2016 celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Urban Voices Collective and their recent performances on the X Factor with Sigma & Rita Ora, a UK tour with Diversity and performing on the Fashion Theatre main stage at The Clothes Show 2015, show just how sought after this group have become. Other credits include The BBC Proms with Paloma Faith, The BAFTAS and singing the Official Anthem at the opening of the 2014 Invictus Games. They have also performed at The Royal Variety Performance and in front of an estimated worldwide television audience of 750 million viewers at The London 2012 Olympic closing ceremony.
The distinctive style and outstanding vocals of this London based collective have granted them countless performances with artists as diverse as Take That, George Michael, Muse, Tim Rice, The Who and The Kaiser Chiefs, to name but a few.
Born out of a desire to create a unique sound which fuses traditional gospel with soulful harmonies, Urban Voices Collective combine their rich vocals with a striking visual image. Whether backing some of the world’s biggest artists, headlining at a renowned venue in their hometown or performing at an intimate wedding, Urban Voices Collective promise to deliver a night to remember with their infectious energy and outstanding performance.
Founded by Karl Willett in 2006, the collective is made up of singers from a variety of musical backgrounds, bringing together some of the strongest and most adaptable vocal talent in London. With extensive experience in both live and studio settings, Urban Voices Collective's credits include collaborations with the London Symphony Orchestra, recording with acclaimed producer and composer David Arnold, backing vocals for Paloma Faith’s album ‘Fall To Grace’ and their own gospel arrangement of the national anthem for the Queen and the Royal Family at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games 2012. Other projects include recording with Coldplay for the 2012 Paralympic Games and a personal invite to perform for Boris Johnson at the Mayor's Christmas Carol Concert.
Urban Voices Collective have had first hand experience performing at workshops and seminars all over the world, teaching groups of non vocalists the art of harmonies and performance on group away days.
Urban Voices Collective are privileged to work with & continue to support a number of charities including Bone Cancer Research, Marie Curie Cancer Trust, The Teenage Cancer Trust, The British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and also fronting the IF Campaign charity single.
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