Jade Helliwell from West Yorkshire is a singer songwriter whose style is a notably British blend of pop and country.
Music and song writing are Jade’s way of telling the stories of those around her and herself.
Jade’s songs are influenced by pop and country artists old and new, such as Taylor Swift, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Maren Morris. Jade has opened up for some amazing artists such as The Christians, The Muldoon Brothers, The Dunwells, Turin Brakes, Graham Goulding, Southern Halo and T-Rex.
She’s performed to some amazing crowds at festivals such as ‘Bingley Music Live’ ‘Oakwell Festival’ and ‘Buckle and Boots’ and ‘C2C’
In February 2017 Jade won the Yamaha Hoedown competition managing to secure a slot at the UKs biggest country festival C2C at the 02 in London. Following from this Jade is now a Yamaha artist.
Her 2016 EP ‘Forget the night’ stormed straight to number 2 on the UK country charts on its first day of release and reached number 47 in the Itunes album charts. After unexpected success in May 2017 following a viral video of Jade singing and reaching over 20 million views, it re-entered the charts peaking at Number one on the UK Itunes country charts and Number 8 on the Itunes albums charts.
In 2017, Jade was nominated for several awards such as ‘Box Radio- Best Female and Best Solo’ , ‘Ukcountryradio- Artist of the year and UK Female of the year’, ‘Best of British music award: Best unsigned female’ and Yorkshire Roots Awards: Outstanding artist’ which she went on to win.
Jade won the prestigious BCMA ‘Female Vocalist of The Year’ award at the 2017 BCMA awards night. She looks forward to an exciting 2018 with festival slots and new music on the horizon.