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Just Whitney and Soul Singer UK

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About Just Whitney and Soul Singer UK

Emma has the skills to sing any genre of music. She can sing a song that will create a picture, whilst touching your soul
Soul & Motown band
Luton
Public liability insurance of £1 million

Emma's Mum always said that she was singing from birth...... and she hasn't stopped!! At a young age Emma would use her hair brush, stand in front of the mirror and would sing at the top of her voice to her idol, Whitney Houston Emma soon recognised her love and passion for music and decided to share her gift when singing in choirs and becoming a Vocal Coach and Session singer. Emma has been a session singer and vocal coach for many years and has been blessed to sing backing vocals for some of the industries greatest artists Idris Elba (Actor), Joss Stone (Pop),  Mary Wilson (The Supreme - Motown), Winston Reedy (Reggae), Carol Thompson (Lovers Rock), Susan Boyle (X Factor Winner) Donna Marie (Reggae) Papa San (Gospel Reggae/Dancehall), Twinkie Clarke (Gospel), Marvia Providence (Gospel Reggae) to name a few, as well as performing at The Isle of Wight Festival, Children In Need and the MOBO awards, Italy Tour and running vocal workshops in UK and Europe One of Emma’s highlights in her musical career was singing with the first every UK Gospel choir, ever to perform on Britain’s Got Talent 2013, making it to the Semi finals.   Emma knows how to engage with a crowd and always leave them wanting more.  Having completed tours in the North and South of Italy, as well bookings throughout Europe and the UK. In the words of Maya Angelou  “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song”

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform with backing tracks
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
1980s era music, 1990s era music, Gospel, Pop, Covers, Motown, R&B, Soul, Tribute
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Cruise
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Song list

