one and number two on the UK Singles Chart respectively. Although not currently charting in the UK, Duke Dumont has been busy producing […]
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Jake Owen

Jake Owen is an American country music singer and songwriter who released his first album in 2006 but it wasn’t until 2011 that he achieved his first number one hit on the country charts with the title track to his third studio album “Barefoot Blue Jean Night”. His fourth studio album produced the number one single “Beachin’”. Jake Owen has also toured as […]
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Ramones (The)

The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City, USA in 1974. Despite achieving only limited commercial success, the band was vastly influential in both the United States and the United Kingdom. They performed over 2,000 concerts, touring virtually nonstop for 22 years and in 1996 played a farewell concert and disbanded.  In 2011, the group was awarded a Grammy Lifetime […]
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Foxes

Foxes, is a British singer, songwriter and model. Her vocals featured on Zedd‘s 2012 single “Clarity”, which peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and won a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. Foxes’ debut album, ‘Glorious’, was released in the United Kingdom in 2014 and features the top 20 singles “Youth”, “Let Go for Tonight” and “Holding onto Heaven”. Her […]
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DJ Fresh

DJ Fresh is an English musician, DJ and record producer, best known for making electronic music. He was one of the principal members of the drum and bass group Bad Company DJ Fresh released his third studio album in 2012 which included the two number one hit singles “Louder” (ft Sian Evans) and “Hot Right Now” (ft Rita Ora) – the UK’s […]
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Alt-J

Alt-J is an English indie rock band formed in 2007.   The band’s debut album was released in 2012 and won the 2012 British Mercury Prize, and their second album was released in 2014 and went straight to UK number one. ‘Relaxer’ their third album also saw them nominated for the Mercury Prize and from which they […]
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Staind

Staind is an American rock band formed in 1995. The original lineup consisted of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Aaron Lewis, lead guitarist Mike Mushok, bassist and backing vocalist Johnny April, and drummer Jon Wysocki (replaced with Sal Giancarelli in 2011). The band has so far recorded seven studio albums. The band has sold over 15 million records worldwide […]
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Gorgon City

Gorgon City are an English electronic music production duo consisting of two North London producers. They are well known for their 2014 single “Ready for Your Love”, which reached number 4 on the UK Singles Chart and featured the artist MNEK. They are currently signed to the London-based independent label Black Butter Records. Backing Tracks Go All Night ft […]
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Blonde

Blonde are a British DJ / production deep house duo consisting of Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield. They came to prominence in the UK after BBC Radio 1 played their single “I Loved You”, in October 2014 which features reggae and pop singer Melissa Steel. The song entered the UK Singles Chart at number seven. Blonde’s single, “All Cried Out”, featuring vocals […]
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Prodigy (The)

The Prodigy are an British electronic music group, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett. The Prodigy first emerged in the underground rave scene in the early 1990s and since gaining mainstream success, have remained one of the most successful electronic acts of all time. They have sold an estimated 30 million records worldwide, and won numerous […]
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Alexander Rybak

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Alexander O’Neal

Alexander O’Neal (born November 15, 1953) is an American R&B singer, songwriter and arranger from Natchez, Mississippi. In a music career spanning more than 40 years, O’Neal is an accomplished R&B and soul singer. O’Neal came to prominence in the middle of the 1980s as a solo artist, releasing fourteen singles that entered the Top 40 charts in the […]

Alex Parks

Alex (Alexandra) Parks (born 26 July 1984) is an English singer-songwriter. Parks was entered into the BBC Television programme, Fame Academy by her father. It was a show that she went on to win. Soon after winning Fame Academy, she released her first album entitled Introduction, which went double platinum in the United Kingdom and gold in several other European countries. In […]

Albert Hammond

Albert Louis Hammond OBE (born 18 May 1944) is a Gibraltarian singer, songwriter, and record producer. A prolific songwriter, he collaborated most notably with the songwriters Mike Hazlewood, John Bettis, Diane Warren as well as Holly Knight, Carole Bayer Sager. He was also a solo singer in his own right. His biggest (and only Top 20) Billboard hit was “It Never Rains in Southern California”,  […]

Alan Walker

Alan Walker : Norwegian electronic music producer Alan Walker grew up in the digital age and made his performance debut in 2016 when he showcased 15 songs at the Winter X Games in Oslo. As with the majority of EM producers, Alan Walker has collaborated with many other artists and been a support on tour […]
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Alan Price Set

Alan Price (born 19 April 1942) is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the British band the Animals and for his subsequent solo work. Born in Fatfield, Washington, County Durham, he is a self-taught musician and was a founding member of the Tyneside group “The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo”, which was later renamed the Animals. His organ-playing […]

Agnetha Falstkog

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Adam Levine

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Adam Brand

Adam Brand Adam Brand (born 27 January 1970) is an Australian country musician. Brand released his debut album in 1997. He has since released 14 studio albums and has won 12 Country Music Awards of Australia. Backing Tracks Better Than This Ready For Love Please use our search bar or contact us if you need further help
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Osmonds (The)

Osmonds (The) : Alan, Wayne, Merrill, Jay, Donny, Marie and Jimmy. The members of the Osmond Family who have been performing as a family group or solo artists for over 5 decades. Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay began singing barbershop harmony together as children. Their rise to fame has been attributed to Andy Williams, who gave them their […]

Nero

Nero is a group of music producers consisting of Daniel Stephens, Joseph Ray and vocalist Alana Watson who are best known for producing drum and bass, dubstep and house. The bands debut album Welcome Reality was released in 2011 and spent 65 weeks on the Dance/Electronic charts, spawning a Grammy Award-winning Skrillex remix for “Promises,”. Their second studio album, Between II Worlds, was […]
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Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter. In a career spanning more than 40 years, he has been a member of five successful rock bands: James Gang, Barnstorm, Eagles, the Party Boys, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Walsh was also part of the New Zealand band Herbs. In the 1990s, he was a member of the short-lived supergroup the Best. […]
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Kansas

Kansas are an American rock band who dominated the charts in the 1970’s and 80’s. Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the 1970s and 1980s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. The band released its album, Leftoverture, in October 1976, which produced the hit single, “Carry On […]
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Jay Z

Jay-Z,  is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and record executive. He is considered to be one of the best-selling rap musicians of all time, having sold more than 50 million albums. Jay-Z first began his musical career by founding his own record label and subsequently releasing his debut studio album in 1996. The […]
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Iggy Azalea

Iggy Azalea is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter and model who moved to the United States at the age of 16 to pursue a career in music. Her debut album peaked at  no 1 on the Billboard R & R / Hip Hop chart and made Iggy Azalea the first non-American female rapper to reach the top of […]
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Levellers

Levellers are an English folk rock band formed in Brighton, England in 1988, consisting of Mark Chadwick (guitar and vocals), Jeremy Cunningham (bass guitar), Charlie Heather (drums), Jon Sevink (violin), Simon Friend (guitar) and Matt Savage (keyboards). The band were once considered the most popular Indie band in Britain, with their popularity culminating in their record breaking headlining act at Glastonbury Festival in 1994.  The name of the band is drawn from the Levellers, a […]

B52 s

The B52’s played their first live gig in 1977 but it wasn’t until the release of their album Cosmic Thing that they became internationally known. It soared to the top of the Billboard Album chart, sold five million copies and yielded their first-ever Hot 10 hits — “Love Shack” and “Roam” and  proved to be the greatest commercial […]

Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd are a British band who formed in 1965 when Roger Barrett (replaced by David Gilmour in 1967) and Roger Waters met percussionist Nick Mason and gifted keyboard player, Rick Wright. With the release of 1973’s The Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd went from moderately successful to one of rock music’s biggest acts. […]

Bangles (The)

The Bangles are an American pop rock band that formed in Los Angeles in 1981, scoring several hit singles as that decade continued. The band’s hits include “Walk Like an Egyptian”,  “Manic Monday”, “Hazy Shade of Winter”, and their 1989 number-one single “Eternal Flame” (which was covered by Atomic Kitten in 2000). The Bangles became […]
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Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film producer. Williams is part of the record production duo The Neptunes which produces soul, hip hop and R&B music. He is the lead vocalist and drummer of the rock-funk-hip hop band N*E*R*D. His first single,  “Frontin’” released in 2003 was followed up with his debut solo album, In My Mind in 2006. His second album, Girl, was released […]
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Shayne Ward

Shayne Ward (born 16 October 1984) is an English singer and actor, who rose to fame as the winner of the second series of The X Factor. Ward was the first X Factor winner to release an original song as his winner’s single. “That’s My Goal”, was released on 21 December 2005 and reached number one on the UK Singles Chart and was that […]

London Grammar

London Grammar are an English indie pop band formed in 2009 and consisting of Hannah Reid, Dan Rothman and Dominic Major. Their debut EP was released in February 2013, while their debut album,’ If You Wait’, was released in September that same year. The album reached number two on the UK Albums Chart and was certified double platinum.). The band’s second studio album, Truth Is a […]
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Lifehouse

Lifehouse is a rock band from America comprising Jason Wade (lead vocals, guitar), Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. (drums, percussion) and Bryce Soderberg (bass, vocals). The band came into the mainstream in 2001 with the hit single “Hanging by a Moment” from their debut studio album. The song was number one for three weeks on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and peaked at number 2 on […]
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2PAC

2Pac (Tupac Amaru Shaku) was an influential American hip-hop / rap artist who released his debut album 2Pacalypse Now in 1991. He achieved further success with his next two albums but it was his double-disc album, All Eyez on Me, released in 1996, that became one of the best-selling albums in the United States. Five more albums have been released […]
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Uncle Kracker

Uncle Kracker is an American singer / songwriter who started out working the turntables for Kid Rock (before he was famous). He began recording for Rock’s album, Early Mornin’ Stoned Pimp andwas a featured vocalist on some of the tracks. He then began working on a solo album, but continued being the DJ for Kid Rock. Uncle Kracker released […]
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Psychedelic Furs (The)

Psychedelic Furs are a British band formed in 1977 initially consisting of Richard Butler (vocals), Tim Butler (bass guitar), Paul Wilson (drums), Duncan Kilburn (saxophone), and Roger Morris (guitars). By 1979, this line up had expanded to a sextet with Vince Ely replacing Wilson on drums and John Ashton being added on guitar. The Psychedelic […]
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Atlanta Rhythm Section

Atlanta Rhythm Section is an American  rock band, formed in 1970 by Rodney Justo (singer), Barry Bailey (guitar), Paul Goddard (bass), Dean Daughtry (keyboards), Robert Nix (drums) and J.R. Cobb (guitar). The group’s first few albums failed to generate much chart action and it wasn’t until the late 1970’s that they scored a top ten single, with “So Into […]
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Lee Dorsey

Lee Dorsey was an African American pop and R&B singer during the 1960s. His biggest hits were “Ya Ya” (1961) and “Working in the Coal Mine” (1966). After serving in the United States Army during WW2, Lee Dorsey was a prize-winning boxer for a while before starting his own motor repair business, during which time he sang in clubs and […]
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Easybeats

The Easybeats were an Australian rock band that formed in Sydney, Australia, in late 1964, and disbanded at the end of 1969. They were the first rock and roll act from Australia to score an international pop hit with the 1966 single “Friday on My Mind”. All five founding members were from families that had migrated to Australia from Europe: lead […]

Shakin Stevens

Shakin’ Stevens, is a platinum-selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who was the UK’s biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s. Hit singles including four chart-topping hits “This Ole House”, “Green Door”, “Oh Julie”, and “Merry Christmas Everyone” Backing Tracks A Rocking Good Way – Shakin’ Stevens and Bonnie Tyler Backing Track Green Door – Shakin’ Stevens […]

Richard Marx

Richard Marx is an American singer / songwriter / producer from Chicago, USA. Over the years he has sold more than 30 million records, swept Grammy Awards, set records and produced/co-produced many chart topping singles as a solo artist and alongside massive artists like Keith Urban, Luther Vandross and NSYNC. Backing Tracks Angelia Can’t Help Falling […]
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Howard Keel

Howard Keel (April 13, 1919 – November 7, 2004) was an American actor and singer and star of some of the most famous MGM film musicals ever made. At the age of 20, he was encouraged to take singing lessons and his first public performance took place in 1941, when he played the role of Samuel the Prophet in Handel’s oratorio Saul.  In 1947 he […]
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Louisa Johnson

