Johnny Amobi is a world class singer and exceptional entertainer with an extensive career including leading roles in many of London’s hit west end shows. Johnny has performed for many celebrity clients including HRH Princess Diana, Prince Charles, Prince William, Liza Minelli, Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg, Kevin Spacey & Dame Judy Dench to name but a few.
From the West End he was invited to the U.S.A. & Australia, to tour with his band ”AMOBI” performing original music. written with No 1 chart topping DJ/producers Shut Up & Dance, winning two Dolphin awards for ”Best Single” & “Best Male Vocalist”.
He returned to London to collaborate with virtuoso gypsy flamenco guitarist Tito Heredia, which inspired the forming of Flamenco-Fusion Company “Alegría”;-debut The Royal Albert Hall, Tours - south East Asia & Europe. Festivals- Lahore World music , Glastonbury etc..
Johnny has achieved success as a composer & featured artist on Television and Film commercials such as Pringles, Just Juice, TDK, Skittles, Toyota and Mercedes Benze & the award winning documentaries “Journey to the Moon” and “Flight over the Equator” he also collaborated with producer George Martin on a concept album for the BBC. On the same day Barak Obama became president of the U.S.A Amobi`s song 'I Believe' won the 2009 Les Vignes D..Or international singer/songwriter competition in five categories, awarded by The Hollywood Reporter/Billboard magazine who then ran a feature about Amobi & included 'I Believe' on their compilation CD distributed across the U.S.A & at their annual conference at the Beverly Hills Hilton.
In 2014 Johnny completed his new album “Tribe of Soul” with his world class band, Chris Newland, guitar (Madonna) Winston Blissett Bass (Massive Attack) & Donald Gamble Percussion ( Courtney Pine)
Johnny is looking forward to performing his original music to live audiences in 2015.
Johnny has put together a spectacular line up of musicians to form “The Super Band”. Credits include Amy Winehouse, The Drifters, Dionne Warwick, Madonna, Massive Attack, Craig David & many more.
The Super Band comprise of some of the very best international musicians & female vocalists on the contemporary music scene. With Johnny Amobi at the helm of the band, showcasing his incredible voice & slick dance moves
“ The Super Band”
can truly turn any event into the most spectacular party!The Band can perform a wide range of material from Swing, Mowtown, Soul, Disco & Funk to Rock, Pop, Opera!Whatever your taste or requirements, The Super Band take great pleasure in making a bespoke event just for you.Whether it`s a two piece or nine piece band, with brass section, stunning female backing vocalists & dancers, or a swing big band, we can offer the best entertainment for your special event!
After winning a full scholarship awarded by Cameron Mackintosh to the London Studio Centre, Johnny successfully secured his first principal role in Andrew Lloyd Webbers West End production of “Starlight Express” followed by further principle roles in "Miss Saigon", "Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat" , “Five Guys Named Mo”, “Notre Dame de Paris” & following in the foot steps of Martha Reeves & Edwin Star as MC/Narrator in the Motown West End Musical hit “Dancing in the Streets” for which Johnny obtained rave reviews.
Johnny has achieved success as a composer & featured artist on Television and Film commercials such as Pringles, Just Juice, TDK, Skittles, Toyota, Mercedes Benze & award winning documentaries “Journey to the Moon” and “Flight over the Equator”. Johnny also collaborated with producer George Martin on a concept album for the BBC.
Johnny has headlined in some of the finest venues in the world including Dury Lane, The London Palladium, The Lyric, Shaftsbury Ave, The Dominion, Cambridge Theatre, The Apollo Victoria, The Royal Albert Hall, Burj Al-Arab Dubi, The Apollo NY, Coco`s Miami, Pink Tower Kansas City, Blues Bar Chicago, The Basement Sydney Harbour, The Beach Hotel, Byron Bay Australia, Genting Highlands Malaysia & many more!
Johnny has a wealth of experience in high end global entertainment and the corporate events market, working with an array of bands, groups & artists such as the Drifters, Dionne Warwick, Des O Conner, Olivia Newton John, Jason Donavon, Danni Minogue & The Sugar Babes. Johnny also supplies high end shows for the entertainment industry such as Moulin Rouge, Rat Pack, Swing, Mowtown, Opera/Musical Theatre, Blues Brothers, Big Band & many more.