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Tyler James

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For the American musician of the same name, see Tyler James Tyler JamesBirth name Kenneth Tyler JamesBorn Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Died Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Years active 2001—2005,2012— Tyler James (born 5 January 1982) is a British singer–songwriter from Canning Town, East London. He is best known for being a close friend of the late singer Amy Winehouse. In 2005, James released his debut album, The Unlikely Lad.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on January 5, 1982.


2001 19 Years Old After guesting on the underground R&B track "Wilder" by Stargate in 2001, which became a nightclub favourite in London, James got his first taste of celebrity.


2002 20 Years Old In 2002, after touring around the UK's bars, pubs and clubs; evolving his sound and performance, James had garnered enough reputation to be hailed as "The British answer to Justin Timberlake" by The Face magazine, whilst NME hailed him as "one to watch".
2003 21 Years Old Tyler James was signed to Island Records in 2003 after they heard a demo tape featuring his future debut single, "Why Do I Do?". … Read More
2004 22 Years Old 1 More Event
…  James rose to fame in 2004 when his debut single, "Why Do I Do? … Read More
In early 2005, James toured with Natasha Bedingfield and in the spring of 2005, his second single "Foolish" was released, which reached #16 on the UK chart. … Read More


The singer-songwriter returned to prominence in 2012, when he appeared as a contestant on the first series of The Voice UK - finishing as the series' runner-up behind Leanne Mitchell.
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