Pop star Jessie J is the latest act announced for the 2013 Eden Sessions at the Eden Project in St Austell.
London-born Jessie J is one of the hottest pop stars on the planet right now, having hit the number one spot in 19 countries, selling 16 million singles and more than three million copies of her multi-platinum debut album Who You Are.
In the UK alone she has sold 1.5 million albums and secured two number one singles with Price Tag and Domino.
Earlier this year BRIT School graduate Jessie successfully completed her first season as a coach on the BBC’s primetime Saturday night talent show The Voice.
In June she took the stage at Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert alongside the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Grace Jones. Jessie then took centre stage at the Olympic closing ceremony for the biggest televised performance of her life alongside Tinie Tempah, Taio Cruz and musical legends Queen.
Not content with dominating the top of the music charts last year, Jessie became a UK best-seller in the literary world with the release of her autobiography Nice to Meet You, which has sold 40,000 copies and hit the number two spot on the Sunday Times book chart.
As a fashion icon, Jessie has picked up awards from Glamour magazine and Harpers Bazaar, become the most talked-about star on the red carpet at this year’s GQ Awards, was dressed by Vivienne Westwood for her Olympic closing ceremony performance and graced the covers of Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Grazia and most recently Elle magazine where she unveiled ‘Jessie the fashion reinvention’ to the world.
Jessie J joins Eddie Izzard (June 3), Kaiser Chiefs (June 29), Sigur Ros (June 30) and The xx (July 2) on the Eden bill, with more big-name acts to be announced soon.
The Eden Sessions enter their 12th year in 2013 following an acclaimed series of gigs in 2012 headlined by Blink-182, Plan B, Tim Minchin, Chase & Status, Noah and the Whale, The Vaccines, Example and Frank Turner.
Jessie J hits the Eden Sessions on July 14, 2013. Tickets go on general sale at 6pm on February 18, 2013, from the Eden Sessions website.
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