SINGER |  SONGWRITER | SESSION VOCALIST

Email: simonekaye@yahoo.com

Website: www.simonelouisekaye.com

Based: London (UK)

Working: Worldwide

Main Singing  Styles: Soul, Pop, R&B , Rock, Funk, Indie, Dance, Disco

Main Work: Lead vocals, backing vocals, studio and top line recording and writing

Training: ICMP (formerly the Vocal Institute) London

Appearance: Height: 5’2”, Dress size: 10-12, Hair: Brunette (mid length), Eyes: Brown

 

LIVE PERFORMANCES

TV performances

  • London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony

  • Featured singer at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant singing backing vocals for Joss Stone (2012)

  • Supporting Paloma Faith at the BAFTAS with Urban Voices Collective (2013)

  • Backing vocals for Susan Boyle on the Paul O'Grady Show (December 2013)

  • Backing vocals for Sam Bailey in the X Factor semi finals (2014)

  • BBC Music Awards – Emeli Sande (Dec 2016)

  • Sunday Brunch with Gareth Malone choir – Channel 4 (Dec 2016)

  • This Morning – ITV (Dec 2016)

  • Michael McIntyre Big Show  - BBC1 (December 2016 and 2017)

  • Alan Carr Specstacular NYE show – Channel 4 (Dec 2016)

  • Children In Need (October 2017) Wembley Arena with Mica Paris

  • Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway (March 2018) - ITV

  • Ariana Grande at the BBC (November 2018) BBC1

  • TV Judge on All Together Now (Series 2) BBC1 (2019) & Xmas Celebrity Special (Dec 2018)

 

Backing singer:

Backing vocals for artists:

  • Ariana Grande 

  • Joss Stone

  • Brand New Heavies 

  • Emeli Sande

  • Maverick Sabre

  • Paloma Faith

  • Alfie Boe

 

Lead singer:

Top function bands in and around London and the UK, and worldwide including venues such as:

 

  • O2, London

  • Royal Albert Hall

  • Roundhouse, London

  • Cadogan Hall, London

  • Wembley Stadium

  • NIA/ICC Birmingham

  • Claridges/Dorchester/Park Lane Hilton Hotel

  • Celtic Manor

  • Ascot Racecourse

  • KOKO

  • Waldorf Astoria Palm Hotel - Dubai

 

Ships/Cruise Liners

 

  • P & O  (various)  - Resident band

  • Royal Caribbean International – Revue cast

  • The World 

 

Theatre/Tours

UK Theatre tour of “Jackson Live In Concert” (2010- 2011)

Backing vocalist for “Suspiciously Elvis” tour (2015-2017)

Backing vocalist for “Prince Revolution” tour – 2017

Backing vocalist for “Someone Like You – The Adele Songbook” tour (2017-2018)

Backing vocalist for “Hello Again – Neil Diamond Tribute” tour (2018-2019)

 

Choirs

ACM Gospel Choir
Urban Voices Collective

Gareth Malone Future Voices

 

Radio airplay

  • Live showcase on Capital Radio

  • Radio 1 – Judge Jules

  • BBC London – Jamoke Fashola

  • Age UK – Live at Cadogan Hall “Love Christmas”

  • Live roadshow tour with girlband C1D for Radio Derby

Session singer/Production Projects

Production companies, studios, ad campaigns and artists such as:

 

  • Lucy Spraggan (X Factor 2012) @ Angel Studios

  • The Shires (Air Edel)

  • O2 mobile

  • Strongroom Studios

  • Metropolis Studios

  • Abbey Road Studios

  • Air Studios

  • TED UK

  • Jurgen Vries/DT8

 

Discography

 

Miss K & The KOs – Sooner or Later EP (April 2016)

Hed Kandi – Disco Heaven – “Taste The Honey” – Supergroove ft. Simone

Curvve  Records – “Nowhere Else on Earth” – E Unit feat Simone K

Clubland Xtreme 5 /Hed Kandi– “Don’t Walk Away” – Breeze

Koofee feat. Simone Kaye – “The Winner Takes it All”

A Symphony of British Music (Music from the Closing Ceremony of 2012 Olympics) – Urban Voices Collective

#thespirituals - ACM Gospel Choir

© 2018 by Simone Kaye