William May

One of the UK's most sought after swing singers, William May has become the first choice to entertain at events & occasions. Performing Rat Pack standards plus modern hits in a cool swing style, William is an expert at setting the perfect mood at your event!

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Set List / Repertoire

Frank Sinatra
Bad Bad Leroy Brown
Best Is Yet To Come
Cheek To Cheek
Come Fly With Me
Come Dance With Me
Fly Me To The Moon
For Once In My Life
Girl From Ipanema
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Get A Kick Out Of You
It had to be you
It Was A Very Good Year
I’ve Got The World On A String
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Love And Marriage
Love Is (The Tender Trap)
Luck Be A Lady
Mack The Knife
Moon River
My Way
New York New York (The Theme From)
Nice N Easy
One For My Baby
Pennies From Heaven
Somethin’ Stupid
Strangers In The Night
Summer Wind
The Lady Is A Tramp
That’s Life
That old black magic
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
The Way You Look Tonight
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
You Make Me Feel So Young
Young At Heart

Sammy Davis Jr
Mr Bojangles

Michael Buble
Close your eyes
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Crazy Love
Feeling Good
For Once In My Life
Haven't Met You Yet
Hold On
How Sweet It Is
It's A Beautiful Day
I've Got You Under My Skin
Mack The Knife
Me And Mrs Jones
That's All
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
You Make Me Feel So Young
Young At Heart

Nat King Cole
Let There Be Love
Mona Lisa
The Christmas Song
When I Fall In Love

Dean Martin
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head
Everybody Loves Somebody
Little Old Wine Drinker
That’s Amore
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

Robbie Williams
Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Beyond The Sea
Go Gentle
Have You Met Miss Jones
I Wanna Be Like You
Minnie The Moocher
Puttin' On The Ritz
She's The One
Shine My Shoes
Somethin' Stupid
Swing Supreme
Rock DJ

Other Songs
All of me ( John Legend )
A groovy kind of love ( Phil Collins )
Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams)
Can't stop falling in love with you ( Elvis )
Easy ( Lionel Richie )
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
Hard Days Night (The Beatles)
It must be love ( Madness )
It's Not Unusual (Tom Jones)
Ordinary people ( John Legend )
Shake A Tail Feather (Ray Charles)
Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay (Ottis Redding)
Stand by me ( Ben E King )
Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
The Wonder of You (Elvis) *
Your Song (Elton John)

Christmas Repertoire
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
Mistletoe And Holly
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Jingle Bells
Let It Snow
The Christmas Song (Nat King Cole)
White Christmas
Winter Wonderland
I'll Be Home For Christmas

Full Biography

From an early age William has loved the thrill of entertaining and getting that special reaction from an audience. Brought up listening to Frank Sinatra and Nat king Cole he soon discovered his voice was perfectly suited to singing swing and jazz

As a full time professional singer, William's experience performing at the highest profile venues in the country guarantee's you're in safe hands when he's booked to sing for you and your guests.

Nothing is too much trouble for William when it comes to planning the entertainment for your event or occasion. Every booking is personalised to you and William will arrange his sets to include the songs you want to hear him perform and also to set the mood whether it be up beat to get everybody dancing at your wedding/event or more laid back during a dinner or drinks reception.  

An absolute professional and perfectionist to his craft from the moment William puts his tuxedo on, prepare to be wowed...

Previous Clients
England cricketer Gladstone Small
Hever Castle
Hedingham Castle
Warwick Castle
Lumley Castle
Wicksteed Park
SW19 Studio
Volkswagen UK
Wentworth Golf club
Bombay Sapphire Distillery
C M Downton Ltd
RAF club Pall Mall
The Dorchester
The Belfry golf club
Selfridges & Co
Allianz Insurance
Flowcrete UK
Twinings Tea
Boots UK Ltd
GL Industrial Ltd
Savoy Hotel London
Datel Advanced Gaming Technology
Royal Air Force
M.S. Society Charity
Royal Sun Alliance
Age Concern Charity
Brands Hatch Race circuit
Cosine marketing UK
Touch FM radio
Edgbaston Priory Tennis Club
Freestyle games
George for Asda awards dinner
Harvey Nichols
Old Orleans Restaurants
John Reay Golf Club
Las Vegas Show Girls
Navman wireless
JS Sainsburys
Thomas Sanderson Ltd
The Assembly Royal Leamington Spa
Best Western Hotels
Holiday Inn
Crown Plaza Chester
Wroxall Abbey
numerous private clients for Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries etc

