James Baley is the newest addition to Somewherelse's artist roster, having joined in 2020. As artist managers, we contribute in a 360 degree way including strategic planning, business management, content development, grant writing, show booking, and more.
Toronto’s James Baley is a Juno nominated music creator and multi-disciplinary artist whose radiant energy continues to establish him as a distinctive and magnetizing performer. Sharing compelling stories through his vulnerable and unapologetic lyrics, James combines his R&B, gospel, and electronic influences to create soulful reflections and exuberant dance tracks filled with emotion. His full length debut, 'A Story', was released September 24, 2021.
His full length debut, 'A Story', released September 2021 is a deeply personal exploration of belonging, faith, strength, and carving one's own path. Prior releass include two EPs: “LISTEN”, in 2015, and his sophomore release, “ROADS”, in 2017 which quickly distinguished him as a sought-after collaborator. Over the last three years, James has written and recorded with July Talk, Zaki Ibrahim, U.S. Girls, Badge Epoque Ensemble, and Azari with his latter collaboration on “Gotasoul” garnering them a Juno nomination for Dance Recording of the Year (2019).