Leona Louise Lewis (brought into the world 3 April 1985) is a British pop artist. Lewis rose to noticeable quality in 2006 as the victor of the third arrangement of the British TV arrangement The X Factor.
Lewis has turned into a multi-platinum selling craftsman and three time Grammy Award chosen one. She was announced ‘Top New Artist’ by Billboard magazine in 2008. Her two collections Spirit and Echo, discharged in 2007 and 2009 separately, have on the whole sold more than 10 million duplicates worldwide and bested the outlines in various nations. Lewis’ presentation visit, The Labyrinth, occurred in 2010. As of December 2012, Lewis has sold 28 million records around the world. Her third collection Glassheart was discharged 12 October 2012. It was gone before by the single “Impact”, which turned into her seventh top-five hit in the UK. With the arrival of Hurt: The EP and “Inconvenience”, Lewis has had nine top-ten hits in the UK.
Lewis’ introduction single A Moment Like This turned into the quickest selling UK single in the wake of being downloaded more than multiple times inside thirty minutes of its discharge. Her subsequent single, Bleeding Love, achieved number one positions in more than thirty singles diagrams the world over. In November 2008 she set a precedent in the UK for the quickest selling download-just discharge with her spread form of the Snow Patrol melody Run which sold 69,244 duplicates in two days. Lewis’ presentation visit, The Labyrinth, began in 2010.
Lewis was conceived in the London Borough of Islington, to Aural Josiah “Joe” Lewis of Afro-Guyanese drop, and Maria Lewis of Welsh, Italian and Irish plunge. Her folks enlisted her at the Sylvia Young Theater School, and from that point she went to the Italia Conti Academy and the BRIT School, where she figured out how to play instruments, for example, the guitar and piano, in the expectation of turning into a vocalist lyricist. Lewis kept in touch with her first full-length melody at 12 years old. She at first prepared in drama, however went on to singing jazz and blues, inevitably prompting famous music, refering to Minnie Riperton, Eva Cassidy and Stevie Wonder as her primary impacts. In the wake of leaving the BRIT School at 17, she took various employments to subsidize studio time, recording a demo collection called Twilight. The collection, solely involving her very own organizations, was recorded under Spiral Music, a creation organization situated in Fulham. “I attempted to verify a record bargain by doing things my own specific manner. I buckled down however I never figured out how to arrive an agreement”, said Lewis. Different demos were recorded under permit from UEG Entertainment, later included on a collection called Best Kept Secret. Notwithstanding, none of Lewis’ demos were discharged and she considered taking a rest from her music profession to go to college until her beau induced her to enter The X Factor which in this manner cut off her associations with UEG.
Songfacts says that Collide, the principal single from Leona Lewis’ third collection discovers her taking a more move pop course than on her past material. She stated, “I’m energized for individuals to see an alternate side to my music. I’m a devotee of such a significant number of various classifications and styles. For me this tune has all the extraordinary elements of a mid year hymn.” The melody got its first play on Scott Mills’ Radio One show on July 15, 2011 and will be discharged on September 4, 2011.
Lewis’ third studio collection, Glassheart, is expected for discharge in 2012.