Former X Factor star, Laura White is an internationally successful singer and songwriter. From talent show competitions to penning Grammy-nominated tracks, Laura’s career has been remarkable and shows no signs of slowing down. Fusing soul with jazz and pop influences, Laura’s voice is the perfect accompaniment to numerous occasions. Whether your event requires an entertaining to keep the dancefloor filled or backing vocals to create an enjoyable atmosphere, Laura will impress in every format.
A natural-born performer, Laura wrote and played her own songs on the piano from a young age, before auditioning for The X Factor in 2008. A fan favourite from the outset, Laura’s original voice saw her land a place in the live shows and Cheryl Coles’ girl group. Performing her own rendition of ‘You Are Not Alone’, ‘God Bless the Child’ and ‘Endless Love’, she was recognised for her unique talent. After rising to fame on the show, Laura had a readymade platform on her exit, thanks to her vast public appeal, allowing her to excel in her individual career.
Releasing her debut single, ‘You Should Have Known’ in 2009, Laura went straight to Number 2 in the UK Indie Chart and has continued to put out crowd-pleasing hits. A consistent contributor to the music scene, throughout the past decade Laura’s singles include the likes of ‘Happiness’, ‘Push It Right’, and ‘When You’re Dancing’ which earned her over 1.4 million monthly Spotify listeners, a testament to her popularity.
Equally renowned for her songwriting talents, Laura is the wordsmith behind countless hits, and even the wrote the Grammy-nominated track ‘New York Raining’ for megastar Rita Ora. From Paloma Faith to Mistajam, Example to Mark Ronson, Laura has collaborated with some of the world’s most recognised artists. No matter the genre, Laura has a proven history for penning a chart-topping number and is highly sought after as a featured vocalist.
With such an established platform Laura regularly appears at live events, as both an artist and celebrity guest. Occasions like Christmas light switch on often feature Laura to draw in large crowds, and she was chosen to perform at the prestigious Miss England pageant in 2009, again utilising her status to enhance the day. Benefit from Laura’s celebrity appeal when you book her as the singer for your occasion, a unique and recognisable star able to elevate proceedings.