In 2016, for the second year in a row, Citizen Kay was nominated for an ARIA Award for “Best Urban Album”. The nomination for his debut full-length album ‘With the People’, wrapped up an eventful and productive year which also saw the signing of an album deal with ILLY’s label OneTwo.
Since 2013, Citizen Kay has released a slew of singles that have received national airplay. Starting with ‘Yes!’ and followed by Raise A Glass, Manage And ‘Freedom’, they all featured on the ‘Demokracy’ mini-album.
‘With The People’ arrived in 2015 and the single ‘Life Gives You Lemons’ hit national playlists followed by triple j’s ‘Like A Version’ and a monster cover of Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk’.
Citizen kay has toured Australia frequently with his own headline shows and with the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Earl Sweatshirt & Danny Brown, Run The Jewels, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, ILLY, Seth Sentry and Tkay Maizda.
Citizen Kay is currently recording tracks for his new album scheduled for release in 2017.