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An Interview with Nikki

Nikki A
Nikki A

*What made you decide to become a tribute artiste/vocalist?

I've always wanted to be a singer and figured if I could earn from doing something I love then go for it!

*Do you come from a musical family?

Not at all! Lol!

*What made you decide to form a tribute to this particular artiste? 

The shows I do (Divas, Motown, 60s) are tributes to a genre or era which I prefer as I don’t particularly look or sound like a certain artist and I love the genres/eras of these shows.

*How long have you been performing your tribute act or act?

Divas and Motown for around 2 years and 60s (duo) for 3 years.

*What work is involved in putting the show together?

They’ve all been quite easy putting them together, as I did most of the songs in my standard mixed genre show already. It was fun getting the costumes for 60s show!

*Which of your shows to date has been your favourite and why?

I love performing the 60s duo show as I get to sing with my mate and we bounce off each others’ energy!

*What is the most enjoyable thing about being as a tribute artiste/or vocalist?

Getting to do what I love and making people smile. When you can see that people have had a great night its very rewarding!

*What is your fondest musical memory?

I once sang my original songs (which I had co-written) on the pitch at Selhurst Park stadium in front of 16500 people!

*What is your favourite song to perform?

There are soooo many but I do love a big rocky power ballad!

Are you a fan of the tribute act/acts you cover?

Yes I love the genres of the shows.

*What do you do to prepare for a tribute performance or vocal performance?

Vocal warm ups.

*Tell us something interesting about yourself?

I was once managed by 90s Pop Star Chesney Hawkes.

*What advice would you give to beginners in this industry?

Make sure you have plenty of songs!

*Have you performed with or for any celebrities?

As I said before, I was managed by Chesney Hawkes. Ive also sung in front of comedian Tim Vine and Martine McCutcheon.

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Last modified onWednesday, 30 November 2016 12:08

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