Singer Becky Hill’s Favorite Things

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Having debuted on the first series of The Voice in 2012 before winning the Brit 10 years later, Becky Hill is now set to take the next exciting step in her career to headline the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 final show on the Pepsi Max stage.

Between her six-week Ibiza Rocks residency, the UK festival season, and traveling for international performances, life has never been busier for the music artist – for her at the Villa on Love Island Not to mention performing a cameo.

Although her journey on The Voice ended in the semi-finals, she is the only contestant on the show to reach the UK number one spot with five top 10 singles in total.

Furthermore, in 2021 she was the third most played British female solo artist on Spotify with an incredible 3.2 billion streams, second only to Dua Lipa and Adele. It doesn’t get bigger than that.

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Inspired by the likes of Ruben and the synth-poppy dance music of the nineties, she is now a pioneer of the electronic music scene, having collaborated with the likes of David Guetta, Rudimental and Little Sims to name a few. In the next few weeks, she’s releasing a new track with Joel Corry that we’re sure will live up to the rep.

Now set to perform during the women’s final at Wembley on Sunday, July 31, she is ready to celebrate female power by bringing women’s football to center stage, where it belongs. We caught up with him to talk about the upcoming performance, his musical inspirations, and his favorite things.

How do you feel about performing at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 Final Show on the Pepsi Max Stage?

It will be a huge moment for me and for dance music. It’s really important to perform at such an amazing event that’s watched around the world, so I’m very, very excited. Very very excited There is a lot of pressure, especially with England in the final – but I can’t wait!

Do you feel an affinity with Lionesses as strong women?

I think we all have this narrative around strong women. And I think we all forget that actually, women come in all strengths and sizes and beauties. And actually, it should be celebrated as well. I think the tigress represents women of all different shapes, sizes and backgrounds. And I think I want to bring women together on the Pepsi Max stage at Wembley Stadium alongside my performance.

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What else have you done?

I’m currently doing a six-show Ibiza residency that ends at the end of August. I’m off Ibiza to Valencia to do Benicassim at 1pm tonight and then flying back to Ibiza with a sprinkling of all the UK festivals. I have a single coming out with Joel Corey in the next couple of weeks, so that’s really exciting. It’s a busy, busy time.

What are your home comforts when you’re traveling non-stop?

I try to keep my fiance with me all the time. He is the peace of my home. For me, it’s more about the people than getting a cute toy or something. I want to be surrounded by good people. Otherwise, it never really works.

Do you have an all-time favorite song or album?

I love Elephonic by Black Eyed Peas. I think that record is absolutely timeless, and I still listen to it today. I asked Will.I.Am how that record was made with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Pharrell and Jimmy Iovine, and it was fascinating.

What musical artists have you been inspired by?

I love Robin. To me, the songwriting and these kind of synth-pop dance beats are some of the best music that came out in the nineties, and even the 10s and 20s.

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What is your career highlight?

Definitely winning the BRIT Awards in February. This is the biggest moment of my career and I feel very proud.

What are your three pieces of advice for budding artists aspiring to win a Brit?

Don’t take yourself too seriously. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Believe in action.

Do you have an off-duty look?

I try to keep it chic but very, very comfortable. Trainers are always essential.

What do you wear to travel?

It depends on how hot the place I’m going is. We actually lost our bags before the first Ibiza Rocks show. All seven of us, including my party of dancers and drag artists, lost all our makeup and clothing. I made the mistake of wearing baggy jeans on the plane so I had to desperately try to find a new outfit in the 35 degree heat. So yes, I have now learned my lesson and try to keep an array of different fabrics in my handbag.

What did you end up wearing to perform?

We all had to buy our own foundation, powder and concealer, since we all have different skin tones, and then we shared eyeshadow palettes. A dancer of mine used to be a stylist and was found. Dancing Cheetah, where I managed to find a dress. Thank God for my team; Without them I would have really struggled.

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What is your favorite style on stage?

I’m never too far from knee high boots. They make my ankles feel supported and everything else feels pretty confident. I love walking around in a pair of knee highs, it’s become a bit of a thing for me.

How do you treat yourself between performances?

Exercise is really important, something I’m never able to do much of. I’m terrible at the gym on my own, so I always have to train with a personal trainer or go to a class to get some endorphins and hopefully sweat away the stress.

What is your favorite exercise class?

When I return home, I always try to make a beeline for one. Barry’s Boot Camp. It was actually Ella Eyre who went and she was like “Becky, you’d be surprised you could do this.” The trainers take you through short runs and rounds of HIT, and I’ve never been much of a running girl so this has really helped my cardiovascular health. Cardio is very demanding on stage now because I have four dancers and a routine and I’m out of breath for a long time, so I need to be able to stretch my lungs so I can come back. With my voice on point.

Do you have a hero beauty product you can’t live without?

West Barn Co is a great brand, and I love them. Soap Brows. Add them little by little. Ready fog And your brows will last all day.