Leona Lewis checked in with fans on her Facebook page on September 26th to announce that that her new album ‘Glassheart’ is now expected to drop next year, instead of November as originally planned. ‘The X Factor’ UK winner writes:
Just wanted to update everyone on the album! I’m feeling so inspired right now and have decided to continue recording! I have a collection of songs that I’m so in love with and I [know] there’s more to be born so it means the album will come early next year x.
Leona Lewis and Avicii are out with the music video to their new single ‘Collide’, off ‘The X Factor’ season three winner’s third studio album ‘Glassheart’, out early 2012 on Syco / J Records. The co-credit for the song was part of a settlement after the Swedish DJ alleged Sony and Lewis had recorded vocals over his instrumental without the consent of himself or his label, Ministry of Sound. Watch it via YouTube below and check out additional photos from the music video shoot after the cut.
Leona Lewis helped lead a campaign that forces the British government to ban the use of wild animals in circuses. The Islington-born pop star weighed in on the debate which took place in the House of Commons on Wednesday (June 22) after 10,000 people backed the ban in a public consultation in 2010. On Thursday, members of parliament agreed without taking a vote to back a motion directing the government to introduce a “regulation banning the use of all wild animals in circuses from July 2012.”
“I know that many MPs agree with the vast majority of the public and would like to see an end to this practice,” ‘The X Factor’ winner said. “Even Defra’s public consultation, carried out last year, resulted in an enormous 94.5% public support for a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses.”
Leona Lewis tells Metro she’s been invited to perform on Simon Cowell’s new U.S. show ‘The X Factor’ when it hits the airwaves on FOX later this year. “They’ve invited me to perform on U.S. ‘X Factor’, so that will be exciting,” the winner of the U.K. version of the program said. Performing on the show would mean new material, so she’s been asked about her third album. “I’ve been working in Europe and the US with new producers. It’s fresh and it’s all coming together with a different sound,” the 26-year-old said.
Leona Lewis is not popular with the crew on her Labyrinth tour of Britain after ordering them to eat the same kind of food she does, vegetarian. “Leona has demanded that only veggie food be made available for everyone – and members of the crew are threatening to quit,” a source told The Sun. “She will not even allow food to be bought off-site then brought in. She is getting a reputation as a bit of a pain in the a*se. She is such a diva. It’s getting out of control.”
Check out Leona singing ‘Bleeding Love’ at the Glasgow SECC on Sunday night (June 20) via YouTube below.
Leona Lewis was spotted arriving at London’s Heathrow airport on Tuesday (December 22), heading straight to the shops with her electrician boyfriend Lou Al-Chamaa for some last minute Christmas shopping. Check out pictures from Zimbio.
Leona Lewis is out with the video to her new single ‘I See You’, the theme from the big budget 3D film ‘Avatar’, included on ‘Avatar: Music from the Motion Picture’, out now on Atlantic Records. Watch the video, featuring footage from the James Cameron directed film, at YouTube.
Leona Lewis performed ‘Happy’ and ‘Outta My Head’ during an appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in Hollywood on Wednesday (November 25). Watch it via at YouTube.
Leona Lewis spoke with ‘Access Hollywood’ correspondent Shaun Robinson Sunday night on the American Music Awards red carpet in Los Angeles, offering an update on getting attacked by Peter Kowalczyk during a book signing in London last month.
“I’m kind of getting over it,” she said. “It was just really out of the blue, really random… a very very ill person. It’s an isolated incident, so I’m kind of putting it behind me.” Watch the interview below.
Leona Lewis is out with the video to her new single ‘Happy’, the first release off the British R&B singer’s second album ‘Echo’, out now on Syco / J. Watch the Jake Nava directed video via MyPlay below.