Skyla

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Skyla
Birth name Lucy Batty
Born (1991-03-05) March 5, 1991 (age 23)
Origin Altrincham, England, United Kingdom
Genres Dance, House, Electronic
Occupations Singer
Years active 2008–present
Labels 3 Beat, All Around the World, Nine Planet Records

Skyla (born Lucy Batty; 5 March 1991) is an English dance singer from Altrincham.[1]

Career[edit]

Skyla was signed by 3 Beat/AATW in 2008. She has been working alongside producers Scott Rosser (from Cahill), Mike Di Scala (Ultrabeat) and Nemesis.

Her appearance on the music scene was a song by the Beatplayers on a titled track "Summer Love", and she featured on the track as well as in the music video. The song peaked 31 on the UK Dance Chart. The following year she released her debut single, "Breaking Free" (a cover of High School Musical) was released June 9, 2009. Later on in 2009 she released her second single, a cover of 50 Cent's "Ayo Technology", was released on October 14, 2009. It received heavy airplay on many channels such as Clubland TV, MTV Dance and Chart Show TV, and was very popular in clubs and bars all across Europe, it peaked 34 on the UK Dance Chart

On September 3, 2010, Skyla premiered a new song on YouTube called "Lady Killer" featuring grime artist Bashy. It only managed to peak 25 on the UK Independent Chart.

In 2011, Skyla signed with Russia's premier record label Nine Planet Records.[2] Skyla's new music video "Disco Drum" was released on YouTube in January 2012. Near the end of October 2012, Skyla and Nine Planet Records released five new songs such as "Loverboy" featuring The Sax Man, "Stereo Boom", "Sexy Trumpet", "Crazy Little Thing", and "Crazy Little Thing (Front Runners Remix)". All of these songs can be found on Nine Planet Records website. However, "Sexy Trumpet" is the only song with a video.

In total, all of Skyla's music videos have accumulated over 5 million views on YouTube.[3]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions
UK
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UK
Dance

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UK
Indie

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2008 "Summer Love" 158 29
2009 "Breaking Free"[7] 181 36
2009 "Ayo Technology"[8] 40
2010 "Lady Killer" (featuring Bashy) 25
2012 "Disco Drum" [9]
2012 "Loverboy" (featuring The Sax Man)[10]
2012 "Stereo Drum" [11]
2012 "Sexy Trumpet" [12]
2012 "Crazy Little Thing" [13]
2012 "Crazy Little Thing (Front Runners Remix)" [14]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Twitter - @OfficialSkyla Facebook - Lucy Skyla