Watch Jessie J Live in Manila will be slated on July 14, 2014, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Before her first-ever Manila concert tour, let us take a look at how this international sensation managed to capture the hearts of everyone including millions of Filipinos. Jessie J is known for her unconventional musical and unbelievable performance styles that perfectly combined soul vocals with contemporary pop, electro-pop and hip hop beats. With these marvelous singing styles, she was able to get various awards and nominations for her extraordinary contributions to the music world. To date, she has received the Critics Choice Brit Award and BBC’s Sound of 2011. As of 2012, Jessie J had sold over 11 million singles and 2.5 million albums worldwide.

Watch Jessie J Live in Manila on July 14, 2014 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Watch Jessie J Live in Manila on July 14, 2014 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

For this British born singer, there has not been a career that has taken off so fast, so spectacular and extremely awe-inspiring as hers. A show-stopping performance in front of those thrilled and excited world audience at the Olympics, chart topping singles and a debut album that goes straight all the way at the top. Likewise, she has a Saturday night primetime television career with extraordinary acts for charity that hits the news and was proudly added to the Diamond Jubilee Concert.

Jessie J: In Retrospect

Flashback… Three years ago, nobody even knew who Jessie J was. But, now she is a household name across the globe. Things have gotten more exciting for her with an album that produced the No.5 top single Wild. This great surprise and achievement came her way, despite the fact that she released this single almost secretly. According to Jessie, there was no pre-promo and no six-week build up. Best of all, she is delighted that everyone seems to be happy to have her back. According to her, she adores her fans endlessly. Therefore, she did this album launch all for the love of her fans because she just wants to see what will happen; sans the social media and other promotional stuffs. Surprisingly, It was really highly commendable to note that the single went No.1 in four countries.

Jessie J’s Remarkable Singing Career

Let’s take a sneak peak into Jessie Ellen Cornish’s career as a singer. Would you believe that she started out as a child actress and landed a role in the West End production of Whistle Down the Wind? After high school, she studied at the BRIT school. When she was 17, she joined a girl group and then signed a contract for Gut Records, the home studio of Tom Jones and Jimmy Sommerville. Unfortunately, the record label closed down even before they could have released Jessie’s music. After a few years. lady luck smiled at her when she managed to strike a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing where she wrote some music for Chris Brown and Miley Cyrus respectively.

Jessie J’s Biggest Break

Jessie J came to be noticed when she signed with Universal Republic and released her debut single, Do it Like a Dude? which became Number 2 on the UK Singles Charts. Meanwhile, the song Price Tag is her 2011 luckiest song since it topped the charts in almost 19 countries. Subsequently, she has released her debut album Who You Are, which also became N9. 2 in UK. Among the other singles which were included in her debut album which all charted within the Top 20 in UK, are: Domino, which had resulted into a phenomenal success.This came after garnering the 6th spot in the US Billboard’s Hot 100. Similarly, the same single  became her second UK No.1 too. As expected, LaserLight and all her other singles in the same album landed on the sixth spot of the Top 10 Singles. Therefore, it made her the only British female artist to have 6 Top 10 Singles from a studio album. What a nice fete, right?

There’s more. Jessie J’s second album Alive which was released last September, had eventually reached the Top 5 in the UK albums’ chart. To add another feather to her cap, she also served as a coach and mentor on the TV show, The Voice UK.

Watch Jessie J Live in Manila this July at 8 P.M., and get to witness how she came to be through her songs and performances, that will surely capture you in the groove all night long.

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