Natasha Bedingfield
English singer and songwriter
Natasha Bedingfield
Natasha Anne Bedingfield is a British pop singer and songwriter. Bedingfield debuted in the 1990s as a member of the Christian dance/electronic group The DNA Algorithm with her siblings Daniel Bedingfield and Nikola Rachelle. Throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, Bedingfield recorded rock and gospel songs for the Hillsong London Church, while Daniel went on to enjoy success with hits "Gotta Get Thru This" and "If You're Not the One".
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#inthegridmusic: 12.21.15
Huffington Post - about 1 year
@SaraBareilles | @ingridmusic Hi all! Before you read on, I want to remind you that my Twitter username and Instagram name have changed! Good thing is that they are both the same so they won't be hard to forget - @byingridvasquez Now ... 12.21.15 #SongBlogIV (my song of the day): "Winter Song" by Sara Bareilles ft. Ingrid Michaelson It seems like Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson's fame only lasted from 2007 - 2014 and that makes me angry. Singer songwriters are not always welcomed in mainstream music but their music hasn't really been found elsewhere either. And this 2008 Christmas collaboration? It didn't even chart in the United States. I featured it as my song of the day not only because it's Winter season, but because a collaboration between two powerhouses in the singer songwriter field deserves to be heard. Now because this song is sung by female singer songwriters I wanted to share with you some other female singer songwriters you should be listeni ...
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Climate Change: Sean Paul, Natasha Bedingfield speak out
CNN - about 1 year
Pop stars Sean Paul and Natasha Bedingfield, along with top music producer Toby Gad discuss "Love Song To The Earth" and environmental responsibility.
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Selma Blair Honored By Operation Smile Dressed in Bright Yellow Gown
Huffington Post - over 1 year
Selma Blair at Operation Smile Gala Photo Credit: Vince Bucci Photography The stars were shining brightly at the Operation Smile Gala held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, where Selma Blair received the Universal Smile Award. The Legally Blonde actress was dressed in a canary yellow A-line gown garnished with black lace as she walked the red carpet and received her award. Other Hollywood stars in attendance included Rhea and Mark Wahlberg, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, Geena Davis, Ashley Green, Gavin Rossdale, Kate Upton and Whitney Cummings. Singer/songwriter Natasha Bedingfield was also dressed in bright yellow as she performed three songs, including her Grammy nominated song "Unwritten," from her first album with the same title. TV Personality Brooke Burke-Charvet, Operation Smile Ambassador and the evening's host, welcomed guests and provided a heartfelt overview of the mission of Operation Smile. She noted that the organization "has transformed lives across the g ...
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Shawn Mendes Premieres “Stitches” Video: Watch
Idolator - almost 2 years
Shawn Mendes Dropped A Second "Life Of The Party" Video In case you missed it, Shawn Mendes dropped a very belated, second video for 2014 breakthrough single "Life Of The Party"! MORE >> The Handwritten saga continues. After debuting the emotional clip for “Never Be Alone,” followed by a newly filmed second version of his “Life Of The Party,” teen Vine sensation-turned-superstar Shawn Mendes has premiered the third installment in his interwoven series of visuals: “Stitches.” This time around, his lady love interest is the sole star of the show, setting his handwritten letter ablaze (don’t do it — that’s probably worth something!), slipping on a pair of headphones and rocking out inside a house and ha ...
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Ariana Grande's 8 Best Covers From Before She Was A Superstar (VIDEO)
Huffington Post - over 3 years
Before she was touring with the Biebs, making hit records and hilariously singing hip-hop songs with Jimmy Fallon like it's NBD, Ariana Grande was just another girl making YouTube videos in her bedroom. Though you probably know her best for her more recent pop hits, the "Almost Is Never Enough" singer has an archive of amazing covers that we felt we needed to unearth -- from before she had a record deal. Check out our top 8 picks below for proof that the "Sam & Cat" actress was always a star in the making. 1. "I Believe in You and Me" by Whitney Houston This stripped-down Whitney Houston tribute is hauntingly gorgeous. We dare you not get goosebumps. 2. "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys Sitting on the floor on her New York apartment (sporting dark red hair from her "Victorious" days), this one's an oldie but goodie. 3. "If I Were a Boy" by Beyoncé Taking on Queen Bey isn't an easy feat, but Ari hits those notes like nobody's business. 4. "Bleeding Love" ...
