Support Act Announced for Lionel Richie

AECC are pleased to let you know that Philippa Hanna has been announced as the support act for Lionel Richie’s show at the AECC Arena on Thursday 13th December 2012.

Tickets for the show are available from Ticketmaster.

Philippa Hanna is one of the UK’s brightest talents. Her songs and stories are captivating audiences around the globe.

Since the independent release of debut album Watching Me in 2007 it’s been difficult to keep track of Philippa. Creating a splash on the UK gospel scene, Philippa has found herself at the top of UK Christian and gospel charts and saw out 2011 voted Best British female by UK subscribers to popular Christian music site louderthanthemusic.com

Not only devoting her time to music, Philippa visited Haiti in 2009 with international children’s charity Compassion and has helped recruit hundreds of sponsors for the charity’s work at her concerts since the launch of her 2nd album Taste. A huge hit with audiences, Taste has made Philippa a household name in UK CCM.

Philippa kicked off 2011 with an appearancethe BBC’s Songs of Praise and the release of critically acclaimed live studio mini-album ‘Out of the Blue’ (produced by Grammy award-winning songwriter & producer Eliot Kennedy). ‘Out of the Blue’ was met with rave reviews and is being broadly play-listed by local and national radio, adding to an ever growing fan-base.

Songs like ‘I am amazing’ have landed Philippa in the houses of parliament as a part of young persons self-esteem campaign ‘Beauty is Unique’. The Quirky charm of song ‘Raggedy Doll’ has also created a stir, resulting in the launch of ‘The Raggedy Doll foundation’ (a charity which promotes self-worth in children).

Philippa hit the ground running in 2012 with a 31 date Coffee Shop tour with guitarist Roo Walker. The remainder of the year looks bright for Philippa, with several large summer festivals, a European tour, more dates for the Coffee Shop Tour and the launch of her new charity project ‘The Raggedy Doll Foundation’.

For more information please visit philippahanna.co.uk

 

 

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