Matt Johnson is a British singer/songwriter who is due to release his first single Get Over You from his debut album Chaplin Road. The album is being produced by Steve Power, one of the UK’s most successful producers. Credits include Gary Barlow’s last number 1 album ‘Since I Saw You Last’ and he produced everything for Robbie Williams including all the big hits like ‘Angels’,
Having appeared in the National Tours of Cameron Mackintosh Oliver! (Artful Dodger) and Les Misrables (Gavroche), Matt went on to play the lead role of Richard in Smugglers The Movie produced by Rewind Motion Pictures before deciding he would like to pursue a career in music.
In 2002 Matt competed in Pop Stars the Rivals and won a place in boyband One True Voice voted in by the public with 14 million votes). The band was immediately signed to Jive/Ebul Records and in December 2002 Matt released a song with One True Voice which charted at number 2 and sold 400,000 copies certified Gold in the UK. Following a heavy promotional tour and the release of a second single One True Voice disbanded and Matt went on to continue his career appearing on Celebrity Fear Factor for Sky and continuing to write and perform music.
Between 2014 & 2016 he achieved 182 top 200 chart entries on iTunes in over 60 countries, This includes every country you can think of and some you’ve never heard of. Spotify is the worlds biggest streaming platform with 100 million users; He currently achieves around 25,000 to 30,000 streams a
day with over 20 million streams in total and he has 200,000 regular monthly listeners. His current highest streamed song is a cover of Royals by ‘Lorde’ at 1.7 million streams.
With a rapidly growing following on the music scene, a debut album and single ready for release, Matt Johnson is an exciting talent is ready to return to his first love of acting and Frantic Management is excited to be part of his journey.