Our new presenters for Junior Star Singer Extra North took to their mics on Saturday (24th February) to record their first ever show at Phoenix Radio. With the station’s manager, Howard Priestley’s, assistance, Kasey Wray Wooderson and Emily Taylor Smith interviewed young artist Shivani. The girls totally smashed it and put together a great show. Read on to find out more about Shivani, Kasey and Emily!
Shivani first came onto Junior Star Singer as a contestant from Leicester appearing at Take Over Radio. She has since recorded piano ballads and pop tracks on her demo with producers via the JSS Development Programme. Shivani also has a keen interest in fashion and modelling. You can look out for Shivani on the JSS tour, or see more at her website: www.shivanijss.com
Kasey Wray is a previous winner of JSS from 2017, stealing the Best Vocalist title. She has since made TV and BBC Radio appearances, promoting her music across the country. Since Kasey’s promotion with JSS, she has been selected to host on regional radio in her area of Sheffield and on JSS Extra. Look out for more of Kasey Wray on the JSS tour later in the year!
Emily Taylor Smith, aka Isolde, is from Halifax in Yorkshire, and is a 2016 JSS contestant. Isolde is classically trained, and has been recording her tracks with JSS producers ready to start her EP later this year. This year, you will find Emily presenting JSS Extra North with other artists so make sure you tune in to Phoenix Radio!