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10 & 12 Year Old [ALifted] on Verge of Breaking into Top 10 European Chart



10 & 12 year old [ALifted] is on the verge of breaking into Top 10 of The Official European Independent Music Chart. The chart is updated weekly reflecting the consistent broadcast of music singles on over 800 francophone radio stations in Europe, Canada and USA. The afro-pop duo's latest song, 'Vineyard Of Grace' is currently #11 on the charts and the only gospel song in the charts for the week of 20 - 26 August, 2016. The song has also registered over 30,000 downloads on sound cloud so far.
ALifted is a United Kingdom based gospel contemporary afro-pop duo comprising of Alice Joshua (10) and Lifted Joshua (12). The two siblings launched out as a group in 2015 after they decided to use their talents in a positive way, and to spread the gospel worldwide by making a change through their style of music.        
Lifted who is the lead vocalist for the band has been playing the piano and singing for almost 5 years and Alice - the saxophone for 3 years. Lifted and Alice are both active students at the local Barking and Dagenham Community Music School, and are members of the Dagenham Songwriters Choir. Alice is also currently a member of the Junior Jazz band and Junior Contraband where she plays her Saxophone.          
ALifted dropped their debut single, ‘Vineyard Of Grace’ from the ‘HOUSE OF JOSHUA PROJECT 1’ on the 21st of June 2016 and it racked up 37,209 sound cloud downloads within 8 weeks, The song is a mix of pop and afro beat fused with contemporary gospel music -creating an exciting and pulsating fast beat. The song was written by Lifted Joshua and dad, Dele Joshua, the song and piano arrangement was done by Lifted and the 30-second funky sax solo was performed by Alice. The song was produced by MarcusInner productions. ALifted’s debut album tagged, ‘HOUSE OF JOSHUA PROJECT 1’ comprises of 5 tracks (Co-written by Lifted, Alice and their mum, Joke). The 4 other tracks are, ‘Glorious Cook’ and ‘What a Bliss’ (both produced by MarcusInner productions), ‘Prescence’ (produced by Seyi Ademiju) and ‘SAX Praise’ (produced by Seun Oke).
Alice and Lifted were born into a family of musicians. Their mother (Joke Joshua) has been a gospel singer for 20 years, their father (Dele Joshua) is an accomplished gospel saxophonist and their 7-year-old brother (Faithful Joshua) is currently learning to sing and play the guitar. 
ALifted have also been instrumental in raising hundreds of Pounds for the ‘Red Nose Day’ and the ‘Just Giving crowd funding platform’ for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.

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