Layla90 Posted July 2, 2009 Share Posted July 2, 2009 Pixie Lott (born Victoria Lott on 12 January 1991) is an English singer–songwriter, actress, and dancer. Signed to Mercury Records in the UK and Interscope in the U.S., her debut single "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)" was released for download on 6 June 2009 and officially on 8 June, going straight to number one in the UK the week of 14 June 2009. She is scheduled to release her debut album, entitled Turn It Up, on 7 September 2009, and has also recorded her single "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)" for Electronic Arts in Simlish for The Sims 3.BiographyLott lives in Essex with her father, who is a stock broker, and her mother, a housewife; she has an older brother and sister. Her mother gave her the nickname Pixie because she was a "tiny, cute baby" who looked like a fairy.After starting singing in her church school, Lott attended the Italia Conti Associates Saturday school in Chislehurst from five years old, her family then moved to Essex and she went onto the main school Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where she was awarded a scholarship. During her time as a student, she appeared in the West End production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium, and in BBC One's Celebrate the Sound of Music as Louisa von Trapp. Aged fourteen she was part of the chorus line, recording vocals on Roger Waters's opera Ça Ira.CareerL. A. Reid heard one of her demos and signed her to the Island Def Jam Music Group when she was fifteen, but after a change of managers, a bidding war ensued, resulting in her now being signed to Mercury Records in the UK and to Interscope Records in the United States.Lott played her first festival concert in the Big Top at the Isle of Wight Festival 2009, during her first full British tour, where she supported The Saturdays on The Work Tour.She released her debut single, "Mama Do (Uh Oh, Uh Oh)", on 8 June 2009. It entered both the iTunes chart and the UK Singles Chart at number one, after over 50,000 sales. Lott was quoted as being "shocked" at the success of the single. She is the first British female artist ever to debut at #1 who hadn’t emerged from a reality television/talent show background.Film and television appearances2005: Celebrate the Sound of Music (BBC One) — Louisa von Trapp 2007: Genie in the House (Nickelodeon) — singer/dancer from wikipedia Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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