Russell watson is the UKs most prolific classical recording artiste ever! His first two recordings, The Voice and Encore are the top two album sellers of the century, with ‘The Voice’ making him the first and only classical vocalist from these shores to reach one million sales in the UK. He has reached number one status all over the globe and holds platinum album status, from here to Australia. He was the first uk artiste to score a transatlantic number one in the USA and the Uk and spent a record breaking 52 weeks at number one in the process.
He has performed for some of the world’s most notable figures including Her majesty The Queen (on numerous occasions), The Duke of Edinburgh (he is an ambassador for the Dukes Fellowship Charity), King Charles (where he is an ambassador of the Prince’s Trust), the late Pope
John Paul II (who requested a private audience with Russell at the Vatican), former US presidents Bill Clinton George W Bush and Barak Obama, the Emperor of Japan and the King of Malaysia, to name but a few.