POP/ EASY LISTENING
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Man in the mirror - Michael Jackson
Rock with you - Michael Jackson
Girls Just wanna have fun – Madonna
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Faith - George Michael
All by myself - Celine Dion
Every breathe you take - Police
Don’t let the Sun go down - George Michael/Elton John
Wake me up - George Michael
I’m your man - George Michael
Nothing compares to you - Sinead O’Connor
I can feel it coming through the air tonight - Phil Collins
Another day in paradise - Phil Collins
You can’t hurry love - Phil Collins
Yesterday - Beatles
Don’t stop me now – Queen
What’s love gotta do with it - Tina Turner
Left a good job in the city - Tina Turner
I can’t stand the Rain - Tina Turner
The Best - Tina Turner
Genie in a bottle - Christina Aguilera
Delilah - Tom Jones
It’s not unusual - Tom Jones
I never fall in love again – Tom Jones
Smooth Operator – Sade
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Dance with me tonight - Olly Mars
Price tag - Jessie J
Wonderwall - Oasis
Sittin on the Dock (of the bay) – Ottis Redding
Don’t stop me now - Queen
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Licence to kill - Gladys Knight
Thinking out Loud - Ed Sheehan
Love me for a reason - Boyzone
How Deep is your Love - Kelly Rowland and Michel Bublé
Holding out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler
How Deep is your Love - Bee Gees/PJ Morton
Knocks me off my Feet - Stevie Wonder
What the world needs now – Dionne Warwick
Superstar – Carpenters/Luther Vandros
Close to You – Carpenters
We’ve only begun - Carpenters
Every breath I take – Police
You’ve got a friend – Carole King
Angles – Robbie Williams
Been around the World – Lisa Stanfield
Purple Rain – Prince
Valarie – Amy Winehouse
WEDDING CHURCH/CEREMONY/REGISTER/RECEPTION
Because you loved Me - Celine Dion
Your love (Lifting me higher) - Jackie Wilson
How sweet it is to be Loved - Marvin Gaye
Amazing Grace- Hymn Traditional
Oh Happy Day - Edwin Hawkins
Lord of the Dance – Traditional
Make me a Channel of your Peace – Hymn Traditional
One more step along the Road – Hymn Traditional
Swing Lo – African-American Spiritual song
This Little light of Mine – UPMASS
Guide me oh Thou great Jehovah - Hymn Traditional
Great is Thy Faithfulness - Hymn Traditional
How great Thou art - Hymn Traditional
O Perfect Love – Hymn Traditional
Shout to the Lord – Hillsongs
10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) – Matt Redman
Days of Elijah – Donnie McClurkin
For your Love - Stevie Wonder
Saving All my love - Whitney Houston
You can’t hurry love - Phil Colins
Ave Maria - Celine Dion
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Try a little Tenderness - Otis Redding
More than Words - Extreme
At Last – Etta Fitzgerald
My Girl – The Temptations
Stay with me – Sam Smith
All of Me – John Legend
Ordinary People – John Legend
Because of You – Kelly Clarkson
Make you feel my Love - Adele
Shape of you – Ed Sheeran
Thinking out Loud – Ed Sheeran
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Why I love you – Major
Suddenly – Billy Ocean
Lovely Day – Kirk Franklin
Your Love is King - Sade
Get here if you can – Oletta Adams
Tonight, I celebrate my Love for you – Roberta Flack
Endless Love – Luther Vandross
Don’t blame it on the Sunshine – Michael Jackson
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Ariana Grande
Always and Forever – Luther Vandross,
All My Life – KC and Jojo,
Joyful Joyful – Sister Act
Total Praise – Richard Smallwood,
This is the Air I breath – Michael W Smith
Ribbon in the Sky – Stevie Wonder
All you need is Love (Love Love Love) – Love Actually
Put a little Love in your heart – Mary Mary
Aint no Mountain – Marvin Gaye/Sister Act ,
I can see clearly now – Jimmy Cliff,
Overjoyed – Stevie Wonder
Isn’t she lovely – Stevie Wonder
For your Love – Stevie Wonder
Missing you – Des’ree
I will always love you – Whitney Houston,
I’ll be There – Micheal Jackson/Mariah Carey ,
If I aint got you – Alicia Keys
Make you feel my Love - Adele,
You raise me up – Westliffe
The Prayer – Donnie McClurkin/Yolanda Adams
Weak – TLC
Rule the World - Take That
SOUL/R&B
Your love (Lifting me higher) - Jackie Wilson
Purple Rain – Prince
Lean on Me – Bill Withers
Knew you were waiting - Aretha Franklin/ George Michael
Drifting on a memory - Whitney Houston
Sweet love - Anita Baker
You to me are everything - The Real Thing
I wish - Stevie Wonder
Papa was a Rolling Stone - The Temptations
Killing me softly - Lauren Hill
Always be my baby - Mariah Carey
What’s going on - Marvin Gaye
Ain’t nobody loves me better - Chaka Khan
Caught up in the rapture - Anita Baker
I’m wishing on a star - Rose Royce
Young hearts run free - Candi Stanton
Never knew love like this before - Stephanie Mills
Anytime you need a friend - Mariah Carey
Blinded by your Grace – Stormzy
Why do fools fall in Love - Diana Ross
I’m every Woman - Whitney Houston
Come into my life - Joyce Sims
One day I’ll fly away - Cindy Crawford
This is a man’s world - The residents
Stand by Me - Ben E King
Say a Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Dock of the bay - Otis Redding
Miss you anymore - Angie Stone
Forget you - Cee Lo Green
Aint no mountain - Marvin Gaye
Happy - Pharell Williams
Celebrate good times - Kool and the Gang
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Let’s Stay together - Al Green
I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston
I wanna dance with somebody - Whitney Houston
Your love is my love - Whitney Houston
I have nothing - Whitney Houston
Your love is my Love - Whitney Houston
Optimistic - Sounds of Blackness
You to me are everything - The Real Thing
Buttercup - Diana Ross
Love on top - Beyoncé Knowles
Ain’t Nothing like the real thing Baby – Aretha Franklin
REGGAE
One Love - Bob Marley
Is this Love - Bob Marley
No woman no cry - Bob Marley
Sweet love - Anita Baker
Silly Games – Janet Kaye
Turn the Lights down low – Lauren Hill
Good Thing going - Sugar Minnott
I can’t help falling in Love - Elvis Priestley/ UB40
GOSPEL
Shackles - Mary Mary
Bridge over troubled Water - Bebe and Cece Winans
Amazing Grace- Traditional
Oh Happy Day - Edwin Hawkins
Jazz/ Swing
Fly me to the moon - Frank Sinatra
LOVE - Frank Sinatra
Your Just too good to be true - Frankie Valli
The way you look tonight – Frank Sinatra
I love you Baby – Frank Sinatra/Beyonce
I got you under my sing – Frank Sintra
Misty – Ella Fitzergerald
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend – Marilyn Munroe
Can’t Take my Eyes off you - Beyoncé Knowles
COVERS
Whitney Houston
ABBA
Motown
Michael Jackson
Bebe & Cece Winans
Gospel Covers
CHRISTMAS COVERS
White Christmas – Bing Crosby
Emmanuel –
Silent Night – Traditional
interpretation of the song and enough time to learn the song.
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The high energy and the fun I have on stage and the interaction I have with the crowd. Whether it is a acoustic set or a live band, the atmosphere is set for everybody to have a good time.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

