Since bursting onto the music scene in 2005, British soul singer-songwriter Nate James has sold over 1,000,000 albums internationally, becoming one of the most successful independent soul recording artists globally.
His debut album "Set The Tone", with its live band funk sound, was heavily influenced by the classic soul artists Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder, earning Nate two MOBO nominations in 2005 for Best Newcomer and Best R&B Artist, with another nomination for Best UK Male in 2006.
On its release in 2007, sophomore album "Kingdom Falls" was described by critics, in turn, as ‘fantastic’, ‘glorious’, ‘a masterpiece’ as well as ‘lush and masterful’.
In-between the two studio albums, Nate released the four-track EP, "Funkdefining", collaborating with some of the best producers in the UK including Mark Hill, Johnny Douglas, Danny S and Don-E. The title track went on to feature in Hollywood film, Run Fatboy Run, firmly cementing Nate as a star with international appeal.
Nate has toured extensively throughout his career and is in demand for live performances including headlining festivals outside the UK in Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Poland, France and Japan. He has toured with and supported some of the biggest names in the music industry including the late Amy Winehouse, Corrine Bailey Rae and John Legend as well as performing alongside the likes of Simply Red, Katie Melua, Beverley Knight and Natasha Beddingfield.
Nate recently appeared on the BBC's prime time television show The Voice UK and has recently completed recording new material in the studio for his new album titled "In My Skin!" With a live show set to travel the world this man is ready to ‘Set The Tone’ again!