The Brand New Heavies
Powerhouses of the British funk scene, The Brand New Heavies are a booking opportunity not to be missed. With their infusion of jazz, R&B and funk, the group are guaranteed to thrill audiences of all ages and professions – The Brand New Heavies are all-round entertainers! They are ideal for largescale festivals and corporate events, where the group can perform their many UK Top 40 hits.A multi-Platinum certified group, The Brand New Heavies have several UK Top 40 hits to their name. Including Brother Sister, which reached #4, Shelter at #5 and their highly acclaimed compilation album, Trunk Funk – The Best of The Brand New Heavies, peaking at #2 in the UK R&B Charts. These hit tracks will be brought to life at your event, ensuring that the dance floor is filled from sunrise to sunset.The group’s debut album, ‘Brand New Heavies’, received critical acclaim upon its release in 1990. Heavily influenced by such acts as Q-Tip, they later incorporated hip hop elements before releasing ‘Heavy Rhyme Experience, Vol. 1’. The Brand New Heavies are defined by their versatility, reflected through such releases as the R&B electric celebration, 'We Won’t Stop'. In recognition of their talent, The Brand New Heavies were nominated for an MTV Video Music Award, Brit Award and in 2020 the Pop Lifetime Achievement Award. Recognised for their international acclaim, The Brand New Heavies’ song ‘Jump ‘n’ Move’ featured in the animated film ‘Happy Feet’ as well as multiple video games, 2004's ‘NBA Live 2005’ and 2009's ‘NBA 2k10’. In 2014, the band performed at Buxton Opera House, before touring Europe and Japan the following year. Due to their global success, audiences will instantly recognise The Brand New Heavies when booked for events. This ensures that your occasion is a roaring success, impossible to forget.