Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Fun Fact for Last Minute Emmy Voters: Queen’s Brian May Plays Guitar on Nominated “Ted Lasso” Song


Emmy voting ends in a few hours, so here’s a fun fact: legendary Queen guitarist Brian May plays on the Emmy nominated song from “Ted Lasso.”

British music artist Sam Ryder is nominated for Best Music and Lyrics. He co-wrote, with Jamie Hartman and Tom Howe, the Emmy Nominated song “Fought and Lost” from Apple TV+’s mega hit “Ted Lasso.”

No less than Brian May from “Queen” plays guitar on the track. Sam has been known for a while over the pond; he’s a Eurovision winner, TikTok sensation, played at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and at tribute concert for Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins at Wembley Stadium. Now people here are discovering him in a big way, songwriters Diane Warren and Carroll Connors welcomed Sam at a recent event in Hollywood. Sam has said that the most important attributes for him to maintain as an artist is “my gratitude and enthusiasm.”

When you meet Sam, and hear him sing, rest assured, he has both.

Leah Sydney
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Leah Sydney writes from Los Angeles for Showbiz411.com. A seasoned journalist with a long history during the halcyon days of the NY Daily News, Leah is a member of the Critics Choice and Rotten Tomatoes.

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