New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
RAYE returns with a surefire smash hit single "Friends
", released via Polydor Records/Universal Music. "Friends
" is an in your face ode to females being pitted against other females, produced by Mark Ralph and Kyle Shearer, the team behind Martin
Garrix and Dua Lipa's "Scared To Be Lonely
RAYE sings "What's up with all the girl hate girl shit" and "Why is it if I'm not a boy I'm an enemy", calling for females to support each other and stop the negativity that is all so easy to create.
RAYE recently released her second EP, 'Side Tape', a culturally relevant collection of music featuring a number of collaborations with her artist friends, all curated by RAYE herself.
She is one of the UK's hottest new stars. 2018 began with a BRIT Award nomination for 'Best Single' with Jax Jones, followed by a Top 15 charting single, the Gold certified 'Decline', a record that stayed on the Radio
1 A List for a massive 8 weeks. This was followed by 'Cigarette', one of the year's most exciting collaboration with Mabel
and Stefflon Don. The track has already had over 18 million streams of Spotify.
Overall RAYE has racked up nearly 130 million streams of her music, and has established herself as one of the UK's 'go to' hit songwriters, working with the likes of John Legend, Charli XCX, Nas, Little
Mix, Snakehips, Julia Michaels, Blood Pop, Ellie Goulding, Diplo and Naughty Boy. Her collaborations and song writing credits have racked up over 1 billion streams to date.
RAYE recently supported Rita Ora
on her UK tour, and headlined her own date at London's Village Underground. She will support Halsey
on her London dates in September.