Jade Helliwell is a singer-songwriter from West Yorkshire.
Her style is a notably British blend of pop and country influenced by the likes of Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton, as well as contemporary artists Maren Morris and Cassadee Pope.
Over the last couple years, she has performed alongside some of the big names appearing regularly at festivals such as Country to Country (C2C), Buckle and Boots, FSA Festival and Country on the Clyde and Nashville Meets London festival.
May 2017, a video of Jade singing with a busker on a night out in Leeds went viral and reached 23 million views across Facebook and YouTube. Her 2016 EP quickly re-entered the charts and reached #1 in the country charts and #8 in the official charts. She proceeded to win the Yamaha Hoedown competition and became endorsed as a Yamaha Artist.
2018 saw Jade release Infatuation, proceeded by single Drive, which was premiered on Chris Country Radio. The EP generated rave reviews and radio support, as well as some great Spotify playlist features. Drive has amassed over 100k streams on Spotify. Jade was also awarded ‘Best Song’ for single Boom Tick at the 2018 BCMA Awards, and picked up ‘Best Female’ at the awards for the second year running.
These achievements can be added to an impressive list of nominations and awards including ‘Best Female’ and ‘Best Solo’ at the Box Radio Awards, ‘Artist of the Year’ and ‘UK Female of The Year’ from UK Country Radio, ‘Best Unsigned Female’ at the Best of British Music Awards and ‘Outstanding Artist’ at the Yorkshire Roots Awards.
Following her Nashville Meets London performance, Jade was approached by tire giant Firestone, to become the face of their international music competition. The role kept her particularly busy, appearing at a number events throughout 2018 on behalf of Firestone and in collaboration with BBC Introducing presenter Abbie McCarthy.
Jade kicked off 2019 with a tour of Australia as part of the international Buckle and Boots Festival incentive. The trip included performances in cities such as Brisbane, Toowoomba and Twead Heads, and finished with a slot on the International Stage at the famous Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Back in the UK, Jade released her brand new single Stormchaser on 8th March to coincide with her performance at C2C. The single has had an incredible response and is currently featured on the Wild Country Playlist on Spotify, amassing over 200k streams.
2019 wa another successful year for Jade with performances at some incredible festivals, releasing new singles‘Put It On You’ and ‘Stay’ (Which premiered on Matt Spracklens Country Hits Brits on Country Hits Radio). She became an Orange Amps Artist and won British Country Music Awards (BCMA) for the Video and Song of the year.
2020 is already set to be an exciting year for Jade with support shows, festival slots at Country On The Clyde and Buckle and Boots, a headline show in London and various ‘In The Round’ and featured slots already booked.