Slacker Logo


Katy B

The versatile London, England-based Katy B (aka Baby Katy, Baby Katie), a dance-oriented electronic pop artist inspired by the likes of Mary J. Blige, Faith Evans, and Gwen Stefani, earned notice with "Tell Me," a 2006 single produced by DJ NG. A series of other features followed, including lead turns on Jelly Jams' "I Try," Geeneus' "Good Life" (a cover of the late-'80s Inner City house classic), and the Count & Sinden's "Hold Me." All of those tracks preceded the release of her first proper solo single. "Katy on a Mission," produced by Benga, was issued on Rinse in 2010. The album On a Mission was released the following April, with each song co-written by Katy B and an array of collaborators, including Geeneus (on seven of 12 tracks), Magnetic Man, Zinc, and Benga. The set debuted at number two on the U.K. album chart. Nominated for the 2011 Mercury Prize, it was issued that September in the U.S. After she toured Europe in support of her debut, Katy teamed up with Mark Ronson in 2012 for the track "Anywhere in the World," which appeared on a Coca-Cola Olympic sponsorship commercial. Katy then reconvened with Geeneus and connected with the likes of Jacques Greene, Sampha, Joker, and George FitzGerald. Little Red, her second album, brought more of a pop edge to Katy's dubstep-influenced sound. Preceded by the singles "5 AM" and "Crying for No Reason," it was released in February 2014 and topped the U.K. chart. The following year, she appeared on KDA's "Turn the Music Louder (Rumble)," a number one U.K. pop hit. After a switch of labels -- from Columbia to Virgin EMI -- she released Honey in 2016. It featured an impressive variety of producers and guest artists, including Kaytranada (on the title track), Major Lazer and Craig David, Floating Points and Four Tet, D Double E, and Novelist. ~ Andy Kellman & John D. Buchanan
Read More Read Less

Stations Featuring
Katy B


    1 song

Albums by
Katy B

Top Songs by
Katy B

  1.   Song
  2.   Katy On A Mission
  3.   Easy Please Me
  4.   I Wanna Be by Chris Lorenzo
  5.   5 AM
  6.   Broken Record
  7.   Anywhere In the World
  8.   Perfect Stranger
  9.   Go Away
  10.   Movement
  11.   Everything
  12.   What Love Is Made Of
  13.   Honey (Outro) featuring Geeneus
  14.   Stay Down
  15.   Crying for No Reason
  16.   I Like You
  17.   Lose Your Head featuring D Double E
  18.   Louder
  19.   Water Rising featuring Geeneus
  20.   Dark Delirium featuring Jamie Jones
  21.   Turn the Music Louder (Rumble) by KDA
  22.   So Far Away featuring Stamina MC
  23.   Honey by Kaytranada
  24.   Who Am I
  25.   Calm Down featuring Floating Points
  26.   Sky's the Limit
  27.   Wicked Love
  28.   Blue Eyes
  29.   Still
  30.   Emotions
  31.   Sapphire Blue
  32.   Play by Sampha
  33.   Tumbling Down
  34.   All My Lovin'
  35.   Aaliyah by Jessie Ware
  36.   Next Thing
  37.   Witches Brew
  38.   Why You Always Here
  39.   Power on Me
  40.   Hard to Get
  41.   Lights On
  42.   Disappear
  43.   Dreamers by Hannah Wants
  44.   Heavy by Mr. Mitch
  45.   Calm Down featuring Floating Points
  46.   Chase Me featuring J.D. Reid
  47.   Hot Like Fire

Artists Related to Katy B


Loading Sliders...
  1. + -



Casting to |