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Leona Lewis Shares Her Top Diva Tracks, Find Out What Made the UK Singer’s Playlist!

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Leona Lewis, whose fifth album, I Am, is out Sept. 11, sounds off on her favorite songs by her favorite divas

Here’s a diva playlist from a divalicious powerhouse! Leona Lewis, whose fifth album, I Am, is out Sept. 11— sounds off on her ultimate diva tracks exclusively with Us Weekly. Check out what the singer, 30, listens to when she’s in a diva mood!

“Elastic Heart” by Sia: “Such a beautiful songwriter, with a unique voice. Amazing lyrics meets swaying melodies gives this song such an entrancing sound. So many people can relate to the message, never give up and always keep fighting.”  

“My Funny Valentine” by Chaka Khan: “This song showcases Chaka’s tremendous voice in such an original way. An absolute classic sung by an incredible singer. A different take on this song and she really shines on the record.”

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“Gimme All Your Love” by Alabama Shakes: “I’m obsessed with this song, and Brittany Howard is such a gutsy singer, I love how daring she is with her vocals. This song is such a roller coaster, soothing at times and powerful at others. I saw them perform recently at the Greek Theatre and it was incredible!”

“Hear The Angels Cry” by Wendy Moten: “One of the most incredible and effortless vocalists I’ve ever heard. This song is a beautiful ballad with amazing vocal range by Wendy. Such an incredible, emotional performance.”  

“Over The Rainbow” by Eva Cassidy: “Her version of this song gives me chills every time. Eva has such a pure voice and caters her style towards this classic. A truly beautiful arrangement, so soothing.”

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“Hometown Glory” by Adele: “I’m moved by the passion in her voice and this song reminds me of home in London. I think this song can give any listener a feeling of nostalgia. The lyrics are so descriptive and really create a story that Adele’s voice brings to life.”

“The Answer” by Joss Stone: “Such a soulful voice delivering a great message. 'The Answer' is an uplifting song full of joy and positivity.  It always makes me feel happy and free.”

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