Artist 101: James Arthur

This guide contains everything you need to know about British singer and songwriter James Arthur.

When is his birthday?

2 March 1988

What is his most popular song?

‘Say You Won’t Let Go’

What else should I know about James Arthur?

James Arthur won the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012. He was mentored by Nicole Scherzinger. His Winner’s Single ‘Impossible’ has sold 2.5 million singles worldwide, making it the most successful Winner’s Single to date. He released his self-titled debut album in November 2013 and released his second studio album titled ‘Back From The Edge’ in 2016. The lead single ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ stayed in the Number One position for three weeks, making it one of his most successful tracks. He is embarking on a UK and Ireland arena tour in November 2017, with special guest Ella Henderson.

What are his social media links?

Official Website




Written by Rachel Dempster