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Katy B, is an English singer-songwriter and musician. She is an electronica, house, dubstep, R&B, dance and UK garage artist. She released her debut album, On a Mission, in 2011, which spawned two top five hits, “Katy on a Mission” and “Lights On”. In 2014 she released her second album, Little Red, which produced her third top five hit, “Crying for No Reason”. She was nominated for the 2011 Mercury Prize.

Katy B has collaborated with Rinse FM DJ Geeneus to cover the Kevin Saunderson produced “Good Life” and the track “As I”. It was following the official recognition of the former pirate radio station Rinse FM in June 2010 that Katy B saw her first single release: “Katy on a Mission”, presented by Rinse and produced by Benga, was released on 22 August 2010. The single reached number five on the UK Singles Chart and number one on the UK Indie Chart.

Katy B performed at the London Jazz Festival in 2009 with Ms Dynamite, who also featured on Katy’s second single “Lights On”, which was released in the United Kingdom on 19 December 2010, and debuted at number four on the UK Singles Chart. Her third single “Broken Record” was released in March 2011, and peaked at number eight. The fourth single “Easy Please Me” was released on 3 June 2011. Her fifth single “Witches’ Brew” was released on 28 August 2011. Katy’s debut album On a Mission was released on 4 April 2011, and peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart.

Katy B supported Tinie Tempah on his tour during Spring of 2011, and on 30 April 2011 she embarked on her own debut concert tour throughout Europe until September, then the UK in October. In 2011, Katy B and Mark Ronson teamed up for the song “Anywhere in the World”, which was created as an advert for Coca-Cola to tie in with the 2012 Summer Olympics, and was released as a digital download on 13 May 2012.

On 1 October 2013, Katy announced that her second studio album would be titled Little Red. A single, “What Love Is Made Of”, was released on 7 July 2013, charting at number 21 on the UK Singles Chart; although when the official Little Red tracklist was revealed on 13 December, “What Love Is Made Of” was no longer included. Lead single “5 AM” was released on 4 November 2013, charting at number 14 on the UK Singles Chart. “Crying for No Reason” was released on 10 February 2014, reaching the Top 5 of the singles chart. Little Red topped the UK Albums Chart on 19 February 2014. “Still” was released as the third and final single from the album.

In December 2015, Katy confirmed in a backstage interview at Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball that her third studio album would be called Honey and would be released sometime in 2016.

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