Brit Award-winning singer-songwriter, Paloma Faith, is the first artist to be announced for this year's Mouth of the Tyne Festival at Tynemouth Priory.
Her number one album ‘The Architect’ is currently riding high in the charts, with eight weeks in the top ten and over 250,000 copies sold.
The 2015 Brit Award-winner – who is nominated again this year for Best British Female – will embark on her ‘The Architect Summer Tour’ from June and she plays the Mouth of the Tyne Festival for the first time on July 5.
Paloma's hits include ‘Only Love Can Hurt Like This’.
The festival, now in its 14th year, has hosted a range of artists including Paul Weller, Elbow, James Bay, The Script, James Morrison and Bryan Ferry.