Emma Ballantine

A unique voice and an award winning songwriter



About Emma Ballantine

Emma Ballantine's weaves together folk and contemporary influences to create her distinctive, storytelling style. Her album reached no. 1 album in the iTunes charts and received airplay on BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music.

A finalist in the UK's Unsigned Songwriter of the Year Competition, and tipped as ‘One to Watch’ by Glamour Magazine, Emma draws her inspiration from artists including Kate Bush, Tori Amos and Suzanne Vega.

Emma's latest EP, Somebody's Story, brought to life true stories sent to her by fans. Its release in April 2017 topped the iTunes Singer Songwriter album chart and was launched to a sold-out gig at the Green Note in Camden.


“I listened first and thought it was fantastic in every way. Then I read the story and listened again. It is so powerful” - Janice Long, Radio 2
“A unique voice among modern songwriters” - Resonance FM
"A shape-shifting vocal gift" - Gigslutz