Louisa Johnson (aka Louisa) was the winner of the 12th series of X-Factor in the UK. After winning The X Factor, she released her version of the song “Forever Young” which entered the UK Singles Chart on 18 December 2015, at number 9. She won a “platinum” certification for her solo single ‘Tears’, a “gold” certification for ‘So Good,’ […]
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Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu is an American singer songwriter and actress. When she was as young as 4 years old she was performing on stage at the Dallas Theatre Centre and The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL). Badu went on to study theatre at university, but to concentrate on music full-time, she left university before graduating, and took minimum-wage jobs […]
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Gloria Gaynor

Gloria Gaynor (born September 7, 1949) is an American singer, best known for the disco era hits “I Will Survive” (1979), “Never Can Say Goodbye” (1974)  and “I Am What I Am” (1983). After a stint as a singer with a jazz/R&B music band, in the 1960s, Gloria Gaynors  first real success came in 1975 when she was signed to Columbia Records. She released […]
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Gilbert O’Sullivan

Gilbert O’Sullivan is an Irish-English singer-songwriter, best known for his early 1970s hits “Alone Again (Naturally)”, “Clair”, and “Get Down”. Worldwide he has charted 16 top-40 records, including six No. 1 songs. His most successful recording period was between 1970 and 1980, and he has since recorded several studio albums up to 2015 and has received three Ivor Novello […]
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Gerry Rafferty

Gerry Rafferty was a Scottish born singer, songwriter and musician best known for the massive hit “Baker Street”. He was said to be influenced by the music of The Beatles and Bob Dylan and joined a folk-pop group in 1969. After they disbanded in 1971, he recorded his first solo album, Can I Have My Money Back? The following year Gerry Rafferty and Joe […]
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Halloween

Halloween is a great time to crank up the music and have a spooky good time. Whether you’re getting ready to go trick-or-treating, carving Halloween pumpkins or prepping for an epic Halloween party, the right music can certainly provide a creepy, fun ambiance for everyone. Here is a selection of spooky themed backing track Halloween songs, […]
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Coldplay

Coldplay is a British rock band who formed when the lads met at university Consisting of Chris Martin, Guy Berryman, Will Champion and Jonny Buckland.  Decades later Coldplay are still going strong having released 7 albums to date (June 2019), achieved chart success in the UK, Australia, US and Europe, their music industry awards are […]

Panic At The Disco

Panic At The Disco is a band from Las Vegas in America who formed in 2004. ‘I Write Sins, Not Tragedies’ the lead single from their debut album reached number seven in the US charts. Off the back of this they were second billing on the Truckstops & Statelines Winter Tour in 2006 and their album sales […]

Seekers

Seekers (The) were a folk pop quartet from Australia, hugely popular in the mid- late sixties. Group members Athol Guy, Bruce Woodley and Keith Potger attended school together and played in various bands before forming The Seekers and recruiting jazz singer Judith Durham. Their debut single was a version of the popular song “Waltzing Matilda” which […]
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Wreckers

Wreckers (The) were an American country duo formed in 2005 by Michelle Branch and Jessica Harp, both of whom had solo recordings before the duo’s foundation. In 2006, the duo released its debut album Stand Still, Look Pretty, which produced a Number One single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs in its lead-off single “Leave the Pieces”. The album accounted for a Top Ten hit […]

Niall Horan

Niall Horan is a former member of the popular band One Direction. Following the band’s hiatus in 2016, Horan signed a recording deal as a solo artist with Capitol Records. His singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands” from his debut studio album Flicker (2017) reached the top 20 in several countries. The album debuted at number one in […]
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Erasure

Erasure: Blue Savannah… Chorus… Circus… Little Respect… Stop… Victim Of Love… Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. Formed in London, they entered the music scene in 1985 and became one of the most successful artists of the late 1980s to mid-1990s. From […]

Shires

Shires (The) are a British country duo composed of singer-songwriters Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes. Earle sings vocals, plays piano and guitar, and Rhodes shares lead vocals. The duo formed in 2013 and released their debut album Brave in 2015, becoming the first UK country act to chart in the Top 10 of the UK Albums Chart. The group’s second album, My Universe, became the fastest-selling […]

Jack Johnson

Jack  Johnson is an American singer-songwriter,  musician, actor, record producer, documentary filmmaker and former professional surfer. Johnson is known primarily for his work in the soft rock and acoustic genres. Backing Tracks    Better Together    Good People    If I Had Eyes    Radiate    Taylor    Upside Down   Jack  Johnson (born May 18, […]
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Rae Morris

Rae Morris is British singer/songwriter who began writing songs as a teenager and was offered a deal by Atlantic when she was just 18. Releasing only singles for quite a period of time as well as doing solo performances Rae Morris was a support act for artists including Bombay Bicycle Club, Lianne La Havas, Noah and the Whale, and Tom Odell. he […]
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Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery – Scott Cooke McCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American country music singer. He won the tenth season of American Idol on May 25, 2011. His debut studio album, Clear as Day, was released in October 2011 and was certified platinum in the United States. The album includes the top 20 country songs, “I Love You This Big” and “The Trouble […]

Ronnie Dunn

Ronnie Dunn – Ronnie Gene Dunn (born June 1, 1953) is an American country music singer-songwriter and record executive. In 2011, Dunn began working as a solo artist following the breakup of Brooks & Dunn. He released his self-titled debut album for Arista Nashville on June 7, 2011, reaching the Top 10 with its lead-off single “Bleed Red”. In 2013, after leaving […]

Childish Gambino

Childish Gambino is the stage name used by Donald McKinley Glover Jr, an American  actor, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, rapper, and DJ. After several self-released albums and mix-tapes, Glover signed to a record company in 2011 and released his first album. His second studio album, Because the Internet, was released in 2013 and his third, “Awaken, My Love!”, […]
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Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler – Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and a television personality.  Pickler gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol and finished in sixth place. In 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings and BNA Records as a recording artist. Her debut album, Small Town Girl, was released later that year. On May 21, 2013, Pickler and […]
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Emilio

Emilio H. Navaira III (August 23, 1962 – May 16, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter of Tejano and country music. He is the winner of one Grammy Award and one Latin Grammy Award. Known to most by the mononym Emilio, he charted more than ten singles on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks charts, in addition to six singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts. Emilio was also […]
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Blossoms

Blossoms are an English indie pop band formed in 2013 and consisting of band members Tom Ogden (lead vocals, guitar), Charlie Salt (bass, synthesizer, backing vocals), Josh Dewhurst (lead guitar, percussion), Joe Donovan (drums) and Myles Kellock (keyboards, synthesizer, backing vocals). Spring 2014 saw the band signed to Skeleton Records and from March through to August 2014, Blossoms embarked upon their first UK tour […]
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Jewel

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), known mononomously as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2015, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Backing Tracks Foolish Games Standing Still Stronger Woman Who Will Save Your Soul You Were Meant For me   Jewel was […]

Gene Watson

Gene Watson (Gary) (born October 11, 1943) is an American country singer. He is most famous for his 1975 hit “Love in the Hot Afternoon,” his 1981 #1 hit “Fourteen Carat Mind,” and his signature song “Farewell Party.” Watson’s long career has notched five number ones, 23 top tens and over 76 charted singles. Backing Tracks Forever Again Fourteen […]

Gary Allan

Gary Allan Herzberg (born December 5, 1967) is an American country music artist. Signed to Decca Records in 1996, Allan made his country music debut with the release of his single “Her Man”, the lead-off to his gold-certified debut album Used Heart for Sale, which was released in 1996 on Decca.   Allan’s voice is described as “raspy and unpolished.”His sound is heavily influenced […]

Frank Ifield

Frank Ifield – Francis Edward Ifield OAM (born 30 November 1937, Coundon) is an English-Australian country music singer and guitarist who often incorporated yodelling. After living in Australia Ifield returned to the United Kingdom in November 1959 where he had four number-one hits on the UK Singles Chart with his cover versions of “I Remember […]

Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold – Richard Edward “Eddy” Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008) was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a Nashville sound (country/popular music) innovator of the late 1950s, and scored 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts, second only to George Jones. He sold more than 85 million records. A member of the Grand Ole […]

Elkie Brooks

Elkie Brooks (born Elaine Bookbinder, 25 February 1945) is an English singer, a vocalist with the bands Dada and Vinegar Joe, and later a solo artist. She gained her biggest success in the late 1970s and 1980s and has been nominated twice for Brit Awards. She is known for her powerful husky bluesy voice and hit singles such as “Pearl’s […]

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley (Frederick) (born November 20, 1975) is an American country music singer and songwriter. In 2003, he signed to Capitol Nashville and released his eponymous debut album. Both it and its follow-up, 2005’s Modern Day Drifter, are certified platinum in the United States. A third album, 2006’s Long Trip Alone, is certified gold. It was followed in mid-2008 by a greatest hits […]
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Buck Owens

Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. (August 12, 1929 – March 25, 2006), professionally known as Buck Owens, was an American musician, singer, songwriter and band leader who had 21 No. 1 hits on the Billboard country music charts with his band the Buckaroos.  While Owens originally used fiddle and retained pedal steel guitar into the 1970s. His signature style was based on simple storylines, infectious choruses, […]
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New Seekers

New Seekers (The) were put together by former member of The Seekers after that group disbanded in 1969. Their breakthrough hit, “Never Ending Song of Love”  became a big hit in the UK, spending five weeks at No.2 in the singles chart and was one of the biggest selling singles of the year. Their song “I’d […]
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Men At Work

Men at Work were an Australian rock band formed in 1979 and best known for their 1981 hit “Down Under”. Backing Tracks Down Under Overkill Who Can It Be Now   Their founding mainstay was Colin Hay on lead vocals; he formed the group with Jerry Speiser on drums and Ron Strykert on lead guitar. They […]

MNEK

MNEK is an English singer, songwriter and record producer who (as with most producers) collaborate with singers to create music and he was involved in the creation of two U.K. number one singles before he reached the age of 19. Recognition of his songwriting talent came in the form of a deal with EMI Publishing in […]
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Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett (Atkins) is an American country music singer and songwriter. As the son of  singer Rhett Atkins, Thomas grew up knowing famous singers including Tim McGraw and Brooks & Dunn. After learning to play drums while attending junior high school, Rhett would later go on stage with his father and play. In high school, he was […]

Chvrches

Chvrches are a synth-pop band from Scotland, UK. Formed in 2011 by keyboardist/vocalist Iain Cook and including band members Martin Doherty, and Lauren Mayberry. 2012 saw the release of their debut single “The Mother We Share” and later that year, Chvrches were among the acts selected for the BBC’s Sound of 2013. The trio began 2013 by playing a few North […]
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Norah Jones

Norah Jones is an American jazz singer, songwriter and musician who won five Grammy Awards for her debut album, Come Away With Me, in 2003. Her subsequent studio albums Feels Like Home, released in 2004; Not Too Late, released in 2007, the same year she made her film debut in My Blueberry Nights; and 2009’s The Fall all gained Platinum status. Norah Jones’ fifth […]

Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith : Beauty Remains … Never Tear Us Apart … Only Love Can Hurt … Make Your Own Kind Of Music Paloma Faith Blomfield is an English singer, songwriter and actress, known for her retro and eccentric style. Faith released her debut album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful? in 2009, featuring the top twenty singles “Stone Cold Sober” […]

Blondie

Blondie: Call Me… Hanging On The Telephone… Heart Of Glass… Maria… One Way Or Another… Rapture… The Tide Is High… Blondie is an American punk band from New York City founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. They helped push punk onto the dance floor, and after four decades, their music still shapes […]

Billy Joel

Billy Joel: Honesty… Innocent Man… Just The Way You Are… Longest Time… My Life… Piano Man… Tell Her About It… Uptown Girl… Billy Joel is an American singer, songwriter, pianist and composer. His international acclaim has followed him since his first single “Piano Man” hit the charts in 1973. He has become a best selling recording and solo artist and won many awards. He is one […]

Eurovision Songs

The Eurovision Song Contest is an international song competition (started in 1956) held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. Each participating country submits an original song to be performed on live television and radio, then casts votes for the other countries’ songs to determine the winner. At least 50 countries are eligible to compete as of 2018, and since […]
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Van Halen

Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in California in 1972. The line up of the band has changed many times over the years, with much controversy and arguing amongst the members. The most recent members have been together since 2007.     Eddie Van Halen – guitar, backing vocals Alex Van Halen – […]
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Blow Monkeys (The)

