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About Annika Rands

Professional singer covering all decades, ranging jazz to pop. With 20 years experience Annika is guaranteed to add sparkle to your event!
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Ipswich
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Annika Rands is one of East Anglia’s most popular solo singers, singing full time across the country. Annika is professional, fun, friendly and versatile, she loves to chat and get everyone involved! After training in London at Rose Bruford Theatre School, and then spending several years travelling the world as one of the lead singers on board some the finest cruise ships, Annika is an experienced performer. The last ten years she has spent back in the UK performing across the country at hotels, theatres, holiday parks, etc, and perfecting her craft. Available for hotels, parties, weddings, Holiday Parks, corporate events and international bookings. She is guaranteed to add a touch of sparkle and class to your event, whilst also getting everyone up dancing! With a diverse repertoire bringing you songs from the 40's, 50's, 60's to modern day, Annika really can cover every decade! Annika also performs a 60s tribute show called "An evening with Cilla, Dusty & Friends". This show is proving very popular, and Annika performs the show across the country at Warners Hotels and other large scale venues. Annika has nearly 20 years experience in the industry and can tailor your event to suit you. Even learning the odd request! I am new to ‘Encore’ hence the lack of ‘Encore’ reviews but you can find plenty more information on other platforms.

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Annika Rands' Reviews

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Laurence S
1 month ago
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4.5 out of 5

she was a very lovely lady very friendly just what we wanted got everybody was dancing and very lively would not have any worry in booking her again first class Laurence

Reply from Annika Rands
29 days ago

Thank you so much Laurence for your kind words. It was a lovely afternoon! X

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Nick H
4 months ago, for a Birthday party in 13 Museum St
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5 out of 5

I can't express how good it was to work with Annika. Hiring Annika for my wife's 40th birthday, she was so helpful in sorting out equipment and advice for the night. Then she smashed our party out of the park with her amazing voice and engagement with the audience. Thank you Annika!

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Nick H
4 months ago, for a Birthday party in 13 Museum St
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5 out of 5

I can't express how good it was to work with Annika. Hiring Annika for my wife's 40th birthday, she was so helpful in sorting out equipment and advice for the night. Then she smashed our party out of the park with her amazing voice and engagement with the audience. Thank you Annika!

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Annika Rands' Song list

Relaxed and Jazz set Examples - 
Someone to watch over me
The way you look tonight
Lovin that man of mine
Papermoon
Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Cheek to Cheek
Dream a little dream of me
Fly me to the moon
Bye Bye Blackbird
Summertime
Sentimental Journey
At Last
Get Happy
Cant take that away from me
POP SONG EXAMPLES -
First time ever I saw your face
Your my world
Someone like me
Will you still love me tomorrow
Songbird
All of Me
Used to being someone you love
Anyone who had a heart
I Dreamed a dream
Say something
Leave your lover
When we were young
I know I'm not the only one
Forget Me
Watermelon Sugar
Stand by Me
Party set examples - 
Proud Mary
Do you love me
I only Want to be with you
Son of a preacher man
Don't stop believing
This thing called love
September
Disco Inferno
How will I know
Dancing Queen
We are family
Moves like Jagger
Forget you
Happy
All about that Bass
Uptown Funk
Domino
Shout
Sway
Like a Virgin
Nutbush City Limits
River Deep Mountain High
Simply the Best
Young Hearts
Knock on Wood
December 63 (Oh what a night)
Dancing in the Street
Twist and Shout
Still the one
Havana
Cold heart
Flowers
Shut up and Dance
Can't stop the feeling
Wake me up before you go go
Heaven is a place on Earth
Heart of Glass
Heaven is a place on earth
9-5
Take on me
Dance with somebody
Downtown
Promise Me
Venus
Let's Hear it for the boy
Hold back the river
Sex is on fire
Livin on a prayer
Crazy little thing called love
Your My World
Use Somebody

Annika Rands' Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£125
Up to 1 hour£187.50
Up to 2 hours£281.25
Up to 3 hours£325
Packages
Party!
2 x 45 minutes party music to get everyone up dancing along.
£312.50
Wedding
Ceremony song of choice and 1 hour set during Reception drinks
£343.75
60's Tribute
Full tribute in costume, 2 x 45 mins.
£350
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I am very personable, I like to chat to the audience and get everyone involved. Everyone always comments on what a diverse amount of songs I cover, from the 40s to modern day!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Wedding at Castle Howard, York, Park Inn, Norfolk, Orsett Hall, Seckford Hall. I’ve also sang at weddings in France & Italy. Theatres across the Uk for a tour. Warners Hotels Potters resorts Holiday Inn, Norwich Various hotels, holiday parks etc.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Barbara Streisand Whitney Houston Mariah Carey Adele

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Some of the biggest theatres in the country in a theatre tour a few years ago.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

As long as i have notice it shouldn't be a problem

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes I can, but not a full DJ service after my set. I do have a dj I can recommend and work with.

How much time do you need to set up?

20 minutes average. As long as I have a power supply I am pretty self sufficient.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes a few, and i can learn a couple of requests!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes I only require a plug socket!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes one or two songs.
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Jazz, Covers, Motown, Tribute, Vintage, Top 40, Musical theatre
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Private event, Theatre / Show, Concert, Cruise, Christmas party, Birthday party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Actor, Singing teaching
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