Black Eyed Peas frontman, songwriter, super producer and more recently a widely respected judge on the UK version of The Voice on BBC One, will.i.am has a CV as colourful as a Picasso painting. Aged 38 and firmly cemented into the tapestry of popular culture, synonymously behind the scenes and at the forefront, will.i.am is about to embark on his first ever solo tour.

Wretch 32, born Jermaine Scott Sinclair has carved his way onto the UK music Hip Hop scene with a string of hits including Don’t Go featuring Josh Kumra. An inspiration to many, Wretch 32 has overcome homelessness and unemployment with dignity and humility. His lyrics are both smart and engaging, and his delivery is precise. From humble beginnings Wretch has managed to survive in the unpredictable world that is the UK Hip Hop scene, captivating audiences with high energy in his performances. Naturally all fathers are role models albeit, good

Fads come and go. New styles emerge and die out. Amidst an ever-changing sea of new artists, genres and technology it has become increasingly difficult for credible musicians to build a sustainable career in the music business. Josh Kumra is a new artist that chose to stay true to his singer/songwriter roots; something most artists find difficult when faced with the pressures of a major record label and life on the road.

Widely renown for embracing changes in society and unbeknown to many as the longest running soap in the world, Coronation Street welcomed Catherine Tyldesley as a fully fledged cast member in 2011. Since then her character Eva Price has grown into a hugely popular, feisty, front runner winning over long term fans of the show.

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