Natasha Bedingfield life and biography

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Natasha Bedingfield biography

Date of birth : 1981-11-26
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Surrey, England, UK
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-11-26
Credited as : Pop singer and songwriter, Unwritten, Soulmate, Pocketful of Sunshine

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Natasha Anne Bedingfield is a British pop singer and songwriter. Based in Book St., London, Bedingfield debuted in the 1990s as a member of the Christian dance/electronic group The DNA Algorithm with her siblings Daniel Bedingfield and Nikola Rachelle. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Bedingfield recorded rock and gospel songs for the Hillsong London Church, while Daniel went on to enjoy success with hits Gotta Get Thru This and If You're Not The One.

Bedingfield recorded her first album Unwritten in 2004. The album contained primarily uptempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music; it enjoyed international success with over 2.3 million copies sold worldwide. In 2007, she received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for the song "Unwritten". Bedingfield's second album N.B. (2007) yielded the singles "I Wanna Have Your Babies", "Soulmate". Bedingfield has achieved five top ten singles in the United Kingdom and, as of April 2008[update], she has sold over 2 million albums worldwide.

The United Kingdom's biggest female pop star, Natasha Bedingfield has taken the United States by storm with the first British chart-topping hit by a female in almost 20 years. Vanity Fair singled her out as the spearhead of a new "Britpop"; invasion, and she now has a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Natasha has sold more than 10 million singles and albums worldwide and has five top 10 U.K. singles. Her 2006 U.S. debut came with the No. 1 single, "These Words". Later that year, "Unwritten" became the most played song on mainstream American radio. Natasha’s success continues with "Pocketful of Sunshine" which also has become a favorite on radio stations
across the country. Her influence has been recognized, leading to her becoming a face for Gap and enlistment by musical icons Bono and Prince for everything from private parties to humanitarian campaigns.

Natasha's music serves as an extension of herself with her albums displaying transitions in her life as a musical diary of the affairs of the heart. Recorded in Los Angeles, Natasha co-wrote and co-produced her sophomore album, Pocketful Of Sunshine, which debuted at # 3 spot on Billboard's Top 200 Album Chart upon release, making it the highest chart debut of Natasha's career!

Working with a stellar team of talent including Mike Elizondo of Eminem/Dre/50 Cent fame, Adam Levine, Greg Kirsten (Beck, Lily Allen) and previous collaborators (Steve Kipner, Andrew Frampton, Wayne Wilkins, Danielle Brisebois and Wayne Rodrigues), and long time Madonna collaborator Pat Leonard, Natasha delivered a phenomenal follow up album to Unwritten; one which has already spawned the platinum single hits "Love Like This (featuring Sean Kingston,), the title track "Pocketful Of Sunshine", and "Angel." Her current single, "Soulmate" is already following suite blasting it's way up the charts at both radio and video outlets.

Discography:
* Unwritten (2004)
* N.B. (2007)
* Pocketful of Sunshine (2008)
* Strip Me (2010)

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