Matt Henry (singer)

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Matt Henry is a British singer/actor.

His early West End credits include The Lion King and Avenue Q.[1]

Matt appeared as a contestant on the second series of The Voice, where he made it to the final before being eliminated. He was part of team Will.i.am.[2]

In 2015 he played Lola in the original London cast of Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre in the West End.[1] He won the 2016 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance.[3] He appeared on the original London cast recording which was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.[4]

He released his first album, Red Flare on 30 October 2015 following a successful fan campaign to raise the required funds to record the album.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cast announced for West End Kinky Boots". WhatsOnStage.com. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  2. ^ "Series 2, The Voice UK - Matt Henry - BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  3. ^ Dunn, Carrie. "Olivier Award Winners 2016 - Full List Of Nominees And Winners!". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  4. ^ "Waitress and Bright Star Cast Albums Among Grammy Award Nominees | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  5. ^ "Red Flare by Matt Henry on Apple Music". iTunes. Retrieved 2017-04-28. 
  6. ^ "Kinky Boots star 'overwhelmed' after fans kick-start his first album". Evening Standard. 2016-04-26. Retrieved 2017-04-28.