Lewis at the London premiere for Flushed Away, November 2006
|Birth name||Leona Louise Lewis|
|Born||April 3, 1985
Hackney, London, England, UK
|Years active||2006 - present|
|Labels||Sony BMG, Syco, J Records|
Lewis first became famous when she won a television talent contest in Britain called The X Factor. When she won The X Factor in 2006, Lewis got a £1 million contract to make more music. She then released a song, as part of The X Factor contract, called A Moment Like This which was the number 1 song in the charts at Christmas after selling 571,253 copies in the shops and on download.
Lewis then released her second song on 22 October 2007 called Bleeding Love which was the number 1 song again in Britain, and also reached number 1 in the United States. It sold 218,805 copies in the first week of release. She released her first album called Spirit in November 2007. Her second album is Echo, which was released 9 November 2009.
Her first concert tour called The Labyrinth was in 2010.