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  • Writer's pictureHarriett Dolphin

BREAKOUT ARTIST KENYA GRACE MAKES HISTORY WITH "STRANGERS" REACHING #1 ON THE OFFICIAL CHARTS


Kenya Grace
On Friday, October 12th, 2023, Kenya Grace achieved a historic milestone in her music career as her enchanting drum 'n' bass track, "Strangers," climbed the charts and reached the #1 spot on the Official Charts.

This achievement made Kenya Grace only the second female artist to hit #1 as a sole writer, producer, and performer, joining the ranks of the legendary Kate Bush.


"Strangers" held the #2 spot for two consecutive weeks, fending off competition from other notable artists. This South Africa-born, Southampton-based singer, songwriter, and producer has rapidly become a breakout sensation with her multidimensional perspective on electronic pop. She boasts impressive statistics, including 2 million playlist creates, 38 billion views, and over 200 million global streams.


In the midst of her incredible success, Kenya Grace treated her fans to her first live show in London. Over 300 hardcore fans had the opportunity to witness her performance at Corsica Studios, and the event was streamed live on TikTok and Instagram. Kenya Grace's performance was unique, with her leading the way with her vocals and a simple beatpad setup.


During the event, she also previewed new demos and unfinished music, giving fans a glimpse into her creative process and raw talent.


Despite her recent success, Kenya Grace remains dedicated to sharing her new work with her fans and putting them first. She's also taking her live show on the road, with newly announced tour dates across Europe and North America, including a headline show at Village Underground on October 31st.


Kenya Grace's journey is an inspiring testament to her talent, creativity, and connection with her audience. Her unique blend of music and captivating live performances are sure to continue captivating audiences worldwide.

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