>Nate a member of 'Team Jessie J' heading into the show's battle rounds this weekend
LONDON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Indie singer/songwriter, Nate James, who has dual US/UK citizenship, is a current contestant on 'The Voice UK,' and has been dubbed 'one to watch' in an article in The Daily Mirror.
After cruising through the Blind Auditions phase of the show with his rendition of Seal's hit song, 'Crazy,' Nate landed on global pop star, Jessie J's team. He will compete in the show's 'Battle Rounds' episode, which airs this Saturday, May 11 on the BBC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 'The Voice UK' has risen in ratings recently, with nearly 8 million viewers tuning in to watch last week's episode.
In more than ten years in the music industry, Nate James has gained critical acclaim as an international independent recording artist, having won the 2006 Italian Festivalbar 'Best International Act' award and the 2007 Urban Music Awards 'Best Soul' award, along with a UMA 'Best Album' nomination for his second release, Kingdom Falls.
Nate released his debut album, Set The Tone, in 2005, which won James widespread critical acclaim along with nominations for Best Newcomer and Best R&B Artist. Combined, his albums have sold more than 600,000 units.
Originally from Woodbridge in Suffolk, Nate James has toured around the world, headlining festivals and gigs outside the UK, including Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Poland, France & Japan, and has performed alongside stars such as Amy Winehouse, Corrine Bailey Rae, John Legend, Simply Red, Katie Melua, Musiq Soulchild, Alexander O'Neil, Omar, Incognito, M People, Beverley Knight, Nizlopi & Natasha Beddingfield.
Nate is planning to perform in the US in the near future. His first tour to North America included performances in New York, Toronto, San Diego, Los Angeles and Montreal in 2008.
For additional information about Nate James, visit www.natejames.com.