Leona Lewis Fact File
Leona Louise Lewis was born on 3 April 1985. She is a British pop singer and song writer. Leona became famous during the third series of the British television series the X Factor, which she won.
Leona became a multi-platinum selling artist and three times Grammy Award nominee. She has released two albums to date, Spirit and Echo, in 2007 and 2009. Spirit became the fastest-selling debut album and the biggest seller of 2007 in both the United Kingdom and Ireland, and made Lewis the first British solo artist to top the US chart with a first album. It has sold over 6.5 million copies worldwide!
Lewis's debut single "A Moment like This" became the fastest selling UK single after being downloaded over 50,000 times within thirty minutes of its release. Her second single, "Bleeding Love", reached number one positions in over thirty countries around the world. In November 2008 she set a record in the UK for the fastest selling download-only release with her cover version of the Snow Patrol song "Run”. I personally think she is really great and I hope you will too.