Sam Ryder has forged a successful career as a singer and songwriter, making his debut as a singer back in 2009. Most recently, Sam made headlines after he represented the United Kingdom at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, singing his song ‘Space. Famed for singing the styles of Alternative Rock, Glam Metal, Indie Pop, Rock and Pop Rock, Sam has spent the majority of his life touring, writing and performing. Having taken the world by storm, Sam is now available to hire to perform at a range of events, guaranteed to entertain audiences of all ages with his raw talent.
Making his debut as a singer in 2009, Sam has spent over a decade touring, writing and performing his own material. At 19, Sam co-founded The Morning After band, releasing two studio albums. He later went on to become a guitarist for Blessed By A Broken Heart, a Canadian band who he later became the lead vocalist for and released the song Feel the Power. He was later frontman for Close Your Eyes, an American rock band, before deciding to pursue a career as a solo singer – performing in clubs and at weddings to build his repertoire.
When the Covid-19 pandemic hit in 2020, Sam took to social media to share his talents, setting up a TikTok account to share his music covers on. Before long, Sam went viral with his talented covers, recognised by artists such as Alicia Keys, Elton John, Sia and Justin Bieber. Sam was soon signed to Parlophone and became one of the most-followed UK artists on TikTok. His ever-increasing fame allowed him to release his EP The Sun’s Gonna Rise, gaining an impressive 100 million streams worldwide.
During the pandemic, Sam penned his acclaimed song ‘Space Man’, which he would later go on to sing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Touring the UK to promote his Eurovision entry, Sam was also the subject of the Sam Ryder: Road to Eurovision BBC documentary. Soaring to the finals, Sam claimed 466 points for the UK and finished in second place. He also won the jury vote, securing the highest score of a UK Eurovision entrant, the UK’s best result since 1998 and the UK’s first top three since 2002. Since appearing on Eurovision, Sam has claimed the 2022 Marcel Bezencon Press Award and is set to perform his own European tour in late 2022 and support Paloma Faith at her Hatfield Park summer concert.
Influenced by David Bowie, Queen and Elton John, Sam is a talented singer and songwriter whose success is only going to increase. When looking for a famous singer to perform at your next event, book Sam Ryder today for a guaranteed night of entertainment for audiences of all ages.