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WHAT IT IS: This breaking global artist’s platinum certified single “Say You Won’t Let Go”— featured on his chart-topping album Back From the Edge—continues its massive ascent here in the U.S., where the song has more than 40m in radio audience across multiple formats. It’s also gone Top 5 at iTunes in the U.S., has since gone on to sell more than 3m downloads and be streamed on Spotify more than 350m times. At Vevo/YouTube, meanwhile, it has racked up a quarter of a billion total views around the globe.
ALBUM: Back from the Edge
RELEASE DATE: 10/28/2016
SINGLE: “Say You Won’t Let Go”
TV: Today, Corden
LIVE: 45-date support tour with One Republic this summer
INTERNET: 2.2m Twitter followers, 2m Facebook likes
RADIO: Top 25 at Pop, Nearing Top 10 at Adult Pop, Top 30 at AAA, Top 25 at AC
PRESS: Idolator (“A future wedding staple…the pretty ballad falls somewhere between Ed Sheeran and John Legend”), Buzzfeed (“British singer-songwriter James Arthur’s voice will make you feel like you’re being cradled by a thousand beautiful fluffy clouds”), more
BOOKING: Brian Manning, Lee Goforth/CAA
MANAGEMENT: Martin Hall/Hall or Nothing Management