The Dutch artist Sharon Kovacs has been making music from an early age inspired by singers such as Betty Davis, Etta James and Tina Turner. In 2014 she released her first EP My Love. Success followed with the singles 'My Love' and 'Diggin' and her debut album Shades Of Black, charted in 36 countries, making the Top Ten in Germany and hitting Number One in her Dutch homeland. Sixty million YouTube views, a modelling contract with Viva Paris, a clutch of awards and high-profile sets at major festivals and a Robbie Williams support slot later. She also won the prestigious EBBA award and performed at festivals such as Glastonbury and Sziget.