Portia Emare

Session Vocalist

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A professional singer for 20 years, performing worldwide in areans, theatres and live music venues. Portia offers a unique tone and spirit to many different genres. She is able to pick out multiple harmonies by ear and is very fast at getting the results from a producers direction. Soulful and world class vocals suited to many projects.

Portia Emare also known as POEM Is a British singer songwriter of duel heritage, Irish, Nigerian and Mancunian.
Her own style is classic and soulful with a twist of world values that resonate within the society we live today.
Her musical influences are Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Jill Scott, Gregory Porter and Prince.
Portia has had varied experiences of working within the music industry ranging from London’s West End to having a No.1 dance hit in Slovenia. She has performed at LoveBox Festival, Wireless, Hackney WickED, Busk the Box, SBTV A64, Ibiza Rocks,The Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Birdland Jazz Cafe, Club Cumming, The Box, The Olivier Awards, This Morning. Hofburg Palace plus many more..
Portia released her first EP in 2013 with producer OD Hunte and it received rave reviews after appearing on London Live's "Not the One Show" She was chosen as play out artist of the season and Ibiza.com named Portia as "One to watch"
Portia's work ethic means she does not sit still for long and has just released her debut album High Time with Producer Sean Green and Songwriter Lewis John Greenslade.
Portias music has been featured on BBC Introducing, BBC Radio 2 as track of the day with single LOCKDOWN.
When asked how she would describe herself in an interview with Fame music she replied, "Sincere, Soulful and Live!"

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  • English

GenresSounds Like
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Janelle Monáe
  • Nina Simone
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