Artist of the Month

MABEL

Born-   Mabel Alabama-Pearl McVey

           19 February 1996 (age 25)

           Alhaurín el Grande, Málaga, Spain

Occupation- Singer, Songwriter

Years active- 2015–present

Genres- R&B, Pop

Instruments- Vocals, Piano

 

Mabel McVey (born 20 February 1996), known professionally as Mabel, is a British singer and songwriter. Born in Málaga and raised in London, she is the daughter of Swedish singer Neneh Cherry and Massive Attack record producer Cameron McVey.

Mabel had her mainstream breakthrough in 2017, with "Finders Keepers" becoming her first UK top-10 single. She is nominated for British Breakthrough Act at the upcoming 2019 Brit Awards.

Mabel started her career in 2015 with her debut single, "Know Me Better". In 2017, she impacted UK charts with "Finders Keepers", which peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart. She has since released her 2017 debut extended play Bedroom, as well as a mixtape, Ivy to Roses.

Mabel opened for Harry Styles during the European part of the second leg of his tour Harry Styles: Live on Tour.

After her tour with Styles, Mabel embarked on her own headline tour through the United Kingdom and Europe. In 2018, she was featured on "Ring Ring" alongside rapper Rich the Kid and remixer Jax Jones. Also in 2018, she re-released her 2017 mixtape Ivy to Roses with new cover art, and songs released since the initial release. Mabel is currently working on her debut album.

Following a 30-second teaser titled 'Allow me to reintroduce myself', uploaded on 9 June 2021 to Mabel's social media platforms, "Let Them Know", co-written by RAYE, was released on 18 June 2021. It serves as the lead single from Mabel's upcoming second studio album.

On 16 July 2021, Mabel released the song "Take It Home" as part of Pokémon's 25th anniversary album. The song was accompanied by a music video featuring Pokémon characters, such as Pikachu and Jigglypuff.

In August 2021, she performed on ITV2 reality show Love Island.

On 29 October 2021, Mabel and Joel Corry released the song "I Wish".

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