When you hear a Matthew R record you will instantly be addicted to his vocals and style. Matthew has the passion, drive and ability to becoming an international R'n'B star, and to make it right to the top of his game. 

The versatility and diversity of Matthew's performances are inspired by his father, Roy Richards a highly respected musician and singing coach. Roy has always helped and encouraged Matthew
Throughout his career and continues too to this day.

Entering 2017 Matthew has already a busy year ahead with the release of his next single 'Drown' and his new E.P. at the end of January 2017. Matthew shall also be releasing his official debut album 'Wild and Free' At the end March 2017, and kicking off his album club tour with a Massive show in his home town of Leicester on 25th March, 2017. Matthew's club tour shall be taking him up and down throughout the U.K.
and Ireland.


Matthew's first real success was with his single 'Superhero', which got played on BBC 1-Xtra back in 2009. The song was compared to N Dubz leadman Fazer's single 'Killer' and was said to better written track. From then Matthew wrote and recorded numerous tracks although never releasing them apart from a few selected which you can find on his SoundCloud : @itsmatthewr

In 2015 Matthew released his first E.P .'The Matthew Experience' which was a great success and was followed in 2016 by his official debut single 'All Your Love'. This had major radio stations requesting more of Matthew's music to play on their shows.


My Story

​Matthew R is a UK singer/songwriter who has been getting major support on BBC Introducing for the past 3 years, and has recently been writing with global hit writing song genius, Winston Sela. Winston Sela has had number 1 selling records across the globe including UK,USA, Australia, Japan and more. Winston has worked and written with long standing top selling artists such as Lulu ,Shabba Ranks, Maxi Priest, Aswad, The Drifters and many more.

Matthew R brings something new, fresh and exciting to the R'n'B world. This has been echoed through social media and has caught the eye of major labels such as Syco Music and Sony.