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BBM’s continued success is truly stunning
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Something pretty strange is going on. BlackBerry is having a great week for the first time since Natasha Bedingfield topped the charts. On its third day, BBM for iPhone is clinging onto the No. 2  slot on the top free iOS app chart after rocketing to No. 1 right out of the gate. This is no trivial achievement. Nokia’s HERE maps for iPhone hit the No. 1 spot in the U.S. soon after it launched, but it had plunged to No. 27 by its third day. Morbid curiosity only takes you so far. And that is what many expected BBM to do — hit the top and drop out of the top-10 in about a day. Yet the app is showing remarkable legs considering it
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Bridgit Mendler 'Hurricane' Video: Disney Star Hangs Out In London For New Single (WATCH)
The Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Bridgit Mendler just released her music video for "Hurricane," which follows the Disney star through a day in London -- from waking up to a crazy evening dance party with her friends. Those of you who know Bridgit from the TV movie "Lemonade Mouth" will love that the special guest star is none other than Naomi Scott, her real-life bestie who played "Mo" in the film. Watch above. Between the success of "Good Luck Charlie" and her debut album "Hello My Name Is" coming out this past September, we'd say she's one to watch. Check out an acoustic version of the song, below, where Bridgit really shows off her vocal chops. Does anyone else think that she sounds a LOT like a younger Natasha Bedingfield? Read More... More on Bridgit Mendler
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Style Superstar: Katy Perry Is Minty Fresh At The Grammy Awards
MTV News - about 4 years
After all of last week's buzz concerning the bizarre, boob-obsessed dress code issued by CBS for Grammy Awards attendees, some of us were worried that the red-carpet fashions at Sunday's show would be disappointingly drab. Turns out, we didn't need to—not just because there were plenty of pretty dresses in full compliance with the cleavage-related restrictions, but also because at least one fabulous fashionista decided to stick it to the man with her "girls" on proud display. That's right: our Style Superstar this week is Katy Perry! Whose gorgeous green gown with an embellished keyhole neckline was not only a big flipped bird to the boob-o-phobes, but which stood out with retro rad-ness in a sea of floaty chiffon frocks. Katy is a pro at finding creative ways to show off her curves, and this dress is both flattering and fun; with jet-black tresses and a cocktail ring as her only accessories, she could give Cher a run for her money. Meanwhile, Natasha Bedingfield's red-carpet ...
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Chris Brown Lands Modeling Contract
US Magazine - over 4 years
Chris Brown is ready for his close-up! The controversial "Turn Up the Music" singer, 23, has landed a modeling contract with Wilhelmina, WWD reported Nov. 15. Joining the agency's artist management division, Brown will work with Wilhelmina in hopes of landing new fashion and beauty endorsements. PHOTOS: Celebrity models "Art and style has always played a significant role in my life -- it's evolved with me throughout my career," Brown said in a statement of his new gig. Three years after assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna, Brown -- who made waves when dressing as a terrorist for Halloween -- is considered a marketable brand by his new employers. "Chris Brown is a . . . multifaceted artist with a unique take on style, and we are excited to translate and extend his brand," Taylor Hendrich, the director of Wilhelmina Men, told WWD of the agency's newest client. PHOTOS: Rihanna and Chris Brown's controversial romance For his part, Brown does not feel the need to continue t ...
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Fred Goldring: 'Forward': A New Song and Video in Support of President Obama's Re-Election
Huffington Post - over 4 years
In 2004 when I was Chairman of Rock the Vote, I had the chance opportunity to meet and spend some quality time with then-Illinois State Senator Barack Obama, the day before he gave his now famous speech at the DNC in Boston. That meeting inspired me to do something I had never done before -- seriously support an individual political candidate. When Barack decided to run for the presidency in 2007, I had the crazy idea that maybe the right song could get his message across and actually influence people to get involved. I observed that for some strange reason, music had never been effectively used as an emotional driver to engage and inspire people in politics. Sure, there were artists regularly performing at rallies and fundraisers, but were minds really being changed? Most of the people going to these events were either big music fans there for just the music, or they were already committed and didn't need to be persuaded. Yes, Bill Clinton had adopted the Fleetwood Mac ...
