Updated: Saturday, 22nd February 2020 @ 5:50am

First & Last... with urban singer Ny

First & Last... with urban singer Ny

By Kathryn Cummings

Ny is an up and coming artist predicted for big things in 2011.

The 22-year-old singer-songwriter is from the UK and her real name is Nyomi Gray.

She has already supported Plan B on tour and featured on Ironik’s top five single Stay With Me.

In 2010 she released a track called Sea Sick, which featured a remix by Griminal and DJ Ironik, it attracted over 300,000 hits on YouTube.

She has been touring with Ndubz on their nationwide tour and features on their track Love Sick on their new platinum selling album, LoveLiveLife. Her new single Be with You ft Giggs is released on June 12.

Here’s how she faired in MM’s quick fire quiz…

First CD you owned?

First vinal was Yazz The Only Way Is Up.

Last film you saw?

Limitless and Anuvahood

Last visit to Manchester was for...? (aside from today)

Performing on the Ndubz tour at the MEN arena.

First Mancunian you’d choose to spend the day with?

Robbie Williams, I reckon we would have a laugh. (Stoke is a little way out of Manchester, but fair enough – ed.)

Last Mancunian you’d choose to spend the day with?

Paul Scholes, he seems mean.

First thing you think of when someone says ‘Manchester’ to you?

Fun! Performing at the MEN arena and the great fans i met.

It’s your last day on earth and you are in Manchester – what do you spend it doing?

Find a studio and record my last song.

Desert island disc?

Lauryn Hill.

Desert island drink (water provided)?

Silver Purdeys with a shot of Courvoisier.

Last book you read?

The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho

Last holiday you went on?

Ibiza for Tulisa from Ndubz’s birthday.

City or United?

Don’t really watch football but I guess United, sorry City.

For more information on NY visit www.nyofficial.com

RISING STAR: The talented singer has already featured on records with The Streets and Tinchy Stryder