Emeli Sandé will perform at Edinburgh Castle for world tour

Emeli Sande will take to the stage at Edinburgh Castle on July 13.
Emeli Sande will take to the stage at Edinburgh Castle on July 13.
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THE singer Emeli Sandé is to perform at Edinburgh Castle, it has been announced.

Sandé, who grew up in Aberdeenshire, will take to the stage on Thursday, July 13, as part of her Long Live The Angels world tour.

The singer has scored three UK number one singles and the track Next to Me was certified platinum in the US with over 1.5 million singles sold.

Sandé has won numerous accolades including four Brit Awards as well as prizes from Q Magazine, Elle, Harpers and GQ.

The multi-instrumentalist initially made her mark as a songwriter in the UK urban scene via acts such as Wiley, Wretch 32 and Chip. Nick Finnigan, executive manager of Edinburgh Castle, said: “It’s fantastic news that an artist like Emeli Sandé, a hugely respected and globally recognised, Scottish performer, will be a major part of our forthcoming Castle Concerts programme. We look forward to welcoming Emeli to Edinburgh Castle.”