With an undeniable voice, Tomas Kaya, made his debut in one of Swedens most famous singing competitions, Swedish Idol 2017 and got national acknowledgement. An entrance that took the judges with storm. Anders Bagge stood up and hugged him and Kishti ended with a crystal-clear “yes”. Tomas Kaya is both a singer and a songwriter and creates soulful music that helps other people in the same way it helped him. To be a liberated person with an open heart.
Born in Sweden near stockholm, Tomas grew up in a dysfunctional family with a parent who had issues with alcoholabuse. At age 17, he therefore decided to run away from home to live anywhere else. During these years he became a believer in God and his faith helped him through tough times. Even music had a huge impact on him and helped Tomas to find relief. He got a newfound love for his parents and returned home and got to see things change for the better. It didn’t take long for Tomas to find his way into the world of entertainment. Borrowing inspiration from vocalists like Jessie J, Bruno Mars and Stevie Wonder, he’s fully committed to balance the soul genre together with his gospelroots.
Many people has compared his voice with Avery Wilson because of their highly controlled riffs and runs and ability to sing in a high octave. It’s clear to see that Tomas Kaya is a fresh breeze to swedish soul music.