Anne-Marie Rose Nicholson is an English singer and songwriter. She has attained several charting singles on the UK Singles Chart, including Clean Bandit's "Rockabye", featuring Sean Paul,
which peaked at number one, as well as "Alarm", "Ciao Adios", "Friends" and "2002". Her debut studio album, Speak Your Mind, was released on 27 April 2018.
Nicholson practised shotokan karate from the age of nine, and has won Double Gold in the 2002 Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association World Championships, Gold and Silver in the 2007 Funakoshi Shotokan Karate Association World Championships, and Gold in the United Kingdom Traditional Karate Federation National Championships.
She credits this with teaching her "discipline and focus – basically everything I need for this career" but now does not have time to practice it frequently, due to performing commitments.
On 21 February,2018, Anne-Marie announced that her debut studio album, "Speak Your Mind", would be released on 27 April 2018. Prior to the release of her album, Anne-Marie released the single "2002" on 20 April in response to the constant insisting of Ed Sheeran,
the co-creator of the song.