Blow Monkeys (The) are a British band that formed in 1981. Their first single, “Live Today Love Tomorrow” was released in 1982.  They subsequently enjoyed a career with several hit singles and albums across the 1980’s before going their separate ways at the beginning of the 1990’s. Their first hit song was “Digging Your Scene”, which hit No. […]
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Wiz

The Wiz: The Super Soul Musical “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” is a musical with music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls (and others) and book by William F. Brown.  It is a retelling of L. Frank Baum’s classic 1900 children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in the context of modern African-American culture.   The 1975 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Backing Tracks Brand New Day Home […]

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane is a musical based on the historical figure of frontierswoman Calamity Jane. The non-historical, somewhat farcical plot involves the authentic Calamity Jane’s professional associate Wild Bill Hickok, and presents the two as having a contentious relationship that ultimately proves to be a facade for mutually amorous feelings. The Calamity Jane stage musical originated as a live adaption of Calamity Jane, the 1953 Warner […]
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Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American supernatural drama television series based off the 1992 film of the same name. “Once More, with Feeling” is the seventh episode of the sixth season  and the only one in the series performed as a musical.Throughout Buffy the Vampire Slayer, “Once More, with Feeling” gives music a central role instead of keeping it in the background. […]
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DJ Otzi

DJ Otzi : Gerhard “Gerry” Friedle (born 7 January 1971) is an Austrian entertainer and singer.  Successful mainly in German-speaking countries, he is best known in the English-speaking world for his 2000 single “Hey Baby (Uhh, Ahh)”, a cover version of the Bruce Channel song “Hey! Baby”. His stage name comes from Ötzi the Iceman, the name given […]
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Aqualung

Aqualung (aka Matt Hales) is an English songwriter, musician and record producer best known in the UK for his song “Strange and Beautiful,” which was featured on a television advertisement for a new Volkswagen Beetle during the summer of 2002. It went on to become a Top 10 hit in the UK Singles Chart later that year. Matt moved to Los Angeles […]
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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande : Love Me Harder … Bang Bang … Don’t Be Gone Too Long … One Last Time … One Last Time … No Tears Left To Cry Ariana Grande is an American actress turned-pop music sensation. As a child, she performed in children’s theatre, appearing in musicals such as Annie, The Wizard of Oz […]
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Brandy

Brandy: Baby… Best Friend… Brokenhearted… Full Moon… Have You Ever… Sittin’ Up In My Room… What About Us… Brandy (born Brandy Rayana Norwood February 11, 1979), is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born into a musical family in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Carson, California, she began her career as a child […]

Flashdance

Flashdance is a 1983 American romantic drama film directed by Adrian Lyne.  It opened to negative reviews by professional critics, but was a surprise box office success, becoming the third highest-grossing film of 1983 in the United States. It had a worldwide box-office gross of more than $200 million. Its soundtrack spawned several hit songs, including “Maniac” (performed by Michael Sembello), and the Academy Award–winning “Flashdance… […]

Dr Dolittle

Doctor Dolittle is a stage musical with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, based on the 1967 movie of the same name and the children’s stories by Hugh Lofting about the adventures of a doctor who learns to speak the language of various animals and treats them as patients. The musical features the same songs as the film (which starred Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley and Richard Attenborough), […]
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Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American musical film directed by Michael Grace, starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. The film is inspired by the story of P. T. Barnum’s creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus (1871–2017) and the lives of its star attractions. The film received nominations for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Musical or Comedy for Jackman. For […]
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Hamilton The Musical

  Hamilton – An American Musical is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda.  Inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Incorporating hip hop, R&B, pop, soul, traditional-style show tunes, and color-conscious casting of non-white actors as the Founding Fathers and other historical figures, the musical achieved both critical acclaim and box office success. […]
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Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue rose to fame as a teen actress playing the character Charlene in the soap opera Neighbours.  She switched over to music and had a hit with her cover of “The Loco-motion,” first made famous by Little Eva and subsequently signed up with producers Stock/Aitken/Waterman in 1987. She made history by having more than 20 consecutive […]

Kesha

Kesha is an American singer-songwriter whose early musical influences were shaped by spending time with her mother who was a songwriter herself. She has experimented with lots of different musical styles including country, pop rock and electronic. After finishing at music school she appeared as a back-up vocalist performing on songs by Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. […]
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Skeeter Davis

Skeeter Davis (born Mary Frances Penick; December 30, 1931 – September 19, 2004) was an American country music singer who sang crossover pop music songs including her best seller from 1962,  “The End of the World”. Backing Tracks End Of The World Lyrics Why does the sun go on shining? Why does the sea rush to shore? Don’t they know […]
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Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton is an American musician who initially spent time as a songwriter for Nashville stars, before performing as an artist in his own right. His debut album ‘Traveller’, released in 2015, went platinum and in 2016, he had four Grammy nominations and then two awards: Best Country Solo Performance and Traveller won Best Country Album. […]
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David Guetta

Born in France, David Guetta is a DJ and producer of electro music. Although he had been a club DJ for many years and released a couple of albums, he did not achieve mainstream success until 2009 when the album “One Love” was released. The first 3 songs off that album reached number 1 in the UK Top 40 […]
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Anouk

Anouk Teeuwe ( born 8 April 1975), professionally known as Anouk, is a Dutch singer-songwriter and record producer. After her breakthrough in 1997 with the single “Nobody’s Wife”, she had numerous hit singles in the Dutch and Belgian charts, such as “R U Kiddin’ Me”, “Michel”, “Girl”, “Lost”, “Modern World”, “Three Days in a Row”, […]
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Billy J Kramer

Billy J. Kramer (and The Dakotas) (born 19 August 1943) is an English pop singer. In the 1960s he was managed by Brian Epstein, who also managed The Beatles, and he recorded several original Lennon–McCartney compositions and made his debut with the song “Do You Want to Know a Secret?” which was a number two UK Singles Chart hit in 1963. His biggest hit, the pop ballad […]
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Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg, is an English singer-songwriter and political activist. His music blends elements of folk music, punk rock with lyrics that mostly span political or romantic themes. His music is heavily centred on bringing about change and involving the younger generation in activist causes and it is said that The Clash influenced him early in his career. Billy Bragg’s political […]
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Billie Piper

Billie Piper (born Leian Paul Piper; 22 September 1982) is a British actress, dancer and former singer. She made her TV debut in children’s entertainment and at the age of 15 signed a recording contract and released her debut single. “Because We Want To” entered at the top of the UK Singles Chart and made her the youngest artist ever to […]
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Big Brovaz

Big Brovaz are a R&B and hip hop music group from London, England. In their seven-year career they released two studio albums and eight singles.  The group’s second single, “OK” made Number 7 in the UK Singles Chart in 2003 and the debut album was certified platinum in the UK, an unusual achievement for UK R&B and hip hop at the time. Backing Tracks Baby […]
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Bic Runga

Bic (pronounced Bec) Runga is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She was surrounded by music at a young age and started recording songs with her sisters when she was four years old. She learnt how to play drums at the age of eleven, guitar and keyboards a couple of years later. She joined  high school […]
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Betty Boo

Betty Boo (aka Alison Clarkson), is an English singer, songwriter and pop rap artist who, during the early 1990’s, had a successful solo career. Her most commercially successful  single, was “Doin’ the Do” which charted in the top ten in the UK, reached number three in Australia and number one on the US dance chart. Backing Tracks Doin’ The […]
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Bernard Cribbins

Bernard Joseph Cribbins, OBE (born 29 December 1928) is an English character actor, voice-over artist and musical comedian with a career spanning over seventy years. He recorded several successful novelty records in the early 1960s. “The Hole in the Ground” and “Right Said Fred”  were both produced by George Martin, with music by Ted Dicks and lyrics by Myles Rudge and both reached the top ten in the UK Singles […]
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Ben Lee

Ben Lee is an Australian singer / songwriter and actor. He made his stage debut in 1993, fronting the indie rock band “Noise Addict”, a foursome of school friends.  His solo debut album “Grandpaw Would” was released in March 1995 when he was just 16 years old. The album was a success in Australia, earning Ben […]
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Ben Folds Five

Ben Folds Five was an American alternative rock trio formed in 1993. Consisting of members Ben Folds (lead vocals, piano, keyboards, melodica, principal songwriting), Robert Sledge (bass guitar, double bass, synthesizer, backing vocals), and Darren Jessee (drums, percussion, backing vocals, songwriter), group released the single “Brick” in 1997 from their album Whatever and Ever Amen. During […]
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Anne Marie

Anne Marie: Alarm… Boy… Ciao-Adios… Do It Right… Rockabye… Anne-Marie Rose Nicholson (born 7 April 1991), known professionally as Anne-Marie, is an English singer and songwriter. She has had success on the UK Singles Chart with Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye”, featuring Sean Paul, peaking at number one; “Do It Right”, reaching number 90; “Alarm”, reaching number […]
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Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash : Folsom Prison Blues …If I Were A Carpenter …Walk The Line … As youngster from a farming family Johnny Cash was used to being surrounded by music whether it be folk, hymns or the tunes sang out in the fields. During his late teens Johnny Cash enlisted in the United States airforce […]
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Beastie Boys

Beastie Boys (The) were an American rap/hip hop group hailing from New York City. The Beastie Boys have sold 26 million records in the United States and 50 million records worldwide, making them the biggest-selling rap group since Billboard began recording sales in 1991. With seven platinum-selling albums from 1986 to 2004, the Beastie Boys were one of the longest-lived hip […]
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Basement Jaxx

Basement Jaxx  are an English electronic music duo who started off in Brixton, South London, in 1994. They held a regular club night in a variety of venues until settling in a club called Booty. In 1999, the group released their first full-length album, Remedy. Remedy included the single “Red Alert”, which was featured in the film Bend It […]
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Barry Blue

Barry Blue is an English singer, producer, and songwriter. As an artist he is best known for his hit songs “Dancing on a Saturday Night” and “Do You Wanna Dance”. He was born as Barry Ian Green in London in 1950, and as a teenager worked for Tim Rice. He became the bassist for a […]
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Barenaked Ladies

Barenaked Ladies are a Canadian rock band formed in the late 1980’s. They are well-known for their live performances which include comedic banter and free-style rapping between songs. Barenaked Ladies have won multiple Juno Awards and have been nominated for two Grammy Awards. The group has sold over 15 million records including albums and singles, and were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall […]
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Baltimora

Baltimora were a new wave dance act from Italy who found success with their 1985 hit single “Tarzan Boy”. With its catchy ‘Tarzan-call’ running throughout, the song became a disco standard. A few years later, “Tarzan Boy” returned to the chart for three more months after being featured on the soundtrack of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles […]
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Australian Crawl

Australian Crawl was formed in the late 1970’s by lead vocalist and pianist James Reyne. After their 1980 debut album, The Boys Light Up reached No. 4, Australian Crawl had two No. 1 albums; 1981’s Sirocco and 1982’s Sons of Beaches. Their early singles reached the top 20’s and their  best performing single was No. 1 hit “Reckless”  which came from […]
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Athlete

Athlete are an English indie rock band formed in London, comprising Joel Pott (lead vocals and guitar), Carey Willetts (bass and backing vocals), Stephen Roberts (drums and backing vocals) and Tim Wanstall (keyboards and backing vocals). The band had a period of high-profile success with their debut album Vehicles & Animals (2003). It was a platinum seller in 2005 and was Mercury Music Prize nominated. It […]
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Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys were formed when neighbours Alex Turner and Jamie Cook received guitars as presents. They hooked up with school friends Andy Nicholson [superceded by Nick O’Malley] (bass) and Matt Helders (drums) and began playing in the Sheffield (UK) area in 2003. They handed out demo CD’s to fans, who then uploaded the music onto a fan-created MySpace page for the band. The […]
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Johnny Burnette

Johnny Burnette (March 25, 1934 – August 14, 1964) was an American singer-songwriter of rockabilly and pop music. In 1952, he and his older brother, Dorsey Burnette, and their friend Paul Burlison formed the band that later was known as the Rock and Roll Trio.   He is the father of the 1980s rockabilly singer Rocky Burnette. Backing Tracks Dreamin’   Lyrics Dreamin’ I’m always […]
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Graham Nash

Graham Nash, OBE (born 2 February 1942) is a British-American singer-songwriter and musician. Nash is known for his light tenor voice and for his songwriting contributions as a member of the English pop/rock group The Hollies and the folk-rock supergroup Crosby, Stills & Nash. Nash became an American citizen on 14 August 1978 and holds dual citizenship of the United Kingdom and United States. […]
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Eric Burdon

