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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1986 Birth Born on January 5, 1986.


2001 15 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 16 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 17 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 18 Years Old In early 2004, James toured the UK with best friend Amy Winehouse.
In early 2005, James toured with Natasha Bedingfield and in the spring of 2005, his second single "Foolish" was released, which reached No. 16 on the UK chart. … Read More


The album was later released on CD on 2 July 2012, following his success on The Voice.
2015 29 Years Old In 2015, James starred in a documentary film, Amy that was released in theatres on 3 July about his late friend Amy Winehouse. … Read More
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