RAYE Biography (Wikipedia)

Rachel Agatha Keen (born 24 October 1997), known professionally as Raye (stylised as RAYE), is a British singer and songwriter from London. Raye debuted with her EP Welcome To The Winter which was released on 11 December 2014. After signing with Polydor Records, Raye released her second EP titled Second on 11 August 2016. She is best recognised for featuring on the 2016 singles; "By Your Side" by Jonas Blue and "You Don't Know Me" by Jax Jones as well as being co-lead artist on the 2020 single, "Secrets" with Regard. All songs achieved commercial success in Europe, specifically in the United Kingdom where the latter two songs peaked inside the top ten on the UK Singles Chart.

Raye was short-listed for the BBC Music Sound of... award for 2017 and was named in third place. Her collaborative singles, "Decline" with Mr Eazi, and "Cigarette" with Mabel and Stefflon Don, were released preceding her third EP Side Tape, which was released on 4 May 2018. Both singles were certified Platinum and Silver by the BPI respectively. Her fifth EP, Her Heart Beats in 4/4, is scheduled to be released in 2020, which was preceded by the single "Natalie Don't".

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