INGRID MICHAELSON teams up with Grammy Award-winning duo A GREAT BIG WORLD for new single ‘It’s Almost Christmas’

Ingrid Michaelson

The Emmy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, and composer Ingrid Michaelson shares her new festive single, ‘It’s Almost Christmas’, a collaboration with the Grammy Award-winning duo A Great Big World. The song comes as Ingrid Michaelson prepares to embark upon her ‘It’s Almost Christmas’ tour, which includes a London show at Union Chapel on November 21st.

Ingrid’s 16th annual fan favourite Holiday Hop event will also be live-streamed worldwide, exclusively via Mandolin, with a 48-hour replay window. She is also offering a Holiday Hop virtual VIP add-on where fans can join the in-person VIP package holders for a live-streamed soundcheck party and a Q&A with Ingrid. Tickets for the livestream concert, virtual VIP add-on, and merch bundles are available HERE.

Ingrid is taking her talents to multiple mediums in the coming months. Following rave reviews for her musical theatre composing debut with ‘The Notebook’ at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, she also serves as executive producer for ‘Slumberkins’, an all new Apple Original Series from the Jim Henson Company, for which she composed heartwarming original songs to bring the important child development themes to life. In addition, she has scored the upcoming Hulu series ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’ from Liz Tigelaar, based on Cheryl Strayed’s New York Times bestselling book of the same name, starring Kathryn Hahn. Ingrid previously teamed with Tigelaar and ABC Signature in 2020 on the Hulu series ‘Little Fires Everywhere’, for which she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for her song ‘Build It Up’.

Listen to ‘It’s Almost Christmas’ – BELOW:

Born in NYC and raised by her mother, a sculptor, and her father, a classical composer, Ingrid Michaelson has artistry in her DNA. At four she began taking piano lessons, but it wasn’t until after she graduated college with a degree in musical theatre and was touring the country in a theatre troupe that she began to write her own songs. She founded her own label, Cabin 24 Records, which has released her Gold and Platinum-certified hits including ‘The Way I Am’, ‘Girls Chase Boys’ and ‘You and I’. As well as releasing eight full-length albums, she’s also a successful songwriter for other artists as well as for stage and screen projects. In addition to her current credits, she also made her stage debut in 2017 when she starred in ‘Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812’.

A Great Big World finds wonder and meaning in significant and small moments alike. The story of the Grammy Award-winning multi-Platinum New York duo – Ian Axel and Chad King – began in humble fashion when they met during college in 2005. After years of writing songs, they resonated with listeners worldwide via 2013 single ‘Say Something’ with Christina Aguilera. The UK Top 5 hit went 7 x Platinum in the States and won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Their full-length debut, ‘Is There Anybody Out There?’, then reached #3 on the Billboard Top 200, leading to Gold certification and more than a billion streams. Between sold-out gigs on multiple continents, they captivated audiences on dozens of television shows and released the fan favourite second album, ‘When The Morning Comes’.

Along the way, they also lent their songwriting to artists as varied as Andrea Bocelli and Ellie Goulding. In 2019, A Great Big World set the stage for the next chapter with ‘Fall On Me’ (with Christina Aguilera, which gathered 30 million streams as they reunited with Aguilera for a powerful performance at the American Music Awards. The Deluxe Edition of their latest full-length album ‘Particles’ features Fall On Me’, ‘Boys In The Street’ and ‘Darling It’s Over’, a collaboration with Jason Mraz. The duo are currently in the process of writing their first musical.

Tickets for the shows listed below are available HERE.

21st – London, Union Chapel
26th – Washington D.C., Lincoln Theatre
27th – Philadelphia, Keswick Theatre
29th – Boston, The Wilbur
30th – Boston, The Wilbur

4th – New York, City Winery, live-streamed Holiday Hop show
16th / 17th – New York, Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage) – with the New York Pops

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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as conducting interviews for the XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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