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About Leighton

An interactive, passionate and upbeat vocalist, Leighton performs your favourite hits across the decades.
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Leighton is a solo singer with many years’ experience entertaining crowds throughout the UK. An interactive, passionate and upbeat performer, Leighton guarantees to ensure you and your guests have a great time during his live sets. Performing your favourite hits from across the decades, Leighton’s repertoire is vast and full of something for everyone! From Kings Of Leon to Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars and much more, you’ll be up on your feet from the first note. Leighton’s wealth of experience as a professional vocalist has seen him perform in countless prestigious venues such as The Celtic Manor, Hestercombe House and Gardens, Mathern Place and many more.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
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Booked for 5 Encore gigs!
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

10s
The Weeknd - Blinding Lights
Sam Fischer - This City
Beyonce - Love On Top
Tones & I - Dance Monkey
Sam Smith - How Do You Sleep
Cee Lo Green - Forget You
Whitney Houston - Higher Love
Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved
George Ezra - Shotgun
Walk The Moon - Shut Up and Dance
Calum Scott - You Are The Reason
Tones And I - Dance Monkey
DNCE - Cake By The Ocean
Justin Timberlake - Can’t Stop The Feeling
Portugal. The man - Feel It Still
Bastille - Pompeii
Rag N Bone Man - Human
George Ezra - Hold My Girl
George Ezra - Paradise
Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
Shawn Mendes - There’s Nothing Holding Me Back
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
Mtko - Classic
Ben Howard - Only Love
Beyoncé - Halo
Sam Smith - Stay With Me
Sheppard - Geronimo
Ruelle - I Get To Love You
Dani And Lizzy - Dancing In The Sky
Adele - Rolling In The Deep
Duncan Lawrence - Arcade
Harry Styles - Falling
Harry Styles - Watermelon Sugar
00s
Stereophonics - Dakota
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Sam Sparrow - Black And Gold
The Killers - Human
Jennifer Lopez - Waiting For Tonight
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Killers - Human
Maroon 5 - This Love
OutKast - Hey Ya
Michael Buble - Haven’t Met You Yet
Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
Paolo Nutini - New Shoes
McFly - Obviously
McFly - It’s All About You
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Madcon - Beggin’
90s
Robbie Williams - Angels
Robbie Williams - Let Me Entertain You
Cher - Do You Believe
Ricky Martin - Livin’ La Vida Loca
Toploader - Dancing In The Moonlight
GooGooDolls - Iris
Shania Twain - You’re Still The One
Chesney Hawkes - I Am The One And Only
Backstreet Boys - I Want It That Way
80s
Guns N’ Roses - Sweet Child O’ Mine
Bon Jovi - Livin’ On A Prayer
Bryan Adams - Summer Of ‘69
Journey - Don’t Stop Believing
Europe - Final Countdown
Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
The Proclaimers - I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
George Michael - Faith
ABC - When Smokey Sings
Hall & Oats - I Can’t Go For That ( No Can Do)
A-Ha - Take On Me
Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
Go West - We Close Our Eyes
Wham! - I’m Your Man
Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Depeche Mode - Just Can’t Get Enough
The Human League - Love Action
ABC - The Look Of Love Pt 1
Erasure - A Little Respect
Philip Bailey & Phil Collins - Easy Lover
Van Halen - Jump
Gary Numan - Cars
Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
King - Love & Pride
Prince - Purple Rain
Simple Minds - Don’t You Forget About Me
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
David Bowie- Dancing In The Street
The Contours - Do You Love Me
Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night
Lionel Richie - All Night Long
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Stevie Wonder - Master Blaster
Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
David Bowie - Lets Dance
Luther Vandros - Never Too Much
Prince - Kiss
UB40 - Red Red Wine
George Benson - Give Me The Night
INXS - Need You Tonight
INXS - Never Tear Us Apart
The Human League - Don't You Want Me Baby
Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
Madness - It Must Be Love
Madness - Our House
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
The Jam - Town Called Malice
The Style Council - Shout To The Top
70s
Queen - We Will Rock You
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen - Don’t Stop Me Now
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
Earth Wind & Fire - September
Michael Jackson - I Wanna Be Where You Are
Bette Midler - The Rose
Aretha Franklin - Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
Elton John - Are You Ready For Love
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Stevie Wonder -
Elvis - Burning Love
Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You
Bill Withers - Ain’t No Sunshine
Grease - you’re the one that I want
60s
The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
The Four Tops - I Can’t Help Myself Sugar pie Honey bunch
The Beatles - Come Together
The Beatles - Twist and Shout
The Beatles - Yesterday
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Elvis - Can’t Help Falling In Love
Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire
Sam Cooke - What a wonderful world
Frankie Valli - Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
Tina Turner - Proud Mary
The Temptations - My Girl
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
Roy Orbison - Oh Pretty Woman
The Rolling Stones - (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
Dionne Warwick - I say a littler prayer
The Supremes - You Can’t Hurry Love
50s
Sam Cooke - Wonderful World
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
Ray Charles - I’ve Got A Woman
Medleys
Queen
George Michael/ Wham
Robbie Williams
Boyband-
Elvis Presley
Eighties Medley - We Close our Eyes, Spin Me Round, Everybody Wants To Rule The World...And More
Rock Medley - Living On A Prayer, Summer Of 69, One And Only, Eye Of The Tiger
Customer questions

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

I always try my best to be flexible. If timings change just let me know.

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

This would not be a problem at all. If you would like me to provide a DJ service after our final set I would be happy to do this for an additional fee.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up 1-2 hours before I am due to play.

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

This would not be a problem. I would work with you to curate the best set list for your event and with enough notice be able to learn certain requests.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I am able to provide PA and Lighting for your event.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

With enough notice I would be happy to learn certain requests.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I have had compliments on my song choices as i have picked songs for a mixed age group so there should be something for everyone.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have been lucky enough to play in many different venues both as a solo, duo and in a band. I have played a wedding in a barn on a haystack, an 18th birthday party on a boat and in many esteemed venues such as Mathern Place and Hestercombe house & gardens

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I have always loved all different types of music. Growing up in the 90s I was influenced by the divas.

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

I played with my band at the o2 academy in Birmingham which was a great experience.

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)£100
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£160
Up to 3 hours£300

Add-ons

DJ set
+£100

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Mike D, 2 months ago

We booked Leighton for our wedding evening reception & we are so glad we did , Leighton is friendly ,professional & has that wow factor when performing & got everyone on there feet dancing . I would certainly book him again .. thank you Leighton for making our wedding evening reception even more special

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Sharon W, 3 months ago

Leighton was great very good thank you

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Mikaela R, 1 year ago

Absolutely incredibly talent! Played our opening weekend in our pub and was perfect for all of our customers - the dance floor hasn’t been that full for years. Fully and strongly recommend!

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Jamie-leigh D, 2 years ago

Leighton was fabulous and we were very please with the entertainment. He had everyone on their feet, si going and dancing and it was a great touch to our evening. Thank you Leighton.

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Charlotte N, 1 year ago

Leighton was absolutely amazing!! I cannot thank him enough not only for learning our first dance song but providing amazing music and getting everyone on their feet. What an amazing perfumes aswell as Ben who played guitar. Thank you both for making our wedding so special

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Lissa J, 1 year ago

Fab night! really sociable, interaction with guests really good. Easy going went with the flow. Fab voice and well presented. I would highly recommend Leighton he made my 50th birthday even better 👍🍾🎂🥂

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