Erakah

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Erakah
Genres R&B, soul
Labels Illegal Musik
Associated acts J.Williams

Erakah is a New Zealand R&B and soul singer. In 2009 she featured on R&B singer J.Williams single "Your Style" of his album Young Love. Inspired by Soul music Erakah states Alicia Keys, Lily Allen, Beyoncé and Brandy as influences on her musical style.[1] She released her debut album, Infatuated, on 21 March 2011.[2]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details
2011 Infatuated

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album
2009 "Infatuated" (featuring Temple Jones)[3] Infatuated
"Wonderful"[4]
2010 "Day & Night" (featuring JR)[5]
"In Or Out" (featuring K.One)[6]
2011 "Hold You Near"[7]

Featured singles[edit]

Year Title NZ chart
[8]
Album
2009 "Your Style" (J.Williams featuring Erakah) 16 Young Love
2010 "Natural" (DJ CXL featuring Erakah and K.One) non-album single

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Director
2009 "Infatuated" Ivan Slavov[9][10]
"Wonderful"
2010 "Day & Night" Liam Williams[11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Pacific Music Awards
Year Recipient Award Result
2010[12] "Wonderful" Best Pacific Female Artist Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erakah". muzic.org.nz. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Infatuated". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Infatuated (feat. Temple Jones) - Single". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Wonderful - Single". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Day & Night (feat. JR) - Single". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "In or Out (Radio Mix) [feat. K.One] - Single". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Hold You Near (Radio Edit) - Single". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Erakah in New Zealand charts". Hung Medien. charts.org.nz. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  9. ^ "Erakah feat. Temple Jones – Infatuated video". NME. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "Erakah – Wonderful video". NME. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  11. ^ Erakah 'Day & Night' feat. JR – Official Video (YouTube). 16 June 2010. Retrieved 11 July 2010. 
  12. ^ "S3 Pacific Music Award Winners Announced" (Press release). Pacific Music Awards. 30 May 2010. Retrieved 11 July 2010.