Jay James is a British Recording Artist & Songwriter who shot to commercial fame as a finalist on the 2014 series of The X Factor. From his first audition Jay caused widespread International attention, impressing the judges & audiences alike with his unique performances and voice. Simon Cowell branded Jay as ‘Incredible & a genius’ whilst on the show and later admitted he was in fact his predicted winner.
The former Royal Navy Fitness Instructor discovered his passion for music whilst on leave, he later released his critically acclaimed debut album Play It By Heart in the summer of 2012, featuring written collaborations with the likes of John Legend and Booker T. Jones.
Jay James is currently working on Album 2 and with some already high profile collaborations in the bag he is certainly ‘one to watch’.
He is currently available for gigs, pa’s & DJ sets.