Customer reviews

William May and his 5-piece band performed at our wedding on 2 July and we loved every minute of it! He was very charming and has an incredible voice - my husband and I stayed on the dance floor for the entire two sets dancing the night away! Thank you for making this day so unforgettable
- Chris Thompson 

The booking was made with ease and professionalism with William who kindly helped guide discussions with our high profile venue. The performance was a delight and enjoyed by all of our guests - we wish we had been able to give more of the evening to William May. Fabulous all round! Thank you.
- Sam Hyde - Charity event at The Savoy London

Wonderful entertainment William, great choice of songs and great voice. You had the whole room stunned by your performance. You will most certainly be at our next event.
- Frank Corrigan

Just to say that Carolyn and I were delighted with your performance at our wedding. Your presence lifted the entertainment away from the bog standard disco, which everyone else has, and introduced a touch of class to the proceedings, along with some real music. It made our day. Your willingness to sing the music we chose and to dedicate it to us made it very personal, which we loved. You also volunteered to sing the song for our first dance instead of our using a recorded version, which scared us to death as we’d practiced with the original Buble version but it turned out to be an inspired suggestion and could not have worked out better. Bless you for that! We would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone planning a wedding or any other event requiring entertainment. In fact, I would go as far as to say that anyone planning a wedding/event without your services, is seriously missing out!
- Stuart & Carolyn Gulleford

This lad really can sing Sinatra!
- Chris Smith (String of Pearls Band) - Toured with Frank Sinatra playing trombone.


Default lineup: 1 performer

Standard Line Up: Solo to high quality backing tracks


Performance Times

1 x 60 minutes set

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2 x 45 minutes sets

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Price from £436 + travel from Warwickshire

Based on 1 person performing 2 x 45 minute sets

  • West Midlands From £436
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  • Wales From £511
  • North West From £536
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  • North East From £635
  • Republic of Ireland From £761
  • Northern Ireland From £835

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203 Customer Reviews

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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Captains Finale Scarcroft Golf Club

5 stars - William May are Highly Recommended
booked William May for their event in West Yorkshire March 2024

“Wills performance was flawless he really sings fantastically and knows the right songs for the audience. Superb evening and I would recommend Will to anyone looking to organise a great event.”

Amazing & professional singer - would so highly recommend!

5 stars - William May are Highly Recommended
booked William May for their event in Norfolk December 2023

“William May sung at our client Christmas event and the experience of working with him was just as wonderful as the performance. Really professional and clear and easy to communicate with, and the actual performance itself was just amazing. Created an incredible atmosphere and wouldn't hesitate to book again!”

We would recommend William to anyone looking for a singer to elevate their occas...

5 stars - William May are Highly Recommended
booked William May for their Wedding November 2023

“William started the evening singing our first dance song and we were still on the dance floor when he sang his last. All the songs we asked William to perform he included in his performance and he really impressed everyone with not only his singing, but also his ability to entertain. We would recommend William to anyone looking for a singer to elevate their occasion to a truly memorable one. Thank you so much Helen and Adrian”

Absolutely fantastic

5 stars - William May are Highly Recommended
booked William May for their Wedding in Warwickshire

“Would highly recommend. Sang at our wedding drinks reception and was fantastic. Guests all said how good he was.”

the perfect accompaniment to our Christmas lunch.

5 stars - William May are Highly Recommended
booked William May for their event in London

“It went wonderfully, our Head of Company told me to hold onto William’s details for future events. One colleague thought we had Michael Bublé playing. William was professional, friendly and provided us with the perfect accompaniment to our Christmas lunch.”

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