BILLBOARD CHART #10 - "NEXT BIG SOUND"
British singer-songwriter Juliette Ashby’s music is a potent synthesis of R&B, Reggae and neo-Soul.
In 2015 Juliette released two very different albums. Urban influenced "OVER + OVER" which featured many industry juggernauts including Da Brat, Mike Kalombo (SoSo Def), Graham Marsh (Cee-Lo), Wayne Beckford, Blac Elvis (Beyoncé, Usher), AlanGlass (Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Earth Wind and Fire), Hardwork & Mavelle (Damian Marley & Sean Paul).
And "Bitter Sweet" - an acoustic album - a collection of heartfelt songs written by her over six years and dedicated to her lifelong best friend Amy Winehouse .
JUNE 2016 will see the release of Juliette's anticipated third album "BUILD UP THE STRONG", a full album dedicated to her first love Reggae music with features including the likes of MAXI PRIEST and ska legend Neville Staple ( The Specials ), producers Mike Bennett ( The Smiths/The Fall ), JAZZWAD ( Damien Marley & Sean Paul) and produced and mixed by ALAN GLASS ( Earth Wind & Fire, Aretha Franklin).
In July Juliette made a very important decision in assisting the directors with facts and events for the OSCAR and BAFTA award winning documentary "AMY". Juliette also appeared as a prominent role in the film, which was released in cinemas worldwide and is now the biggest selling British documentary of all time. Juliette describes the experience as one of the most traumatic and challenging experiences of her life which she did for her best friend.
BBCRADIO2 and BBC6MUSIC - CRAIG CHARLES FUNK AND SOUL SHOW have been a constant support of Juliette's music.
Juliette has wowed crowds at renown world music festivals including her three stage performances at the
"Isle of Wight Festival" / SXSW in Austin, Texas performing for Perez Hilton's One Night In Austin Party and was personally handpicked to perform for Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind’s label launch ADD52.
Popular demand secured Juliette a licensing deal with VH1 to feature her music on prime-time American TV shows Mob Wives, Single Ladies and Basketball Wives, as well as garnering support for her music and interviews with BBC Radio, MTV/VH1
“Flawless! Blew me away.” Kiss FM Breakfast Show
“Juliette took me by surprise with her captivating performance and soulful voice. If you get the chance to see her, don’t turn it down. You won’t regret it!“ [url hidden]
“Fans of smooth Reggae and R&B sounds will have the urge to hear more of Juliette. Her live performance is one unique [url hidden] up! “ Cent Magazine
“Her voice is special. It is instantly hypnotic and instantly memorable. “ Perez Hilton