Full Name: Leona Lewis
Hometown: Islington, London, UK
An English pop and R&B singer-songwriter, Leona Lewis became a multi-platinum selling artist and three-time Grammy Award nominee after she won the British reality show X-Factor in 2006.
Released in 2007, Lewis' first disc, Spirit, became the fastest-selling debut album, with her debut single "A Moment Like This" becoming the fastest selling U.K. single after being downloaded over 50,000 times within 30 minutes of its release.
Her second disc, Echo, was released in 2009.