Ella Eyre

British singer and songwriter

Ella Eyre (born 1 April 1994) is a British singer-songwriter. She sang on Rudimental's single "Waiting All Night". It was number one in the UK Singles Chart in April 2013.[2]

Ella Eyre
Ella Eyre on the front row at London Fashion Week 2016
Background information
Birth nameElla McMahon
Also known asElla Eyre
Born (1994-04-01) 1 April 1994 (age 30)[1]
London, England, United Kingdom
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2012–present
LabelsVirgin EMI

Early life


Eyre was raised in Ealing, London. She went to a private school called Millfield and the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology.



Eyre was signed to Warner/Chappell Music in July 2012.

Eyre sung on the fourth song on Naughty Boy's album Hotel Cabana. The album was released in August 2013. The song, "Think About It", was then released as the album's fourth single on 17 November 2013. It reached number 78 in the UK Singles Chart.[3]

On 19 October 2013 Eyre performed at the Music of Black Origin Awards.[4] "Waiting All Night" was nominated for Best Song.[5]

On 31 October 2013 BBC Radio 1Xtra played Eyre's first solo single, "Deeper". She was also interviewed by DJ MistaJam.[6] On 22 November Eyre released the video for the single.[7]

On 4 November 2013, British rapper Tinie Tempah released his second album Demonstration. Eyre sung on the first song on the album, "Someday (Place in the Sun)". She was nominated for MTV Brand New 2014 on 28 November 2013. Other nominees were The Vamps, Eylar Fox, and Banks. In December MTV started letting the public vote for the winner. In February MTV will tell the public who got the most votes.[8]

On 5 December 2013 BBC put her on their Sound of 2014 list.[9] She was also nominated for the 2014 Brit Awards Critics' Choice award.[10]

Her first EP Deeper was released on 15 December 2013 by Virgin/EMI.[11]

Personal life


Eyre is dating John Newman.[12]


  1. Robin Murray, "Driving To The Top: Clash Meets Ella Eyre", Clash, 22 May 2014.
  2. "Official Singles Chart Top 100 - Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com.
  3. "Official Singles Chart Top 100 - Official Charts Company". www.officialcharts.com.
  4. Best Television Clips (20 October 2013). "Mobo Awards 2013 - Rudimental" – via YouTube.
  5. "MOBO Awards 2013 - Nominations List Revealed! - MOBO Awards". www.mobo.com. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  6. "Ella Eyre - Ella's debut single #Deeper is getting its world..." Ella Eyre.
  7. "KISS - The Beat Of The UK". KISS.
  8. "Vamps, Elyar Fox for MTV Brand New 2014". 28 November 2013. Archived from the original on 30 November 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  9. "2014, BBC Music Sound Of - 2. Ella Eyre - BBC Music". BBC.
  10. "The Home of Celebrity Fashion, Music and Beauty".[permanent dead link]
  11. "Deeper - EP by Ella Eyre". 1 January 2013.
  12. "John Newman 'Feels The Love' For Girlfriend Ella Eyre Hinting She Could Be 'The One'".

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