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RAYE

RAYE is a singer-songwriter hailing from Tooting, South London. Born Rachel Agatha Keen, RAYE is a former BRIT School student and was nominated for BBC Music's Sound of 2017 award.

Having burst onto the scene as a featured vocalist on Jonas Blue's Top 20 hit By Your Side, she's since gone on to work with the likes of David Guetta, Joel Corry, Disclosure and Regard. RAYE's debut album My 21st Century Blues - released as in independent artist - landed in 2023, coinciding with a headline tour of the UK. 

In January 2023 RAYE scored her first UK Number 1 single with Escapism, it was the first Number 1 single of the year, and kick-started a record-breaking year for the singer which included a Mercury Prize nomination and a record-setting seven BRIT Awards nominations. RAYE made history in March 2024 taking home a staggering six BRITs wins in one evening, including the BRITs Mastercard Album Of The Year.

RAYE Songs stats

UK No1s
1
UK Top 10s
5
UK Top 40s
15
UK Top 75s
25
Weeks at No1
1
Weeks in the Top 10
61
Weeks in the Top 40
193
Weeks in the Top 75
351

RAYE Albums stats

UK No1s
0
UK Top 10s
1
UK Top 40s
1
UK Top 75s
1
Weeks at No1
0
Weeks in the Top 10
4
Weeks in the Top 40
7
Weeks in the Top 75
14

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