5 things you didn’t know about James Arthur
Ahead of his gig at the Echo Arena this week, we go all fan-girly for James Arthur.
What an incredible year James Arthur has had! Having wrapped up a UK wide tour, released ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ gained multiple number 1’s, a platinum selling album and two BRIT Award nominations, and now, as part of his first ever UK arena tour, James comes to Liverpool on Friday 17th November with to perform ‘Back From the Edge’.
With support from fellow X Factor star, Ella Henderson, who rocked the Echo Arena at Radio City Live, just last week, James is excited to get straight back on the road and hit the bigger venues, he said: ” “It is unreal that I’ll be doing my first UK arena tour this November! The last tour was the best experience and now I cannot wait to take it to the next level in arenas. Thanks again for the continued support and can’t wait to see you there”.
Here’s 5 things you didn’t know about James Arthur….
1 – He’s kind of a big deal
…not only in the UK but also across the pond where James is currently up for an AMA (American Music Award) for New Artist of the Year, with competition from Niall Horan and Louisa Johnson.
2 – Tickling the Ivories
As well as having crazy guitar skills, did you know James Arthur is looking to improve his piano playing too, tweeting earlier this month looking for suggestions for a West London based piano tutor. Think you can help? Drop him a DM here.
3 – Ring-side Action
James Arthur is a huge UFC fan. Yep, and he showed his support on Twitter for Scouse fighter, Darren Till ahead of his headline fight at UfCGdansk back in October.
4 – Helping to #BeattheBullies
James threw his weight behind a truly worthy cause and recently wrote a song to support the #BeatTheBullies campaign and performed it on ITV’s Your Song.
5 – Book Back to the Boy famous fans
Did you know that James Arthur is also a talented author? His book ‘Back to the Boy’ is more than just an autobiography and mixes self-help advice to help others overcome lifes challenges. James has received praise from some famous faces too…..
Thanks James I’ll be cracking into yours mate – some of the pages are already stuck together 😘
— Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) October 2, 2017