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Ella Eyre
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Ella Eyre on the front row at London Fashion Week 2016
Background information
Birth name Ella McMahon
Also known as Ella Eyre
Born 1 April 1994 (1994-04-01) (age 26)
London, England, United Kingdom
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012–present
Labels Virgin EMI

Ella Eyre (born 1 April 1994) is a British singer-songwriter. She sang on Rudimental's single "Waiting All Night". It was number one in the UK Singles Chart in April 2013.

Early life

Eyre was raised in Ealing, London. She went to a private school called Millfield and the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology.

Career

Eyre was signed to Warner/Chappell Music in July 2012.

Eyre sung on the fourth song on Naughty Boy's album Hotel Cabana. The album was released in August 2013. The song, "Think About It", was then released as the album's fourth single on 17 November 2013. It reached number 78 in the UK Singles Chart.

On 19 October 2013 Eyre performed at the Music of Black Origin Awards. "Waiting All Night" was nominated for Best Song.

On 31 October 2013 BBC Radio 1Xtra played Eyre's first solo single, "Deeper". She was also interviewed by DJ MistaJam. On 22 November Eyre released the video for the single.

On 4 November 2013, British rapper Tinie Tempah released his second album Demonstration. Eyre sung on the first song on the album, "Someday (Place in the Sun)". She was nominated for MTV Brand New 2014 on 28 November 2013. Other nominees were The Vamps, Eylar Fox, and Banks. In December MTV started letting the public vote for the winner. In February MTV will tell the public who got the most votes.

On 5 December 2013 BBC put her on their Sound of 2014 list. She was also nominated for the 2014 Brit Awards Critics' Choice award.

Her first EP Deeper was released on 15 December 2013 by Virgin/EMI.

Personal life

Eyre is dating John Newman.

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