Wonderland Magazine – ’Bold visioned singer-songwriter’
Clash Magazine – ‘Supreme pop talent’
Sofar Sounds – ‘IMAN always brings the vibe to our intimate spaces, creating magic each and every time’
EAR MILK – ‘She nails the whole crossover vibe’
405 – IMAN‘s certainly setting the bar high for herself, and with her latest offering, it’s clear she can exceed it.’
IMAN is a British artist, she began her music career writing for major international acts, working with artists under labels such as Sony BMG, Polydor, Warner Music and Virgin EMI. Establishing herself in the industry as both a talented vocalist, and a prolific songwriter, many of the records she has worked on have made the official charts, and been certified multi-platinum and gold in countries around the World.
An artist in her own right, IMAN’s music has strong electronic, r&b, soul and pop influences. Her single ‘Wishing’ (170,000 plus Spotify Streams to date ) hit #3 on The UK Urban Charts and #10 in the UK Pop Commercial Charts. The single made it onto 17 Spotify playlists including Warner’s Topsify and was supported by KISS FRESH. Brands such as NIKE (UK), PUMA (UK & Germany), leading female retailers MISSGUIDED, H&M (Worldwide), Virgin and Dune also placed the record on their playlists. ‘Wishing’ was also played across the Netherlands, Japan and Australia in major retail stores, shopping centres and gyms. ‘Wishing’ made RECORD OF THE DAY and was nominated for BEST UNSIGNED SONG at the Best of British Music Awards. The official remix is by Matt Jam Lamont & Scott Diaz.
Another record ‘Naive’ was released with a music video she directed and co – edited which earned her even wider recognition among fans and critics alike.
Known for her authentic British edge and distinctive, soulful vocals, IMAN has proven her talent as a strong live performer at festivals including Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend and the Isle of Wight Festival where she was invited to tour with Rudimental, performing material she had written for the band. She has also written and recorded with Ed Sheeran and Mike Dean (Kanye West, Jay Z, 2Pac, Frank Ocean). In March 2018 IMAN released ‘For You which was recently trending in two cities and entered the official shazam charts. It was picked up by Sony Music owned spotify playlist FILTR. She is also championed by Sofar Sounds and is asked regularly to perform her music at their sold out shows.
IMAN has most recently been awarded sponsorship by PRS Foundation’s Momentum, Spotify UK, PPL, The National Lottery and The Arts Council England.
Her most recent release Get The Feeling was premiered by EarMilk, with BBC Introducing describing it as a ‘’huge tune’’ and subsequently spotlighted by Amazing Radio amongst other music platforms. Additionally, it has so far been supported on 18 Spotify playlists reaching over 100,000 followers.
Music journalists have described IMAN’s music as a ‘’force of nature that might be unstoppable’‘(‘IX Daily’), also claiming ‘’the UK has a new vocal powerhouse, with a voice like honey’’(‘The Most Radicalist’). Cultural magazine ‘The 405’, recently declared that ‘’IMAN’s certainly setting the bar high for herself, and with her latest offering, it’s clear she can exceed it.’’ The MOBO AWARDS described her single ‘Naive’ as a ‘’ dreamy, ambient number with emotive vocals’’. And the legendary Clash Magazine describing her as a ‘’Supreme pop talent’’.