In the past year, Anne-Marie has achieved some of her biggest dreams in music. Whether she’s performing in a sold-out stadium or an intimate venue, Anne-Marie is constantly giving it her all.
Just in the last year, she’s gained fans around the world, collected a nomination for a iHeartRadio Music Award, achieved multiple platinum singles and more. Now, she’s on a massive North American tour opening for Ed Sheeran while also touring the country on her own headlining tour. Noted as “arguably one of the most consistent hitmakers in pop,” by Idolator, Anne-Marie’s reign in music has helped her climb to more than 26 million listeners on Spotify each month.
With an impressive, collective social following of more than a million, Anne-Marie is passionate about her fans. Whether she’s answering a tweet that says, “like this tweet with your best double chin” or giving advice to someone going through heartbreak, Anne-Marie’s devoted to making sure her fans get the respect and love that they give her.
“[I think it’s important to connect with my fans] because they show me love. I appreciate them so much, so the closer the relationship the better. I love to be on social media a lot and obviously [meeting them] in person is even better!” she said about the driving force behind her performances.
While Anne-Marie’s music has charted multiple times on the pop charts, her musical beginning actually involved performances in musicals like Les Miserables and Whistle Down The Wind. Those performances eventually lead to recording time in Elton John’s recording studio, Rocket Records. Creating a solo demo for a track called “Summer Girl,” it caught the attention of former Beyond the Stage cover star, Rudimental. Performing on multiple tracks with the UK based band, Anne-Marie went on to gain the attention of Sheeran, who encouraged her to start her solo career.
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