Matthew Protheroe (born 31 December 1989) is a singer from South London. Under his real name, he was a member of The X Factor (UK series 4) finalist band called Futureproof, whilst under his alias [2 ] Vince Kidd, he was a finalist on series one of the Voice UK. [1 ]
Appearing on the second of four audition shows, Kidd auditioned with "
Like a Virgin", originally by Madonna—with all four coaches electing for him to join their teams; from which Kidd selected Jessie J. During the battle rounds, Kidd sang " [1 ] We Found Love" by Calvin Harris & Rihanna against seventeen-year-old Jessica Hammond—with Jessie crowning him the winner. In the second live show, Kidd performed [1 ] Elvis Presley's rendition of " Always on My Mind"—proceeding to the next round on account of the public vote. In the fourth live show, Kidd performed [1 ] Whitney Houston's " My Love Is Your Love"—proceeding once again to the next round on account of the public vote. In the semi-finals, Kidd performed " [1 ] Back to Black" by Amy Winehouse—advancing to the final in place of Becky Hill. In the final of [1 ] The Voice UK, Kidd performed both " Many Rivers to Cross" and " Nobody's Perfect"—the latter alongside coach Jessie J—ultimately finishing in fourth place. [1 ]
The Voice UK, an eight-track compilation was released in June 2012 featuring Kidd's renditions of "Like a Virgin" and "Always On My Mind"; entering the UK chart at number ninety-seven and one-hundred-and-thirty-four respectively. Vince released his debut [3 ] extended play— Sick Love—in the United Kingdom on November 4, 2012; which peaked at number one-hundred-and-ninety-eight on the UK chart. [4 ] [5 ]
A music video for his second EP, The Zoo, featuring
The Saturdays' Vanessa White, was uploaded to YouTube on 20 April 2013. The EP was released on June 2, 2012. [6 ]
You And Me was released as a single on iTunes on June 7, 2013.
My Gang was released as a single on September 11, 2013. [7 ] [8 ]
In May 2014, he lent his vocals to
Alpines song, Zero, featured on their debut album. He also co-wrote the song.
He featured on the
Hollaphonic song Dangerous, released on 9 February 2015. The song reached #1 in Qatar. [9 ]
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