BBC Music Introducing artist, Emma Saville, is an evocative singer/songwriter based between London & Sheffield, UK, with a combined following of over 50K. Her music‘s been streamed millions of times in 156 countries & multiple times on BBC Radio.
Emma’s sultry music is a rich blend of soul, hiphop & R&B, with Latin influences. She’s performed across the UK (including The Leadmill main stage, Tramlines & Together In The Square Festival), as well as & in Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, Spain, Australia & New Zealand.
Emma has shared stages with various internationally-renowned artists, such as platinum award-winning singer/songwriter, Sarah Jay Hawley, Poet Laureate Otis Mensah, Pattern+Push 2022 winner/BBC 1Xtra artist, Sarinity Jones, BBC Music Introducing Artists: April-Ess, Alice Ede, Charlotte Branson & Sophie Smith, & internationally-touring performers such as Franz Von, ProBeatz & Chozen 1ne.
Emma’s multi-tonal voice has been described as “powerful with an impressive range…will give you goosebumps“, & compared to Sade, Hannah from London Grammar, Anita Baker & Freya Riding.
Having relaunched as an independent artist in December 2020, Emma’s “soulful, R&B power ballads“ & “hip hop-soul fusion” have received positive international acclaim.
With her Greek / Italian roots & myriad of musical interests, Emma writes empowering songs about love, loss & overcoming life’s obstacles.
Combining thought-provoking lyrics, emotive storytelling & “breathtakingly beautiful vocals”, Emma creates music that “moves the head, heart & feet”.
Emma’s memorable voice is still finding new fans.
Emma’s best known for her single, Be as One. Produced by MinusBlue, the original track & several remixes are on over 200 compilations worldwide, with over 6 million combined streams on YouTube & 2 million on Spotify to date [8 Jan 2023].
A selection of press coverage:
“some DJ fresh vibes on the production, & a really powerful vocal performance“ – Christian Carlisle, BBC Music Introducing
“a gorgeous, sensual track” – Ellie Colton, BBC Radio Sheffield
“an example of [Emma’s] breadth of inspirations all amalgamated into this breathy number…featuring sultry vocals…and graceful melody to affairs.” – Chris Hallam, Sheffield Star [Newspaper]
“Wow. What a powerful voice & amazing vocal range. An obvious comparison is Sade, great tone!” – Matt Hume, Fourth City
“Sensational music” – Trevor Tomlin, Sheffield Live!
“It’s giving me Freya Riding vibes. Breathtaking, soaring vocals & harmonies. Gave me goosebumps” – South Yorkshire Singers
Emma released her debut solo album throughout 2021. Saudade Unplugged was released on 18th January 2021 & Ontem (Música Popular Brasileira) was released on June 4th 2021.
The “soulful, Latin-infused power ballads”, Nostalgia, Love Wasn’t Enough, Though The Storm, Not Forgetting, & What If (released May – November 2021) & Here & Now Unplugged feat. Mike Fleming (released March 2022), have also received positive international praise.
The hip hop-soul fusion tracks, Hold On, Be The Change & Ghosts were released April – July 2022. Anxiety No was released in September 2022, & FreeFalling in December 2022.
Stay tuned for additional releases.
All songs are available on all streaming platforms.
Contact Emma to arrange interviews
– FreeFalling (08/12/2022)
– Anxiety No (08/09/2022)
– Ghosts (11/07/2022)
– Be The Change (28/05/2022)
– Hold On (21/04/2022)
– Here & Now Unplugged (21/03/2022)
– What If (01/11/2021)
– Not Forgetting (23/09/2021)
– Through The Storm (19/08/2021)
– Love Wasn’t Enough (14/07/21)
– Ontem (04/06/2021)
– Nostalgia (04/05/21)
– Saudade Unplugged (18/01/2021)
– Clear Blue Eyes, Minusblue (2012, Mustard Music Publishing Ltd): Be as One, Ocean Sky, Close Your Eyes, Souvenir, Sweet Harmony & In Your Arms
– Living Life in Phases, Minusblue (March 2013, Seamless Recordings): Breathe & Watching the Sky
– Through The Storm, (retrospective album of 8 singles released 18/01/2021-21/03/2022)