Eric Burdon (born 11 May 1941) is an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was previously the vocalist of rock band The Animals and funk band War. He is regarded as one of the British Invasion’s most distinct singers with his deep, powerful blues-rock voice. He is also known for his aggressive stage performances. Backing Tracks Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood Don’t Bring Me Down […]

Darren Hayes

Darren  Hayes  is an Australian singer-songwriter, and podcaster. Hayes was the frontman and singer of the pop duo Savage Garden until it disbanded in 2001. Backing Tracks Darkness Insatiable So Beautiful Strange Relationship   Darren Stanley Hayes (born 8 May 1972) is an Australian singer-songwriter, and podcaster. Hayes was the frontman and singer of the pop duo Savage Garden until […]

Darius

Darius Campbell-Danesh (born 19 August 1980) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and film producer. He first gained fame in 2001 after appearing on the British talent competition Popstars. A year later he was voted to the finals of the TV talent show, Pop Idol. Backing Tracks Colour Blind Girl In The Moon Incredible Live Twice Rushes   Darius Campbell-Danesh (born 19 […]

Dana

Dana Rosemary Scallon (born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951), known in her singing career as Dana, is an Irish singer   While still a schoolgirl she won the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest with “All Kinds of Everything”. It became a worldwide million-seller and launched her music career. She entered politics in 1997, as Dana Rosemary Scallon, running unsuccessfully in the Irish presidential […]

Damien Rice

Damien Rice (born 7 December 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Rice began his musical career as a member of the 1990s rock group Juniper, which were signed to Polygram Records in 1997. The band enjoyed moderate success with a couple of single releases, but a projected album floundered because of record company politics. After leaving […]

Damien Leith

Damien Leith (born 18 January 1976 in Dublin) is an Irish-Australian singer–songwriter. He was the winner of the Network Ten music contest Australian Idol 2006. Since winning the title, Leith has released nine studio albums, four of which peaked in the top two of the ARIA Charts, including two number ones. He has been awarded seven platinum and one gold certification […]

D-12

D12, an initialism for The Dirty Dozen, is an American hip hop supergroup from Detroit, Michigan. D12 has had chart-topping albums in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. D12 was formed in 1995, and achieved mainstream success after Eminem rose to international fame. The original lineup consisted of the members and their alter egos; this is where Eminem’s Slim Shady persona originated. D12 released the […]

Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music. He first achieved success and recognition with The Impressions during the civil rights movement of the late 1950s and 1960s, and later worked as a solo artist. Backing Tracks Move On Up Superfly   Born […]

Curiosity Killed The Cat

Curiosity Killed the Cat was a British pop band that achieved success in the UK in the late 1980s, with hit singles such as “Down To Earth”, “Misfit” and “Ordinary Day”, “Name and Number”, (that was recreated by De La Soul as “Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)). In the early 1990s, the band’s bassist left, and billed as […]

Col Joye

Col Joye : Colin Frederick Jacobsen AM (born 13 April 1937 in Sydney), better known by his stage name Col Joye, is an Australian pioneer rock musician, popular entertainer and entrepreneur, (he has also recorded various other cross-over styles such as country music). Joye was the first Australian rock and roll singer to have a number one record Australia-wide and experienced a string of […]

Coast To Coast

Coast to Coast was a British band from Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, that was signed to Polydor Records. They are best known for their 1981 Top 5 hit in the UK with “Do The Hucklebuck”. Backing Tracks  Do The Hucklebuck Lyrics It’s the dance you should know When the lights are down low Grab your baby Then go Do the hucklebuck Do the hucklebuck If you […]

Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is the younger sister of pop singer and actress Jessica Simpson. Ashlee Simpson began appearing in television commercials at the age of 15 and later pursued a career as an actress on TV family dramas. Simpson’s debut single, “Pieces of Me” (2004), became a top five […]
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Chumbawamba

Chumbawamba were a British band that formed in 1982 and ended in 2012. The band constantly shifted in musical style, drawing on genres such as punk rock, pop, folk, and experimental. Their anarchist or libertarian socialist political stance exhibited an irreverent attitude toward authority, and the band have been forthright in their stances on issues including animal rights, pacifism (early in their career) and later regarding class struggle, feminism, gay […]
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Chris Montez

Chris Montez (born Ezekiel Christopher Montanez on January 17, 1943) is an American guitarist and vocalist, whose stylistic approach has ranged from rock & roll to pop standards and Latin music. His rock sound is exemplified in songs such as his 1962 hit “Let’s Dance”. When his early music’s popularity began to fade, he switched to a more traditional role as a popular singer […]

Ash

Ash are a Northern Irish alternative indie rock band, formed in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray. After having done the round of pubs and clubs in Ireland, Ash broke through into the mainstream in 1995 with ‘Girl From Mars‘ Since then they have been quietly releasing albums and have a […]
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Artful Dodger

Artful Dodger were an English garage duo consisting of Mark Hill and Pete Devereux Craig David‘s career was boosted after he appeared on their 1999 number two hit, “Re-Rewind“. Both members continued to work in the music industry following their split in 2001. Backing Tracks Movin’ Too Fast Re-Wind (When The Crowd Say) Woman Trouble Please Don’t Turn […]
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Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert (born November 10, 1983) is an American country music singer and songwriter. She is a member of the Pistol Annies (alongside Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley), but is best known as a solo artist. Lambert has been honoured by the Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Country Music Association […]
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Arrested Development

Arrested Development is an American hip hop group which focused on a positive message, rather than the ‘gangsta’ style popular for the genre. Their list of awards include : Quadruple-platinum award for debut album, 1993; Grammy awards for best new artist and best rap album, 1993; Soul Train Music Award, 1993; Best Rap Video of […]
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Chris Andrews

Chris Andrews – Christopher Frederick Andrews (born 15 October 1942) is an English singer-songwriter whose musical career started in the late 1950s.   He has written songs for Sandie Shaw and Adam Faith. Backing Tracks Lyrics I’m her yesterday man Well my friends that’s what I am I’m her yesterday man Well my friends that’s what I am […]

China Black

China Black was a British pop-reggae duo, consisting of Simon Fung (songwriter, composer, lyricist, guitarist, keyboardist, arranger and record producer) and Errol Reid (singer-songwriter). Backing Tracks Searching Lyrics You’re mine…… Verse Searching, for that something that I’ll never find In another place another time Searching For that something that I can believe And without a doubt that […]

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire is an alterntive indie/rock band from Canada and was founded in 2000 by friends and classmates Win Butler and Josh Deu. They came to prominence in 2004 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut album Funeral. Their second album contained their single ‘No Cars Go’, which has been used on TV shows such as Top Gear […]
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Aqua

Aqua is a Danish-Norwegian group, best known for their 1997 breakthrough single “Barbie Girl“. The group formed in 1989 and achieved huge success around the globe in the late 1990s and early 2000s. They released three albums: Aquarium in 1997, Aquarius in 2000 and Megalomania in 2011 and sold an estimated 33 million albums and singles. Aqua’s follow-up to “Barbie Girl” in Australia, […]
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Anthony Callea

Anthony Callea (born 13 December 1982) is an Australian singer-songwriter and actor who rose to fame after being the runner-up in the 2004 season of Australian Idol. Callea’s first single “The Prayer” was the fastest-selling single by an Australian artist and held the No.1 spot on the ARIA Singles Chart for five weeks. Along with headlining his own national tours, Anthony  Callea has toured […]
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Anne Shelton

Anne Shelton was an English vocalist, who is remembered for singing inspirational songs for soldiers during the Second World War. She had a had the major hit with ‘Lay Down Your Arms‘, which reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart, and stayed in the Top Twenty for 14 weeks. Backing Tracks Lay Down Your Arms Lyrics [Chorus] Come to […]
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Anita Ward

Anita Ward (born December 20, 1957) is an American singer and musician. She is best known for her 1979 million selling single “Ring My Bell“. Backing Tracks Ring My Bell Lyrics I’m glad you’re home Now did you really miss me? I guess you did by the look in your eye (Look in your eye, look […]
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Anita Harris

Anita Harris : Anita Madeleine Harris is an English actress, singer and entertainer. She sang with the Cliff Adams Singers and had a number of chart hits in the 1960s. She appeared in some of the Carry On films. Here is her cover of the song ‘Trains And Boats And Planes‘. Backing Tracks Trains And Boats And Planes Lyrics Trains […]
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Chambers Brothers

Chambers Brothers (The), are an American soul band, best known for their eleven-minute 1968 hit “Time Has Come Today”. The group was part of the wave of new music that integrated American blues and gospel traditions with modern psychedelic and rock elements. Their music has been kept alive through heavy use in film soundtracks. Backing Tracks Time Has […]

Andy Kim

Andy Kim is a Canadian pop/rock singer/songwriter. Although he released several songs during the 1960’s and 70’s, his song ‘Rock Me Gently‘ propelled him to the number one slot. Kim co-wrote “Sugar, Sugar” which was a hit single for The Archies. The Andy Kim Christmas show in which a variety of artists were invited to perform mostly Christmas music, […]
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Chairman Of The Board

Chairman of the Board is an American-Canadian, Detroit, Michigan-based soul music group, who saw their greatest commercial success in the 1970s.   Hits include”Give Me Just a Little More Time”. “(You’ve Got Me) Dangling on a String”, “Everything’s Tuesday”, “Pay to the Piper”, “Finders Keepers” and (in the UK) “Working on a Building of Love” and “Elmo James”. They also recorded the […]

Andreas Johnson

Andreas Johnson is a Swedish singer/songwriter who rose to fame as a contestant on the Swedish competition to find a Eurovision song. He was brought up surrounded by music as both his parents were professional musicians. Andreas Johnson’s song Glorious was an international success and was used in a number of advertisements by companies including Volvo, Nutella and Vauxhall. Backing Tracks […]
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Andrea True Connection

Andrea True, was an American actress and singer from the disco era of the 1970’s She is best known for the 1976 pop-disco hit “More, More, More” (performed as part of her recording project, The Andrea True Connection), which peaked at No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 5 on the UK Singles Chart. Backing Tracks More More More Lyrics More More More […]
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Ana Johnsson

Ana Johnsson is a Swedish singer and songwriter, best known for the song “We Are”  from the Spider-Man 2 soundtrack. She reached the finals of the first Swedish series of Popstars, after which she and others formed a girl group called Excellence. They recorded one album before Ana Johnsson left to start a solo career.  Her first single “The […]
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Amy Studt

Amy Studt is an English singer, songwriter and musician. She grew up in a musical family, with her father being a violinist and conductor who had toured with Roy Orbison, and her mother the head of music at a local school. She taught herself piano, guitar, and oboe, among other musical instruments, and started to write […]
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Carol Bayer Sager

Carole Bayer Sager (born March 8, 1947) is an American lyricist, singer, songwriter and painter and New York Times best-seller author.  The hit “You’re Moving Out Today”,  she co-wrote with Bette Midler and Bruce Roberts. Backing Tracks Lyrics I stayed out late one night and you moved in I didn’t mind ’cause of the state you were in May in remind you that’s its been a year since […]

Cameo

Cameo is an American soul-influenced funk group that formed in the early 1970s. Cameo was initially a 14-member group known as the New York City Players; this name was later changed to Cameo to avoid being confused with Ohio Players another funk group in the 1970s. As of 2009, some of the original members continue to perform together, while two others were […]

C+C Music Factory

C+C Music Factory is an American musical group formed in 1989 by David Cole and Robert Clivillés. The group is best known for their five hit singles: “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)”, “Here We Go (Let’s Rock & Roll)”, “Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…”, “Just a Touch of Love”, and “Keep It Comin’”. The band stopped […]

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer  Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer and actress. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of the singing competition American Idol. Her self-titled debut studio album was certified gold in the United States, sold over a million copies worldwide, and received a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. Her subsequent studio albums saw continued commercial success  and […]
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Randy Newman

Randy Newman : Randall Stuart Newman (born November 28, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist. Since the 1980s, Newman has worked mostly as a film composer and he has scored eight Disney-Pixar animated films including: Toy Story and Monsters, Inc., as well as Disney’s The Princess and the Frog and James and the Giant Peach. Newman has received twenty Academy Award nominations of which […]
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Rita Coolidge

Rita Coolidge (born May 1, 1945) is an American recording artist. During the 1970s and 1980s, she sang in various musical genres, including folk, country, R&B, pop, rock and jazz and won two Grammy Awards with fellow musician Kris Kristofferson. Whilst Florida State University to study art, she formed a folk group called R.C. and the Moonpies. After graduation she […]

