Becky Hill Says Debut Album Ready A Decade After Reaching Fame On The Voice
The chart-topping star – who released a new song called Remember with David Guetta – rose to prominence on Jessie J’s team in The Voice’s first series in 2012
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Becky Hill says her debut album is finally ready for release – more than a decade after she found fame as a contender for The Voice UK’s very first series.
The 27-year-old was a member of Jessie J’s squad on the BBC show when it launched in 2012, and has gone on to achieve success alongside artists such as Sigala, Jonas Blue and even reached number 1 in 2014 with the single Gecko (Overdrive) with Oliver Heldens.
Now, the star is finally ready to release her debut album after previously releasing a compilation album of tracks she voiced in 2019.
Becky has a new song with French superstar David Guetta called Remember and plans to tour later this year and appear at a series of UK festivals.
She told the Sun: “My whole career has been built around this. I have a foolproof single with David Guetta and an album that I spent my entire adult life finally releasing.
“I have been grafted and strived to reach this milestone for a few years now and my patience has definitely been tested.
“But it was worth the wait, because my creativity and vision for the album have now paid off.”
Becky was a contender for the first season of The Voice – which was ultimately won by Leanne Mitchell who had been coached by Sir Tom Jones.
She went on to win the honor of being the first, and so far, the number one singer produced by The Voice UK when her son, Gecko (Overdrive) reached number one in 2014.
Other contestants for the show’s first season included Bo Bruce and Tyler James – the latter who was friends with the late Amy Winehouse.
Earlier this month, however, Amy’s family slammed the 35-year-old for saying they felt “betrayed” after publishing a book about their friendship.
My Amy: The Life We Shared, written by Tyler, was posted earlier this month and explained how Sheridan Smith helped save Amy’s life two years before her death.
But Amy’s family, especially her parents Mitch and Janis, were reportedly devastated after believing that Tyler would be the only person who wouldn’t try to cash in on his fame.
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A source told The Sun: “Tyler had been close since he was a teenager and they considered him one of their own. But they were not informed or consulted about this book.
“The key people in his life have been left behind. Tyler presents himself as the only one trying to help Amy while others exploit her, ”they continued.
A spokesperson told the publication, “Amy’s parents are disappointed that Tyler went ahead with this book without consulting them, and dispute many of his claims.”