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Jessie J

Combining the vocal prowess of Beyoncé, the genre-hopping sounds of Gwen Stefani, and the feisty attitude of P!nk, songwriter Jessie J overcame various career setbacks and health problems to become a star in her own right. Born Jessica Cornish in Chadwell Heath, London in 1988, she started her career in show biz at the age of 11, performing in the West End production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Whistle Down the Wind. After studying musical theater at the prestigious BRITS School, she signed a deal with indie label Gut Records, which went bankrupt before releasing any of her music. Following a minor stroke at age 18, she gained a Sony publishing contract and penned hits for the likes of Chris Brown, Dutch X Factor winner Lisa Lois, and Miley Cyrus (the American number two hit "Party in the USA"). After building up an established online presence, she signed to Universal Records and began working with the likes of hitmaker Dr. Luke (Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson), Atlanta rapper B.o.B, and R&B producer Labrinth on her debut album, Who You Are. In 2010, her first single, "Do It Like a Dude," originally written for Rihanna, reached number 25 in the U.K. charts and, following in the footsteps of Adele, Florence + the Machine, and Ellie Goulding, she was announced as the winner of the Critics Choice Award at the 2011 Brits. That same year, an appearance on Saturday Night Live coincided with her album being reissued in the U.S. Following a tour that took in the U.K., Ireland, Australia, Malaysia, and her first show in North America, Jessie J became the first U.K. female solo artist to achieve six Top Ten singles from a single studio album. The success of the sixth single, "LaserLight," featuring David Guetta, was aided in no small part by her appearance as judge on the U.K. edition of The Voice. The hit show gave the singer a chance to display her talent for musical coaching, while building a rapport with fans both old and new on prime-time television. Also involved were Tom Jones and, with whom Jessie J performed at Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Concert in June 2012, before heading back to the studio to work on the follow-up to Who You Are. After finishing her second and final season of coaching on The Voice in 2013, J returned with the singles "Wild" and "It's My Party," which preceded her second album, Alive, that September. With a planned U.S.-only version of Alive featuring collaborations with Pharrell Williams eventually put aside, J instead focused on recording new material for what would become her third studio album, Sweet Talker. Including the likes of Diplo, the-Dream, and the aforementioned Pharrell, the album also saw her join forces with De La Soul and 2 Chainz, while Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj both featured on the lead single, "Bang Bang," which debuted at number one in the U.K. and became a Top Ten hit in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Bulgaria. Sweet Talker arrived in October 2014, reaching the Top Ten in the U.S. and U.K. Taking a break from music, she joined the cast of judges on television singing competition The Voice Australia. She returned in 2017 with the single "Real Deal." ~ Jon O'Brien & Daniel Clancy
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Stations Featuring
Jessie J

    New Pop First

    New Pop First
    1 song

    Kids Pop

    Kids Pop
    1 song

    Grammy Awards 2014

    Grammy Awards 2014
    1 song

    Gay Anthems

    Gay Anthems
    1 song

    Lite Hits

    1 song

    Shuffle Hits

    1 song

Albums by
Jessie J

Top Songs by
Jessie J

  1.   Song
  2.   Price Tag
  3.   Domino
  4.   Burnin' Up by 2Chainz
  5.   Masterpiece
  6.   Flashlight
  7.   Man with the Bag
  8.   Sweet Talker
  9.   Real Deal
  10.   Breathe
  11.   Who You Are
  12.   Big White Room
  13.   Silver Linings
  14.   Abracadabra
  15.   Wild
  16.   Do It Like a Dude
  17.   Mamma Knows Best
  18.   Who's Laughing Now
  19.   Nobody's Perfect
  20.   You Don't Really Know Me
  21.   L.O.V.E.
  22.   Personal
  23.   Sorry to Interrupt featuring Jhené Aiko
  24.   Get Away
  25.   Casualty of Love
  26.   Part of Your World
  27.   Said Too Much
  28.   Conquer the World by Brandy
  29.   Gold
  30.   Excuse My Rude
  31.   I Miss Her
  32.   Sexy Lady
  33.   It's My Party
  34.   Magnetic
  35.   Hero
  36.   My Shadow
  37.   Stand Up
  38.   Rainbow
  39.   I Need This
  40.   Can't Take My Eyes Off You x Make Up for Ever
  41.   Your Loss I'm Found
  42.   Loud
  43.   Seal Me with a Kiss
  44.   Fire
  45.   Ain't Been Done
  46.   Unite
  47.   Alive
  48.   Harder We Fall
  49.   LaserLight by David Guetta
  50.   Thunder
  51.   Daydreamin'
  52.   Keep Us Together
  53.   Square One
  54.   Grease (Is the Word) by Grease Cast Ensemble
  55.   You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' by Tom Jones
  56.   Strip

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