Razorlight

Razorlight are an  indie rock band formed in the UK in 2002 by lead singer and guitarist Johnny Borrell. The band are well-known in the UK, having topped the charts with the 2006 single “America”. In 2007, Razorlight were nominated for two BRIT Awards and also nominated for two NME Brit Awards for ‘Best Band’ and ‘Best Album’. Baking Tracks America Before I Fall […]
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Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean, is an American country music singer. Since 2005, Jason Aldean has released several albums which fared really well in sales with several reaching platinum status. Many of his singles including some we have included here, have reached number one on the American Country Music Charts. Early on, Jason Aldean fell under the spell of country music and […]

Maroon 5

Maroon 5 : Don’t Wanna Know, Moves Like Jagger, Harder To Breathe, Payphone … Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band composed of five members: lead singer Adam Levine, keyboardist Jesse Carmichael, bass player Mickey Madden, lead guitarist James Valentine, and drummer Ryan Dusick. Original members first came together as Kara’s Flowers in 1994 when the lads were still in school but the […]
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George Formby

George Formby, OBE (26 May 1904 – 6 March 1961), was an English (Lancastrian) actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to a worldwide audience through his films of the 1930s and 1940s. He started off his career as a stable boy and jockey but took to the stage after the death of his father who was a […]
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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter. He is regarded as one of the most influential dancers of his time. His stage, film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he starred in more than 10 Broadway and London musicals, made 31 musical films. As a dancer, […]
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Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf (19 December 1915 – 10 October 1963) was a French singer, songwriter, cabaret performer and film actress. She was one of the country’s most widely known international stars. Her trademark songs were interpretations of French ballads and included “Non, je ne regrette rien” and “La Vie en rose”. Having suffered ill health Edith […]
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Boz Scaggs

Boz Scaggs is a Grammy-winning, chart-topping blues, jazz, and R&B singer/songwriter and performer from America. He served as guitarist and occasional lead singer with the Steve Miller Band through much of the 1960’s. His solo career spans nearly 4 decades and at time of writing Boz Scaggs continues to write, record music, and tour with his […]
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Disney

Disney: A Whole New World… Bare Necessities… Give A Little Whistle… Heigh Ho… Let It Go… Once Upon A Dream… Some Day My Prince Will Come… The Walt Disney Company started in 1923 in the rear of a small office occupied by Holly-Vermont Realty in Los Angeles. It was there that Walt Disney, and his […]

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode are a British synth-pop / rock band formed in the 1980’s. Although they never attained the number 1 spot on the UK charts, their discography is impressive with 50 songs in the UK Singles Chart and seventeen top 10 albums in the UK chart; they have sold over 100 million records worldwide. After over 30 […]
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Metallica

Metallica is a heavy metal band which was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, USA. Band members have included : drummer Lars Ulrich, vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield, lead guitarist, Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. The group has sold 57 million albums in the US alone and over 30 million albums outside the US. It has sold […]
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Everly Brothers

Everly Brothers – Phil and Don Everly were American brothers who shot to fame in their teen years with their song “Bye Bye Love” (written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant who wrote most of their subsequent hits). They were especially noted for their close harmony singing style. They were no strangers to performing as they […]

Andy Stewart

Andy Stewart MBE (30 December 1933 – 11 October 1993) was a Scottish singer and entertainer. His patriotic wearing of tartan and his use of stereotypical Scottish humour, throughout the 1960s, echoed the music hall style. Backing Tracks Cambell Town Loch  Donald Where’s Yer Troosers Lyrics I’ve just come down From the Isle of Skye I’m not very big and I’m awful shy And the […]

Andrew Gold

Andrew  Gold was an American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger. His works include the US Top 10 single “Lonely Boy” (1977), as well as “Thank You for Being a Friend” (1978) and the UK Top Five hit “Never Let Her Slip Away” (1978). He had further international chart success in the 1980s as the lead singer of Wax, a collaboration with English musician and […]

Amerie

Amerie Mi Marie Rogers (born January 12, 1980), known professionally as Ameriie (formerly Amerie), is an American singer, songwriter, author, actress and record producer. She debuted in 2002 with her highly acclaimed album All I Have. In 2003, she helped develop the BET original series The Center, which she also hosted, and, during her run as host, accumulated the highest ratings ever […]

Soft Cell

Soft Cell was a British synthpop band consisting of vocalist Marc Almond and David Ball. The duo first met in 1977 but their first public gig was not until 1980 at Futurama festival in Leeds. They amassed 13 UK chart singles, five of them Top 10 hits. Two gold and one platinum-selling albums. Their 1981 reworking of […]
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Sarah McLachlan

Sarah McLachlan, OC, OBC (born January 28, 1968) is a Canadian singer and songwriter known for her emotional ballads and mezzo-soprano vocal range. As of 2009 she had sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Sarah McLachlan’s best-selling album to date is Surfacing, for which she won two Grammy Awards (out of four nominations) and four Juno Awards. In addition to her personal artistic efforts, she […]

Frankie Lymon

Frankie Lymon was an American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer and songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the early rock and roll group The Teenagers. The group was composed of five boys, all in their early to mid-teens whose first single “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” was also their biggest hit. Six other top blues 10 singles followed over the […]
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Joe Diffie

Joe Diffie is an American country singer / songwriter. Diffie’s father played guitar and banjo, and his mother sang in a family band. His first musical performance came at age four. After his first marriage, Joe Diffie worked a number of different jobs and worked as a musician on the side, first in a gospel […]
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Sammy Kershaw

Sammy Kershaw (born February 24, 1958) is an American country music artist. He has released 16 studio albums, with three RIAA platinum certifications and two gold certifications among them. More than 25 singles have entered Top 40 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including the number one hit “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” and 10 more Top 10 hits including […]

Rose Royce

Rose Royce are an American R&B soul music group. The band first formed under the name Total Concept Unlimited in the early 70s and the original members were: Kenny Copeland (lead vocals/trumpet), Lequient Jobe (basss/vocals), Michael Moore (saxophone), Freddie Dunn (trumpet), Walter McKinney (guitar), Michael Nash (keyboards), Henry Garner (drums/vocals), Kenji Brown (guitar/lead vocals), and […]
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Marie Osmond

Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959) is an American singer, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family the Osmonds. Although she never officially joined the family’s singing group she occasionally sang with them. She gained success as a solo country music artist in the 1970s and 1980s. Her best known song is a cover of the ballad “Paper […]

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd are an American rock band who, at the peak of their success, lost three members in a plane crash. After a decade long break, the surviving members got together and started producing music again With a catalogue of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their classic American rock anthem “Sweet […]

Randy Houser

Randy Houser (Shawn) (born December 18, 1975) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Signed to Universal South Records in 2008, he charted the single “Anything Goes”. In 2012, he moved to Broken Bow Records imprint Stoney Creek. He reached Number One with “How Country Feels”, the title track to his third album, and with “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” in 2013. The follow […]

Shrek

Shrek is a Dreamworks animated film about a swamp ogre and a princess. ‘Shrek finds his swamp overrun by fairy tale creatures who have been banished by a corrupt Lord Farquaad. The ogre makes a deal with Farquaad to regain control of his swamp in return for rescuing Princess Fiona. With the help of Donkey, Shrek embarks on […]
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Lukas Graham

Lukas Graham is a Danish pop and soul band. It consists of lead vocalist Lukas Forchhammer, drummer Mark Falgren, and bassist Magnus Larsson. The band released their first album, Lukas Graham, with labels Copenhagen Records and Then We Take the World in 2012. The album peaked at number one on the Danish charts. Their second album was released in 2015 and earned international attention with singles like “Mama Said” and “7 Years”, […]
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Don McLean

Don McLean is an American singer / songwriter whose style has always been firmly based in folk due to his friendship with members of a group called The Weavers. As a child, Don McLean missed a lot of his studies due to chronic asthma, but his love of music wasn’t affected and he would spend […]

A Great Big World

A Great Big World : Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino were in music college together and regularly wrote and performed as a duo. In 2012, they re branded themselves and became A Great Big World. Their sound has a positive vibe, with piano and vocal harmonies. They are probably best know for their collaboration with Christina Aguilera […]

Kay Starr

Kay Starr, was an American pop and jazz singer who enjoyed considerable success in the 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for introducing two songs that became #1 hits in the 1950s, “Wheel of Fortune” and “Rock And Roll Waltz“. As a youngster she was encouraged to enter a local talent contest at which she won a prize for […]

George Michael

George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham before launching a very successful solo career. Backing Tracks   An Easier Affair A Different Corner Amazing Careless Whisper Cowboys And Angels   December Song Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me […]
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Adam Harvey

Adam Harvey is an Australian Country Music singer / songwriter and guitarist who cut his musical teeth at a young age learning to play country songs on his guitar and was gigging at clubs whilst still at school. Since then he has achieved many an Australian country music award for collaborations and as a solo […]

Timbaland

Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ. His production credits  include work with Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Nas, Ludacris, Bubba Sparxxx, Madonna, Rihanna, One Republic, Brandy, Drake, Rick Ross and others. As a songwriter he has written as of 2014, 85 UK hits and 99 hits Stateside He has received widespread acclaim for his production style. Backing Tracks All Night Long – […]

Tight Fit

Tight Fit are a British pop group who had a number of hits in the early 1980s, with their cover version of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” in 1982.  Steve Grant was teamed up with female singers Denise Gyngell and Julie Harris. The song reached No.1 in the UK for three weeks in March 1982 and the line-up were catapulted into sudden and unexpected […]
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Stylistics (The)

Stylistics (The) are a Philadelphia soul group that achieved its greatest chart success in the 1970s. They formed in 1968, consisting of singers Russell Thompkins Jr., Herb Murrell, Airrion Love, James Smith, and James Dunn. All of their US hits were ballads characterized by the falsetto of Russell Thompkins Jr. and the production of Thom Bell. During the early 1970s, […]
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Terence Trent D’Arby

Sananda Francesco Maitreya (born Terence Trent Howard, March 15, 1962), better known by his former stage name Terence Trent D’Arby, is an American singer and songwriter who came to fame with his debut studio album, Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby, released in July 1987, which included the singles “If You Let Me Stay”, “Wishing Well”, “Dance Little […]

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer. His first foray into a musical career was as  a ghostwriter. He released his breakout mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra, to critical acclaim in 2011. It generated his first charting single “Novacane”. In 2012, Ocean finished second place (behind Michael Kiwanuka) in the BBC’s Sound of 2012 poll. His debut studio album was […]
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Beverley Craven

Beverley Craven is a BRIT-Award winning singer who became a household name in the early 90’s with the release  of her debut album which became a worldwide hit. Her 1991 single, ‘Promise Me‘, went on to become a huge hit across Europe and she followed this up with a string of chart successes including ‘Memories‘, Holding On‘, […]
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Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman is an American singer/songwriter with many awards under her belt. She grew up with her mother who bought her a ukelele at the age of three and by the time she was eight Tracy was playing guitar and writing songs. Her current song list includes the chart topping Fast Car and Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution. Tracy Chapman released the […]
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Style Council

Style Council (The) were an English band formed in 1983 by Paul Weller, the former singer, songwriter, and guitarist with the punk rock/new wave/mod revival band The Jam, and keyboardist Mick Talbot, previously a member of Dexys Midnight Runners, The Bureau and The Merton Parkas. The band enabled Weller to take a more soulful direction with his music. The permanent line-up grew to include drummer Steve White and Weller’s then […]
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B.O.B

B.O.B. Bobby Ray Simmons Jr. (born November 15, 1988), known professionally as B.o.B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from Decatur, Georgia. Backing Tracks Bombs Away Both Of Us ft Taylor Swift Nothin’ On You  ft Bruno Mars So Good Walk Away ft The Script b o b   Drinking a German beer with a Cuban […]
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Amy Grant

Amy Grant is an American singer, songwriter, musician, author and media personality. She is known for performing contemporary Christian music (CCM) and for a successful crossover to pop music in the 1980s and 1990s. She has been referred to as “The Queen of Christian Pop”. As of 2009, she had sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, won six Grammy Awards and 22 Gospel […]

Backing Tracks By Artist name

Backing Tracks by Artist or Performer are listed here Alphabetically. Choose the backing music track Artist starting letter by clicking one of the A-Z  buttons. If you are wanting ‘Taylor Swift’ for example, then click the ‘T’ button. A list of all the backing track Artists or performers beginning with ‘T‘ will appear, scroll down […]
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Syreeta

