Rebecca Ferguson Biography (Wikipedia)
Rebecca Caroline Ferguson (born 21 July 1986) is a British singer and songwriter. She came to prominence in 2010 when she became the runner-up of the seventh series of The X Factor, losing to the winner that year, Matt Cardle. She subsequently signed a joint record deal with Syco Music and Epic Records in the UK. She later signed to Columbia Records in the US.
Ferguson's debut album, Heaven, was released in December 2011 to commercial and critical success. The album sold 128k in its first week and peaked at No. 3 in the UK Official Charts, making Ferguson the fastest-selling debut solo artist of the decade between the years of 2007 - 2017. Co-written by Ferguson, it was certified two times platinum in the UK and platinum in Ireland. The album yielded six singles including lead single "Nothing's Real but Love", which enjoyed commercial success throughout much of Europe and Oceania, entering the UK Singles Chart at number 10. A deluxe version of the album included the single "Backtrack", which entered the charts in October 2012 at number 15, giving Ferguson her second Top 20 hit. Ferguson's second studio album, Freedom, was released in December 2013. It met with positive reviews from critics and commercial success in the UK where it charted at number 6 and has since been certified Gold by the BPI. The album's lead single, "I Hope", peaked at number 15 in the UK. In 2012, she was nominated for two MOBO Awards and one MTV Europe Music Award.
- Rebecca Ferguson Live Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05t2rhh.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05t2rhh.jpg2018-01-07T12:35:00.000ZRebecca Ferguson performs two live sessions in the Musicians Circle.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05t2s68
Rebecca Ferguson Live Session
- Rebecca Ferguson: “A lot has happened since the first album, it’s been a rollercoaster”https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p048hqpt.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p048hqpt.jpg2016-09-20T14:50:00.000ZFormer X Factor winner Rebecca Ferguson talks to Mark Goodier about her new album, 'Superwoman'.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p048htgz
Rebecca Ferguson: “A lot has happened since the first album, it’s been a rollercoaster”
- Rebecca Ferguson Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ljvsm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ljvsm.jpg2015-03-08T13:36:00.000ZRebecca and her band perform two stunning renditions of Billie Holiday songshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02ljvsn
Rebecca Ferguson Live in Session
- Rebecca Ferguson Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01srpjj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01srpjj.jpg2014-02-23T14:50:00.000ZRebecca Ferguson sings two songs live, exclusively on Weekend Woganhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01srpjx
Rebecca Ferguson Live in Session
Rebecca Ferguson Tracks
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