British pop singer who was discovered on the TV talent show The X Factor. She has collaborated with many artists, including Avicii.
She learned operatic singing and jazz singing but settled on pop music. She started writing music when she was twelve years old.
Her single "Bleeding Love" reached #1 in over thirty countries around the world.
She dated electrician Lou Al-chamaa from 2001 until June 2010; when they broke up, she started dating dancer Dennis Jauch.
She won season three of The X Factor, a show created by Simon Cowell.