Ben Adams, born November 22, 1981, in Ascot, Berkshire, England, is an English singer-songwriter, best known as a member of the boy band, “a1”.
Adams attended Westminster Under School, where he became head chorister of the school choir, . He later attended Bedales School, leaving aged 16 after completing his GCSEs.
Adams was a member of four-piece boyband A1, who won a BRIT Award in 2001 for Best Newcomer and had two number one singles, “Take On Me” and “Same Old Brand New You”, before separating.
After a couple of years writing, Adams made a comeback with a new solo recording contract. His first solo single, “Sorry”, reached #18 on the UK Singles Chart in June 2005. As well as writing for himself, Adams began writing and producing for other artists. He co-wrote the Lisa Scott-Lee single “Electric” with Guy Chambers, as well as a song called “Get Off My Girl”.