Jessie Reyez

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Jessie Reyez
Reyez in Toronto, Canada (2019)
Reyez in Toronto, Canada (2019)
Background information
Birth nameJessica Reyez
Born (1991-06-12) June 12, 1991 (age 32)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • ukulele
  • piano
Years active2014–present

Jessie Reyez (born June 12, 1991)[4] is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Her single "Figures" (2016) peaked at number 58 on the Canadian Hot 100 in 2017. It was certified triple Platinum by Music Canada and Platinum by the RIAA.[5]

Her first EP, Kiddo (2017), won Breakthrough Artist at the 2018 Juno Awards. Her second EP, Being Human in Public (2018), won R&B/Soul Recording of The Year at the 2019 Juno Awards and was nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards. Reyez again won the R&B/Soul Recording of the Year, for "Feel it Too" with Tory Lanez and Tainy, at the 2020 Juno Awards, where she was also nominated for Artist of the Year.

Her first album, Before Love Came to Kill Us, was released on March 27, 2020. The album peaked at number 13 on the US Billboard 200.[6]

Reyez has written songs for Calvin Harris, Kehlani, Dua Lipa and Normani. She has also worked with Eminem.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. Collins, Hattie (July 5, 2017). "5 Things You Need to Know About Jessie Reyez". Vice. Archived from the original on August 24, 2019. Retrieved February 1, 2020.
  2. "KJessie Reyez Announces Debut Album & Drops Feminist Anthem 'No Sweat'". iTunes.
  3. "JESSIE REYEZ ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP". Umusic. Archived from the original on 2020-10-17. Retrieved 2022-12-04.
  4. Deming, Mark. "Jessie Reyez". AllMusic. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  5. "Jessie Reyez – Chart history (Canadian Hot 100)". Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  6. "Hear Jessie Reyez Cover Patsy Cline's "Crazy"". Retrieved 2019-11-23.
  7. "Jessie Reyez And Eminem Have Obsessive Love on "Coffin"". Billboard. 2020-03-27. Retrieved 2020-04-17.

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