About Aled Jones

About Aled Jones

Aled Jones

Aled is a well-loved singer, actor, author, radio and TV presenter - as well as a part-time dancer - with a career spanning over 25 years.

  • Born in Bangor, Aled shot to fame as a 12-year-old for his version of Walking In The Air, the theme tune to Raymond Briggs' The Snowman. 

  • The recording reached number 5 in the UK charts and made Aled the most famous chorister in the country.

  • Aled was forced to take a break from singing when his voice broke at 16.

  • During his time away from recording, Aled studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre school before resuming his career.

  • Aled now sings as a lyrical baritone and has recorded 29 albums, selling over 6 million copies, and has released two books: Aled's Favourite 40 Hymns and Favourite Christmas Carols.

  • After studying at the Royal Academy of Music and Bristol's Old Vic Theatre School, Aled played Joseph in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat.  He has performed as Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and played the lead role in Irving Berlin's White Christmas in several cities.

  • He has become a regular face on television and joins Classic FM from the Daybreak sofa where he co-presented alongside Lorraine Kelly.   

Did you know?

In 1985, Jones was the subject of the Emmy award winning documentary The Treble.