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In February 2007, Lewis signed a five-album contract in the United States with Clive Davis's record label, J Records.Lewis's success continued with the release of her debut album, Spirit, in 2007; it went 10× platinum in the United Kingdom and became the fourth best selling album of the 2000s.Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner.She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, London, where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.
As a result, she was proclaimed 'Top New Artist' by Billboard in 2008.
Following the exit, Lewis penned an open letter to her fans detailing the creative differences that led to her decision.
She wrote: “At some points I felt extremely depressed and other times experienced amazing highs, but it got to a place where the downs were outweighing the ups.
‘It’s quite personal, it’s a lot to do with private life, love life and professional life all mixed into one that I’m talking about.’ Burke, who won The X Factor in 2008, was later dropped by Simon Cowell and subsequent labels.
She then went through a rocky romance with ladies’ man footballer Jermain Defoe, 32, that ended in 2012.