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Music Review: Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
Seattle Pi - over 4 years
Music Review: Ellie Goulding - Halcyon Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2012 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:41 p.m., Thursday, October 11, 2012 [...] The Beatles, then Natasha Bedingfield, and now British singer Ellie Goulding crossed over to the U.S. music scene. The music video for her new single "Anything Could Happen" is being played on MTV and her new sophomore album Halcyon was released in the States on October 9. Ms. Goulding was introduced to the U.S. with a teenage innocence, long blonde hair and two singles, the title track to debut album Lights, and its second single "Starry Eyed," released in 2010. On the energy bursting track found exclusively on the deluxe edition, Goulding got emotional with lyrics like, "And I feel so helpless here/Watch my eyes are filled with fear." The grand metaphor for fear and love is the a ...
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The Buzz On: Krissy Krissy
MTV News - over 4 years
Get to know Brooklyn songstress Krissy Krissy. Internet friends! (Because we're all friends here, right?) Meet Krissy Krissy. She's the baby girl out of a family of six (!) who started singing in church (PREACH! CHUUUCH!) as a little tyke. Now, the 23-year-old vocal powerhouse, who landed a featured spot on mtvU's "The Freshman," just dropped her Above All EP, featuring the debut single "Dream," and then followed it up with "Suspicious." Now that's what we call a grind. Listen to Krissy Krissy after the jump. In case you weren't sufficiently impressed, every song on Above All was cowritten by Krissy Krissy. Tracks like "Broken Glass" showcase Krissy's sultry vocals (we're feeling some Mary J. Blige soul vibes mixed with some Natasha Bedingfield flair and even a little Mary Mary gospel realness), while her scrappy "Suspicious" video proves that she go all Carrie Underwood on anyone who mistreats her. Perhaps most important, Krissy's song "Dream" shines a light on her dream of ...
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Kate Bosworth And Jessica Alba Celebrate Fashion Week
Huffington Post - over 4 years
To quote R. Kelly's 2003 hit, "Ignition," "After the show is the after-party." While the following line doesn't exactly reflect our Fashion Week experience (we'll skip the hotel lobby, thank you), New York Fashion Week's after parties have certainly been worthy of singing about. In fact, some have been just as epic, if not more so, than the runway shows themselves. Case in point: Marchesa's spring 2013 show, which Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attended , in addition to Stacy Keibler, Michelle Trachtenberg and Tyra Banks, turned into a dinner and after-party in the same evening. But, this was on the early side, New York City was just getting started. Later in the night, we ran into Kate Bosworth at Proenza Schouler's Belvedere and Chandon-hosted after-party at Irving Plaza. Although the newly-engaged actress had already attended several shows this week including Theyskens' Theory, Altuzarra and Cushnie Et Ochs, she came out to celebrate the design duo's collection which ...
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Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley Discuss Heartache on Noteworthy At The Opry
GAC - Great American Country - over 4 years
Heartache has inspired many a country song and on this week’s episode of Noteworthy At The Opry, stars discuss both the painful and inspirational sides of having a broken heart. Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and Scotty McCreery will perform during the show which airs Saturday, June 9 at 9/8 p.m. CT on GAC. In addition to their performances, Carrie, Brad and Scotty as well as Natasha Bedingfield and NFL quarterback Kerry Collins will reveal some of their favorite heartache songs, tell their secrets to delivering a sad song with emotion and give their opinion on what the ultimate country heartache song is. “Anguish, grief and despair caused by lost love is something everyone can relate to and country artists tell these stories better than anyone,” Carrie Underwood said. “Sometimes the only way you really can express those feelings is through a song,” Natasha Beddingfield added. Lee Ann Womack, Montgomery Gentry, Thompson Square, Jana Kramer, Kristen Kelly, actor Justin Deeley (“90 ...
