This 16-year-old South African singer's videos went viral on Instagram and now he's going to tour Europe
Cape Town - Johannesburg singer-songwriter Josh Middleton has announced dates for his European tour in conjunction.
The 16-year-old’s tour kicks off on 16 January 2019 in the UK and will see him play shows in Germany, France and Switzerland.
The blonde-haired, natural talent has been singing since the tender age of 5, originally covering songs on YouTube and in August 2018, he released three versions of famous hits by other artists which ended up going viral on Instagram.
Altogether his covers Call Out My Name / Earned It by The Weeknd, Clown by Emeli Sandé and Supermarket Flowers by Ed Sheeran have garnered over 3 million views on Instagram.
LISTEN TO JOSH SINGING SUPERMARKET FLOWERS HERE:
Since the release of his first single You Know in November 2016, Josh has earned two Number 1 hits on radio stations across South Africa. The talented artist is one of the youngest artists to enter the Shazam Top 100 SA, peaking at Number 21 with his single, Monster.
In October 2018, Josh released his debut album Never Give Up which debuted at Number 3 on the (Pop) iTunes Top Charts.
Josh’s European tour is in support of the album and it’s new single, We’ll Be Talking.
LISTEN TO WE’LL BE TALKING HERE:
About the tour Josh said: "I Can't wait to meet all my European fans! It's been a dream of mine for a while to perform in Europe. I'll be performing songs from my debut album alongside some brand new tracks that'll be releasing soon. Thank you to all my fans and supporters for making it possible. See you soon."
HERE ARE ALL THE TOUR DATES:
16 January – Liverpool
17 January - London
20 January – London
22 January – Falmouth
25 January – Frankfurt
28 January – Paris
29 January – Zurich
30 January – Southampton