Over the last 30 years, ACC has had lots of incredible talent walk through our doors. Check out a small selection here.

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Alex Anderson

Alex Anderson studied on ACC Manchester’s Vocal Artist course, and navigated his time at Access Creative College in 2020 from in-person classes, to virtual learning when the COVID-19 pandemic started.

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Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran studied on our Artist Development course after being discovered by the staff at our Norwich centre. Now a household name and one of music’s biggest global stars, he is also our Patron, supporting and inspiring young creatives on their career journeys. 

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Amy Love (Nova Twins)

Amy studied with us just before she formed the Nova Twins with her best friend Georgia. The band have gone on to win multiple awards, tour the globe and release 2 albums including Supernova that was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2022.

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Let’s Eat Grandma

Made up of Rosa and Jenny, Let’s Eat Grandma formed and recorded their first album I, Gemini in the studios at ACC Norwich. Signed to Transgressive Records, they’ve released 3 albums, toured across Europe, the US and Canada, and played some of the world’s biggest festivals including Glastonbury, Latitude and Reading and Leeds.

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Chris Eddowes AKA P0gman is a dubstep producer and DJ from Wolverhampton. He started his career with us at ACC Birmingham, studying Music Production. He has been producing and touring the world for over a decade. He’s also building up a serious back catalogue for you to dig into on most popular streaming platforms.

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Sam Bowden (Neck Deep)

Sam studied Music Technology at ACC Lincoln. After he finished, he was hired as Neck Deep’s guitar technician. During a 2015 tour, the former guitarist had to leave and Sam was asked to stand in as lead guitarist. He learned the band’s setlist of 11 songs in one night and the rest is history! 3 albums, multiple world tours and a plethora of festival appearances later, Neck Deep have been cemented as one of the biggest Pop Punk bands in the world.

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Arkz Beats

From his time as a student at ACC Norwich doing Artist Development to producing the opening track on Fredo’s 2021 sophomore album Money Can’t Buy Happiness and working with some of British Hip-Hop’s finest including Giggs and R.A, Arkz Beats (real name Daniel Buse) has made a name for himself as a driven, innovative and highly-skilled producer.

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IAMDDB, AKA Diane De Brito is a British rapper and singer who studied our Vocal Artist course at ACC Manchester. Since leaving us, she’s released 3 EPs, 3 mixtapes, toured with artists like Lauryn Hill and collaborated with artists such as Diplo, Flying Lotus and even owns her own management company, ‘The Waev’.