NHS Relief – Lead By Beverley Knight And Dr Ranj Singh Release Cover Of Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me’ ft. Beverley Knight, Joss Stone And Over 100 Artists

Inspired by ‘Clap For Our Carers’, some of the UK’s finest performers (including Joss Stone) have joined together with Beverley Knight & Dr Ranj Singh to lead a viral campaign showing our national backing for the NHS and its volunteers, supporting the mental health and welfare of doctors and nurses throughout and beyond COVID-19.

Simply Rayne – ‘Don’t Stop’ ft. Baby Bash

Describing herself as “Afro-tina”, Reinana Fernandez performs as Simply Rayne. The 20 year old singer was raised on the classics such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Al Green, Diana Ross, and Etta James, and later on explored her own interests, such as Michael Jackson, Destiny’s Child, Prince, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Mary J. Blige, and Lauryn Hill. But her number one influence is the queen herself: Beyoncé.

Ben Haenow Announces Second Studio Album ‘Alive’

Ben Haenow will release his second album, ‘Alive’, on 25 May. The album is available to pre-order now.

Freeman – ‘Good Times’

Based in West London, singer songwriter and abstract artist Freeman released his new single, ‘Good Times’ today. It’s out on Catapult Records, and is the follow up to his recent debut, ‘Lay On’.

The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Introflirt’s Brendan Dreaper

Last week we introduced you to Oakland California band, Introflirt, and their new release, ‘Frozen Lace’, ahead of their second album, ‘Temporary Heaven’. This week’s Essential Playlist comes from the man behind their distinctive sound – Brendan Dreaper, their sound engineer and manager.