Joe and Jake first came to the public’s attention individually, competing as solo acts on The Voice UK. Jake was part of Team will.i.am and reached the knockout round whilst Joe made it all the way to the Semi-Final as part of Rita Ora’s team.
Behind the scenes, the boys struck up a friendship based on their love of music, quickly followed by a shared love of peri-peri chicken and all things sporty including football and basketball, and decided to professionally join forces as Joe and Jake.
Joe and Jake have both been passionate about all things music since an early age. Joe has experimented with a number of sounds over the years, including rap whilst Jake has always wanted to follow his dream of performing on stage, teaching himself guitar at the age of 14. Both Joe and Jake have an eclectic musical taste that transcends genres, citing Bob Marley, Måns Zelmerlöw, and Rudimental as their musical influences.
Since coming together as a duo, the boys’ combined efforts are already paying off as in February 2016 they participated in the national UK selection show Eurovision: You Decide and their infectious upbeat sound and energetic personalities helped them to victory, landing them the enviable position as the year’s UK entry for Eurovision. On top of all that, they announced a record deal with music giants Sony Music.
Joe and Jake are a versatile, energetic, and fun-loving duo with a natural rapport and a firm friendship…