Jade Ewen

Jade Ewen

English singer, actress, songwriter, member of the Sugababes
Date of Birth: 24.01.1988
Country: Great Britain

Biography of Jade Ewen

Early Life and Education


Jade Almerylouise Ewen was born on January 24, 1988 in Plaistow, London, England. Her mother, Carol, is of Jamaican descent, while her father, Trevor, has English, Italian, and Irish heritage. Growing up, Jade faced numerous challenges due to her parents' disabilities and the responsibility of caring for her two siblings. However, at the age of three, she began taking dance lessons and later pursued vocal and acting training. She eventually earned a scholarship to the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School.

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Rise to Fame with Sugababes


Jade's career took off when she became the sixth member of the British girl group "Sugababes" in September 2009, replacing founding member Keisha Buchanan. She became the youngest member of the popular trio. The group's first album featuring Jade, "Sweet 7," was scheduled to be released on March 8, 2010. Before her success with Sugababes and participation in Eurovision, Jade was a member of the female R&B trio "Trinity Stone." The group achieved modest success in Ireland, the UK, and Russia before disbanding in 2008.

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Acting and Eurovision


Jade began her career at the age of 12, playing the role of Nala in the musical "The Lion King" in London's West End. She then transitioned to television in Australia and the UK, appearing in several well-known series. On January 31, 2009, Jade won the British national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest and proudly represented her country on May 16 in Moscow. Out of 25 participating countries, she placed fifth with 173 points, achieving the best result for a British contestant since 2002 and restoring the country's prestige after the previous year's failure.

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Solo Career and Recognition


Following her time with "Trinity Stone," Jade signed a contract with Polydor Records in February 2009 for the release of her debut album. The album was set to feature compositions by Gary Barlow, a former member of the popular group "Take That," and was expected to be released in early 2010. Her second single, "My Man," was released on September 21, 2009, along with a music video filmed in Los Angeles. Jade was chosen to perform the British national anthem at the FA Community Shield football match between Manchester United and Chelsea, which was attended by 85,896 people at Wembley Stadium on August 9, 2009. She was also nominated for the prestigious Mobo Awards in the category of Best British Newcomer. Jade achieved another significant milestone with "My Man" reaching the 35th position on the UK charts and selling over 6,312 copies.

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