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Jessie J in 2011
|Birth name||Jessica Ellen Cornish|
|Born||March 27, 1988
Chadwell Heath, London, England
|Genres||R&B, pop, hip hop, soul|
|Labels||Lava, Universal Republic, Island, Gut Records|
Jessica Ellen Cornish (born 27 March 1988), better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter. She was born and raised in London where she studied at the BRIT School before signing with Gut Records.
Jessie J became better known after the release of her debut single "Do It Like a Dude" which peaked at number two in the UK. She achieved her first number one in the UK, France, Ireland and New Zealand with the song "Price Tag". After those two singles, she released her debut album Who You Are in 2011. The album charted at number two in the UK.
Other singles from the album included "Nobody's Perfect", "Who's Laughing Now" and "Who You Are" which charted within the top 20 in the UK but the release of fifth single "Domino" became international chart success, peaking at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming her second UK number one. She is the first British female artist to have six top ten singles on one album.
Jessie J is recognized for an unconventional musical and performing style. It mixes her soul voice with contemporary R&B, pop music and hip-hop influences. She has several awards and nominations. These include the 2011 Critics' Choice BRIT Award and the BBC's Sound of 2011. As of January 2015, Jessie J had sold over 20 million singles and 3 million albums worldwide.
Jessie J has supported various charitable causes, and has appeared on the UK charity telethons BBC Children in Need and Comic Relief. She has served as coach and mentor on the television shows The Voice UK and The Voice Australia.
- Who You Are (2011)
- Alive (2013)
- Sweet Talker (2014)
- R.O.S.E. (2018)
|2011||Saturday Night Live||Herself||Episode: "Zach Galifianakis/Jessie J"|
|2012–2013||The Voice UK||Coach / Judge||Seasons 1–2|
|2015–2016||The Voice Australia||Coach / Judge||Seasons 4–5|
|2016||Grease: Live||Opening act singer||Television special|
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