For as much as James Bay upholds traditions of timeless songcraft, the UK singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer also confidently challenges himself and popular music. He spikes a tried-and-true style with clever lyricism, honest confessions, and instrumental proficiency. On the heels of his No.1 triple platinum- certified 2015 debut Chaos And The Calm, he won a Brit Award for Best British Male Solo Artist and garnered GRAMMY® nods in the categories of “Best New Artist,” “Best Rock Album,” and “Best Rock Song” for the gold-selling single “Hold Back The River.” Meanwhile, “Let It Go” went triple-platinum and has been streamed over 2.5million times. Nominated for dozens of awards, he’s taken home two BRIT Awards, two Q Awards, GQ award and top honors at the Ivor Novello Awards.
Tallying nearly a total of 7.5 billion streams to date, James Bay has notably dueted with numerous musical icons including being asked to join Mick Jagger while supporting The Rolling Stones at Twickenham Stadium in London, and Ronnie Wood joined James on stage at his own sold-out Brixton shows. As the one the world’s best guitarists, Epiphone honoured him with his own Limited-Edition James Bay Signature “1966” guitar.
British singer-songwriter James Bay has quickly made a name for himself with his gravelly voice, heartrending lyrics, and no-frills live performances. The fresh-faced young musician leverages minimal elements to maximum effect at his live shows, achieving big emotional impact with little more than his soulful voice and acoustic guitar. Whether he's belting out "When We Were On Fire" or encouraging fans to sing along to "Move Together", Bay's energy and charisma always make for a rousing concert experience ticket buyers won't soon forget.