Mahalia Burkmar

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Mahalia Burkmar, better known by the stage name Mahalia, is an English singer, songwriter and actress, based in Birmingham.[1] Mahalia has released a couple of EPs and an album, Diary Of Me (2016). She acted in the film Brotherhood (2016).[2]

Life and career[edit]

Mahalia is from Syston, Charnwood, in Leicestershire.[1][3][4]

She wrote her first song at age eight and signed a deal with a major record label at age thirteen.[3][5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Diary of Me (Asylum Records, 2016) – also includes Supa Dups (Dwayne Chin-Quee), Nineteen85 (Paul Jefferies), James Burkmar, Debbion Burkmar and Zane Burkmar.[6]

Extended plays[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Borrowers" (2015)
  • "Back Up Plan" (2016)
  • "17" (2016)
  • "Silly Girl" (2016)
  • "Mahalia" (2016)
  • "Roller Coaster" (2016)
  • "I Remember" (2016)
  • "Marry Me" (2016)
  • "Independence Day" (2016)
  • "Begin Again" (2016)
  • "Sober" (2017)
  • "Hold On" (2017)
  • "No Pressure" (2017)
  • "Proud of Me" (featuring Little Simz) (2018)
  • "No Reply" (2018)
  • "I Wish I Missed My Ex" (2018)
  • "Surprise Me" (2018)
  • "One Night Only" (with Kojey Radical) (2018)
  • "Do Not Disturb" (2019)

Appearances[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organization Award Work Result
2018 BRIT Awards Critics' Choice Award Herself Nominated[8]
BBC Sound of 2019 Included
[9][10]
Metro Ones To Watch 2019
2019 MTV Push Nominated[11]

Film[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Frodsham, I (13 July 2016). "Leicester singer Mahalia Burkmar to star in Brotherhood". Leicester Mercury. Leicester. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  2. ^ O'Connor, Roisin (1 November 2016). "New music to listen to this week: Mahalia". The Independent. London. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d Collins, Hattie (10 December 2015). "10 things you need to know about mahalia". i-D. Vice. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  4. ^ Peplow, Gemma (3 April 2013). "Syston teenager set to share stage with double-Brit winner Emeli Sandé". Leicester Mercury. Leicester. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Future Noise: Mahalia". UO Blog. Urban Outfitters. 11 December 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Mahalia: Diary of Me: Credits". AllMusic. Accessed 15 August 2017
  7. ^ Burks, Tosten. "Russ 'Zoo' Album: Listen to new songs with Rick Ross, Snoop Dogg and Scott Storch". XXLMAG. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Brits critics' choice award won by Sam Fender". The Guardian. 7 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  9. ^ "BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?". BBC. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Ones To Watch 2019: Sam Fender, Ella Mai and Slowthai lead eclectic mix of artists into the new year". Metro. 29 December 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  11. ^ "voting for mtv push: ones to watch 2019 is open!". MTV. 14 January 2019. Retrieved 16 January 2019.

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