Leona Lewis
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1985-04-03
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Leona Lewis Biography (Wikipedia)

Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, London, where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. Lewis achieved national recognition when she won the third series of The X Factor in 2006, winning a £1 million recording contract with Simon Cowell's record label, Syco Music. Her winner's single, a cover of Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This", peaked at number one for four weeks on the UK Singles Chart and it broke a world record for having 50,000 digital downloads within 30 minutes. In February 2007, Lewis signed a five-album contract in the United States with Clive Davis's record label, J Records.

Lewis's success continued with the release of her debut album, Spirit, in 2007; it went 10x platinum in the United Kingdom, while the lead single, "Bleeding Love", spent seven weeks at number one. She achieved international recognition with the album in 2008, when she became the first British female solo artist to top the US Billboard 200 album chart in more than 20 years. Spirit has sold more than eight million copies worldwide, and "Bleeding Love" peaked at number one in over 30 countries, becoming the best-selling single of 2008. As a result, she was proclaimed 'Top New Artist' by Billboard in 2008. Under the guidance of Cowell and Davis, Lewis released her second UK number-one album Echo and recorded the theme song for the film Avatar in 2009, while embarking on her first UK arena tour, The Labyrinth, in 2010.

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Leona Lewis Performances & Interviews


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One More Sleep
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One More Sleep
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Fire Under My Feet
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Fire Under My Feet
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Better In Time (Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park)
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Better In Time (Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park)
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Footprints in the Sand
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Footprints in the Sand
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Time After Time
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Time After Time
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Thunder
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Thunder
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The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
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The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
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Past BBC Events

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2015
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Hyde Park
2015-09-13T19:20:01
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2015
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2015

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2015

12:00
Hyde Park
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012
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Hackney Marshes
2012-06-23T19:20:01
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Jun
2012
Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

Radio 1's Hackney Weekend 2012

10:00
Hackney Marshes
Live Lounge: Leona Lewis
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Hackney
2011-05-23T19:20:01
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23
May
2011
Live Lounge: Leona Lewis

Live Lounge: Leona Lewis

Hackney
Live Lounge: Leona Lewis
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2010-01-21T19:20:01
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21
Jan
2010
Live Lounge: Leona Lewis

Live Lounge: Leona Lewis

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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