UK born singer songwriter, Yola is a powerhouse. With a soulful voice and style that she describes as “musically genre fluid”, Yola pays tribute to inspirations from Aretha Franklin to Dolly Parton.
She got her start as a front woman for hire working with DJs and producers such as Bugz in the Attic, Duke Dumont, Massive Attack and Sub Focus. Yola also spent 8 years in a band called Phantom Limb that released two studio albums.
After a hiatus, she returned with a more personal sound and released an EP, “Orphan Offering”, in 2016. Her 2019 album “Walk Through Fire” got three Grammy nominations : Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots Performance. Additionally, Yola was nominated for Best New Artist.
Yola’s latest album, “Stand for Myself”, will be released on July 30,2021