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Keala Settle performs live

Keala Settle, who shot to fame in the movie The Greatest Showman performs live in the Radio 2 Piano Room. Tim Booth, lead singer of the band James picks the Tracks of My Years.

Keala Settle, the American actress and singer who shot to fame in the hit movie The Greatest Showman performs live in the Radio 2 Piano Room. Keala performed the Oscar nominated song This Is Me in the film and the track won Best Original Song at the 75th Golden Globe awards . The Greatest Showman has gone on to be one of the biggest selling albums of 2018 and has sold 4 million copies worldwide and hit number one in the UK and US charts. In the movie Keala plays the role of Lettie Lutz, a bearded lady, starring alongside Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron. Her previous roles on Broadway in New York are in musicals including Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Hands on a Hardbody and Les Miserables.

Tim Booth, lead singer of the band James picks the Tracks of My Years with songs from Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie. The latest album from James is called Living In Extraordinary Times. It's their 15th studio album and their first since 2016. They are one of the UK's best loved bands and after signing to Factory Records in 1982 went on to have a string of hits that became the soundtrack to a generation, including; Sit Down, She's A Star and Laid. They've sold over 25 million albums worldwide and continue to tour around the globe.

Ken also has another round of the PopMaster music quiz, the daily love song, as well as the record and album of the week. If you want to contact the show, email - ken.bruce@bbc.co.uk

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Madonna

    Like A Prayer

    • (CD Single).
    • Sire.
    • 9.
  • Elle King

    Shame

    • Shake The Spirit.
    • RCA.
  • Clean Bandit

    Symphony (feat. Zara Larsson)

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Lenny Kravitz

    5 More Days Til Summer

    • Raise Vibration.
    • BMG Rights Management (UK).
  • Record of the Week

    • Little Mix

      Woman Like Me

      • (CD Single).
      • Syco Music.
  • The Pointer Sisters

    I'm So Excited

    • Greatest Hits.
    • BBR.
    • 020.
  • Huey Lewis and the News

    Hip To Be Square

    • Greatest Hits Of The 80's (Various).
    • Disky.
  • Toto

    Hold The Line

    • Driving Rock (Various Artists).
    • Global Records & Tapes.
  • Olly Murs

    Moves (feat. Snoop Dogg)

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
  • Enrique Iglesias

    Bailamos

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
  • Lauren Wood

    Fallen

    • Pretty Woman - Soundtrack.
    • EMI.
  • Years & Years

    All For You

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
  • Eliza Doolittle

    Skinny Genes

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • Calvin Harris & Sam Smith

    Promises

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • Jeff Wayne

    Forever Autumn (feat. Justin Hayward)

    • The War Of The Worlds.
    • Columbia.
  • Nile Rodgers & Chic

    Sober (feat. Craig David & Stefflon Don)

    • It's About Time.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
  • Kool & The Gang

    Straight Ahead

    • In The Heart.
    • BBR.
    • 006.
  • Keala Settle

    This Is Me (Radio 2 Session, 19 Oct 2018)

  • Keala Settle

    (You Make Me Feel) Like A Natural Woman (Radio 2 Session, 19 Oct 2018)

  • Album of the Week

    • Jess Glynne

      Insecurities

      • Always In Between.
      • Atlantic.
  • Kings of Leon

    Use Somebody

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
    • 2.
  • Peter Gabriel

    Games Without Frontiers

    • Shaking The Tree.
    • Virgin.
  • Paul Weller

    Gravity

    • True Meanings.
    • Parlophone.
  • Tracks of My Years

    • David Bowie

      Starman

      • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
      • EMI.
    • Bruce Springsteen

      The River

      • Bruce Springsteen - Greatest Hits.
      • Columbia.
  • Paloma Faith

    Loyal

    • (CD Single).
    • RCA.
  • Bryan Adams

    You Belong To Me

    • (CD Single).
    • Polydor.
    • 001.

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