James Arthur Songs Ranked

James Arthur (born 2 March 1988) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame after winning the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012. His debut single, a cover of Shontelle’s “Impossible”, was released by Syco Music after the final, and debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart. Since then, it has gone on to sell over 2.5 million copies worldwide, making it the most successful winner’s single in the show’s history. Arthur parted ways with Simon Cowell’s record label Syco in 2014. In 2015, he signed a new deal with Columbia Records to release his second studio album, Back from the Edge, in 2016; he was also re-signed to Syco in 2016. The album’s lead single, titled “Say You Won’t Let Go” and released in September 2016, saw great success, peaking at number 1 on the UK Singles Chart and selling close to 2.7 million copies as of February 2021. Back from the Edge was released on 28 October 2016, and debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart. On 18 October 2019, after releasing numerous singles throughout the prior two years, Arthur released his third studio album, You; this album debuted and peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart. In February 2021, Arthur signed with Columbia Records UK and Columbia Records Germany after Syco had ceased operations. Here are all of James Arthur’s songs ranked.

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10. Certain Things (James Arthur, 2013)

“Certain Things” by King James Arthur is just so pure and beautiful, especially the acoustic version at N-Joy Live Lounge. I am addicted to this man’s voice. I just love him!”

9. Roses (James Arthur, 2013)

“I adore Emeli Sandé! This duet with James is absolutely awesome! He is a real artist, as well and I am happy that he put himself together and returned more powerful!”

8. Smoke Clouds (James Arthur, 2013)

“James, your voice is incomparable, your songs are tearing our souls, tears flow from happiness that you have with your songs. Happiness and success to you, let your star shines forever! “

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7. Suicide (James Arthur, 2013)

“Its not just his voice, that is actually amazing, or his lyrics that I don’t have words to describe how deep and emotional they can become… i cant explain how touching he is when he sings, I don’t feel like he is singing at all he is just sharing his soul with all like smacking your head screaming “damn open your heart mate and let it go”.”

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6. Supposed (James Arthur, 2013)

“I’m not one of those fans/people to be addicted to ones voice. I take that back, I’m literally addicted to James Arthur voice. Its not because of his dope riffs and runs that he does, or the different acrobatics he does with his voice, it is simply the message, emotion, and inspiration he has in his music.”

5. Say You Won’t Let Go (Back from the Edge, 2016)

“This song has to climb up to the top. Nothing can come close I think. No offense. This is the only James Arthur song that I’ve listened to.”

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4. Impossible (Europa FM 2013, 2013)

“I swear this man is a true gift to us. His voice and talent are unlike anything I’ve ever experienced personally. He is beyond amazing. This cover is more famous than the original.”

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3. You’re Nobody ’til Somebody Loves You (James Arthur, 2013)

“While I was briefly without sound, I heard this coming from radios here and there. I really liked it. When I discovered who the singer was, I held my breath. James Arthur…..one of those Britain Got’s Talent…or whatever talent show… guys. I have no idea whether or not, this might be the start of a “hang on guys, I’ve got some “talent”, take me seriously, career move or not, but, for the time being, it’s a single I have heard several times and still really like.”

2. Get Down (James Arthur, 2013)

“Amazing as usual omg I’m so obsessed with him, he’s just changed the way I sing, I love singing his songs, busking his songs is one of the best things I’ve done.”

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