Leah LaBelle

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Leah LaBelle
Still image of a woman looking away from the camera and smiling with an undercut hairstyle; wearing large hoop earrings, a black top, a thick necklace and a leather jacket.
LaBelle during a 2012 interview
Background information
Birth nameLeah LaBelle Vladowski
Born(1986-09-08)September 8, 1986
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OriginSeattle, Washington, U.S.
DiedJanuary 31, 2018(2018-01-31) (aged 31)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2004–2018
Labels
Associated acts
WebsiteLeah LaBelle's official website

Leah LaBelle Vladowski (September 8, 1986 – January 31, 2018) was a Canadian-born American singer

At age 16, she was a finalist on the third season of American Idol and finished in 12th place. Keri Hilson hired LaBelle as a backing vocalist after watching her rendition of "Energy".

LaBelle was killed in a car crash alongside her boyfriend Rasual Butler on January 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, aged 31.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. McCausland, Phil (January 31, 2018). "NBA player Rasual Butler and R&B singer Leah LaBelle killed in car crash". NBC News. Archived from the original on March 22, 2018.