London O2, Umberto Giordano Theatre, UK Theatres, Royal Albert Hall, Isle of Wight Festival, Londonderry Festival, Elstree TV Studio's, Theatres and Venues in Poland and Itlay

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

So many artists influence me - however Whitney Houston, Cece Winans, Stevie Wonder, Mariah Carey, Bob Marley

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

Performing for HRH the Queen. However, I class all my bookings as 'high profile' as each gig you give and take-away something that is special and memorable

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

Yes, the singer will always be the same. The musicians may vary dependant on availability. However the quality and sound of the music will be of an excellent standard.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes. You have the opportunity of booking a Soloist with an acoustic sound, or if you are looking for a Trio and band this request can be accommodated, as well as a 7/8 piece band including Sax and trumpet

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

We try to be flexible in order to accommodate to your needs to ensure that you have a successful night. If your timings change simply let us know

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

This is a request we can offer in addition to the Performance set. If you'd like a DJ service prior or after the final set and until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £230

How much time do you need to set up?

Backing Track - 1hr - 1.5 hours Larger band size will require approx 2hrs I can provide a playlist prior to the performance whilst your guests arrive

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

Our set lists are designed to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

A small PA system is included in the price for the acoustic set. There will be additional costs for additional instruments and lighting.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

“If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There maybe an additional charge for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1800
Up to 2 hours£2000
Up to 3 hours£2000
Packages
Drinks reception - Singer and Keyboardist4 musicians
The‘I do’ after the wedding ceremony can only mean one thing - it’s time to toast the bride and groom. Whilst you are capturing those memories through photography, allow us to entertain your guests with easy listening songs that will create the mood and set the scene, in preparation for the Wedding breakfast. The performance by a singer and keyboardist will give your guests a chance to mingle and meet new family and friends, whilst singing along and tapping their feet to some familiar songs. Small PA can be provided (dependant on the size of the venue)
£600
A Night to Remember - Singer & Keyboardist4 musicians
This unique package includes a singer and keyboardist with a wide genre and collection of songs, which will allow 1-3 hours of great music. So, allow me to take away some of the stress as I will handle the entertainment ensuring that all your favourite songs are on the ‘dance list’ for your guests to dance the night away. A consultation session with me will allow me to get you know you a little better so that the night reflects you and your character. What makes us special? We may be a 2-piece band but the sound and vibe we create will make you feel like you are on the front row, at your favourite artists' concert. The musician can play piano, strings & bassline, whilst the singer engages with every guest making them feel that the song being sung was specifically written for them. The privilege of singing & playing in large, small, and intimate arenas, whether in front of celebrities, corporate clients or people like you and me allows me the gift to create great memories. Small PA can be provided
£600
Wedding ceremony - Singer and Keyboardist 4 musicians
I offer a special Wedding Package to Brides and Grooms where the bride can walk down the aisle whilst their special song is being sung. As well as performing during the service, the signing of the register and even singing them out to of the church to a song of your choice after saying ‘I DO’ To ensure that we make your day memorable we believe in ensuring that all the information that matters to you matters to us too. A consultation sessions are available to the lead up to your special day. For every wedding that we perform at, we like to ensure that the day is all about ‘YOU’ so if you have any special requests we will do our best to make your request reality. We look forward to hearing from you very soon
£600

Add-ons

DJ set
+£230

Reviews

From customers:

Ibe P, 2 years ago

Working with Emma O'Connor on vocals was amazing, she was efficient and spot on

Francesco *, 3 years ago

We had the honor, the pleasure and the opportunity to be able to work on a winter tour with Emma, a wonderful person with a great professionalism, she immediately became familiar with the band and the whole company, always making herself available at every step even in the most difficult moments, and believe me in a gospel tour in December with rainy snow and adverse weather making 48 concerts in just 30 days requires dedication, commitment and professionalism that not everyone has. Emma yes. An artist with an unparalleled talent. With the hope of being able to collaborate again we wish her the best successes!

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