BBC 1xtra-Featured Toxteth Artist Tayá, aka. Taylor Fowler will perform at ECHO Retail Awards next month.
Once part of Liverpool community choir, Positive Impact, Tayá was spotted at the age of 13 years old and has been juggling school and growing up with jetting around the globe, working with producers, song-writers and music developers.
Her music has been played on 1xtra, performed at local and national festivals, and even performed alongside Nile Rogers at Hyde Park last year. Since then she has collaborated with producers enlisted by the likes of Beyoncé, Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston, and released her debut EP last October.
Starting from her first big gig at Liverpool’s FestEvol, playing to a home crowd, which opened the door to other shows including supporting Michael Kiwanuka, Bipolar Sunshine and Jackie D Williams at the East Village Arts Club, and performing at local festivals LIMF and Sound City before shooting to fame in London.
Taya states her unique sound has been influenced by growing up listening to Motown and R’n’B, along with Diana Ross, The Jackson 5 and the Vandellas.
See Tayá perform on the Retail Runway at the glittering awards ceremony taking place at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Thursday 23rd March. Get your tickets here.
You can also check out Taya’s new single deeper