Gavin James is an Irish singer-songwriter. In March 2013 and March 2016, he won the Choice Music Prize Irish Song of the Year award. In July 2015, it was announced he would be a supporting act for Kodaline, Tori Kelly, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran on their tours.
James released his debut album Bitter Pill on 20 November 2015 through Warner Ireland. It was awarded Platinum certificate for sales in Ireland. Subsequently Bitter Pill has won the Choice Music Prize for Best Single released in 2015.
In May and November 2015, James appeared on James Cordon’s Late Late Show and Jimmy Kimmel in December 2015. In January 2016 James appeared on the BBC One Show, C’est A Vous and RTE and was included in Buzzfeed’s and The Sun’s ‘Ones to Watch 2016’ lists.
In 2016 James performed at RTÉ’s Centenary Concert to mark the 100 year anniversary of Ireland’s Easter Rising.
Spotify have announced Gavin James to be a ‘Spotify Spotlight Artist of 2016′. On January 21 James set off on his debut European headline tour, starting with three sold out back-to-back dates at the Olympia Theatre in Ireland. James travelled back to America to support Ben Rector on his US tour in March 2016. James’ cover of David Bowie’s “Changes” relaunched the new Virgin Radio UK at 11am GMT on 30 March 2016, he later performed live and was interviewed for the show.
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