Omar
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1968-10-14
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Omar

Omar Biography (Wikipedia)

Omar Christopher Lye-Fook, MBE (born 14 October 1968 in London), known professionally as Omar, is a British soul singer, songwriter and musician. Omar grew up in Canterbury, Kent. He learned his craft classically, playing the trumpet, piano and percussion. He also spent two years at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester and the Guildhall School of Music in London. His most well-known song was his debut single "There's Nothing Like This". It reached number 14 in the UK Singles Chart on re-release in 1991. AllMusic noted that he is described by some as the father of British neo soul.

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There's Nothing Like This
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There's Nothing Like This
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Feeling You
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Feeling You
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Say Nothin'
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Say Nothin'
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Be Thankful
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Be Thankful
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It's So
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It's So
Phil Hudson
There's Nothing Like This
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There's Nothing Like This
Mica Paris
I Should've Known Better
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I Should've Known Better
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The Man
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The Man
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Upcoming Events

1
May
2019
Omar, James Morrison, Jamie Cullum, Gregory Porter, Madeleine Peyroux, Katie Melua, Sergio Mendes, Level 42, Andreya Triana, Incognito, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, The Bad Plus, David Sanborn, Swing Out Sister, Joshua Redman, Gilles Peterson, Alfa Mist, Kandace Springs, Ana Popovic, Abdullah Ibrahim, Omar Sosa, Carmel, Soweto Kinch, Fred Hersch, John Surman, Yazz Ahmed, Destroyers, Yola, Leee John, Lydian Collective, Charenee Wade, Zoe Rahman, Rue, Kansas Smitty's House Band, Alina Engibaryan, Vula Viel, Kalle Kalima, Kizzy Crawford, Yilian Canizares, Andreas Schaerer, Rymden (Bugge Wesseltoft, Dan Berglund, Magnus Öström), Hanna Paulsberg Concept, John Warren, Jally Kebba Susso, Cherise Adams-Burnett, NYJO, Nikki Yeoh, Michael Formanek Quartet, Ekayani, Emma Hatton, Curtis Stigers and The Ronnie Scott's Big Band, Rachel Musson, Hermia / Ceccaldi / Darrifourcq, Julie Campiche, Dan Weiss Starebaby, Katie Birtill, Partisans (Jazz), Buck and Billie, Evelyn And The Yellow Birds, Incognito and Friends, Georgie Fame & The Guy Barker Big Band, Sound Discoveries and Rihab Azar
Unknown venue, Cheltenham, UK
14
Jun
2019
Omar
The Jazz Cafe, London, UK
15
Jun
2019
Omar
The Jazz Cafe, London, UK
12
Jul
2019
Omar, Sister Sledge and T'pau
Tredegar House & Country Park, Newport, UK

Past BBC Events

Live Lounge: Omar & Sinead Harnett
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BBC Broadcasting House
2015-06-17T14:12:12
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17
Jun
2015
Live Lounge: Omar & Sinead Harnett

Live Lounge: Omar & Sinead Harnett

BBC Broadcasting House
Live Lounge: Zed Bias and Omar
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e238q9
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2011-06-29T14:12:12
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29
Jun
2011
Live Lounge: Zed Bias and Omar

Live Lounge: Zed Bias and Omar

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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