Pop sensation Natasha Bedingfield has secured a $2.7 million (GBP1.5 million) deal with JIVE RECORDS USA and EVOLUTION TALENT, making her Britains' most successful solo artist.

The British SINGLE singer, whose brother is Daniel Bedingfield, will join labelmates Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears after the record company secured exclusive rights to release all her material across North America.

In addition to her success, she is to join forces with New York agency Evolution, which represents the biggest names in American showbusiness including Eamon, SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS, Anastacia and Fatboy Slim.

29/07/2004 14:02