BET NAMES R&B/SOUL SINGER, SONGWRITER & PRODUCER OCTOBER LONDON AS THE ‘BET AMPLIFIED’ ARTIST FOR FEBRUARY 2024
BET NAMES R&B/SOUL SINGER, SONGWRITER & PRODUCER
OCTOBER LONDON AS THE ‘BET AMPLIFIED’ ARTIST FOR FEBRUARY 2024
New York, NY February 01, 2023 – BET Music names soul singer and songwriter October London, as the BET Amplified artist for February. BET Amplified is BET Music's stamp of approval for the next big thing in music. Fresh off of a sultry live performance at “Soul Train Awards” 2023, BET is proud to celebrate Black History Month amplifying this smooth and heartfelt vocalist.
Since bursting onto the scene in July 2016 with a featured role on Snoop Dogg’s song “Revolution,” Jared Samuel Erskine’s (a.k.a October London) soulful crooning has garnered the singer millions of views and a spot atop the Billboard R&B Airplay chart with his hit song ‘Back To Your Place.’ The Soul Train Award-nominated, Indiana native also landed his single ‘Eternity’ on the soundtrack for the 2023 box-office hit film “The Color Purple.” You can now catch this Death Row recording artist at a city near you on his national tour in support of his 2023 LP “The Rebirth of Marvin,” and hear exactly why this talented singer has called to mind some of the vocal greats like Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke.
October London can now also add BET Amplified Artist to his list of accolades. As a BET Amplified artist, October London will receive BET Music’s support across multiple BET campaigns and platforms, including BET, BET Her, BET Jams, BET Soul, BET.com, BET Socials, and BET’s Official YouTube Page.
Previous BET Amplified artists include Ambré, Armani White, Asake, Big Boss Vette, Coco Jones, Fridayy, HDBeenDope, Kaliii, Lady London, Lakeyah, Larry June, Lola Brooke, Maiya The Don, That Mexican OT and more!
About October London
Breakout R&B phenomenon and Death Row Records recording artist October London’s hit “Back To Your Place” hit #1 at R&B radio for 11 consecutive weeks and reached the Top 10 on the Urban mainstream chart! The song has captivated music lovers across the nation recently receiving Soul Train Award nominations for “Song Of The Year”, “Video Of The Year” and “The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award”, and October was also nominated for “Best R&B/Soul Male Artist”. He also has just received an iHeart Radio nomination for best new artist , and three NAACP nomination for Outstanding New Artist, Outstanding Soul/R&B Song, and Outstanding Short Form Series (Comedy or Drama) for his collaboration on 3D animated series Doggyland created by Snoop Dogg, London and Claude Brooks.
His vocal delivery and style is reminiscent of Motown Soul while bringing a fresh and modern take.
Hailing from South Bend, Indiana, October is a master of recording and composing, a prolific tale weaver with an extraordinary voice. While he pays homage to the classics for inspiration, his vision of love and romance, and their inherent struggles, have found a present and rabid audience. “Back To Your Place” heralds the arrival of someone special.
For October London