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Patch Picks: Rose Day; Garden Street Farewell; Memorial Day Races
Bedford-Katonah Patch - over 4 years
South Salem Memorial Day Races. May 28. 7 a.m. Participate in one of a handful of races and support the Forever Molly & Gregory Fund, which was established in partnership with the Katonah Lewisboro Foundation in memory of Molly and Gregory Friedlander and their mother Amy. The event is hosted by South Salem Presbyterian Church. The events include a 10K, 5K, Challenge Run, Mile Fun Run for youth, and "PeeWee Races.” 10 percent of fees go to the fund. $15. 15 Main St., South Salem. Summer Concert Series Kick-Off. May 31. 9 p.m. Chappaqua Resident Frank Shiner kicks off the summer series. Free. King Street Restaurant and Bar, 76 King St., Chappaqua. Westchester Glee Chorus to Hold First Concert. June 1. 7 p.m. Gleeks rejoice! The premiere concert of the newly-formed youth choir, Westchester Glee Chorus, is June 1, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church of White Plains. The nine-member chorus sings Coldplay, Kelly Clarkston, Sara Bareilles, Adele, Carrie Underwood, ...
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<i>Billboard</i> Music Awards Belong To Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift
MTV News - almost 5 years
Show also features tributes to Whitney Houston, Donna Summer, MCA and Robin Gibb. By Gil Kaufman &lt;P&gt;Sunday night's (May 20) &lt;i&gt;Billboard&lt;/i&gt; Music Awards were a bittersweet affair, balancing the promise of decades of entertainment from a new generation of record-smashing young artists like Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift with fond memories of a number of recently departed musical icons.&lt;/P&gt;&lt;P&gt;In a three-hour show heavy on performances, chart staples &lt;a href=""&gt;LMFAO&lt;/a&gt; helped kicked the show off with a typically hyped performance of their inescapable party anthems that featured a cabbage-patching teddy bear and zebra and more animal prints than a Flintstones family reunion.&lt;/P&gt;&lt;P&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;div class="player-placeholder right" title="2012 Billbo ...
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Video: Natasha Bedingfield and Boyz II Men Perform on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Ace Showbiz - almost 5 years
Michaela DePrince shows off her ballet skills during Bedingfield's performance, while Dmitry Chaplin and Anna Trebunskaya accompany Nathan Morris and co. with their ballroom number.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Natasha Bedingfield
  • 2015
    Age 33
    On 13 January 2015, Bedingfield released a charity single with Philosophy Skin Care titled "Hope".
    More Details Hide Details With the release of "Hope", Bedingfield announced via Twitter that she will become more publicly active again, promising "many more music releases to come". The release of the music video for "Hope" followed a day later. She has since collaborated with Belgian record producer Basto. The duo released a single titled "Unicorn" in March 2016. Bedingfield has donated time and money to organisations such as the Global Angels, an international children's charity founded by her mother, Molly Bedingfield. She became associated with the organisation in 2006 and said she hoped to help "people around the world, particularly children, who live in conditions that would horrify us". Bedingfield is now an ambassador for Global Angels and in November 2006 she visited India for three weeks in support of the charity. She visited an orphanage in Kolkata and a refugee camp for former child prostitutes in Mumbai to learn more about the situation and the conditions in these areas. Bedingfield later expressed her shock at what she had witnessed. Video diaries filmed during her trip were posted on her official website in early 2007. She is also an advocate for Stop the Traffik, a global coalition which works to end human trafficking and a member of the (RED) campaign. In a 2008 rockumentary, Call+Response, headed by Justin Dillon, Bedingfield performed acoustic versions of "Unwritten" and "Soulmate" in support of the film's cause: a movement against current slavery and human trafficking.
  • 2014
    Age 32
    The song is a special anthem she and Toby Gad co-wrote for the United Nations Climate Summit 2014. Bedingfield is married to Matt Robinson, a businessman from California. The couple celebrated their wedding in Malibu, California on 21 March 2009.
    More Details Hide Details She lists Audrey Hepburn, Debbie Harry, Kylie Minogue and Brigitte Bardot as her "celebrity style icons".
    On 22 September 2014, Bedingfield performed a song titled "Love Song to the Earth" at the United Nations 2014 Equator Prize Gala in New York City.
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    In 2014, Bedingfield contributed to the soundtrack for the Disney animated film, The Pirate Fairy, with a track titled "Who I Am".
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  • 2013
    Age 31
    In 2013, Bedingfield composed the music of "Non mi ami", a single by Italian singer-songwriter Giorgia, included on the album Senza Paura.
