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Katherine Jenkins

  • Born: 29th June, 1980
  • Nationality: Wales, UK
  • Years active: 2003-present
  • Type: Mezzo-Soprano
  • Studio Albums: 8
  • Record Sales: 5 million
  • Record Label: Warner (previously UCJ)
  • Biggest Markets: UK


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DESCRIPTION
Katherine Jenkins
is the biggest classical crossover star in the UK. All of her albums have topped the UK Classical Chart (her fifth and seventh albums did not qualify as classical, but reached number three and six respectively in the UK’s main album chart). Upon the release of her third album, Jenkins claimed all top three spots in the Classical Chart along with her previous releases. She released six studio albums in total under her UCJ contract in the space of only four years. Once her contract was up, Jenkins was immediately signed under Warner Music for a massive $10 million contract in a bid to crack America with legendary producer, David Foster, in tow. As a mezzo-soprano the deeper sound in her voice is warm and it sounds only slightly operatic, which makes her accessible. Her success can be attributed to her clean cut image, her beauty, and her high profile. Her UCJ albums were very safe (hymns, traditional, classical, light pop covers), and always pleased parents and grandparents at Christmas time. Her latest albums, Believe and Daydream, with Warner Music, have taken a different direction towards a wider audience and are more daring than her previous albums.  Although her debut with Warner didn't make as big of a splash as one hoped, her time on Dancing With The Stars (she came second) in early 2012 may be the start of a big career for her in America.

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Comments  

 
#5 allan 2013-08-13 18:32
For you being so kind to Hollie Steel at the concert this weekend, I´ll add you to the people I vote for here :) And you sing good too :D
 
 
#4 Bonnie 2013-05-27 06:56
A wonderful surprise to see Katherine perform at the Washington, DC Memorial Day concert. Katherine sang 'Pie Jesu' and 'When You Walk Through a Storm'. Beautiful performance as always!
 
 
#3 Roy Peterson 2013-02-23 21:23
My favorite singer of all. I listen to her music whenever I can and have all her DVD's. Will also be attending the concert in Fresno California on Mar 3rd. Very excited!
 
 
#2 Peter Bowen 2013-01-28 09:52
Katherine is without equal and has been blessed with every attribute possible. We all love her dearly and wish her all the very best for her brilliant career. She richly deserves the highest recognition available from her industry and we look forward to again meeting with her at her wonderful "meet and greet" sessions held after her concerts.

All the best xoxox
 
 
#1 Sophie Langan 2012-07-05 15:22
Katherine Jenkins has a phenomenal voice and I love all her albums and am looking forward to her next one. Her vocal range is incredible.
 

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