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A striking young woman with a strong vocal resemblance to the young Whitney Houston, Leona Lewis won the third series of The X Factor in a landslide, and transcended her reality-show origins to register sales in the tens of millions over her career. Born and raised in the Islington section of north London, Lewis won a talent show at the age of 13 and devoted herself to music thereafter, eventually graduating from the prestigious BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. While working as a receptionist and pizza waitress and writing her own material, Lewis auditioned for The X Factor in the summer of 2006 and won the third series' competition in December of that year. Lewis' debut single, a soulful cover of Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This" (Clarkson's own debut American Idol showcase single), was the number one single in the U.K. at the turn of the year, including the coveted "Christmas number one." Along with her TV-driven U.K. success, Lewis signed an American recording deal with Clive Davis' J Records in February 2007. By the end of the year, she had launched her debut album, Spirit, in England, and watched it go to the top of the charts (along with the single "Bleeding Love"). The American release followed in 2008 with similar success; it reached the top of the Billboard 200 and received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Album. Echo, Lewis' follow-up, was issued in 2009, featuring collaborations with Ryan Tedder, Xenomania, and Timbaland. Also in 2009, Lewis released the single "I See You (Theme from Avatar)." Written by James Horner and Simon Franglen, the song was featured on the soundtrack to the hit James Cameron film Avatar. The following year, Lewis promoted Echo with the Labyrinth tour. Inspired by the 1986 fantasy film of the same name, the tour was showcased on the DVD/CD The Labyrinth Tour: Live from the O2 in 2010. In 2011, Lewis began recording her third studio album, Glassheart, showcasing writing and production by a bevy of names including Ryan Tedder, Fraser T. Smith, Dallas Austin, and others. The album had a long gestation period, during which it slowly became more electronic dance-oriented. It finally appeared in Europe in October 2012. Glassheart didn't perform well on the charts -- it only went silver in the U.K. and never appeared in the U.S. -- and she split with her management, Modest!, in February 2013. At the end of the year, she released Christmas, With Love, a seasonal record in the style of A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. In 2014, it was announced that she was parting ways with Sony Records and signing with Universal's Island subsidiary. On September 11, 2015 she released her first album for the label, I Am. ~ Stewart Mason
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Albums by
Leona Lewis

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    10 songs

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    I Am

    15 songs

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    I Am [Deluxe Edition]

    10 songs

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    Christmas, With Love

    13 songs

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    Echo

    13 songs

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    Spirit

    24 songs

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    Spirit [Deluxe Edition] [CD/DVD] [Bonus Tracks]

    5 songs

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    Private Party (Remixes)

    5 songs

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    Remixes - The Platinum Edition

    4 songs

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    Its All for You - EP

    4 songs

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    Hurt: The EP

    5 songs

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    Collide

    3 songs

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    Fire Under My Feet

    2 songs

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    Dip Down (Remixes)

    1 song

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    Dip Down (Sidelmann Radio Edit)

    1 song

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    Thunder

    1 song

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    Thunder

    1 song

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    Fire Under My Feet

    2 songs

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    Private Party (Sidelmann Remix)

    1 song

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    One More Sleep

    1 song

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    It's All for You 2013 - Single

    1 song

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    Collide (Afrojack Radio Edit)

    1 song

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    Collide (Radio Edit)

    1 song

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    Run

    2 songs

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    Bleeding Love

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Top Songs by
Leona Lewis

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    Popularity
  2.   Bleeding Love
  3.   Better in Time
  4.   Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
  5.   Winter Wonderland
  6.   White Christmas
  7.   Silent Night
  8.   I Will Be
  9.   Thunder
  10.   One More Sleep
  11.   Ave Maria
  12.   O Holy Night
  13.   Don't Let Me Down
  14.   Run
  15.   Take a Bow
  16.   Footprints in the Sand
  17.   Here I Am
  18.   Another Love Song
  19.   The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
  20.   Hurt
  21.   Angel
  22.   Dip Down
  23.   Private Party
  24.   Happy
  25.   I Got You
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Stations & Shows Featuring
Leona Lewis

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    Q102 Christmas Hits

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    Adele: DNA

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    New Holiday Hits

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    '00s #1 Hits

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    Mix 94.9's Christmas Mixer

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    Sam Smith: DNA

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    Jeff & Jenn's Christmas Channel

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    Lady Gaga: DNA

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    Rihanna: DNA

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    Beyoncé: DNA

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    Pop Remix

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    Broken Heart

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    Amy Winehouse: DNA

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    Now THIS Is Music

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    Nothing But Love Songs

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    Soft Hits

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    Great Songs You Forgot

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    Justin Timberlake: DNA

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    Janet Jackson: DNA

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    '80s, '90s & Today


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