Last week’s Burning Up featured songbird Emeli Sande but now we have a powerhouse vocalist to represent the men! Luke James has yet to release his debut album but thanks to his incredible range and skill, he has already been heralded as one of the artists who will revive male R&B music.
James has written numerous hits for acts across the industry, such as Chris Brown’s ‘Crawl’ and Justin Bieber’s ‘That Should Be Me’. However, he has finally stepped into the spotlight with his own single, ‘I Want You’, from his ‘#Luke’ EP.
Watch the video for ‘I Want You’ below and get acquainted with James astounding voice:
Hearing a male R&B artist who could actually sing is so refreshing! James obviously studied his craft and developed his talent rather than just depending on his looks or the T-Pain auto-tune app on iTunes like most of his peers.
For the R&B genre to experience a revival on the charts, it is important for the industry to generate acts who have an understanding of the roots of the field. James certainly knows that and the following description of his musical journey demonstrates that:
Download James’ ‘#Luke’ EP here!