Syreeta Wright (born Rita Wright;  1946–2004), who recorded professionally under the single name Syreeta, was an American singer–songwriter, best known for her music during the early–1970s through the early–1980s. Wright’s career heights were songs involved with her ex–husband Stevie Wonder and musical artist Billy Preston. Backing Tracks With You I’m Born Again – with Billy Preston Lyrics Come bring me your […]
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Talking Heads

Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne (lead vocals, guitar), Chris Frantz (drums), Tina Weymouth (bass), and Jerry Harrison (keyboards, guitar).  The group helped to pioneer new wave music by integrating elements of punk, art rock, funk, and world music with avant-garde sensibilities and an anxious, clean-cut image. Backing Tracks And She Was Burning Down The House Once In A Lifetime […]
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Supergrass

Supergrass were an English rock band, formed in 1993 in Oxford. The band consisted of brothers Gaz (guitar and lead vocals) and Rob Coombes (keyboards and backing vocals), Mick Quinn (bass and backing vocals) and Danny Goffey (drums and backing vocals). Originally a 3-piece, Gaz’s brother Rob Coombes officially joined the band in 2002. The band signed to Parlophone records in 1994 and produced I Should Coco (1995), the biggest selling debut album for the label since the […]
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Stone Temple Pilots

Stone Temple Pilots are an American rock band from San Diego, California.  After forming in 1989 under the name Mighty Joe Young, the band signed with Atlantic Records and changed its name to Stone Temple Pilots.  Initially rising to fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s, further releases from the band expressed a variety of influences, including psychedelic rock, bossa nova, and classic rock. […]
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Stone Roses

Stone Roses are an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1983. They were one of the pioneering groups of the Madchester* movement that was active during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The band released their debut album, The Stone Roses, in 1989. The album was a breakthrough success for the band and garnered critical acclaim, with many critics regarding it as one […]
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Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks  is an American singer-songwriter, who is often referred to as the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Stevie Nicks is best known for her work as a vocalist and songwriter in Fleetwood Mac, and also for her chart-topping solo career which has spanned nearly five decades. She is famous for her distinctive voice, mystical stage persona, and […]

Stevie Winwood

Stevie Winwood is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz. Though primarily a vocalist and keyboardist, Winwood was a key member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith and Go. He also had a successful solo career with hits including “While You See a Chance”, “Valerie”, “Back in the High Life Again” “Higher […]
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Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker (guitars, bass, backing vocals) and Donald Fagen (keyboards, lead vocals) in 1972. Blending elements of jazz, traditional pop, R&B, and sophisticated studio production with cryptic and ironic lyrics, the band enjoyed critical and commercial success starting from the early 1970s until breaking up in 1981. Throughout their career, the duo recorded with a revolving cast […]
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Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span are an English folk rock band formed in 1969. Still active today, along with Fairport Convention, they are amongst the best known acts of the British folk revival, and were among the most commercially successful, thanks to their hit singles “Gaudete” and “All Around My Hat”. They had four Top 40 albums and achieved a certified gold record […]
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Starship

Starship is an American rock band. Initially a continuation of Jefferson Airplane (then Jefferson Starship), it underwent a change in musical direction, after the subsequent loss of key Jefferson Starship personnel, and a lawsuit settlement.  Despite all the turmoil, the band produced several hits, many of which featured in movie soundtracks. Backing Tracks Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us […]
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Starsailor

Starsailor are an English post-Britpop band, formed in 2000. Since its formation the band has included guitarist and vocalist James Walsh, drummer Ben Byrne, bassist James Stelfox and keyboardist Barry Westhead. The band has released five studio albums, and have scored ten Top 40 hit singles in the UK. Their first album Love Is Here was released in 2001, followed by Silence Is Easy (2003) and On the Outside (2005). […]
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Stan Walker

Stan Walker is an Australian-New Zealand recording artist, actor, and television personality. In 2009, Walker was the winner of the seventh and last season of Australian Idol. He subsequently signed a recording contract with Sony Music Australia. During his career, Walker has won five New Zealand Music Awards and has received five ARIA Music Award nominations. Walker was a judge on the first and second season of The X Factor NZ in 2013 […]
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Squeeze

Squeeze are a British rock band that came to prominence in the United Kingdom during the new wave period of the late 1970s, and continued recording successfully in the 1980s and 1990s. They are known in the UK for their hit songs “Cool for Cats”, “Up the Junction”, “Slap and Tickle”, “Another Nail in My Heart”, “Pulling Mussels (from the […]
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Sparks

Sparks are an American pop and rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1972.  Known for their quirky approach to songwriting, Sparks’ music is often accompanied by intelligent, sophisticated, and acerbic lyrics, and an idiosyncratic, theatrical stage presence.   The band are best known for the songs “This Town Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Us”,  “The Number One Song in Heaven” “When I’m With You”,  “I Predict”. […]
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Space

Space are a British band from Liverpool, who formed in 1993 and the band came to prominence throughout the mid-1990s with hit singles such as “Female of the Species”, “Me and You Versus the World”, “Neighbourhood”, “Avenging Angels” and “The Ballad of Tom Jones”. Backing Tracks Avenging Angels Female Of The Species Me And You Versus The World Neighbourhood Ballad Of Tom […]
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Soundgarden

Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984. The Band achieved its biggest success with the 1994 album Superunknown, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and yielded the Grammy Award-winning singles “Black Hole Sun” and “Spoonman” Backing Tracks Black Hole Sun Spoonman Superunknown Super Unknown Rusty Cage By Crooked Steps Jesus Christ Pose Outshined Fell On Black Days […]
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Soul II Soul

Soul II Soul are a British musical group formed in London in 1988. They are best known for their 1989 UK chart-topper and US top five hit “Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)”, and “Keep On Movin’” which reached number five in the UK and number 11 in the US. They won two Grammy Awards, […]
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Soul Central

Soul Central are a British music production duo consisting of Andy Ward and Paul Timothy, who had a number 6 hit with “Strings of Life (Stronger on My Own)” on the UK Singles Chart, released on Defected Records  and it also reached number 1 on the UK Dance Chart. Backing Tracks Strings Of Life (Stronger On My Own) Soul Central are a British music production duo consisting of Andy Ward and […]
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Sophie B Hawkins

Sophie B Hawkins  is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and painter. Her highest-charting singles are “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover”, “Right Beside You”, and “As I Lay Me Down”. Backing Tracks Hawkins’s debut album, Tongues and Tails, was released in 1992. It achieved both worldwide commercial success and critical acclaim, earning her a Grammy nomination for […]
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Sonique

Sonique – Sonia Marina Clarke  (born 21 June 1968), is a British singer, musician and DJ. She is best known for her song It Feels So Good. She was the lead vocalist on two S’Express singles, and the majority of the tracks on the group’s second album, Intercourse. She won the 2001 BRIT Award for British female solo artist. She was treated […]
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So Solid Crew

So Solid Crew are an English garage, grime and hip hop group originating from Battersea, London which achieved wide success in the early 2000s. The group consisted of a large number of members, the most notable being Lisa Maffia, Romeo and Harvey. They are generally credited with having paved the way for the current generation of crossover UK hip hop stars. Backing Tracks   Broken Silence […]
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Sneaky Sound System

Sneaky Sound System is an Australian dance music group formed in late 2001 by Black Angus (Angus McDonald) on guitar, MC Double D (Daimon Downey) on vocoder  and vocals, Damien Hesse (DJ) and Nick Broadhurst on saxophone. They were joined in 2004 by Connie Mitchell (ex-Primary) on vocals;  Downey left the band in September 2009, […]
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Snap

Snap are a German Eurodance group formed in 1989 by producers Michael Münzing and Luca Anzilotti. The act has been through a number of line-up changes over the years. Their best known hits in the US are their 1990 hit “The Power” and their 1992 #5 hit “Rhythm Is a Dancer.” In 1996 the group was officially disbanded releasing a greatest hits compilation […]
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Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. Robinson was the founder and front man of the Motown vocal group the Miracles, for which he was also chief songwriter and producer. Robinson led the group from its 1955 origins as the Five Chimes until 1972 when he announced a […]
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Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois.   They have a diverse, densely layered, and guitar-heavy sound and were one of the most commercially successful bands of the 1990s. However, internal fighting, drug use, and diminishing record sales led to a break-up in 2000. Backing Tracks Today Cherub Rock   Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative […]

Smash Mouth

Smash Mouth is an American rock band from San Jose, California. The band was formed in 1994, and was originally composed of Steve Harwell (vocals), Kevin Coleman (drums), Greg Camp (guitar), and Paul De Lisle (bass). They are known for songs such as “Walkin’ on the Sun” (1997), “All Star” (1999), and a cover of The Monkees’ “I’m a Believer” (2001), the latter two of which were […]
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Small Faces

Small Faces were an English rock band from East London. The band is remembered as one of the most acclaimed and influential mod groups of the 1960s  with memorable hit songs such as “Itchycoo Park”, “Lazy Sunday”, “All or Nothing”, and “Tin Soldier”, as well as their concept album Ogdens’ Nut Gone Flake. They later evolved into one of the UK’s most successful psychedelic bands until 1969. Backing Tracks […]
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Slipknot

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.  Slipknot is well known for its attention-grabbing image, aggressive style of music, and energetic and chaotic live shows. The band rapidly rose to success following the release of their eponymous debut album in 1999. Backing Tracks Duality Psychosocial Vermilliion Artist Website Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. The band was founded […]
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Slim Dusty

Slim Dusty, AO MBE (born David Gordon Kirkpatrick; 13 June 1927 – 19 September 2003) Australian country music singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer, who was an Australian cultural icon and one of the country’s most awarded stars, with a career spanning nearly seven decades and numerous recordings, he was the archetypical “Father of Country Music”. He was known to record songs in the legacy of […]
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Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge is an American musical vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Symbolising strong family values, the siblings achieved international success at the height of the disco era.  Hits include We Are Family, Frankie, Lost In Music, He’s The Greatest Dancer Backing Tracks Frankie He’s The Greatest Dancer Lost In Music We Are Family Sister Sledge is an American musical vocal group from Philadelphia, […]
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Sisqo

Sisqo,- Mark Althavean Andrews (born November 9, 1978) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor. He is the lead singer of R&B group Dru Hill, and has also released solo material. Sisqo’s successful debut solo album, Unleash the Dragon (1999), included the hit singles “Thong Song” and “Incomplete”. Backing Tracks Dance For Me Incomplete Thong Song Unleash The Dragon
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Siouxsie and The Banshees

Siouxsie and the Banshees – Siouxsie Sioux  is an English singer, songwriter, musician and producer. She is best known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band Siouxsie and the Banshees. UK Top 20 singles including “Hong Kong Garden”, “Happy House”, “Peek-a-Boo” Backing Tracks Dear Prudence Hong Kong Gardens Peek A Boo Face To Face Susan […]
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Sinitta

Sinitta Malone (born 19 October 1963), known professionally as Sinitta, is an American-British singer. She initially found commercial success in the mid-1980s with the single “So Macho” and had several other hits during the decade. In the 2000s, she became known for television appearances, including Loose Women, The Xtra Factorand This Morning. She took part in the ITV show I’m a Celebrity…Get Me […]
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Talk Talk

Talk Talk were an English rock band formed in 1981. The group achieved early chart success with the synth-pop singles “Talk Talk” (1982), “It’s My Life” and “Such a Shame” (both 1984) before moving towards more experimental music in the mid-1980s, pioneering what became known as post-rock. Backing Tracks   Life’s What You Make It   Talk Talk   It’s My Life […]
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Sum 41

Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. In 1999, Sum 41 signed an international record deal with Island Records and released its debut album, All Killer No Filler in 2001. The album achieved mainstream success with its singles, “Fat Lip”, “In Too Deep” and “Motivation” also achieved commercial success.  The band often performs more than 300 times each year and holds long […]
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Simple Plan

Simple Plan is a Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. consisting of Pierre Bouvier (born May 9, 1979) on vocal, Charles ‘Chuck’ Comeau (born September 17, 1979) on drums, David Desrosiers (born August 29, 1980) on bass and backing vocals, Sebastien Lefebvre (born June 5, 1981) on guitar and backing vocals, and Jean-Francois Stinco (born August 22, 1978) on lead guitar. […]
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Simon Webbe

