Leona Lewis was born in Islington,London in 1985. She lives with her two brothers Kyle and Bradley and her mother and father. She wrote her first song at about the age of 12 and in 2006 she auditioned for the X Factor at the age of 21 in which she got through to Boot Camp and the Live Shows and won the X Factor. In the Daily Star newspaper it said that she will be getting a £50 million record contract to do her songs over in the United States of America however she denied it because she didn't want to leave her boyfriend (who probably doesn't want to go to America) so she will continue to do her songs in Britain. Her 2nd single Bleeding Love was the biggest selling single of 2007 reaching number 1. Her debut album Spirit was released on November 12th 2007. Spirit has stormed into the number one spot on the albums chart to become the fastest selling UK debut album ever!