Fleur East is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, radio presenter and fitness model. She competed on the second series of televised singing competition The X Factor in 2005 as a member of the girl group Addictiv Ladies. In 2012, she then launched a solo career with the record label Strictly Rhythm and released songs with dance musicians including DJ Fresh and Drumsound & Bassline Smith. East returned to The X Factor as a solo artist in 2014 for its eleventh series, where she came second. She became the show's first contestant to reach number one on the UK iTunes Store chart during the competition with her performance of "Uptown Funk". In 2015, she signed to Syco Music and released a full-length album, Love, Sax and Flashbacks.
|Also known as:||Fleur|
|Born:||October 29, 1987|
|Origin:||Walthamstow, London, England|
|Genres:||R&B, hip hop, soul, pop, dance|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, radio presenter, rapper, songwriter, dancer, fitness model|
|Labels:||Strictly Rhythm, Syco, Columbia, Platinum East|
|Associated acts:||Addictiv Ladies, DJ Fresh|
|Twitter:||Fleur East's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Fleur East's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Fleur East's IMDb|
About Fleur East
Series 11 runner-up on The X Factor (UK) who signed with the label Strictly Rhythm in January 2012. She is also a fitness model and headlined the Miss Face of Africa EU ceremony in London. In 2019, she began starring in CBBC's Almost Never.
She previously competed on the second series of The X Factor as part of the girl group Addictiv Ladies.
In 2018, she competed on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here and made it all the way to the finals.
She is from Walthamstow, London, England and is of Ghanaian and British descent. She has a sister named Keshia.
She was hired by DJ Fresh to be a vocalist for a BB Radio 1 Live Lounge session after she was introduced to him in 2011.
Information related to Fleur East
- English female rappers
- English drum and bass musicians
- Sony BMG artists
- English soul singers
- English dance musicians
- Alumni of Queen Mary University of London
- Rappers from London
- Black British singers
- English female pop singers
- Feminist musicians
- Singers from London