Portia Emare also known as POEM

Is a British singer songwriter of duel heritage, Irish, Nigerian and Mancunian. 

Her own style is classic and soulful with a twist of world values that resonate within the society we live today. 

Her musical influences are Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Jill Scott, Gregory Porter and Prince.


Portia has had varied experiences of working within the music industry ranging from London’s West End to having a No.1 dance hit in Slovenia. She has performed at LoveBox Festival, Wireless, Hackney WickED, Busk the Box, SBTV A64, Ibiza Rocks,The Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Birdland Jazz Cafe, Club Cumming, The Box, The Olivier Awards, This Morning. Hofburg Palace and many more. 


Portia released her first EP in 2013 with producer OD Hunte and it received rave reviews after appearing on London Live's "Not the One Show" She was chosen as play out artist of the season and Ibiza.com named Portia as "One to watch"


Portia's work ethic means she does not sit still for long and has just released her debut album High Time with Producer Sean Green and Songwriter Lewis John Greenslade. 



Portia was also featured on BBC Introducing with track of the day twice with single LOCKDOWN produced by Earl Francis. 


When asked how she would describe herself in an interview with Fame music she replied, "Sincere, Soulful and Live!" 



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