Katherine Jenkins

Katherine Jenkins

 

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Katherine Maria Jenkins, OBE (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh lyric mezzo-soprano, singer and songwriter. She is a popular classical-crossover singer[1][2] who performs across a spectrum of operatic arias, popular songs, musical theatre and hymns.[3]

After winning singing competitions in her youth, Jenkins studied at the Royal Academy of Music, modelled and taught voice. She came to wide public attention in 2003 when she sang at Westminster Cathedral in honour of Pope John Paul II's silver jubilee. Since 2004, she has released numerous albums that have performed well on British and foreign charts. In both 2005 and 2006, her albums received Classic Brit Awards as Album of the Year. She has also been seen widely in concert, including concerts for British troops in Iraq and Afghanistan; she has also sung at sporting events, on television shows and in support of many charities. In Spring 2012, she competed on the US television show Dancing with the Stars, finishing in second place, behind NFL Super Bowl champion Donald Driver.[4]

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir
 
Believe
 
Believe is the seventh studio album by classical crossover artist Katherine Jenkins and was released on 26 October 2009 in the UK.
This Is Christmas
 
This Is Christmas is the ninth studio album by classical crossover artist Katherine Jenkins and was released on 30 October in the US and Canada, and 26 November in the UK.
Second Nature
 
Second Nature is the second album by Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, released on 18 October 2004, in the UK. It charted at number 16 on the UK Albums Chart and at number 1 on the UK Classical Album Chart.

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Musical Groups1

TV Shows16

Books1

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Spotify - Albums & Singles243

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Bringing sexy back: Katherine Jenkins dazzles as she drapes her curves in silky backless midnight blue dress at BAFTA TV Awards
Daily Mail  –  May 8, 2016
She has sold millions of records with her powerhouse vocals. But Katherine Jenkins proved she could also hit the right note in the style stakes as she showcased her figure in a sensational midnight blue gown at the BAFTA TV Awards in London on Sunday.
Jamie Cullum and Katherine Jenkins to perform at the exclusive Raymond Blanc Festival of Music
gloucestershireecho.co.uk  –  May 6, 2016
Following a phenomenal Cheltenham Jazz Festival appearance, Jamie Cullum will perform at the Raymond Blanc Festival of Music in the autumn. Raymond Blanc's two Michelin star restaurant and hotel Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons in Oxfordshire will ...
Katherine Jenkins to perform in Sunderland
ITV  –  May 6, 2016
The internationally renowned superstar, who has helped popularise classical music in recent years, will be releasing her own version of the National Anthem on Thursday 21st April to mark Her Majesty turning 90. She will also be performing at two special ...
The North Wales hotel where Angelina Jolie and Katherine Jenkins have stayed is for sale for £1.6m
Wales Online  –  May 5, 2016
A hotel that has hosted several international stars, and a huge number of North Wales weddings, is on sale for £1.6m. The three-star North Wales Seiont Manor Hotel has gone on the market and potential buyers can expect close encounters with A-listers if ...
Eight things you may not have known about Katherine Jenkins
Sunderland Echo  –  May 5, 2016
Ahead of Katherine Jenkins' outdoor concert at Herrington Country Park tomorrow night, we look at eight things you may not have known about the Welsh classical singer. 1) Katherine Maria Jenkins OBE was born in Neath, South Wales, on June 29, 1980, and ...
Katherine Jenkins to bring baby Aaliyah with her to Sunderland this weekend
The Chronicle  –  May 5, 2016
Singer Katherine Jenkins will `celebrate’ making chart history with an outdoor concert in the North East this Friday. Her latest CD Celebration is currently No.7 in the pop charts and it’s also her 12th Classical No.1 album in 12 years – making her ...
Katherine Jenkins 'honoured' to perform tribute for Queen's 90th Birthday
Get Surrey  –  May 3, 2016
Welsh classical singer Katherine Jenkins OBE returns to Hampton Court Palace this summer to perform in Henry VIII’s stunning Tudor courtyard. She is among an exciting line-up of artists including Sir Tom Jones and Anastacia who will take centre stage ...
Katherine Jenkins says daughter Aaliyah responds to classical music
Hello Magazine  –  April 27, 2016
"I took seven months off… I think when you have a daughter you think about your own relationship with your mum and my mum was the breadwinner of our family and she instilled a really good work ethic in me, so I want to have that with my daughter.
Palace Rejects Katherine Jenkins' 'Queen's Speech' Request
Contact Music  –  April 26, 2016
The classical music star, 35, has sung for royalty on numerous occasions, and will play at the Queen’s 90th birthday pageant at Windsor Castle, England next month (May16). However a proposal to feature the monarch on a track from Katherine's new album ...
Katherine Jenkins asks Britain's Got Talent star Kathleen Jenkins to perform on her upcoming tour
SouthWalesEveningPost  –  April 25, 2016
The surprise star of Britain's Got Talent has been compared to Neath-born soprano Katherine Jenkins - and now she's been asked to perform alongside her! The standout performer from Saturday night's Britain's Got Talent Kathleen Jenkins, 25, started her ...
Katherine Jenkins invites BGT favourite Kathleen Jenkins to duet with her
Irish Independent  –  April 25, 2016
Katherine Jenkins has invited Britain's Got Talent hopeful Kathleen Jenkins to perform with her. Kathleen, 25, wowed the judges on Saturday night's episode of the ITV talent show with her incredible performance of the Rolling Stones' track Wild Horses.

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