Jade Ewen

Jade Louise Ewen Almarie ( born January 24, 1988 in London) is a British actress and singer.

In addition to a career as an actress in several television series, she first worked as a musical singer. In 2009, she represented her native country at the Euro Vision Song Contest in Moscow. In September 2009 she became a member of the Sugababes.

  • 2.1 solo chart positions


Jade Ewen came in the London borough of Newham Plaistow in the district to the world. Her mother is from Jamaica, her father Anglo- Sicilian roots. The parents are physically disabled or exert profession. Her father is blind and partially deaf, her mother has only limited vision. Jade Ewen therefore looked after in their youth, both the parents and her younger sister Shereen and her younger brother Kiel.


Her artistic education Ewen received as a child with a scholarship at the prestigious London drama school Sylvia Young Theatre School. As a twelve year old, she played Nala in the musical The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre in London's West End. After finishing school Ewen went to New York to work with the music producer Kwamé Holland. In 2005 she took Sony BMG with the R & B band Trinity Stone signed. Jade Ewen, one of their musical heroes Aretha Franklin, succeeded with Trinity Stone a first musical success both in the UK and Ireland, as well as in Russia.

In addition, Ewen works since 2003 as an actress in various TV productions. These included the Australian series Out There as well as the British series The Bill, Casualty and Myths. In addition, she played the role of Donna in the TV movie Mr Harvey Lights a Candle 2005.

The annual British preselection for the Euro Vision Song Contest Jade Ewen competed against five other participants in the broadcast of the BBC show Your Country Needs You. In the finals she won on 31 January 2009, the second-placed twins Francine and Nicola Gleadall who appeared as "The Twins" and the third-placed Welsh musical singer Mark Evans. The argument advanced by Jade Ewen winning song My Time wrote Andrew Lloyd Webber who accompanied her on the piano during the performance. The text was written by Diane Warren. 16 May 2009 Jade Ewen represented with this song the United Kingdom to the Euro Vision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, where she finished fifth.

Since she had signed a contract with the record label Polydor before the Euro Vision Song Contest, she began immediately after their participation with working on her debut solo album. Shortly after their first single My Man was published, she joined the British girl band Sugababes, where it replaced the last remaining founding member Keisha Buchanan. For this reason, any further promotion has been canceled for their song. My Man reaching number 35 on the British charts. Her solo album was also postponed indefinitely because the Sugababes henceforth have the highest priority for them.

Together with the Sugababes, she released a studio album to date. Sweet 7 was released in March 2010 after a long delay (originally the publication was planned for late 2009 ), since they had to re-record all the vocal tracks of Keisha Buchanan. The album reached number 14 on the British charts. From the album two singles were released with her, About a Girl and Wear My Kiss, which reached eighth and seventh place in the British charts. Published in 2011, the Sugababes song Freedom as a thank you to their fans for free on Amazon.


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