Jessie J

Jessie J

Biography

Jessie J (born Jessica Ellen Cornish, 27.3.1988) Jessie J is a singer / songwriter from Essex and is signed to both Lava Records and Universal Republic Records.

Childhood: Jessie J started acting as a child and had a role in the West End production of Whistle Down the Wind. After leaving Mayfield High School, she started studying at the BRIT school and joined a girl group when she was 17 years old. Jessie J then signed to Gut Records, home to Tom Jones and Jimmy Sommerville, but the label went bust before releasing any of her music.

Later on in her teens, Jessie J suffered from heart trouble and also experienced a minor stroke.

Music Career: Jessie J's music career started to take off after she found success as a songwriter. She landed a Sony ATV publishing contract and co-wrote the song 'Party in the USA' with the producer Doctor Luke and Claude Kelly, for Miley Cyrus (also known for her role in Hannah Montana).

Jessie J also wrote tracks for Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera and Rihanna's ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, with whom she also toured.

Jessie J's single 'Do It Like a Dude' was released in the UK in November 2010. The track received a great deal of airplay on BBC Radio 1. Jessie J stated that she had originally written the song for Rihanna but eventually decided to record the song herself. The single debuted at number 25 on the UK Singles Chart.

Jessie J then earned herself a slot on Later Live With Jools Holland, performing an acoustic version of her song 'Price Tag'. It was announced that he track was due to be released as a single in March 2011, with the rapper B.o.B. performing additional vocal duties. This would be followed by an album entitled Who You Are. She also built up a loyal following by posting videos of herself performing on YouTube, including a cover of 'I Have Nothing', originally made famous by Whitney Houston.

In December 2010, it was announced that Jessie J was one of the rising stars included in the BBC's Sound of 2011 poll. Other acts included in the long list were: Jamie Woon, Esben and the Witch, James Blake, Warpaint, The Vaccines, Daley, Claire Maguire, Wretch 32 and Anna Calvi. That same month, it was also announced that Jessie J had won the Critics Choice award at the 2011 BRIT Awards Ceremony.

Jessie J's music has also appeared on film soundtracks: The track 'Who You Are' was used in the third installment of the Step Up film series, Step Up 3D and the track 'Sexy Silk' was on the soundtrack to the 2010 comedy film, Easy A.



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Jessie J seen wearing her hood up whilst leaving a hotel - Los Angeles, California, United States - Friday 24th February 2017

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Jessie J Believes Musicians Can 'create A Feeling In Three Minutes'


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Jessie J believes musicians can ''create a feeling in three minutes''.

The 28-year-old singer claims certain artists have the ability to put their feelings into a track and transport the listener to a certain place, or help them experience an emotion they've wanted to feel for their ''lifetime'' with one single song.

And the 'Bang Bang' hitmaker has credited Ariana Grande with that skill.

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Jessie J at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Jessie J Didn't Want To Get The Role In Ice Age: Collision Course Because Of Her Music


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Jessie J didn't want to get the role in 'Ice Age: Collision Course' because of her music career.

The 28-year-old singer songwriter - who is set to star in the children's animated film as ground sloth Brooke - has admitted she didn't want to get the part as the love interest of franchise regular Sid (John Leguizamo) because of her successful music career but because she truly ''deserves it''.

During an interview on US TV show 'Live With Kelly', the 'Price Tag' hitmaker said: ''I did an hour's audition and tried to find a voice they liked. I didn't want to get it because of the music I've done. I want to get it because I deserve it.''

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Ice Age: Collision Course Review

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With its fifth feature-length adventure, this franchise continues its preposterous journey at full tilt. As before, it's the zippy writing, lively vocal work and colourful animation that hold the interest. The story is merely a framework on which the cast and crew can hang a series of rapid-fire jokes, pop culture references and nonsensical action sequences. And it's still mindless fun.

After their previous escapades, the expanding herd of prehistoric critters is living a happy life together, thinking about love. Mammoths Manny and Ellis (voiced by Ray Romano and Queen Latifah) are struggling with the idea that their daughter Peaches (Keke Palmer) has fallen for the too-cheerful Julius (Adam Devine). Sid the sloth (John Leguizamo) has just been dumped and feels like he'll never find a partner. And tigers Diego and Shira (Denis Leary and Jennifer Lopez) worry that their violent nature will make them terrible parents. Then suddenly there's a bigger issue to worry about: a giant asteroid is heading for Earth, threatening them with extinction. With the help of nutty weasel Buck (Simon Pegg), they come up with an idea to save the planet. They also discover a magical place called Geotopia, ruled by the groovy Shangri Llama (Jesse Tyler Ferguson).

