Grace Kennedy is an iconic singer, who rose to fame back in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Breaking onto the music scene after she delivered a stellar performance on the talent show Opportunity Knock, Grace was later given the opportunity by the BBC to become the Presenter of The Grace Kennedy Show. Earning a reputation as a household name, Grace soon became well known for mastering the genres of R&B, disco, soul, pop and dance, uniquely blending such styles to deliver showstopping performances packed with glitz and glamour. Today, Grace is a highly acclaimed event organiser, delivering successful events for corporate clients and making weddings extra special.
Back in 1977, Grace competed on the talent show Opportunity Knocks, which brought her to the attention of the BBC. Having made a considerable impact at the BBC, Grace was given her own television show, The Grace Kennedy Show. The infamous show ran for six series in the Saturday night prime time slot, and quickly became a staple on British television screens. During her time as the presenter, Grace had the pleasure of working with dignitaries such as Sir Bruce Forsyth. Having also worked with acclaimed singers and bands such as Lulu, Al Jarreau and The Pointer Sisters, Grace was awarded a BAFTA Award for presenting The Grace Kennedy Show.
Forging a high-profile musical career, Grace’s hit song Starting Again earned her international stardom, reaching the Top 30 of the US Charts. In addition, she had the pleasure of collaborating with Boy George on the song The Wishing Well, which earned her a place in the Top 20 of the UK Charts. Making a lasting impact on the music industry, Grace continues to be highly sought after to deliver her showstopping vocals at events of all kinds, having also had her back catalogue digitalised by the BBC and Demon Music Group. In addition to her prowess as a singer, Grace is also a revered event organiser, having organised events for the likes of Hugo Boss and PwC, and delivered a range of bespoke weddings.
A talented artist with a unique flair for entertaining and singing, Grace continues to be highly sought after to perform at events across the globe. Having released the albums Desire, Starting Again and One Voice, Grace is renowned for her songs Love Me to Sleep, I Know I’ll Never Love This Way Again, Love Is a Serious Business, Love in the Sunshine, One Voice and My Old Piano. When looking for a famous singer who will transport guests on a nostalgic journey back in the time to the late 1970s and early 1980s, don’t hesitate in hiring Grace Kennedy today.