NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — In her American television debut, Spanish-born R&B newcomer Mabel performed her latest single on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night.
Backed by four dancers, and wearing a slinky, feathered leotard and a retro bob, Mabel performed “Don’t Call Me Up” the debut single from her forthcoming album High Expectations, which is due in August via Polydor.
Mabel, whose real name is Mabel Alabama McVey, had her first major breakthrough in 2017 when her single “Finders Keepers” cracked the top ten in the UK. “Don’t Call Me Up” is her first recording to gain traction in the U.S., peaking at 66 on the Billboard 100.
Mabel comes from a musical family, and she is the daughter of the Swedish singer Neneh Cherry and Massive Attack record producer Cameron McVey. Her grandfather is the late jazz fusion legend Don Cherry, and her brother, Marlon Roudette, was the former frontman of the English dancehall group Mattafix.
Mabel is currently on the road in the UK and Europe with a busy tour schedule that’s full of festival plays. Upcoming performances include BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Parklife, TRNSMT, Way Out West, Bath Festival, Capital’s Summertime Ball, Soundscape and Ibiza Rocks, among others.