Jemma Griffiths, known by her stage name Jem, is a Welsh singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in Penarth, Wales, she began songwriting at an early age. After graduating from university in 1996, she worked as a DJ as well as co-founder of record label Marine Parade in Brighton. By 2002 she was focused heavily on writing and singing her own songs, collaborating with various producers in the United States such as Guy Sigsworth, Yoad Nevo, and Ge-Ology to help create what would become her debut studio album: Finally Woken, released on 24 March 2004 through ATO Records. Popularised by singles "They", "Just a Ride" and "Wish I", the album garnered generous sales and chart performance in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe. Jem followed up her successful debut with her second album, Down to Earth, released on 18 September 2008.
|Birth name:||Jemma Griffiths|
|Born:||18, 1975, Penarth, Wales|
|Genres:||Trip hop, electronica, pop rock, new wave|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, songwriter, record producer, DJ, screenwriter|
|Labels:||ATO, MapleMusic Recordings (Canada), Sony BMG, RCA|
|Associated acts:||Glass Pear, Weapons of Mass Belief|
|Website:||Jem (singer)'s Official site|
|IMDb:||Jem (singer)'s IMDb|
|Spotify:||Jem (singer)'s Spotify|
About Jemma Griffiths
Welsh pop singer also known as Jem, she is best known for her hits "Just a Ride" and "Wish I."
She was previously studying law at Sussex University before pursuing a music career.
She had her music featured on many television shows, including The O.C.
She began dating Joseph George in 2005. They married in 2009.
Her song "Nothing Falls" was covered by Madonna.
Information related to Jem (singer)
- People educated at Howell's School Llandaff
- ATO Records artists
- People educated at Stanwell School
- Musicians from Cardiff
- British trip hop musicians
- Welsh singer-songwriters
- Welsh female singers
- Alumni of the University of Sussex