Tori Cross is an award nominated singer-songwriter from Birmingham.
Tori began writing songs at the age of 16 when she enrolled in a performing arts academy in Birmingham to study music. In 2013 Tori moved to Liverpool to study music further at University, and continued to perform in the local music scene.
Since Tori's last release in 2020, Tori has been studying the craft of songwriting and production. She has been writing music for her own project in addition to writing pop hits for others. She has been working closely with Lloyd Hinshelwood who has produced and penned tracks for Mabel, Izzy Bizu, Fleur East and more. Toxic by Bee Arnold is Tori's first co write release and was released on all platforms on Friday 28th January.
Tori achieved a nomination for 'Best Original Song' at the National Youth Awards, for her track 'Beautiful Stranger' featuring Katy Alex in November 2021. This track was written and produced by Tori and Katy, and was Tori's first self produced release.
Tori's main influences are Nina Simone, Lianne La Havas, Corrine Bailey Rae and Alessia Cara.
"Synth-pop with contemporary soul flavourings, ‘Beautiful Stranger’ is one of the best collaborations of the year."
Bido Lito Magazine
"Soulful vocalist Tori Cross has gone epic with her new track 'Midnight', a smooth-as-silk pop banger."
- July 2019
Press The Music
"Tori Cross from Birmingham, UK is a singer songwriter with a versatile, sultry, and characterful voice. Her music bridges the divide between soul, pop, and R&B, and her beautiful melodies remind of icons like Ella Fitzgerald and Aretha Franklin."
- July 2019
BBC Merseyside, BBC West Midlands, BBC Radio 6.
Midnight chosen as BBC Introducing WM's track of the month (August).