Leona Lewis

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One of the biggest names to come out of the X Factor to date, Leona was the winner of the third series back in 2006. Since then she has become a worldwide success and released two number one albums.


Full name: Leona Lewis
Birthday: 3rd April 1985
Hometown: Islington, London
Career highlights: Achieving the fastest selling debut album ever in the UK and becoming the first British solo artist to debut at No.1 in the US with her debut album.
Highest charting single: 'A Moment Like This', 'Bleeding Love' and 'Run' have all hit the top spot.
Big Break:  Leona Lewis got her big break on the 3rd series of X Factor



Bleeding Love
Happy Stop Crying Your Heart Out
A Moment Like This Forgive Me

Key Facts:

  • Leona scored Christmas No.1 with her debut single, 'A Moment Like This', before disappearing for almost a year to record her debut album.
  • 'Spirit' went on to become the fastest selling debut album ever in the UK and, over in the US, she became the first British solo artist ever to enter the charts at No.1 with her first album.
  • Follow-up singles, 'Better In Time' and 'Forgive Me' also reached the top five of the UK chart, but it was 'Run', her cover of the Snow Patrol classic which sent her to the top for the third time. 
  • 'Run' became the fastest selling digital release ever, with almost 70,000 copies sold in just two days.
  • Leona Lewis won a PETA for Sexiest Vegitarian.


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