Richard & Adam are Welsh classical singers, best known for finishing in third place on the seventh series of Britain’s Got Talent. They come from Holywell in North Wales. Their debut album The Impossible Dream topped the UK Albums Chart and spent four consecutive weeks at number one, making it the longest-running number-one album of 2013 in the UK.
Richard and Adam auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent in January 2013 and was aired in April 2013. They performed The Impossible Dream and were put through to the next round by the judges. The duo performed on the first live show with Somewhere and won with the most votes cast with over 66% of the vote. They were put through to the final.
In June 2013, Richard & Adam were signed to Sony Music. They released their debut album, The Impossible Dream, including the single cover of the same name on 29 July 2013. The album was released by Arista Records, the duo’s current label. The album debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart on 4 August. In its second week on sale, despite competition from US duo The Civil Wars, Richard & Adam held onto the Official Albums Chart Number 1 spot for a second week. The album contains covers of songs such as Somewhere, Amazing Grace and Bring Him Home. The album stayed at number one for four consecutive weeks.
On 12 September 2013, Richard & Adam announced details of their second album, The Christmas Album, which was released on 2 December. The album put an operatic twist on Christmas songs such as Away in a Manger, Silent Night and Once in Royal David’s City.
In May 2014, it was announced that Richard & Adam’s third album would be called At the Movies, composed of songs from soundtracks. The album debuted at number five on the UK Albums Chart.
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