James Bay Biography (Wikipedia)
James Michael Bay (born 4 September 1990) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. In 2014, he released his single "Hold Back the River", which has been certified platinum, before releasing his debut studio album Chaos and the Calm (2015). The album went to number one in the UK and number 15 in the US. In February 2015, Bay received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award. At the 2016 Brit Awards he received the award for Best British Male Solo Artist. Bay also received three nominations at the 2016 Grammy Awards, for Best New Artist, Best Rock Album, and Best Rock Song. In May 2018, he released his second studio album, Electric Light.
- James Bayhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p068dyv1.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p068dyv1.jpg2018-06-27T22:59:00.000ZSwansea shows wild love for the effortlessly cool hitmaker.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06b1w89
- "This time round it's different - it's Prince, it's David Bowie" - James Bay on his musical reinventionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05xqzjb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05xqzjb.jpg2018-02-10T13:23:00.000ZBrit-Award winning songwriter James Bay chats to Dermot about his new album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05xqxt0
"This time round it's different - it's Prince, it's David Bowie" - James Bay on his musical reinvention
- James Bay is coming to Swansea for Biggest Weekend!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05xls4f.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05xls4f.jpg2018-02-09T09:53:00.000ZGrimmy talks to James about joining the amazing line up for Biggest Weekend.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05xlm4k
James Bay is coming to Swansea for Biggest Weekend!
- Happy 10th Birthday Introducing!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05hydfs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05hydfs.jpg2017-10-03T23:01:00.000ZThe last 10 years of BBC Music Introducing have been a blast. Here's to the next 10 years of supporting unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music from across the UK!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05hy8m3
Happy 10th Birthday Introducing!
- James Bay plays with Wayne Rooney and Gary Neville! No, not footie...https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03x4l37.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03x4l37.jpg2016-06-03T08:31:00.000ZHow was it doing Hold Back The River with the two England greats? 'Wicked!' says James.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03x4l4w
James Bay plays with Wayne Rooney and Gary Neville! No, not footie...
- 'I didn't do the crossing picture... It's high risk' - James Bay on missing out on literally walking in the Beatles' footstepshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bnqhg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bnqhg.jpg2016-03-15T12:25:00.000ZJames Bay chats to Grimmy about missing out on every Beatles fan's dream photo opportunity due to traffic and some dodgy driving.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03msdmp
'I didn't do the crossing picture... It's high risk' - James Bay on missing out on literally walking in the Beatles' footsteps
- James Bay on bringing his parents to the Britshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03krl7m.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03krl7m.jpg2016-02-25T20:00:00.000ZJames chats to Jo about performing with Ronnie Wood before taking home his British Male Solo Artist award.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03knw0j
James Bay on bringing his parents to the Brits
- "I've got something loosely put together in my head" - James Bayhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03kjp7n.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03kjp7n.jpg2016-02-24T09:05:00.000ZJames Bay speaks to Chris ahead of the Brits where he's up for 4 awards and playing live.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03kjp80
"I've got something loosely put together in my head" - James Bay
- BRITs British Breakthrough Act Nominees: James Bayhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bnqhg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02bnqhg.jpg2016-02-16T14:21:00.000ZClara's Brits Breakthrough Act nominee interviews continue with James Bay.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03jrdql
BRITs British Breakthrough Act Nominees: James Bay
- James Bay calls Verity, one of his biggest fans!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p033sxnc.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p033sxnc.jpg2015-09-28T16:05:00.000ZJames Bay gives a call to Swindon to have a chat.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p033sxvt
James Bay calls Verity, one of his biggest fans!
- James Bay - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher (by Jackie Wilson) for Fearne Cotton's Last Showhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02rysky.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02rysky.jpg2015-05-22T09:00:00.000ZJames Bay does Higher and Higher exclusively for Fearne Cotton's last show on Radio 1!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02rysmn
James Bay - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher (by Jackie Wilson) for Fearne Cotton's Last Show
James Bay Tracks
Past BBC Events
BBC Music Presents The Biggest Weekend
T in the Park: 2016
BBC Music Awards: 2015
T in the Park: 2015
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