Richard Bedford

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Richard Bedford
Born August 5
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Origin Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Genres Trance
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2005–present
Labels Anjunabeats, Armada
Associated acts Above & Beyond , Armin van Buuren

Richard Bedford (born August 5) is a British singer-songwriter. He gained recognition for his vocal work in electronic dance music and trance including his collaborations with Above & Beyond on their 2011 album Group Therapy, their 2006 album Tri-state, Armin van Buuren's 2013 album Intense and IDMA-nominated singles "Alone Tonight" and "Sun & Moon".

Richard was named best EDM vocalist in 2013 by and number 3 EDM vocalist by in 2014. Richard also plays guitar, piano and drums and performed on Armin van Buuren's "Armin Only World Tour 2013/2014." He is currently working on his artist album.

On 16 September 2017, a new track from Above & Beyond featuring Richard, entitled "Northern Soul", was played for the first time at the annual Group Therapy milestone show ABGT 250. It appears on Above & Beyond's latest album Common Ground, alongside ″Happiness Amplified″ and ″Bittersweet & Blue″.


Vocal Collaborations

  • Above & Beyond - Alone Tonight (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond - Stealing Time (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond - Liquid Love (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond Feat. Richard Bedford - Sun & Moon (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond Feat. Richard Bedford - Thing Called Love (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford - With Your Hope (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford - Every Little Beat (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford - On My Way to Heaven (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond feat. Tony McGuinness & Richard Bedford - Black Room Boy (Anjunabeats)
  • Armin van Buuren feat Richard Bedford - Love Never Came (Armada Music/Positiva)
  • Judge Jules & Richard Bedford - Burn In The Sun (Judgement Recordings)
  • Above & Beyond Feat. Richard Bedford - Northern Soul (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond Feat. Richard Bedford - Happiness Amplified (Anjunabeats)
  • Above & Beyond Feat. Richard Bedford - Bittersweet & Blue (Anjunabeats)

Writing Only Collaborations

  • Dennis Sheperd & Cold Blue - Freefalling (feat. Chloe Langley) (High Contrast)
  • Dennis Sheperd - Left of the World (Euphonic & High Contrast)
  • Trance Voices Project - All I Need
  • Dennis Sheperd & Jonathan Mendelsohn - Bring Me Back (High Contrast)
  • Dennis Sheperd - Feeder (High Contrast)
  • Dennis Sheperd - Out in the Cold (High Contrast)
  • Mike Shiver feat Bo Bruce - Still Here (Armada)
  • Mike Shiver - Back to Life (Ride Recordings)


  • Above & Beyond - Tri-State (Anjunabeats Records)
  • Above & Beyond - Group Therapy (Anjunabeats Records)
  • Dennis Sheperd - A Tribute to Life (High Contrast)
  • Armin van Buuren - Intense (Armada/Positiva)
  • Above & Beyond - Acoustic 2 (Anjunabeats Records)
  • Above & Beyond - Common Ground (Anjunabeats Records)

International Dance Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2007 Above & Beyond - "Alone Tonight" Best Trance Progressive Track Nominated
2012 Above & Beyond feat Richard Bedford - "Sun & Moon" Best Progressive House/Trance Track Nominated

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