John Newman

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John Newman (born 16.06.90)

John Newman is an English singer/songwriter, best known for his 2013 single 'Love Me Again'.

John Newman: Childhood

Newman was born in Settle, Yorkshire, England, to Jackie Newman. His father left the family when he was six years old. In his early years, he listened to a lot of Northern Soul and Motown music, and he began writing his own music at the age of fourteen. At the age of 16, he moved to Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He moved to London when he was 20 years old, and formed a band, and was signed to Island Records.

John Newman: Career

After meeting and befriending Piers Agget, a member of the band Rudimental, Newman was featured on their track 'Feel the Love' in May 2012. The song shot to the number one spot on the UK singles chart, as well as reaching a top 5 position in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium and the Netherlands. In November of the same year, he appeared on the band's next single, 'Not Giving In'.

Newman released his own debut single, 'Love Me Again', in June 2013. The single featured as the lead single from his debut studio album, 'Tribute', which was released in October, 2013. The album received positive reviews and debuted at the number one spot in the UK albums chart. In August, 2014, he announced that he was preparing to start on a second album.

John Newman: Personal Life

After moving to Leeds in 2006, two of Newman's best friends were killed in a car accident. This led to a period of heavy drinking and emotional song writing, which inspired some of his later work.
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Calvin Harris feat. John Newman - Blame (Burns Remix) Audio

1st October 2014 -

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An audio release for the Burns Remix of Calvin Harris' Blame, which features John Newman. The original single is set to appear on Harris' upcoming fourth studio, 'Motion', which is set to be released in...

Calvin Harris Scores Fifth U.K. No.1 Single With 'Blame' Ft John Newman

15th September 2014 -

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Calvin Harris' domination of the U.K. music charts continues as he just landed his fifth No.1 single with 'Blame' featuring John Newman. The Scottish DJ previously topped the charts with 'I'm Not Alone' (2009), 'Sweet...

Calvin Harris feat. John Newman - Blame

12th September 2014 -

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With Calvin Harris set to release his fourth studio album currently in the works, the Scottish DJ has teamed up with singer John Newman for the new single, 'Blame'. Now, 'Blame' has received a music...

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If there's something to take away from this year's Isle of Wight Festival, it's probably sunburn. Unlike the mud bath of two years ago, 2014 will be remembered for serving up one of the hottest...

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John Newman - Out Of My Head (Sub Focus Remix)

14th March 2014 -

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John Newman will release his newest single 'Out Of My Head' on April 7th 2014. A remix version of the song, taken from his number one debut album 'Tribute' released last year, by Sub Focus...

John Newman - Tribute Album Review

26th November 2013 -

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First gaining significant exposure as the vocalist on Rudimental's number one hit 'Feel the Love', John Newman has released his first solo album 'Tribute' and, like the title suggests, the album unfolds as a mark...

John Newman - Settle Homecoming

23rd October 2013 -

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John Newman plays his homecoming gig in Settle, North Yorkshire Dales; he talks about his excitement for the unique event, his anxiety about playing in front of his family and friends and his previous gigging...

Who is John Newman? He Just Beat Paul McCartney to No.1

21st October 2013 -

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Paul McCartney has been kept off the top spot on the album chart by the British vocalist John Newman - perhaps best known for his appearance on Rudimental's chart-topper Feel The Love.Newman's fended off competition...

John Newman: ''Some Say It Sounds Like A Dying Goat. Some Say It's Soul Singing"

6th October 2013 -

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John Newman, the singer behind 'Love Me Again', has seen very mixed reviews for his songs, with some people thinking his voice sounds like that of a ''dying goat''. The 22-year-old singer/songwriter has spoken out...

John Newman - Diary: Zane Lowe Rehearsals (VEVO LIFT UK)

6th October 2013 -

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John Newman talks about his 'incredible' band, his excitement for live shows and his singing his cover of Strike's song 'U Sure Do' for Vevo Life UK during his rehearsals at Shepherd's Bush for his...

John Newman - Tribute (Album Sampler)

20th September 2013 -

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John Newman is set to release his debut album 'Tribute' on October 14th 2013 through Island Records and, with a number 1 single already out, he unveils a little teaser video in the form of...

Surprised? Miley Cyrus's 'We Can't Stop' Is Her First Ever UK No.1

12th August 2013 -

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Miley Cyrus has scored her first UK number one single with 'We Can't Stop,' which incidentally is her first Top 10 hit in the country.The 20-year-old sold 128,000 copies of her new single last week...

John Newman - Becoming John Newman

6th August 2013 -

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In a new Vevo Lift video 'Becoming John Newman', John talks about growing up in Settle, North Yorkshire with his family and pets and his feelings of wanting to discover himself as a person in...

Q. How Many UK No.1's Does Jay-Z Have? A. Less Than You Think

15th July 2013 -

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Incredibly, Jay-Z has landed his first ever UK number one album, with Magna Carta Holy Grail storming the chart and holding off Mumford & Sons and Rod Stewart. The rapper's previous highest-charting album was the...

Mumford & Sons Are Kings Of The Charts After Glasto Success

8th July 2013 -

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It's been a rollercoaster of a few months for West London's folk rockers, Mumford & Sons. They've headlined Glastonbury in June but had to deal with bassist Ted Dwane's terrifying blood clot health scare that...

Live At Leeds - 2013 Preview

1st May 2013 -

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This weekend Leeds city centre will play host to some of the best musical talent 2013 has to offer. Whatever your taste in music, with over 100 bands playing at 12 different venues scattered around...

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