KATY B




Kathleen Anne Brien was born on 8 May 1989, better known as Katy B, is an English singer and songwriter, from Peckham, London. Where she attended at Lyndhurst Primary School, Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College, and the BRIT School. Katy also attended at the Glenlyn Academy in South London. Where she took dance classes. Katy’s father (David O’Brien) was a member of the Les Humphries Singers. Who represented Germany at Eurovision 1976, with the song “Sing Sang Song”. Katy B possesses a soprano vocal range. She released her debut studio album, On a Mission, in 2011.

Which spawned two top five hits, “Katy on a Mission” and “Lights On”. The track Katy on a Mission”, presented by Rinse and produced by Benga, was released on 22 August 2010. The single reached number five on the UK Singles Chart and number one on the UK Indie Chart. “Lights On”, which was released in the United Kingdom on 19 December 2010, and debuted at number four on the UK Singles Chart.

In 2014 she released her second studio album, Little Red. Which produced her third top five hit, “Crying for No Reason”. A single, “What Love Is Made Of”, was released on 7 July 2013. Charting at number 21 on the UK Singles Chart; although when the official Little Red track list was revealed on 13 December. “What Love Is Made Of” was no longer included. Lead single “5 AM” was released on 4 November 2013, charting at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart. “Crying for No Reason” was released on 10 February 2014, reaching the Top 5 of the singles chart. Little Red topped the UK Albums Chart on 19 February 2014.  “Still” was released as the third and final single from the album. She was nominated for the 2011 Mercury Prize.

In December 2015, Katy confirmed in a backstage interview at Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball that her third studio album would be called Honey and would be released sometime in 2016. It was also confirmed that a track of the same name would feature. The album was released on 22 April 2016, containing 14 songs.



Discography

Artist: Katy B
Title: Honey
Album: Honey (Explicit)
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Artist: Katy B
Title: Crying for No Reason
Album: Little Red
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Artist: Katy B
Title: Easy Please Me
Album: On a Mission
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Artist: Katy B
Title: Broken Record
Album: On a Mission
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Studio albums
On a Mission (2011), Little Red (2014), Honey (2016).

Tours
On a Mission Tour (2011), Little Red UK Tour (2014), Honey Tour (2016).

Awards and nominations
Katy B has received five nominations at the MOBO Awards. She was nominated for Best Push Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2011. In 2011 she was also nominated for the Mercury Prize. In 2012 she won a NME Award for Dancefloor Anthem.



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