Hottest Artist In The World: Blakey

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Blakey chases new beginnings on future soul effort “Big Blue”

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“Big Blue” follows hot on the trails of Blakey's wonderfully ethereal and moving singles, Prism of Love & Future Skies. Carried from the off by his encapsulating soulful vocal and poignant synths, “Big Blue” boasts the best of the London singer-songwriter’s smart lyrical play and vivid orchestration.

Picking up New Music Fridays in over 10 countries, Blakey’s first offering featuring acclaimed UK singer-songwriter, JONES, demanded attention - gaining support across the likes of NOISEY, NOTION MAGAZINE and CLASH MAGAZINE and BBC Radio 1xtra. Millions of streams later, collaborating with songwriter Mikill Pane (Little Lady – Ed Sheeran), Blakey returns with "Big Blue".

"Big Blue" has picked up features on 11 Spotify influential playlists

With features on 11 influential Spotify playlists, including New Music Friday UK, it is clear that "Big Blue" is going to equally as well received. Such features have encouraged a 49% increase in Blakey's total playlist following the past 7 days, taking his total to 2.8 million. Playlist support has also led to an increase in his artist following, which has grown by over 3% this week (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform). "Big Blue" is out via frtyfve records.

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