Alex Boye on his Utah Small Town Tour will be performing in Heber City on Friday, February 19th at 7:00 pm at the Wasatch High School Auditorium. Don't miss his amazing and unique talents for this concert. About Alex Boye: Embracing his rich heritage after years of successful recordings as a gospel artist, the charismatic, London born, U.S. based vocal powerhouse is having a breakthrough year as a mainstream pop artist, scoring over 72 millions views for “Let It Go” and another 40 million views for “Peponi,” the “Africanized” version of Coldplay’s “Paradise” with ThePianoGuys. In addition to that, Alex recently made his debut at the world-renowned Royal Albert Hall, opening for Olivia Newton John, and realizing a childhood dream.
“Both of my parents were born in Nigeria, and I lived there for several years of my early childhood,” says Boye. “But even with that strong Nigerian background, I never focused on the African culture in any of my music before. As a singer and artist, I’ve always been this British guy who has lived in the U.S., recently became a citizen and so in essence I’m also African American.
“I’ve done everything else—jazz, pop, hip hop, gospel, heavy metal, even emo—and then I got a phone call from ThePianoGuys wanting me to be in their video singing Swahili,” he adds. “The resulting success of the ‘Peponi’ video had been the biggest response to any of the music I had ever done up to that point, and it’s exciting to see so many people responding to pop with an African twist. I’m humbled by this opportunity to expand my musical scope and reach so many people who are enthusiastic about my new journey.” The success spawned by that single video has since been eclipsed by the release of “Let It Go,” (Filmed at the Midway Ice Castle!)