The northern part of England is known for their strong cultural and musical backgrounds. The region has produced quite some talents and musical acts that have gone on to change the UK music scene with their energy. Here are the top three music acts from the north of England.
Archer was born in 1963 but started off her music career fifteen years later. The English pop star dropped her first album “Great Expectations” which had some of her best hits. Her song “Sleeping Satellite” rose to the number one status in all charts in the UK and Ireland. She won the BRIT award in 1993 for the success of her album. Archer was born and bred in Bradford, Yorkshire. She then went on to attend the Grange Upper School and work for sometimes as a sewing machine operator before going to Bradford college to study typing in 1980.She later stopped working and joined a music group known as “Dignity” as a backdrop vocalist. She and her team played with various bands in the Bradford area. Aside from singing as a backup artist with her group, Archer worked in a recording studio known as Flexible Response and horned her music career here. She went on to work with other established music acts before coming out solo.
Gareth Paul Gates
Paul is very popular English singer and songwriter who rose to fame when he finished as the runner-up in the first series of the favorite TV talent show, a “pop idol.” From here he never slowed down, selling over 3.5 million records in the UK and dropping good music effortlessly. He is also known for his funny stutter and has publicly discussed his speech impediment. He moved into musical theatre in 2009 and worked on the title role in the west end production of the show “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” produced at the Adelphi Theatre.From here Paul completed his stint at Marius which lasted for about eighteen months. He worked on music production for theaters especially for west end production and even took roles as “Eddie” in the musical Loserville. He knows a member of the pop group “5th Story,” and the band is set for a magical reunion.
Zayn Malik also was known as Zayn is a favorite English singer, songwriter, and composer. Zayn was born in January 1993 in Bradford, West Yorkshire. He came out as a solo act in the 2010 edition of the British music competition “The X Factor.” He got eliminated from the competition but later returned with other contestants that formed a boy band known now as One Direction. In 2015, Zayn broke away from the music group and signed a contract with RCA Records as a solo recording artist. His first studio album was a huge Success. The lead single “Pillowtalk” rose to number one in both UK and US charts as a debut single from a debut album. He embraced the R&B style passionately and is doing great for himself with plenty award like the Billboard Music Award, the MTV Video Music Award, and the American Music Award.