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Sheldon Riley’s Show-Stopping Performance on ‘America’s Got Talent – Fantasy League’

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Australian multi-instrumentalist and avant-garde performer, Sheldon Riley, left everyone astounded with his performance of Loreen’s ‘Tattoo’ on the esteemed stage of ‘America’s Got Talent – Fantasy League’. His riveting rendition of the two-time Eurovision-winning song earned him an overwhelming standing ovation and secured his place in the semi-final. The invitation to return to the ‘America’s Got Talent’ stage for the highly anticipated spinoff series came from none other than Simon Cowell. The unique twist in this series is that each of the star-studded panel of judges curates a team of 10 acts from the 40 most viral and fan-favorite acts, including previous winners from the global franchise. The judges this season include Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel. Mel B, familiar with Sheldon’s incredible voice from his time as the runner-up on ‘The Masked Singer AU’, ensured he was one of her first selections in the draft pick. Sheldon, known for his creative prowess, melodic tone, high fashion, and ability to craft each stage performance, is no stranger to the television competition scene. He has previously been a finalist on ‘The Voice All Stars’, a runner-up on ‘The Masked Singer AU’, a winner of ‘Eurovision Australia Decides’, and a finalist at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy. Sheldon’s decision to perform ‘Tattoo’ was not merely a random choice. As a former Eurovision finalist himself, Sheldon has a deep connection with the song and an immense respect for Loreen, the artist behind the hits ‘Tattoo’ and ‘Euphoria’. His goal was to… Read More

Sheldon Riley launches new single: Insane

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Sheldon Riley’s hauntingly beautiful vocals first captured the world’s attention at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin, Italy. A year later, he returns with his much-anticipated single, ‘INSANE.’ The song showcases Riley’s vocal range and emotional depth, and it’s easy to see how the global pandemic played a role in inspiring the musician. The 24-year-old singer-songwriter found himself confined to a red zone during the pandemic and used the time to explore his creativity and delve deeper into his emotions. Riley says that he realized that his strength lies in writing music from the heart and telling his story directly. As a result, ‘INSANE’ is an emotional track that explores the complex theme of loving someone who doesn’t reciprocate the love in the same way. In the accompanying cinematic music video, Sheldon Riley takes on the role of director. He brings his bold and entrancing aesthetic to life, delivering a visual experience that is just as captivating as his vocals. The music video features an outfit made from over 62 meters of ethically sourced human hair that Riley spent over 30 hours designing and constructing. The result is a stunning display of craftsmanship that demonstrates Riley’s passion and commitment to his art. “I wanted to produce a piece that was innovative and original while still retaining a sense of darkness that is uniquely me and effectively conveys the intended story,” said Riley. “I was inspired by some of my favorite movies that explore the subtleties of insanity; big, dark films like the Harry Potter… Read More