Single Review: Leona Lewis – Thunder / I Am

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Leona Lewis continues promotion for upcoming album with two new singles
Leona Lewis made the big decision to leave her label Syco a few months ago, because she was not happy with the direction they were planning out for her. She decided to choose her own path and soon signed with Island Records to release new music. In September her fourth studio album I Am will be released. The disappointing chart results of first single ‘Fire Under My Feet’ did not discourage her as she decided to release two brand new singles in the past week; ‘I Am’ and ‘Thunder’.

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Single Review: Leona Lewis – Fire Under My Feet

Leona Lewis Fire Under My Feet

Leona Lewis is back with fiery new single
It has been quite a while since we’ve heard new music from Leona Lewis. The singer experienced a big breakthrough after she won one of the first seasons of X Factor UK and had a worldwide hit with ‘Bleeding Love’ shortly after. In the rest of the world, things got quiet around Leona pretty fast, but in the United Kingdom she released three records, of which the last one wasn’t the success it was planned out to be. After a relatively successful holiday album she parted ways with SyCo, the label of Simon Cowell. She signed a contract with Island Records and will release her upcoming album I Am later this year. The first single ‘Fire Under My Feet’ just premiered on British radio and it is a fiery uptempo track.

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The Christmas Album Challenge: Kelly Clarkson VS Leona Lewis

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Two pop divas recorded a Christmas album: who did it best?

Every year, quite a few musicians record a Christmas album with covers as well as new original songs. Despite the number of new Christmas songs released every December, only a very small amount of these tracks turns into classics. It is hard to gain a spot among Mariah Carey, Wham and Chris Rea who are played on repeat on the radio every year. Pop stars Leona Lewis and Kelly Clarkson both recorded a Christmas album this year. Kelly Clarkson released Wrapped In Red with the single ‘Underneath The Tree’, while Leona Lewis put out the album Christmas, With Love and the single ‘One More Sleep’. A Bit of Pop Music organized a challenge: Who made the best Christmas record? The albums will be judged on their single and video, the original songs, covers and ‘works best in the background during Christmas dinner’.

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