Simon Webbe (born 30 March 1978) is an English singer-songwriter, actor, rapper and music manager. He is best known as a member of the British boy band Blue, forming in 2000 before splitting in 2005 and reforming in 2009, selling over 15 million records. Webbe released two solo studio albums in 2005 and 2006, sold over 700,000 […]
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Silverchair

Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992.The group got their big break in mid-1994 when they won a national demo competition conducted by SBS TV show Nomad and ABC radio station, Triple J. The band was signed by Murmur, and were successful on the Australian and international rock stages. Backing Tracks Anthem For The Year 2000 If You Keep Losing […]
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Shinedown

Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida formed by singer Brent Smith in 2001 after the dissolution of his previous band. Smith, still under contract with record label Atlantic Records, recruited the band’s original lineup of Jasin Todd as guitarist, Brad Stewart on bass, and Barry Kerch on drums. Consistent for the first […]
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Sheena Easton

Sheena Easton is a Scottish-American singer, recording artist and stage and screen actress with dual British-American nationality. Easton first came into the public eye as the focus of an episode in the first British musical reality television programme The Big Time: Pop Singer, which recorded her attempts to gain a record contract and her eventual signing […]

Shannon Noll

Shannon Noll is an Australian singer-songwriter who first came to prominence as runner-up of the first season of Australian Idol in 2003.  Noll has received six ARIA Music Award nominations. He is now signed with Warner Music Australia, Backing Tracks In Pieces Lift Lonely Loud Now I Run Way That I Feel What About Me Shine Learn To Fly Burn […]
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Sham 69

Sham 69 are an English punk rock band that formed in Hersham in 1975. The band was one of the most successful punk bands in the United Kingdom, achieving five Top 20 singles. The original unit broke up in 1979, with frontman Jimmy Pursey moving on to pursue a solo career. In 1987, Pursey and guitarist David Parsons reformed the band, joined […]
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Shaggy

Orville Richard Burrell (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican musician, singer, DJ and former United States Marine. He is best known for his hit singles “Oh Carolina”, “Boombastic”, “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel”.   He took his stage name from the character in the popular children’s TV show Scooby-Doo. In 1987, he took […]
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Sha Na Na

Sha Na Na is an American rock and roll group. The name is taken from a part of the long series of nonsense syllables in the doo-wop hit song “Get a Job”, originally recorded in 1957 by the Silhouettes. Billing themselves as “from the streets of New York” and outfitted in gold lamé, leather jackets, pompadour and ducktail hairdos, Sha Na Na performs a song and dance […]
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Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols (The) were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975. They were responsible for initiating the punk movement in the United Kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Although their initial career lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex […]
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September

September, is a Swedish singer, songwriter, and television presenter. Marklund started recording in professional studios around the age of twelve, and first came to the music scene with her debut single “La La La (Never Give It Up)” in 2003. Backing Tracks Can’t Get Over Cry For You (You’ll Never See Me Again)   Petra Linnea Paula […]

Semisonic

Semisonic is an American alternative rock band formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1995. The band has three members: Dan Wilson (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards), John Munson (bass guitar, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar), and Jacob Slichter (drums, percussion, keyboards). They are best known for their 1998 single “Closing Time”. Backing Tracks Closing Time Secret Smile Singing In My Sleep
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Secondcity

Rowan John Harrington (born 28 January 1987), better known by his stage name Secondcity, is an American-born British DJ and producer, best known for his song “I Wanna Feel”, which peaked to number 1 on the UK Singles Chart. Backing Tracks I Wanna Feel What Can I Do
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Scritti Politti

Scritti Politti are a British pop band, originally formed in 1977 and enjoyed significant chart success in the UK from the early to mid-1980s. Backing Tracks Absolute Perfect Way The Word Girl Wood Beez Scritti Politti are a British band, originally formed in 1977 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, by the Welsh singer-songwriter Green Gartside. He is the only member of the band […]
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Scott Walker

Scott Walker was an American singer-songwriter, composer and record producer. He was noted for his distinctive baritone voice. He first come to fame in the mid-1960s as frontman of the successful pop music trio The Walker Brothers.  He continued to release solo material and worked with a number of artists before his death in March 2019. Backing Tracks Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel; January 9, 1943) was […]

Scorpions

Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965, their sound towards hard rock/heavy metal, mixed with rock power ballads. The Scorpions have received prestigious awards such as three World Music Awards, a star on the Hollywood Rock wall, and a presence in the permanent exhibition of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2015 the group celebrated its 50th anniversary. Backing Tracks    Wind […]

Scarlett Belle

Scarlett Belle was an Australian pop duo formed in 2007, that initially consisted of Tamara Jaber, Reigan Derry and Hayley Aitken. Aitken left the group in 2008, leaving them as a duo. Their debut single “Closure” was released in June 2010, and peaked in the top forty on the ARIA Singles Chart. Their second single “Freak Tonight” became a top thirty […]

Samantha Jade

Samantha Jade Gibbs (born 18 April 1987) is an ARIA Award-winning Australian singer, songwriter, actress and former child model from Perth, Western Australia. She has written tracks for artists including JoJo and Ashley Tisdale. On 20 November 2012 Jade won the fourth season of The X Factor Australia, the first woman to win the Australian series. She subsequently signed with Sony Music Australia and released her […]

Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Influential as both a singer and composer,  he is commonly known as the King of Soul for his distinctive vocals and importance within popular music. Hit songs include “You Send Me”, “A Change is Gonna Come”, “Wonderful World”, “Chain Gang”, and “Twistin’ the Night Away”. Backing Tracks A Change Is […]

Sam & Dave

Sam & Dave were an American soul and R&B duo who performed together from 1961 until 1981. The tenor (higher) voice was Sam Moore (born 1935) and the baritone/tenor (lower) voice was Dave Prater (1937–1988). Backing Tracks    Soul Man    Hold On I’m A Comin’ Sam & Dave are members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Grammy Hall […]

Salt N Pepa

Salt N Pepa are an American hip-hop/rap trio from New York City, New York was formed in 1985 and was one of the first all-female rap groups. The group won the 1995 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. The group, consisting of Cheryl James(“Salt”), Sandra Denton (“Pepa”) and originally Latoya Hanson (also known […]

Supertramp

Supertramp (known as Daddy in 1969–1970) are an English rock band formed in London in 1969. Though their music was initially categorised as progressive rock, they later incorporated a combination of traditional rock, pop and art rock into their music. The band’s work is marked by the individual songwriting of founders Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies and the prominent use of Wurlitzer electric piano and saxophone. Though their early style was progressive, they enjoyed […]
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X Factor Finalists

X-Factor Finalists X-Factor (UK) finalists released singles to raise the profile of and funds for a variety of charities over the years. Here are a selection of them. Backing Tracks Hero Heroes Wishing On A Star You Are Not Alone

Will Smith

Will Smith is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. At 16, Smith met a DJ at a party by the name of Jeff Townes. The pair became friends, and the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince was born. Smith starred on the […]

Vengaboys

Vengaboys (The) are a Dutch Eurodance group popular in the late 1990’s – 2000’s, Consisting of vocalists Kim Sasabone, Denise Post-Van Rijswijk, Robin Pors and Donny Latupeirissa.  They have sold an estimated 25 million records worldwide. In May 2001, the World Music Awards gave the group the award for best-selling dance group of the year.  In 2007 the group […]

Vanessa Amorosi

Vanessa Amorosi is an Australian singer / songwriter and recording artist. Her combined album and single sales have reached over 2 million worldwide. She is known for her vocal range and her ability to vocally cover various genres of music. At 14 years of age she took a part-time job singing in a restaurant  spotted by […]

Val Doonican

Val Doonican was an immensely popular traditional singer from Ireland. The performer was a regular fixture on TV with his own show which ran on the BBC from 1965 to 1986, featuring his own performances and guest artists. He was also hot on the UK charts in the 1960s and ’70s with songs like Walk […]

Usher

Usher began singing when he was six years old, joining the local church choir because his mother (who supported him throughout his early career), recognised budding talent in his voice. He began participating in various local talent shows when the family moved to Atlanta, Georgia and was only 14 when he was spotted by a […]

Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician who is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders. Inspired by hippie counter-culture, Hynde worked in London with Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood at their clothing store, SEX. In 1978, she formed her own band, Pretenders, with Pete Farndon, James Honeyman-Scott and Martin Chambers. As singer, songwriter and guitarist, she has been the only constant member […]

Traffic

Traffic, the brainchild of Steve Winwood, was a successful group on the rock music scene in the late ’60s and early ’70s. Beginning in the psychedelic year of 1967 and reportedly influenced by The Beatles. In the groups infancy the members lived together in a country cottage in Berkshire and collaborated on their songs.  Their debut single, […]

Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence is an american country-rock artist. He started performing in public when he was 15 and was a regular presence on the local circuit. He moved to Nashville in 1990 and worked day jobs while winning numerous talent shows. That led to a live radio performance and, in 1991, a showcase gig that got […]

Tinchy Stryder

Kwasi Danquah  better known by his stage name Tinchy Stryder (born 14 September 1987) and also as The Star in the Hood, is a Ghanaian-British rapper, singer, entrepreneur and investor. The musician,  is best known for his solo career, releasing songs including Spaceship, Bright Lights and Number 1 (featuring N Dubz), but has also had a hugely successful career in the background […]
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Thunder

Thunder are an English hard rock band from London, formed in 1989.The group’s first two singles both hit the U.K. Top 40 and earned Thunder a support slot for Aerosmith and a gig at the 1990 Monsters of Rock festival. Hits include: A Better Man, I Love You More Than Rock & Roll, Love Walked In, Low Life In High Places, Dirty […]
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Three Days Grace

Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997. Based in Toronto, the band’s original line-up consisted of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2003, Barry Stock was recruited as the band’s lead guitarist, making Three Days Grace a four-member band. In 2013, Gontier left the band and was […]
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Trammps (The)

Trammps (The) were an American disco and soul band, who were based in Philadelphia and were one of the first disco bands. The band’s first major success was with their 1972 cover version of “Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart”. The first disco track they released was “Love Epidemic” in 1973. However, they are best known for their Grammy winning song, “Disco Inferno”, originally released in […]
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Sweet

Sweet is a British glam rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s. The band was formed in London in 1968 and achieved their first hit, “Funny Funny”, in 1971 The band first achieved success in the UK charts, with thirteen Top 20 hits during the 1970s alone, with “Block Buster!” (1973) topping the chart, followed by three […]

Sundays (The)

Sundays (The) (stylized as The SUNDAYS on all releases) are an English alternative rock band. The Sundays secured a recording contract with Rough Trade Records. Their debut single was “Can’t Be Sure”. Their first album, Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, was released in 1990, along with their next single “Here’s Where the Story Ends”. The album was a UK Top 5 hit. Backing Tracks Wild Horses Summertime Here’s Where […]
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Strokes (The)

Strokes (The) are an American rock band from New York City. Formed in 1998, the band is composed of singer Julian Casablancas, lead guitarist Nick Valensi, rhythm guitarist Albert Hammond Jr., bassist Nikolai Fraiture, and drummer Fabrizio Moretti. Following the conclusion of five-album deals with RCA and Rough Trade, the band has continued to release new music through Casablancas’ Cult Records. Met with widespread critical acclaim, the Strokes’ […]
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Streets (The)

Streets (The) is an English alternative hip hop music group from Birmingham, England,  led by the vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Skinner. The project released five studio albums: Original Pirate Material (2002), A Grand Don’t Come for Free (2004), The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living (2006), Everything Is Borrowed (2008), Computers and Blues (2011), an internet-only album Cyberspace and Reds (2011) and a string of successful singles in the mid-2000s, including “Has […]
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Stranglers

Stranglers (The) are an English rock band who emerged via the punk rock scene. Scoring some 23 UK top 40 singles and 17 UK top 40 albums to date in a career spanning four decades, the Stranglers are one of the longest-surviving and most “continuously successful” bands to have originated in the UK punk scene.   They had major […]
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Rubettes

Rubettes (The) were an English pop band who, after an appearance on BBC TV’s “Top Of The Pops” became an overnight success when their debut single “Sugar Baby Love” which remained at Number 1 in the UK for four weeks in 1974. The Rubettes went on to have a number of other hits across Europe during the […]
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Proclaimers

Proclaimers (The) are a Scottish duo composed of the identical twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid (born 5 March 1962). They are best known for their songs  : ‘I’m Gonna Be’,  ‘Letter From America’, ‘I’m On My Way’ and ‘Sunshine On Leith’. Formed after the twins had been members of several punk bands, The Proclaimers went on tour with […]
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Pointer Sisters

