4:05pm - 4:35pm (Saturday)
"CHARLOTTE" may sound ordinary, but she's far from it. A 21-year-old from Hull, England redefines the meaning of soul music with her own modern, accessible twist.
As a child, her grandparents' music room was her secret world. At age 7, she was writing songs influenced by soul classics such as Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin. By 11, she was in a choir called Voice In A Million, performing at venues like The 02 and Wembley Arena.
Music became her haven after moving halfway around the world and back at 14-years-old. Since then, she has been working between London and Los Angeles, writing for herself and a range of other projects. She has written and recorded with creatives including Toby Gad (Beyonce 'If I Were A Boy), Stint (Gallant 'Weight in Gold'), Chris Braide (Sia & Lana Del Ray), Jamie Scott (Rag N Bone Man, Niall Horan), Jarami (Frank Ocean), Eg White (Adele), Grey (Maren Morris 'The Middle: Hailee Steinfield 'Starving% Jeff + Dayyon (Demi Lovato), and morel
Just recently, CHARLOTTE released her first ever EP, °Nowhere to Hide." Intricately constructed with the help of renowned producers Toby Gad, and The Orphanage (Kehlani, Alessia Cara, Demi Lovato), the "Nowhere to Hide" EP reflects on the painful journey of adolescence with brutal honesty and heart-rending beauty, along with battles of self-confidence and unrequited love.