James Bay - Hold Back The River
22 year-old James has been announced as the winner of 2015's Brit Awards Critics Choice following in the footsteps of Sam Smith who won the title last year. Previous winners have included Tom Odell, Jessie J, Emeli Sande, and Adele. James is a singer-songwriter and musician from Hitchin, Hertfordshire. He studied at the Brighton institute of Modern Music before releasing his ‘The Dark Of Morning’ EP last year. He’s performed on the Burberry runway and recently has been on tour supporting Irish singer Hozier as well as Tom Odell and Kodaline. James also played T In The Park and the V Festival during the summer. This is the title track from his latest EP.