Yes, the plot is utterly insane, especially as it is driven by the antics of franchise star Scrat, who discovers a flying saucer in the ice, activates it and heads into space, where his acorn-hunting antics trigger all sorts of mayhem back on Earth. But then this series has never had anything to do with science or biology, throwing random animals together (the dinosaurs make another appearance) for comical value while cranking up whatever suspense the writers can think of to add some momentum. They also of course pack scenes with sweet "family values" moments, plus a sideswipe at climate change deniers who refuse to acknowledge the possibility of impending doom.

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Vanessa Hudgens Shines In 'Grease: Live!' Just Hours After Announcing Her Father's Death


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Vanessa Hudgens took part in Fox’s special ‘Grease Live’ event on Sunday evening, just hours after announcing her father’s death. Hudgens played Rizzo in the special, the role made famous by Stockard Channing in the original film, alongside Julianne Hough as Sandy and Aaron Tveit as Danny Zuko.

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens starred as Rizzo in ‘Grease Live’.

Just hours before the broadcast Hudgens announced on twitter that her beloved father Greg had lost his battle with cancer. "I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg passed away from stage 4 cancer. Thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers," Hudgens wrote.

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Jessie J Splits With Boyfriend Luke James Over Doubts About His Commitment


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Jessie J has split from her boyfriend of almost a year, R&B singer Luke James, reportedly because he was only dating her in order to get himself greater exposure in the music industry.

An unnamed source told The Sun on Thursday (October 15th) that “Jessie fell hard for Luke, but over the summer she started having doubts,” suspecting that he was only going out with her in the hope of “raising his profile in the music industry.”

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Nicki Minaj Complains About Not Receiving Enough MTV VMA Nominations


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Nicki Minaj is not happy with the MTV Video Music Award nominations. The 32-year-old singer took to Twitter to complain about two of her music videos not receiving enough recognition. Her collaboration with Beyoncé, ‘Feeling Myself’, was completely missed out from nominations and her ‘Anaconda’ video didn’t get a nomination in the Best Video or Choreography categories.

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Read More: Taylor Swift Reigns Supreme With Nine MTV VMA Nominations.

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Delta Goodrem Angrily Storms Off 'The Voice Australia' After Row With Jessie J


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‘Australia’s sweetheart’ Delta Goodrem has stormed off the set of the country’s version of reality singing show ‘The Voice’, after becoming frustrated and angry with her fellow judge Jessie J’s criticisms of the program’s contestants.

Goodrem, 30, was incensed with British pop star Jessie’s negative comments about contestant Tamara Callaghan and her performance of Marilyn Monroe’s song ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’. Jessie was giving her some tips on how she should have sung it, when Goodrem ripped off her microphone and earpiece and walked off the set, being heard to say “I’m over this s***, I give up.”

Delta GoodremDelta Goodrem got upset with Jessie J's verdict on one of the contestant's performances

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Jessie J - New Look Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park, London at Finsbury Park, Wireless Festival - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 5th July 2015

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Jessie J Ruffles Feathers As New Judge On 'The Voice Australia'


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Jessie J has been making waves on the season curtain-raiser of ‘The Voice Australia’, ruffling the feathers of her fellow judges with her frank and forthright opinions.

Sunday night (June 28th) saw the fourth season of the talent show make its premiere on the Nine network. The English pop star has stepped in to replace the exiting will.i.am, while there are other new additions in the form of Delta Goodrem replacing Kylie Minogue and Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden, who joins his elder brother Joel to form one ‘Team Madden’. Ricky Martin is the fourth panellist.

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Jessie J Updates Fans On Her Recovery Following Mystery Operation


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Jessie J has given fans an update on her recovery after undergoing a mystery operation earlier in the week. The singer has said she’s ‘not ok’ and is still in ‘a lot of pain’ following the surgery which has taken her longer to recover from than first expected.

jessie jJessie J is recovering in hospital following a mystery operation.

“I have seen a lot of "How are you today" comments... How am I.... *Looks up sighs and has to be honest. I am not ok... I am in a lot of pain,” the signer captioned a picture on Instagram. “But I'm working on it with the doctors. We all have our moments and one of mine is now. Being human sucks when you are non stop and your body says NOPE not right now.”

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Jessie J Recovering From Surgery To Treat Mystery Illness


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British pop star Jessie J is taking some off to recuperate after having surgery for an undisclosed illness, after sharing a video of herself on social media lying in bed in hospital afterwards.

The 27 year old singer posted a short video on Instagram on Tuesday (June 23rd), a before and after shot of the operation. “I don't often share personal stuff (especially about my health) any more, I just get on with it,” she wrote. “But I wanted to share with you before someone else might and it gets twisted and exaggerated into something different or worse.”

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Jessie J and Luke James - Jessie J and boyfriend arrive in Los Angeles at LAX - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 4th December 2014

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Jessie J and Luke James - Jessie J hides her face with a scarf while her and her boyfriend Luke James walk through London Heathrow Airport - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 26th November 2014

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Jessie J

Date of birth

27th April, 1988

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

1.75




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Ice Age: Collision Course Movie Review

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