Since his emergence in 2014, JAMES BAY vaulted to the forefront of popular music fueled by transcendent vocals, deft musicality, and a striking sense of soul. Following the release of his debut album Chaos And The Calm, which featured—“Hold Back The River” and “Let It Go”— BAY was nominated for “Best Rock Album,” “Best Rock Song,” and “Best New Artist” at the 2016 Grammy Awards. In the UK, the record became the “Biggest New Artist Album Release” that year. Receiving the BRIT’s Critics Choice award in 2015, BAY has gone on to receive a win for “Best Male Solo Artist” at the BRITS, “International Newcomer”at the ECHO Awards, “Best New Act” & “Best Solo Artist” at the Q Awards, “Most Performed Work” at the Ivor Novello Awards and was nominated for “Best New” & “Best PUSH” at the MTV EMA’s and a MTV VMA for “Best New Act.”
Between sold out shows everywhere and amassing nearly 2 billion streams, he unveiled Electric Light in 2018 which produced singles “Wild Love,” “Pink Lemonade” and “Us.” Bay co-wrote and produced the album with his longtime songwriting partner John Green and Paul Epworth (Rihanna, Adele).