Emily Houghton

With a crowd-pleasing repertoire that spans the decades, Emily Houghton is a singer-guitarist who covers music from the likes of Bowie, Billie Eilish, ABBA, Ed Sheeran, Whitney and lots more. Whether providing subtle background music suitable for a drinks reception or taking centre stage as your main entertainment, Emily guarantees live sets perfect for every age, musical taste and event type.

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Set List / Repertoire

Adele – Rolling in the deep
Arctic Monkeys – R U Mine
Arctic Monkeys – Whyd you only call me when you’re high
Ariana Grande – Motive
Billie Eilish – Idontwannabeyouanymore
Billie Eilish – Billie Bossa Nova
Bruno Mars – The lazy song
Bruno Mars – grenade
Bruno Mars – Marry you
Catfish and the battlement – 7
Cee Lo Green – Forget you
Dua Lipa – Don’t start now
Dua Lipa – Break my heart
Ed Sheeran – Don’t
Ed Sheeran – All of the stars
Ed Sheeran – Castle on a hill
Eliza Doolittle – Pack Up
Ellie Goulding – Love me like you do
First Aid Kit – Emmylou
Florence and the Machine – Hunger
Florence and the Machine – Ship to Wreck
Gabrielle Aplin – Home
George Ezra – Paradise
Harry Styles – Watermelon sugar
Harry Styles – As it was
Harry Styles – Satellite
Jessie J – Price tag
Jorja Smith – Goodbyes
Katie Perry – Teenage dream
Katie Perry – The one that got away
Lorde – Solar power
Mark Ronson – Nothing breaks like a heart
Miley Cyrus - Flowers
Nina Nesbitt – The Apple Tree
Nina nesbitt – Not what your dad wants to know
Olivia Rodrigo – Traitor
Olivia Rodrigo – Good for you
Olly Murs – Trouble maker
One Republic – Counting stars
Paloma Faith – Picking up the pieces
Paramore – Still into you
Sam Fender – Play god
Scouting for Girls – This ain’t a love song
Taylor Swift – Love story
Taylor Swift – Red
The 1975 – Girls

Alanis Morissette – Ironic
Alicia Keys – Fallin
Amy Macdonald – This is the life
Amy Winehouse – Back to black
Amy Winehouse – You know I’m no good
Amy Winehouse – Valerie
Avril Lavigne – Complicated
Carrie Underwood – Before he cheats
Coldplay – Yellow
Coldplay – Viva la vida
Corrine Bailey Rae – Put your records on
Counting Crows – Accidently in love
Daniel Powter – Bad day
Duffy – Mercy
Duffy – Warwick Avenue
Estelle – American boy
Foo Fighters – Wheels
Gabriella Cilmi – Sweet about me
Girls Aloud – Sound of the underground
Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
Gwen Stefani – The sweet escape
Jack Johnson – Better Together
Jack Johnson – Never know
Kate Nash - Foundations
Keane – Somewhere only we know
Keane – Everybody’s changing
Kelly Clarkson – Since you been gone
KT Tunstall – Other side of the world
KT Tunstall – Suddenly I see
Lily Allen – Not Fair
Lily Allen – Smile
Madcon – Beggin
Maroon 5 – This love
McFly – 5 Colours in her hair
Mumford and Sons – The cave
Mumford and Sons – Little lion man
Natasha Bedingfield – Unwritten
Newton Faulkner – Dream catch me
Pink – Who knew
Pixie Lott – Mama Do
Rhianna – Umbrella
Sara Bareilles – Love song
Scouting for Girls – Heartbeat
Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Murder on the dancefloor
Stereophonics – Dakota
Sugarbabes – About you now
Take That – Patience
Take That – Rule the world
The Killers – Human
The Kooks – She moves in her own way
The Kooks – naïve
The Script – breakeven
Wheatus – Teenage dirtbag

4 Non Blondes – What’s up
Britney Spears – Baby one more time
Deep Blue Something – Breakfast at Tiffanys
Eva Cassidy – Songbird
James – Sit down
Macy Gray – I try
Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
Pulp – Disco 2000
Pulp – Common People
Sixpence None the Richer – Kiss me
The Cranberries – Linger
The Cranberries - Dreams
TLC – No scrubs
Toploader – Dancing in the moonlight

Crowded House – Don’t dream it’s over
Dexys Midnight Runners – Come on Eileen
Dolly Parton – 9 to 5
Elton John – I’m still standing
Elton John – Bennie and the jets
Kate Bush – Running up that hill
Katrina and the Waves – Walking on sunshine
Kim Wilde – Kids in America
Cyndi Lauper – Girls just wanna have fun
Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody
The Bangles – Eternal flame
Whitney Houston – I wanna dance with somebody

ABBA – Dancing Queen
ABBA – Super Trouper
Al Green – Let’s stay together
Billy Ocean – Love really hurts without you
Blondie – Sunday girl
Blondie – Heart of glass
David Bowie – Starman
David Bowie – Heroes
Dolly Parton - Jolene
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow taxi
Stealers Wheel – Stuck in the middle with you
Stevie Wonder – I wish

Ben E. King – Stand by me
Dusty Springfield – Son of a preacher man
Marvin Gaye – Ain’t no mountain high enough

Full Biography

Emily Houghton is a singer-guitarist who holds a real passion for performing. Whether providing subtle background music suitable for a drinks reception or taking centre stage as your main entertainment, Emily can cater her live sets to suit.

With a crowd-pleasing repertoire that spans the decades, Emily covers music from the likes of Bowie, Billie Eilish, ABBA, Ed Sheeran, Whitney and lots more. There’s guaranteed to be something perfect for every age, musical taste and event type.

With a wealth of experience to her name, Emily started out performing at the age of 14 where she hit stages at open mics in and around Portsmouth. Emily then moved to Jersey where she began crafting her performance, repertoire and reputation in pubs and bars across the island. Quickly gaining popularity, Emily soon started being booked for festivals, private parties and weddings.

Emily has recently just graduated from the prestigious BIMM Brighton where she received a First in studying Professional Musicianship specialising in Vocals.


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Performance Times

2 x 60 minutes sets

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Price from £334 + travel from East Sussex

Based on 1 person performing 2 x 60 minutes sets

  • South East From £334
  • East of England From £401
  • South West From £422
  • East Midlands From £446
  • West Midlands From £458
  • Wales From £483
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £622
  • North West From £630

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Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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A excellent moment with Emily during our Welcome cocktail for the FACE Event

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“We warmly deserve Emily for her kindness and her talent! Our cocktail went very well and she brought a musical touch who hosted our cocktail. And thank you to the whole Alive team!”

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