Top Quotes by Anne-Marie

I love braids and just generally playing around with different hairstyles, especially for festivals and photoshoots.

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It’s always inspiring when people all come together and be strong as a group. This is why I feel so strongly to put the message to people that we need to stand together in tough times.

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I don’t want to have to look good all the time – that’s not realistic.

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I’m speechless! I am so happy to have won MTV Brand New!

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When I’m happy and in a good mood, I just search for other things that maybe connect to me on another level. I talk to my friends and see how they’re feeling – see what’s going on in their lives.

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When I see people sad, I’m sad.

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I’ve become very aware of body issues and body confidence.

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I have a worry of people not liking me. I get scared walking into a room first, so I have to have people walk in before me so then people are distracted. It’s hard.

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I’ve always been the kid to want to do anything and everything.

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When I was four, five, my granddad took me over to the park to play basketball. There was no way I was getting a ball into the net, but he said we stayed there until I got it in. I always remember that. He used to say to me, ‘When you think you’re going to do something, you won’t ever stop.’ I think that’s the person I’ve been all my life.

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I would be a very different person without karate.

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When you get knocked down, you got to get backup. Otherwise, you are going to lose.

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I’ve never, ever just been attracted to men. I’ve never just been attracted to women.

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I’ve never felt the need to tell anyone that I’m bisexual. I don’t feel like I am. I just feel like I’m attracted to who I like. I honestly feel like everyone is like that.

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I keep saying to everyone that one day I’ll write a love song.

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The thing I love about Marshmello is that he caters to individual songs as a producer. He has his vibe, but he also really puts something on the song that the song needs instead of having his thing and everything sounding like him.

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I actually have been really influenced by dance music.

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When I first started writing, I wrote really sad, emotional songs which were all slow.

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For me, I try not to set any goals or try and see what’s gonna happen, because I don’t wanna be let down or disappointed that something didn’t happen the way I thought it was gonna happen.

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You have to make time for fans, and you really need to appreciate them. You have to remember that if they weren’t buying, playing, or streaming your music, you wouldn’t be in the charts, and people wouldn’t be hearing your music.

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I feel like the albums I grew up listening to – for example, Eminem, Lauryn Hill, Christina Aguilera – they all spoke about real stuff that was happening in their life and everyone else’s life.

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I feel, as an artist, it’s important for me to write, and that’s a big part of what my journey is – being able to write my stories and talk about stuff.

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I just feel not many people hear that you should feel good inside and feel happy within your soul, instead of needing to look a certain way, so I always try and talk to people about that.

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I think what’s surprised me about the music industry is that you never know what’s going to happen. I’ve had to teach myself that, because I love to know everything. I’m quite a control freak when it comes to stuff like that.

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I always try and put out posts on social media about feeling good inside, and there’s so much pressure for people to look a certain way and have a certain hairstyle or a certain lipstick.

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Alanis Morissette – I think she’s one of my biggest inspirations.

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It’s hard to put someone in the friend zone.

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When I heard ‘Rockabye,’ I was just blown away. It had been a long time since I had heard a song that had a message like that in it – about being a single parent and caring for your child.

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When I was growing up, I was surrounded by people that were listening to a lot of pop music.

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Enter Shikari are a mash-up of everything. I used to really love dubstep when they first came out. They had those amazing basslines, so I loved going to the live shows.

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I always try and make people feel that they are strong enough to say something – anything, to anyone – even if it’s a stranger or they’re just writing a tweet if they’re in danger.

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My aim is to just make people feel good and happy.

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When I write songs, I’m just writing stories, and being in musical theatre taught me how to act them out through singing.

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All the kids at school would bully me and always wanted me to fight them. I never did, but if I wanted to, I totally could.

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I think, all my life, I’ve grown up and had high expectations, but that becomes so stressful.

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When you’re coming out new, it’s harder as a girl to gain fans because most of them are girls, and they can be like, ‘Do we like her?’ If I were a boy, it’d be much easier.

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As for my haircare rituals, I don’t wash it every day, and I also let my hair dry naturally. My hair is bleached, so I’m mindful of not putting too much heat on it.

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I’ve tried yoga a few times and absolutely love it. I need to do it more. It makes me feel really good and relaxed.

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I always try and make the strongest ginger tea with manuka honey to keep my voice in shape.

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I went to a performing arts school. I went to an audition for a musical, ‘Les Miserables,’ in the West End, and I got in, and my parents were like, ‘Oh, you can sing?’ So I kind of started singing properly when I was, like, seven.

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I was doing musical theatre ’til I was, like, 17, and then I started realising I could use my voice in a more, like, current way.

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I was always quite outspoken as a teenager and quite cheeky in school and stuff.

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I love to get inspiration from everywhere.

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For me, speaking my mind is a big part of my life, and I encourage other people to do that as well.

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I honestly always really try to get people to share their feelings. I always say to everyone that communication is key.

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It’s so important that we all speak up on mental health.

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I do feel pressure to look good. But that’s just not going to happen, because I have a double chin, and I can’t pose. It’s such a struggle.

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I’ve got ‘trust’ tattooed on me, and I have a tattoo on my finger that’s for my parents.

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I want my tattoos to be a story of my life.

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I feel at home wherever I am, to be honest.

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I think Rudimental was a massive part of my life and such a great place and people and learning curve to be a part of.

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It feels so good to be amongst some of the biggest legends in music – it feels quite surreal.

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