The Official Top 10 Singers & Bands for Charity Fundraisers

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Music & Entertainment Executive
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Are you planning a charity fundraiser and searching for the perfect entertainment to elevate your event? Look no further! In our latest blog post, we've curated a diverse list of exceptional singers and bands ready to make your fundraiser an unforgettable success.


Best Musicians for Charity Fundraisers

We asked clients from thousands of events to recommend their favourite acts for charity fundraisers, and below have listed the most popular musicians

1. Boyzlife

Boyzlife brings together the talents of former Boyzone and Westlife members Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy. With a collective history of over 30 million records sold and a string of No.1 UK Singles, their performance is bound to captivate your charity fundraiser audience. They'll serenade you with chart-toppers like You Needed Me, Flying Without Wings, Swear It Again, and No Matter What. Experience harmonious vocals that stir up nostalgia for fans of both iconic boy bands.

2. 5ive

The 90s pop sensation, 5ive, known as 'The Fab Five,' is back and ready to elevate your charity fundraiser. These hip-hop and pop pioneers will impress your guests, whether it's a club night, a concert hall, or a corporate event. They've graced stadiums and arenas worldwide with their talent, and now they're available for your entertainment needs. Book 5ive and let their electrifying performance create unforgettable memories.

3. Sam Bailey

Sam Bailey, winner of The X Factor 2013, is a true music powerhouse. Her headline tour in 2015 sold out venues and earned rave reviews. Sam's cover of Black Velvet recently climbed the charts, proving her versatility. She even charmed audiences as Mrs. Potts in Disney's Beauty and the Beast Musical on the West End in 2021. Sam's vocal prowess and stage presence will leave a lasting impression at your charity fundraiser.

4. Faith Tucker

For a touch of classical elegance at your charity fundraiser, consider Faith Tucker. With a BMus Hons Degree from the Royal College of Music, this Britain's Got Talent sensation delivers operatic brilliance. Faith's passion for music shines through as she continues to stun audiences with her technical talent and theatrical performances. Whether it's a corporate gala or a charity event, Faith's musical prowess will amaze and delight.

5. Andy Abraham

Andy Abraham, a platinum-selling artist and 'voice of the people,' is available to make your charity fundraiser unforgettable. His soulful performances, steeped in the golden era of Swing, appeal to diverse audiences. Andy's nationwide tour celebrating Nat King Cole showcased his timeless talent. Whether it's a corporate event, wedding, or musical performance, Andy is the ideal headliner to elevate your fundraiser.

Did you know? 81% of US donors have attended a charity fundraising event – these celebrations are a great way to engage donors!

6. Toploader

With a triple-platinum track record, British indie band Toploader is an exciting choice for your charity fundraiser. They've graced stages worldwide, sharing venues with Coldplay and Muse. Established in 1997, they've evolved into a three-piece live band destined for greatness. Elevate your event with Toploader's diverse repertoire and international fame.

7. Blazin’ Squad

The hip-hop sensation of the noughties, Blazin' Squad, is ready to light up your charity fundraiser. Their repertoire is a proven crowd-pleaser, with six top-ten hits and 60 weeks in the UK charts. This ten-piece hip-hop collective brings fresh style and rebellious charm to the genre. Blazin' Squad guarantees a party atmosphere, whether at a bar, club, or event like a charity fundraiser.

8. East 17

The iconic boy band East 17 is back with original members John Hendy and Terry Coldwell, along with the addition of Robbie Craig. Known for their unique blend of rap and pop, they've achieved 18 Top 20 singles and four Top 10 albums. Their hits like House of Love and Let It Rain will take your charity fundraiser to the next level.

9. Belinda Davids

Experience the magic of Whitney Houston with Belinda Davids, an unbelievable tribute act. Her powerful vocals and charm recreate the late star's brilliance. From Britain's Got Talent to international shows, Belinda's vast experience guarantees a resounding impact at your charity fundraiser. Her setlist features classics like The Greatest Love of All, creating an unforgettable experience for your audience.

10. Duncan James

Duncan James, known for his role in the international boy band Blue, brings star power to your charity fundraiser. With chart-topping hits and a successful solo career, Duncan's talent shines bright. He's not only a singer but also an actor, presenter, and West End star. After Blue's reunion, they performed worldwide, cementing their status as a music legend. Duncan James is the perfect choice for a dynamic and memorable charity fundraiser.

How far in advance should I book a musician for my charity fundraiser?

To secure your preferred musician for your charity fundraiser, it's advisable to book as far in advance as possible. Most in-demand artists have busy schedules, so booking several months to a year ahead ensures their availability and allows time for coordination.

What factors should I consider when budgeting for a musician at my charity fundraiser?

When budgeting for musicians, consider their popularity, performance duration, and additional requirements such as travel and accommodation. It's essential to balance your fundraising goals and the quality of entertainment you want to provide your attendees.

How do I book entertainment for my charity fundraiser?

Ready to make your charity fundraiser a resounding success with our top-notch musicians? Don't wait; take the first step towards securing your preferred artist today! Fill out our online contact form, and our dedicated team will contact you.

Joe Burton Official Author Picture
Music & Entertainment Executive



Since joining the Champions Music & Entertainment team in 2021, Joseph Burton has established himself as our all-around music expert, thanks to his eclectic taste. Joe regularly supplies his expertise on musical acts and entertainment for clients, having studied Theatre Arts at Nottingham Trent University. Among his other expert topics, Joe regularly books festival headliners and famous acts for clients across the globe, the most notable being Tom Walker and Madness. He also works closely with entertainers like Richard Jones and often recommends magicians for corporate and public event entertainment alike. 

For several years, Joe travelled the world as a Production Manager on cruise ships. The experience sharpened his organisational skills and spurred Joe’s passion for entertainment. Today, such skills benefit his clients, as Joe expertly coordinates talent of all genres and forms for their events. He is our resident technical expert and is quick to offer his guidance to event planners wanting to make their occasion stand out. 

When Joe is not connecting globally renowned acts for large-scale and intimate events, he plays the guitar. Regularly jamming with his fellow musicians, he lives, eats and breathes music; Joe is committed to his craft. Discover a selection of Joe’s articles below, which showcase his expertise. 

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