Who is James Newman? UK’s Eurovision contestant – The Sun

JAMES Newman has seen his star soar over recent years.

In 2020 he was chosen to represent the UK at Eurovision, before the show was cancelled.

Who is James Newman?

James Newman is a multi-award winning, multi-platinum selling English singer-songwriter based in London.

He is best known for writing No1 hits including Waiting All Night by Rudimental ft. Ella Eyre and Blame by Calvin Harris ft. John Newman.

His other big singles are Lay It All On Me by Rudimental ft. Ed Sheeran, All I Am by Jess Glynne and Love Me Like You by Little Mix.

He has also written songs for Jessie Ware, Kesha, Olly Murs, Zayn, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and James Arthur.

Is he related to John Newman?

James is the older brother of singer John Newman.

His younger sibling is best known for the track Love Me Again.

The two brothers get on well and regularly share pictures together with their fans.

When was James on Eurovision?

James was set to represent the United Kingdom at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, performing My Last Breath at the event's final.

Speaking to Radio 1 Newsbeat, James called his song "simple, memorable".

But due to pandemic, the 2020 show was cancelled and he didn't get to perform.

 

 

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