With an astounding voice that is often likened to Sam Smith and James Blake, it’s hard to believe that Ruel is only 16. Soulful, authentic, and emotional, the London-born, Sydney-bred musician breaks the mould of what young pop artists can be.
His debut EP, ‘Ready’ (over 100 million streams and counting) made waves with its highly personal tracks, such as “Don’t Tell Me”, “Younger”, and “Dazed and Confused”. From being the youngest artist to win a prestigious ARIA Award to counting Sir Elton John and Grammy-nominee Khalid among his fans, this is just the beginning for the highly gifted singer-songwriter.
Don’t miss the rising prodigious talent as he takes to KL for the first time this March!
For an evening of thrills and spills, the Upfront series brings the hottest live acts from around the world to Malaysia. With The Bee at Publika as home, the intimate series offers true music fans the experience to catch their favourites right up close. And in 2014, we’re happy to introduce Upfront Arena for shows that just need that little bit more space. Past acts include: The xx, Oh Wonder, Bastille, The Temper Trap, Fleet Foxes, The Vaccines, Grimes, TOKiMONSTA, to name a few.