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Posted on 05th May 2017

14 Facts about Jess Glynne

Our next artist is our final show of this year's summer line up: Jess Glynne, performing on Friday 11th August.

Here are 14 facts you may or may not know about Jess Glynne!

  • Jess Glynne is a 27 year old singer/songwriter from London.
  • Her full name is Jessica Hannah Glynne.
  • Along with her incredible vocals, Jess also plays the piano.
  • She attended the Access to Music College in London, also attended by Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Vanessa White of The Saturdays and Laura Welsh.
  • Jess signed a publishing deal to Black Butter Records following her time at college and then consequently signed a record deal with Atlantic Records in August 2013.
  • She rose to fame in 2014 after featuring on Clean Bandit’s ‘Rather Be’ and Route 94’s ‘My Love’ which both went to number 1.
  • Clean Bandit’s ‘Rather Be’ which Jess featured on was also named the third fastest-selling and the most streamed song of 2014 in the UK and even reached the top 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
  • Jess won a Grammy Award with Clean Bandit for Best Dance Recording with ‘Rather Be’; the song was also nominated for ‘Song of the Year’ at the BBC Music Awards.
  • Within just 1 year she became the second British female solo artist to have fiver no.1 singles in the UK.
  • Jess released “Take Me Home” as the official Children in Need single for 2015 and it became her eighth top ten song in the UK.
  • Her debut album “I Cry When I Laugh” also topped the charts in 2015.
  • Jess has performed at many big festivals including but not limited to: Glastonbury, Bestival, V Festival, Wireless and Lovebox.
  • She is already on the line up for multiple festivals this year including: Parklife, Lovebox and V Festival.
  • This year’s summer tour (including her show here at Scarborough Open Air Theatre) is her fourth headlining tour.

Don't miss seeing Jess perform all of her massive hits along with other songs from her number 1 album! Get your tickets now: Jess Glynne

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