Who is James Graham?
James Graham is an English singer best known as the former lead singer of ‘The X Factor’ UK's boy band ‘Stereo Kicks.’ The other members of the group were Jake Sims, Charlie Jones, Chris Leonard, Casey Johnson, Reece Bibby, Barclay Beales and Tom Mann. Along with the band, he released the single “Love Me So”. Currently, he continues to build his career as a solo artiste and has been signed to Republic Records. Born and raised in Essex, Graham hails from a family of music lovers. His mother is an accordionist while his father is a good singer. Today, Graham is one of the most popular upcoming singers in the English music industry. He has brilliant singing skills and his voice is one-of-a-kind. The winner of the reality singing competition ‘The Four: Battle for Stardom,’ he is admired by millions of people in the industry. Graham has also got fans on social media, especially on Instagram where he has over 350k followers.
James Graham initially worked for a local music studio at the beginning of his career. In 2014, he auditioned for series 11 of ‘The X Factor.’ Although he was rejected at the bootcamp stage, judges of the show decided to put him in a group along with Jake Sims, Charlie Jones, Chris Leonard, Casey Johnson, Reece Bibby, Barclay Beales and Tom Mann. This group was later given the name Stereo Kicks and went on to release their debut song "Love Me So" on June 21, 2015. The single became a hit and charted at # 31 on the UK Singles Chart. After a month, Stereo Kicks disbanded.
Since the band’s split, Graham has continued to perform as a solo artiste. In 2018, he became the winner of the American reality television music competition show ‘The Four: Battle for Stardom’ and eventually signed a record deal with Republic Records.
Till date, the English singer has performed several times on stage. He has performed throughout the USA and Europe and has also worked with Phamie Gow, a well-known harper and multi-instrumentalist on her album. Currently, Graham has formed a trio with pianist James Ross and piper and step dancer Donald Brown. The trio frequently performs music of the Scottish tradition. Although already regarded as one of the most talented young voices in the world, James is determined to keep improving his artistic skills.
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James Graham was born on October 12, 1996 in Essex, England. He initially studied at Lochinver Primary and later moved to Ullapool High School. Although currently Graham is busy in his music career, he plans to attend the Gaelic College for further education.
He and his brothers were all raised in Essex. However, information regarding their names and ages is not available. Graham also hasn’t disclosed anything regarding his parents to the media.