Emily King, born and raised in New York City, began her career with the release of her first album East Side Story. Her magical lyricism and the dynamic delivery earned Emily her first Grammy nomination in the Best R&B Album category and she never looked back. Hits like “Georgia” from her Seven Ep, “Distance” from her album Switch, and “Remind Me” from her album Scenery have made Emily King one of R&B’s most beloved recording artist. Looking at 2019, the success continued with back to back Grammy nominations for “Look At Me Now” in the Best R&B Song category (2019) and for “See Me” in the Best R&B Performance category (2020). Throughout 2021, King has been playing to sold out crowds from New York City to Los Angeles as she celebrates the 10-year anniversary of The Seven EP. Playing songs from the critically acclaimed release including “Georgia”, “No More Room”, and “Sides”, King will continue the run into 2022.
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Watch Emily King Debut Title Track From New Album on Colors
New York-based artist Emily King showcases her innovative fusion of soul, R&B, and pop in a performance of ‘Special Occasion’, the title-track to her newly released album.
NPR First Listen: Emily King, ‘Scenery’
[NPR] By Benjamin Naddaff-Hafrey Before she was born, Emily King’s future parents made a pact: The two musicians vowed that if they started a family, they wouldn’t give up music in favor of a more secure career. When King was a child in New York City, she lived happily with the consequences of that commitment. […]
Emily King Returns With The Irresistible ‘Remind Me’
[NPR] By Benjamin Addaff-Hafrey When Emily King moved from her native New York City to a town in the Catskills, she needed a car. Her grandmother – a former used car salesperson – helped King negotiate the purchase of a small, used Nissan because Japanese cars, she advised, were dependable. King, who had moved out […]