Isobel Bizu Beardshaw, better known as Izzy Bizu, is an English-Ethiopian singer songwriter from Southwest London. In 2013, she independently released her debut EP Coolbeanz catapulting her to mainstream popularity with the commercial success of her hit “White Tiger” – which continues to connect with global audiences after going viral in recent times across social media – Izzy Bizu has maintained a strong presence with audiences, producing a consistent stream of well-received solo hits while collaborating over the years with the likes of ODESZA, HONNE, Jords, D Double E, Ferreck Dawn, Milky Chance and Tom Enzy.
After her debut release, Izzy earnt a well-deserved spot on the acclaimed BBC Introducing stage at Glastonbury. She then went on to release her first full length studio album, A Moment of Madness (Epic records), which arrived on a wave of industry accolades, a spot in the BBC’s Sound of 2016 shortlist, the Brits Critic Choice shortlist and declared the winner of the BBC Introducing Award. As well as supporting Coldplay on their US tour in 2017.
Izzy continues to record and release music, amassing more than 1.7million monthly listeners and 36.7million annual streams on Spotify. While simultaneously managing to forge a successful modelling career, working with massive brands such as H&M, Cacharel, Fossil and featuring in Vogue, Hello and Glamour magazines to name but a few.
In October 2022, Izzy released her comeback single Dumb. Written in London in 2021 with producers Josh Thompson, Tancrede and Liam O’Donnell, Dumb is ‘is a fun song about how to let someone go in a lighthearted way…not crying over a boy and letting him know he can’t have you back!’ Dumb marks an exciting new chapter in Izzy’s career as a mainstay in British pop and beyond.
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