Samantha Harvey is an English singer and songwriter. She first gained prominence as a singer when she started posting cover versions of popular songs on her YouTube channel. Her popularity increased in 2016, when she released her first original track, ‘Wonderland.’ Only a year after releasing her debut single, Samantha was signed by two major record labels, namely ‘Capitol Records’ (US) and ‘Virgin EMI Records’ (UK). She is also a social media sensation, as her YouTube channel has over 1.4 million subscribers. She is popular on other social media platforms, such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, SoundCloud, and Snapchat.
Childhood & Early Life
Samantha Harvey was born on May 30, 1993, in Harleston, Suffolk, England. She was enrolled at ‘Stowmarket High School’ in Suffolk, where she developed interest towards acting and singing.
She joined ‘Oskar Foxtrot Productions’ at the age of 16 to gain exposure and experience in acting and singing. Thereafter, she started performing in plays, and acted and sang popular tracks.
After completing high school, Samantha joined ‘Suffolk New College’ to study performing arts. To take care of her needs and expense, she started a house cleaning business in Suffolk.
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Thanks to her impressive covers of songs of Ed Sheeran, Adele, Celine Dion, and Selena Gomez, her YouTube channel started gathering momentum. Gradually, Samantha became a YouTube star, which encouraged her to explore other social media platforms.
By April 2016, she had almost a million likes on her Facebook page. Banking on her success on social media, Samantha released her debut original track titled ‘Wonderland’ in September 2016.
A month later, she was invited to the popular television show, ‘Good Morning Britain,’ where she sang the weather report. In July 2017, she released an independent single titled ‘Forgive Forget,’ which reached the fourth spot on the iTunes chart and later broke into the list of top 50 on the ‘UK Singles Chart.’
Samantha quit her house cleaning business when she became confident of making a career out of music. Thereafter, she signed contracts with well-known record labels, such as ‘Capitol Records’ and ‘Virgin EMI Records.’
In February 2018, she came up with her first major label single, ‘Please,’ which made it to the ‘UK Singles Chart.’ She also continues to post cover versions of popular tracks on her social media accounts, where she enjoys a massive fan following.
With more than 1.4 million subscribers and over 146 million views, Samantha’s self-titled YouTube channel is pretty popular. She also has thousands of followers on other social media platforms, such as Twitter and Instagram.
Samantha Harvey is growing rapidly as a singer and songwriter. Not surprisingly, she often takes part in live shows, either as the lead singer or as a supporting artist. Samantha also uses these live shows to catch up with her fans and followers.
Despite being busy with her professional commitments, Samantha loves spending time on social media, where she often interacts with her fans. She is active on SoundCloud, where she has more than 13,000 followers.
Samantha has two elder sisters and is close to both of them. She likes spending time with her niece and nephew, and has even featured them on her social media posts. She also likes hanging around with her friends and fellow musicians.
She is a close friend of popular pop singer Mikey Bromley, with whom she has collaborated for live duets and stage shows. She is also close to Lee Ryan, who played a major role in helping her write her debut original song.
While Ed Sheeran is her favorite artist, ‘I Just Want To Love You’ by the musical duo ‘The Shires’ is her all-time favorite song.