Tag: Ray BLK

RAY BLK interview – Evening Standard, 28 Sept 2018

When Ray BLK was named the winner of the BBC’s Sound of 2017 Poll in January last year, she was the first ever musician without a record deal to top the reliable list of future stars that had previously included Adele, Sam Smith and Ellie Goulding. There was plenty of buzz on which the Catford R&B singer, now 25, could… Read more →

RAY BLK interview – Evening Standard, 13 Jan 2017

Here she is, then, the woman making the official sound of 2017: Ray BLK, a 23-year-old from Catford who came top of the BBC’s annual critics’ poll last Friday and has been trying to fathom what it all means since. “I was so, so shocked but I’m very excited. It’s very humbling, and rewarding too,” she tells me. “Every time… Read more →