Kelli-Leigh

Kelli-Leigh Henry-Davila,[1] known professionally as Kelli-Leigh, is a singer and songwriter from South London.

Kelli-Leigh
Birth nameKelli-Leigh Henry-Davila
Born1985
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Associated acts

She is best known for being the uncredited vocalist in the UK number one singles "I Got U" by Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones and "I Wanna Feel" by Second City, as well as the credited vocalist in the UK top 10 single "More Than Friends" by James Hype.[2][3] She has also performed backing vocals for Adele and Leona Lewis among others.

On 23 February 2018, Kelli-Leigh released her debut solo single "Do You Wanna Be Loved Like This?", through her own record label Music Core Limited. She has plans for several more single releases throughout 2018 with a view to release an EP in early 2019.

In 2011, Kelli-Leigh joined Adele's touring band as a backup singer.[1][3]

DiscographyEdit

Extended playsEdit

Year Title
2012 I Am Here

SinglesEdit

As a solo artistEdit

Year Title
2018 "Do You Wanna Be Loved Like This?"

As a featured artistEdit

Year Title Main Artist(s) UK UK
Dance
AUS BEL
(FLA)
BEL
(WAL)
IRE NED SCO US
Dance
Certifications
2011 "Cry (Just a Little)" Bingo Players 44 7 28 7 41
2014 "I Got U" Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones 1 1 17 14 32 1 47 2 1
  • ARIA: Gold
  • BPI: Platinum[4]
  • FIMI: Platinum
"I Wanna Feel" Secondcity 1 1 9 51 25 2 2
"Love Too Deep" Ferreck Dawn and Redondo 48 14 65 69 51
2015 "Holding You" Rossi Sure
2016 "Running" Low Steppa
2017 "More than Friends" James Hype 8 1 20 83 20 4
  • BPI: Platinum[6]
  • BEA: Gold
  • BVMI: Gold
"Never Be" Tim Mason & Capa
2018 "Don't Wreck My Holiday" Black Saint
"Touch Me" Malifoo & Santti
2019 "Chase The Sun"[7] Hardwell and Dannic
"Feels So Good"[8] Tiësto and Justin Caruso
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Shapiro, Marc (17 July 2012). Adele: The Biography. St. Martin's Press. p. 122. ISBN 978-1-250-02515-9. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  2. ^ Johnson, Emma (26 September 2014). "Backing singer Kelli-Leigh is coming out of the shadows". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  3. ^ a b Patterson, Joseph 'JP' (5 November 2015). "Meet Kelli-Leigh, The Unknown Singer Behind Some Of Your Favourite UK Dance Tunes". Complex. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  4. ^ "BPI Awards - I Got U". www.bpi.co.uk.
  5. ^ "BPI Awards - Second City". www.bpi.co.uk.
  6. ^ "BPI Awards - James Hype". www.bpi.co.uk.
  7. ^ "Chase the Sun (feat. Kelli-Leigh) - Single by Hardwell by Dannic and Thomas Newson on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Feels So Good (feat. Kelli-Leigh) - Single by Tiësto on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 2 May 2019.