Thursday, July 17
Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is an English singer-songwriter and winner of the third series of UK television talent show The X Factor. Her UK debut single, "A Moment Like This", was released in December 2006, breaking a world record after it was downloaded over 50,000 times within 30 minutes.
Her second single, "Bleeding Love", was the biggest-selling single of 2007 in the United Kingdom, topped over thirty national singles charts and became a number one single on the first week in France on March 22 and number one in the US on April 5, 2008.
Her debut album, "Spirit", was released in Europe in November 2007, and became the fastest-selling debut album ever in both the United Kingdom and Ireland. Released in North America in April 2008, Spirit debuted at number one in the US Billboard 200 chart and made Lewis the first British solo artist to top the chart with a debut album.
With her album reaching number one in four continents and nine countries, Lewis has had the most successful launch of any television talent show contestant ever. Check out her website!