Pointer Sisters (siblings : Ruth, Anita, Bonnie and June) grew up in California, USA and started out as a duo before the other sisters eventually came on board. The group achieved its greatest commercial success as a trio during the 1980s and won two Grammy Awards Spanning over four decades, their repertoire has included such […]
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Ryan Adams

Ryan Adams is an American singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and poet. He is best known for his solo career, during which he has released sixteen albums, and as a former member of rock/alternative country band Whiskeytown, with whom he recorded three studio albums. Backing Tracks Oh My Sweet Carolina So Alive To Be Without […]
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RuPaul

RuPaul Andre Charles is an American drag queen, actor, model, singer, songwriter, television personality, and author. RuPaul is considered to be the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States. Backing Tracks Cover Girl Sissy That Walk Glamazon Peanut Butter Jealous Of My Boogie This Is The Beginning Read U Wrote U Supermodel (You […]
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Royal Blood

Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton in 2013. The band’s sound is reminiscent of and rooted in blues rock and hard rock. Royal Blood consists of only two members, bass player Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher. Kerr’s playing style is notable in that his several effects pedals used while recording […]
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Roxy Music

Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 and became a very successful act in Europe and Australia.  The band pioneered more musically sophisticated elements of glam rock while significantly influencing early English punk music,  and provided a model for many new wave acts while innovating elements of electronic composition Backing Tracks     […]
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Rogue Traders

Rogue Traders is an Australian electronic rock band formed in 2002  and have achieved chart success in Australia, with seven Top 20 hits. The group’s name comes from the 1999 drama film, Rogue Trader. Backing Tracks Don’t You Wanna Feel I Never Liked You In Love Again Voodoo Child Watching You Way To Go We’re Coming […]
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Marvelettes (The)

Marvelettes (The) was an American girl group that achieved popularity in the early- to mid-1960s and were the first major successful act of Motown Records The group has received several honours including induction into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, as well as receiving the Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. In 2005, two of the group’s most successful […]
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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is an award winning American rapper and songwriter. He began to gain recognition in 2010, after he had amassed a large online following and collaborated with several prominent artists in the hip hop industry, including The Game, Busta Rhymes, and Snoop Dogg. Backing Tracks All The Stars – ft SZA Back Seat […]

Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer. He was known for his distinctive, soulful voice, mix of musical styles on his albums, combining soul, jazz, rock, pop, reggae, blues, and sartorial acumen. He found success both in his solo career and with the Power Station, and had Top 10 songs in both the UK and […]
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Lovin’ Spoonful (The)

Lovin’ Spoonful (The) is a U.S. rock band best known for a number of hit songs in the 1960s. Their debut single “Do You Believe in Magic” reached #9 on the Hot 100, and was followed by a series of hit singles and albums throughout 1965 and 1966. The Lovin’ Spoonful became known for such folk-flavoured pop hits as […]
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Kooks (The)

Kooks (The) are a British British rock band who released their debut ‘Inside In/Inside Out’ in 2006, which was a major hit peaking at number two in the charts. The Kooks found themselves winning the award for Best UK & Ireland Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2006 and picking up a nomination at The Brit Awards for the […]
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Jam (The)

Jam (The) were one of the most popular bands to emerge from the initial wave of British punk rock in 1977 and trio became genuine superstars in Britain, with an impressive string of Top Ten singles in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Fronted by Paul Weller the band were originally a 4 piece with drummer Rick Buckler, bassist Bruce […]
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J Geils Band (The)

J. Geils Band (The) was an American rock band formed in 1968. The original band members were guitarist John “J.” Geils, vocalist Peter Wolf, harmonica player Richard Salwitz, drummer Stephen Bladd, vocalist/keyboardist Seth Justman and bassist Danny Klein. The band played R&B-influenced blues rock during the 1970’s and soon achieved commercial success before moving towards a more mainstream radio-friendly sound in the early 1980’s, which brought the band to its commercial peak. […]
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Isley Brothers (The)

Isley Brothers (The) were originally a 3 piece sibling vocal group formed in the 1950’s. The inclusion of  their younger brothers who could play a variety of instruments in 1973 turned them into a self-contained musical band. The Isley Brothers have had four Top 10 singles on the United States Billboard chart. Sixteen of their albums charted […]
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Rixton

Rixton were a British pop rock band that formed in Manchester, England in 2012.The band’s initial fame was through cover releases posted on YouTube. Their debut single “Me and My Broken Heart” charted internationally. The band consists of Jake Roche, Danny Wilkin, Charley Bagnall and Lewi Morgan. Backing Tracks Hotel Ceiling Me And My Broken […]
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Ricki Lee

Ricki Lee Dawn Coulter known simply as Ricki-Lee, is a New Zealand-born Australian singer, songwriter, television and radio presenter. Coulter rose to fame in 2004 on the second season of Australian Idol and placed seventh in the competition. She subsequently signed with Australian independent label Shock Records, and released her self-titled debut album Ricki-Lee (2005), which produced the top-ten hits […]
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Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft (born 11 September 1971) is an English singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer and occasional rhythm guitarist of the alternative rock band The Verve from their formation in 1990 until their original split in 1999. He became a successful solo artist in his own right, releasing three UK top three solo […]
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Republica

Republica are an English alternative rock band, formed in 1994. The height of their popularity spanned from 1996 to 1999. The current line-up consists of Saffron(vocals), Tim Dorney (keyboards), Johnny Male (guitar), Conor Lawrence (drums). Their sound was described by the band as “technopop punk rock”. The band went on hiatus in 2001 and reunited in 2008. […]
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RAMZ

RAMZ – Ramone Rochester (born 18 February 1997) is an English rapper and songwriter from London. He is best known for his hit single “Barking”, which peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart in January 2018. Backing Tracks Barking
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Rage Against The Machine

Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.  The band had a large influence on the nu-metal genre which came to prominence during the second half of the 1990s and is well known for the members’ political views, which are expressed in many of the band’s songs. As of 2010, they […]
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Radiohead

Radiohead are an English rock band formed in 1985.  After signing to EMI in 1991, they released their worldwide hit single “Creep” in 1992.  They have released 7 albums and have sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Backing Tracks   Creep   High And Dry   Karma Police   No Surprises   Nude   Paranoid […]
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Roger Whittaker

Roger Whittaker is an African-born British singer / songwriter. He took up the guitar at the age of seven and learned to sing songs in Swahili, but did not think of music as a career until much later. After finishing a stint in the African armed forces, Roger Whittaker tried to study medicine but found […]
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Puddle Of Mudd

Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No. 1 mainstream rock singles in the United States. Backing Tracks Abrasive Away From Me Basement Blurry Drift And Die Heel Over Head Never Change Artist Website Puddle […]
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Primal Scream

Primal Scream are a Scottish rock band originally formed in 1982. The band were a key part of the mid-1980s indie pop scene, but eventually moved away from their more jangly sound, taking on more psychedelic and then garage rock influences, before incorporating a dance music element to their sound. Backing Tracks Country Girl Rocks […]
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Prefab Sprout

Prefab Sprout are an English pop band ffrom England who rose to fame during the 1980s. Nine of their albums have reached the Top 40 in the UK Albums Chart, and one of their singles, “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, peaked at number seven in the UK Singles Chart. Formed in 1977 the band […]

Powderfinger

Powderfinger were an Australian rock band formed in Brisbane in 1989. From 1992 until their break-up in 2010 the line-up consisted of vocalist Bernard Fanning, guitarists Darren Middleton and Ian Haug, bass guitarist John Collins, and drummer Jon Coghill. Some of their Top Ten hit singles are “My Happiness” (2000), “(Baby I’ve Got You) On My […]
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Irish Songs

The traditional music played by the Irish came to the country with the Celts over 2,000 years ago. Traditional Irish music was passed on from generation to generation by listening, learning by ear and without formally writing the tunes on paper and it wasn’t until the 1700’s that there is evidence that the music was written […]
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Poison

Poison is an American rock band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s through the mid-1990s. After 30 years, the band is still recording music and performing. Backing Tracks     Every Rose Has Its Thorn     Your Mama Don’t Dance     Nothin’ But A Good Time     Talk Dirty To […]
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Plan B

Plan B or Ben Drew, is an English hip hop recording artist, actor, film director and producer. Backing Tracks     Heartbeat     Ill Manors     In The Name Of Man     Love Goes Down     Mi Vecinita     Playing With Fire     Prayin’     The Recluse   […]
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Placebo

Placebo is an alternative rock band, from England.   Placebo is an alternative rock band, formed by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal. The band were soon joined by drummer Robert Schultzberg, who left in 1996 due to conflicts with Molko and was replaced the same year by Steve Hewitt.The band has sparked controversy at […]
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Human League

Human League are an English synth-pop band formed in Sheffield in 1977. Initially an experimental electronic outfit, the group signed to Virgin Records in 1979 and later attained widespread commercial success with their third album Dare in 1981. The album contained four hit singles, including the UK/US number one hit “Don’t You Want Me.” The band received the Brit Award for Best British Breakthrough Act […]
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Hoosiers (The)

Hoosiers (The) are an English pop rock band formed 2003 and consisting of members Irwin Sparkes (lead vocals, lead guitar) and Alan Sharland (drums, percussion, vocals). Their first single “Worried About Ray” reached number 5 on the UK Singles Chart in July 2007. In October 2007, they released their debut album The Trick to Life, which reached number 1 in the album charts. The […]
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Grateful Dead (The)

 Grateful Dead (The) was an American rock band formed in 1965. Ranging from quintet to septet, The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and have sold more than 35 million albums worldwide. The Grateful Dead toured constantly throughout their career, playing more than 2,300 concerts, to an estimated total of 25 million people and […]
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Nashville Cast

Nashville Nashville is an American musical drama television series which ran from 2012 to 2018 and chronicled the lives of various fictitious country music singers in Nashville, Tennessee. Backing Tracks A Life That’s Good Believing Black Roses Coke Lines Destiny Disappear Don’t Put DirtOn My Grave Love Like Mine Makes No Sense Sanctuary We Are Water  When The Right One […]
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Fratellis (The)

Fratellis (The) are a rock band from Glasgow, UK, formed in 2005. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Jon Fratelli (born John Lawler), bass guitarist Barry Fratelli (born Barry Wallace), and drummer and backing vocalist Mince Fratelli (born Gordon McRory). Their singles “Chelsea Dagger” and “Whistle for the Choir” were both top ten hits in the UK charts. […]
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Lee Kernaghan

Lee Kernaghan  (born 15 April 1964) is an Australian country music singer, songwriter, musician, guitarist. He has won numerous Australian music awards and has sold over two million albums. His album Spirit Of The Anzacs was based on war letters he had seen on a visit to an Australian War Memorial and went Platinum within 3 weeks, dominating […]
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Pilot

Pilot were a Scottish rock group, formed in 1973 in Edinburgh by David Paton and Billy Lyall. They are best known for their songs “Magic” and “January”. Backing Tracks January Magic David Paton Website Both Paton and Lyall had briefly been substitute members of the Bay City Rollers before that band’s breakthrough. Joined by drummer Stuart Tosh, the […]
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Pendulum

Pendulum is an Australian drum and bass and electronic rock band founded in 2002. The group is notable for its distinctive sound, mixing electronic music with hard rock and covering a wide range of genres. Backing Tracks     Propane Nightmare     Granite     Watercolour Artist Website Pendulum originally formed in the city […]
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Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.  Pearl Jam has outlasted and outsold many of its contemporaries from the alternative rock breakthrough of the early 1990s, and is considered one of the most influential bands of that decade. Backing Tracks    Alive    Animal    Better Man    Black    Daughter    Even Flow   […]
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Paula Abdul

Paula  Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American singer, songwriter, voice actress, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality. She began her career as a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers at the age of 18 before rising to prominence in the 1980s as a highly sought choreographer at the height of the music video […]
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Passenger

Passenger is the stage name of Michael David Rosenberg (born 17 May 1984). He is an English singer-songwriter and musician. Previously the main vocalist and songwriter of the band ‘Passenger’, Rosenberg opted to keep the band’s name for his solo work after the group dissolved in 2009. His most successful single, “Let Her Go”, has […]
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Outkast

Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1991. The duo is one of the most successful hip-hop groups of all time, having received six Grammy Awards. Backing Tracks    Hey Ya    Ms Jackson    Prototype    Roses    So Fresh So Clean    The Way You Move Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1991 in East Point, Georgia, […]
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