Marcus Collins On America: "The UK Is Where My Heart Is"

7 March 2012, 17:21

The X Factor runner-up says he has no plans to try and crack America yet and is happy staying in the UK.

Marcus Collins says he is happy to keep his focus on the UK music scene for the time being but is proud of acts like The Wanted achieving success stateside.

The 'Seven Nation Army' singer says his heart is still very much in Britain and he has no plans to take his music to the US just yet.

"America might be a little ambitious for me," Marcus wrote in a column for the Daily Star. "I want to focus on the UK – it's where my heart is."

The X Factor 2011 runner-up has also confirmed he is currently single after recently splitting from a partner.

"I've only just finished a relationship so I'm seeing what happens," he added. "It was very difficult but we've decided to be friends. Change can be good as it's growth."

23 year-old Marcus has promised he doesn't want to imitate established artists with his musical direction but still takes inspiration from the likes of James Brown and Beyonce. 

Marcus Collins' debut single 'Seven Nation Army' is out now and his self-titled debut album follows on 12th March.

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    These Days artwork
  2. 2
    For You (From "Fifty Shades Freed") artwork
  3. 3
    Feel It Still artwork
  4. 4
    This Is Me artwork
  5. 5
    Never Be The Same artwork
  6. 6
    Breathe artwork
  7. 7
    God's Plan artwork
  8. 8
    IDGAF artwork
  9. 9
    Friends artwork
  10. 10
    Strangers artwork
  11. 11
    Pray For Me artwork
  12. 12
    Finesse (Remix) artwork
  13. 13
    River artwork
  14. 14
    Fine Line artwork
  15. 15
    Say Something artwork
  16. 16
    Mine artwork
  17. 17
    Anywhere artwork
  18. 18
    I Miss You artwork
  19. 19
    New Rules artwork
  20. 20
    Havana artwork
  21. 21
    Perfect artwork
  22. 22
  23. 23
    Naked artwork
  24. 24
    Barking artwork
  25. 25
    I Know You artwork
  26. 26
    Tip Toe artwork
  27. 27
    17 artwork
  28. 28
    Him & I artwork
  29. 29
    My Lover artwork
  30. 30
    Let You Down artwork
  31. 31
    Beautiful Trauma artwork
  32. 32
    Wild Love artwork
  33. 33
  34. 34
    Silence artwork
  35. 35
  36. 36
  37. 37
    The Greatest Show artwork
  38. 38
    What About Us artwork
  39. 39
    Blinded By Your Grace Part 2 artwork
  40. 40
    Shape Of You artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site