Nina Nesbitt (born 11 July 1994) is a Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist from in Edinburgh, Scotland. Best known for her biggest hit single "Stay Out", which peaked at number twenty one on the UK Singles Chart in April 2013. She has released a number of EP's, her second EP, titled The Apple Tree, was released in April 2012 and peaked at number six on the iTunes download charts after receiving airplay on BBC Radio 1, and also peaked at the top of the iTunes singer/songwriter chart. the first in 2012 which included the song "The Apple Tree". Whilst, Her debut single "Boy", from the EP of the same name was released in 2012 and peaked at number one hundred and thirty nine in the UK Singles Chart.
In 2013, she came to mainstream attention, with her single "Stay Out". The "Way Of The World EP" and single was released on 23 July 2013, as a follow-up to her first charting single "Stay Out", it joined BBC Radio 1's 'A' playlist.
In August 2013, she recorded a version of Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop" for a new John Lewis advertising campaign, subsequently it charted at number 61 on 1 September in the UK Singles Chart.
She featured on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge singing a cover of British singer John Newman's single "Love Me Again".
1 Life and career
1.1 Boy UK Tour 2012,
2.1 Studio Albums,
2.2 Extended plays,
4 External links,
Life and career:
Nesbitt was born on 11 July 1994 in Edinburgh; she attended the small village school in Bellsquarry, Livingston and attended Balerno Community High School. Her father is Scottish and her mother is Swedish. She started her music career by writing and recording songs in her bedroom and uploading the videos to her YouTube channel. She plays the guitar, piano and flute. As a child, she competed in local and regional gymnastic competitions with her primary school. Before meeting Ed Sheeran, Nina Nesbitt had chocolate brown hair and was also a teenage model.
After meeting Ed Sheeran, she was invited to support him on his European tour, and was also invited to support Example after he heard her cover of "Stay Awake". She also appeared in the video for Ed Sheeran's song "Drunk".
Her second EP, titled The Apple Tree, was released in April 2012 and reached #6 on the iTunes download charts after receiving airplay on BBC Radio 1, and also reached #1 on the iTunes singer/songwriter chart.
In October 2012, Nesbitt embarked on a second UK headline tour, "Boy UK Tour", in support of her debut single "Boy" and the EP of the same name.
She subsequently announced the title of her next EP, Stay Out, which was released on 8 April 2013; its title track of the same name entered the charts at number 21 in April 2013; it fell to No 41 the following week.
Her next EP was entitled "Way In The World" and was released on 21 July 2013. The title track was released as a single, the video for which was released on 12 June 2013.
Nesbitt's next single will be a cover of the Fleetwood Mac song Don't Stop which will be used in an advert for department store John Lewis.
On 6 September 2013 Nesbitt sang "Flower of Scotland" at Hampden Park before Scotland faced Belgium in a Group A World Cup Qualifier.
Boy UK Tour 2012:
On 9 October 2012, Nesbitt embarked on her second UK headline tour, this time to support the release of her debut single "Boy" under new label Island Records. The tour included support from singer-songwriter Josh Kumra and singer-songwriter Billy Lockett. The tour commenced 9 October 2012 at Oran Mor, Glasgow, Scotland and finished 18 October 2012 at Dingwalls, London, England.
On 25 November 2013, Nina announced on her Twitter and Facebook pages that her debut album, Peroxide, will be released on 17 February 2014 in the United Kingdom. Her first single released for this album is to be "Tough Luck."