Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Jack Topping (born c. 2002) is an English chorister who came to public attention during 2013 for his solo vocal performances. Topping comes from Liverpool and is a member of the choir of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. He released his debut studio album Wonderful World in November 2013.
2013: Wonderful World
In September 2013 he became the youngest person to be signed up by Decca Records, beating the record previously held by 12-year-old Isobel Suckling. Decca's president Dickon Stainer described Topping as "the Gareth Bale of choristers". Jack's first EP Introducing Jack: The Classical EP was released on October 18, 2013 by Decca Records. On November 29, 2013 he released his first studio album Wonderful World, the album peaked to number 73 on the UK Albums Chart. On December 13, 2013 he released his first single release a cover version of the song "Tomorrow" from the musical Annie, the official campaign song for the charity Save the Children, for which Topping was appointed an ambassador. The Paris Boys Choir, also known in France as Les Petits Chanteurs de Sainte-Croix de Neuilly, sang with Jack on this recording of a French song :"Caresse sur l'Océan".
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- "Choirboy Jack Topping in race for Christmas number one", The Telegraph, 15 Oct 2013. Accessed 19 December 2013
- "11-year-old choirboy Jack Topping lands major record deal", The Independent, 10 September 2013. Accessed 19 December 2013
- "Liverpool choirboy Jack Topping, 11, lands record deal" - BBC News, 10 September 2013. Accessed 19 December 2013
- "Choirboy sensation Jack Topping joins Save the Children" Save The Children Sept 2013. Accessed 19 December 2013
- "Jack Topping > UK Charts". Officialcharts.com/ Official Charts Company.