Jasmine Thompson Biography

Jasmine Ying Thompson (born 8 November 2000) is a British singer and songwriter from London. Thompson became well-known with her YouTube channel, which has over 1,500,000 subscribers and over 200 million views. Her acoustic reworking of Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody" made number 32 on the UK Singles Chart after being featured in an advert for supermarket chain Sainsbury's for their by Sainsbury's range. The song was remixed by German DJ Felix Jaehn in 2015, and became a huge hit around Europe, peaking at number 2 in the UK, and charting in several other countries. Her voice has been described as "particularly smoky" and "eerie".

In July 2013, Thompson released a cover of Naughty Boy's single "La La La". In August she released 3 different covers: a cover of Taylor Swift's "Everything Has Changed" (as a duet with Gerald Ko), a cover of Passenger's "Let Her Go" and a cover of David Guetta's "Titanium". In September the same year, she released her debut album Bundle of Tantrums which included the lewis singles "La La La", "Let Her Go" and "Titanium". In September 2013, Thompson released a cover of Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody". The song featured in an advert for supermarket chain Sainsbury's for their by Sainsbury's range. The song has peaked at number thirty two on the UK Singles Chart. In October 2013 she released the extended play Under the Willow Tree. In early July, Thompson supported Aussie pop phenomenon Cody Simpson on his Acoustic Tour. She finished the Tour in Birmingham, posting a photo of the fans on Twitter and thanking them for their support.

On 20 April 2014 she released her second album Another Bundle of Tantrums, the album peaked at number 126 on the UK Albums Chart. In September 2014, Thompson's cover of "Everybody Hurts" was used in the BBC autumn trailer for EastEnders. The trailer showed characters Kat Moon, Sharon Watts and Linda Carter repeating Thompson's lyrics. On 25 May 2015 Jasmine Thompson announced via her Facebook page that she has been signed to a contract with Atlantic Records. Thompson released her first single on the label entitled "Adore". In 2015 German music producer and DJ Felix Jaehn released a remix of "Ain't Nobody", originaly released by Thompson in 2013 titled "Ain't Nobody (Loves Me Better)". The song became a worldwide hit, topping the charts in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Israel and the Netherlands, and peaking within the top ten of the charts in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland.
Source: wikipedia.org
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