ExampleBritish singer, songwriter, rapper & producer. Born 20 June 1982
Example Biography (Wikipedia)
Elliot John Gleave (born 20 June 1982), better known by his stage name Example, is an English singer, songwriter and record producer signed to Epic Records and Sony Music. He has also acted in numerous movies. His name arose due to his initials being E.G., which is an abbreviation of the Latin phrase exempli gratia ("for example").
Example first found success with the release of his second studio album, Won't Go Quietly, which peaked at number four on the UK Albums Chart and peaked at number one on the UK Dance Chart. and followed his debut album "What We Made" which was heavily hip-hop influenced due to Example only knowing a hip-hop record producer at the time. The album had two top 10 singles, "Won't Go Quietly" and "Kickstarts". His third album Playing in the Shadows was released on 4 September 2011. The album topped the charts with two number one singles, "Changed the Way You Kiss Me" (produced by Michael Woods) and "Stay Awake" (produced by electronic duo Nero). His fourth album, The Evolution of Man was released on 19 November 2012 and peaked at number 13 on the UK Albums Chart and also peaked at number one on the UK Dance Chart.
- "We wanted One More Day Of Summer, but you gave us a week" - Iona premieres our Summer Bangerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05qnpn3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05qnpn3.jpg2018-04-25T15:14:00.000ZIona gave us the doof-doofs and returns to unveil Matt and Example's masterpiece!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p065bgnt
"We wanted One More Day Of Summer, but you gave us a week" - Iona premieres our Summer Banger
- Example writes The Ultimate Summer Banger with listener Ionahttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p063j7fg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p063j7fg.jpg2018-04-14T13:32:00.000ZListener Iona applauds Matt and Example's progress on their summer anthem.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0649dq7
Example writes The Ultimate Summer Banger with listener Iona
- Example needs your help to make the ultimate summer banger!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zt5v5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01zt5v5.jpg2018-04-08T09:49:00.000ZDoo-Doo-Doo-Doo-Doo-Doohttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p063nmxn
Example needs your help to make the ultimate summer banger!
- Ask Example Anythinghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p063ls4x.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p063ls4x.jpg2018-04-07T14:48:00.000Z"I like holding a cauliflower..." It's your chance to ask Example what's on your mind.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p063lv5s
Ask Example Anything
- What's the sample, Example?https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05w2ygg.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05w2ygg.jpg2018-01-25T17:51:00.000ZExample passes through the studio and plays a game of 'What's the sample, Example?'https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05w2xbt
What's the sample, Example?
- "Sorry Example!" - Greg catches up with someone who blagged their way into Example's Birthday mealhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zgy1n.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03zgy1n.jpg2018-01-22T17:57:00.000ZAnthony comes clean and Example phones in to react.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05vr2b2
"Sorry Example!" - Greg catches up with someone who blagged their way into Example's Birthday meal
- Example - Jungle Jukeboxhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rwyhf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01rwyhf.jpg2014-02-07T14:53:00.000ZExample joins Toddla T in the studio for Jungle Jukebox.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01rwylz
Example - Jungle Jukebox
- Example on Kids Againhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pq16z.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01pq16z.jpg2014-01-12T14:23:00.000ZDanny talks with Example about his new release Kids Again.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01pq176
Example on Kids Again
Past BBC Events
T in the Park: 2014
Radio 1's Big Weekend: 2014
Live Lounge: Example
Live Lounge: Example
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