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    On 13 May 2013, she appeared as a guest judge on the New Zealand version of The X Factor alongside her brother Daniel Bedingfield.
    More Details Hide Details The album will feature production from RedOne, Dr. Luke, Benny Blanco, Paul Williams and Marshall Altman.
  • 2012
    Age 30
    As of April 2012, Bedingfield announced that she is working on her fourth studio album, titled "The Next Chapter" mentioning her plans to release the album worldwide, not just focusing on America.
    More Details Hide Details On 11 September, Bedingfield was featured on Lifehouse's single "Between the Raindrops".
  • 2011
    Age 29
    Bedingfield has released a Christmas song 'Shake Up Christmas', which has been confirmed to be on the 2011 Coca-Cola Christmas television advertisements.
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    On 9 November 2011, Bedingfield wowed American audiences when she joined Rascal Flatts to perform "Easy," on the Country Music Awards show on ABC.
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    Bedingfield was featured on Simple Plan's new single from their new album Get Your Heart On!, released on 21 June 2011.
    More Details Hide Details The song, "Jet Lag" was released on 26 April 2011 as the band's first single from their fourth album. On 5 July, Bedingfield performed her song "Weightless" from her "Strip Me" album on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Filipina singer Charice confirmed that Bedingfield has written a song for her called "Lighthouse", which is included on her second studio album Infinity.
    On 6 April 2011, Bedingfield visited Radio Hamburg and confirmed that the song "Pocketful of Sunshine" (originally the second single from her US album "Pocketful of Sunshine") will be the first European single from the forthcoming European release of Strip Me.
    More Details Hide Details The European version of Strip Me will be called Strip Me Away. The lead single "Pocketful of Sunshine" was released on 13 May in Germany. The album "Strip Me Away" will be released in June.
  • 2010
    Age 28
    In 2010, Bedingfield joined forces with Avon as a celebrity judge for Avon Voices, Avon's first ever global, online singing talent search for women and songwriting competition for men and women.
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    On 31 December 2010/1 January 2011, Bedingfield appeared on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.
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    The song was selected to head the soundtrack for the 2010 comedyMorning Glory.
    More Details Hide Details Bedingfield appeared on rapper Nicki Minaj's debut album, Pink Friday, on a track called "Last Chance", and on Rascal Flatts' album Nothing Like This on a track called "Easy", released as the album's third single.
    Bedingfield performed the song on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show on 24 May 2010. "Touch" was officially sent to US radio stations on 29 June 2010.
    More Details Hide Details On 15 July Bedingfield announced via Twitter that the title of her new album would be Strip Me. The album was originally scheduled for release on 9 November 2010, but was released on 7 December. The second single, also titled "Strip Me", was sent to US radio on 30 August 2010 and it became available as a digital download on 21 September 2010. It was written by Bedingfield, Ryan Tedder and Wayne Wilkins.
    On 18 March Bedingfield stated on her official site that she was in L.A. and she was putting the finishing touches on her album. "Touch", the lead single from the album, was made available as a digital download 18 May 2010.
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    Bedingfield confirmed that the album would be ready for fall 2010.
    More Details Hide Details In an interview with IN:DEMAND Producer, Ryan Tedder said "I'm gonna try and bring Natasha Bedingfield back here in the UK with some quirky, kinda weird stuff".
  • 2009
    Age 27
    She also confirmed she was working with Brian Kennedy, who produced/co wrote Rihanna's hit single "Disturbia" and was writing songs with him while on tour with a view to having the album released by the end of 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Bedingfield also stated that Wyclef Jean, Sam Sparro and Mike Elizondo would be working on the record.
    Bedingfield stated on her blog that she would start work on her new album in early 2009.
    More Details Hide Details She was confirmed to be writing for the new album while on holiday in New Zealand; she said "I'm here for a couple of weeks to do a bit of writing. It is such an inspiring place to write music. I love coming here as often as I can, usually once a year to fuel up on ideas for my next album".
  • 2008
    Age 26
    On 18 January 2008, Bedingfield's UK tour was cancelled for the second time, one month before it was supposed to start, so she could spend more time promoting her album in the U.S. In August 2008, Bedingfield and other singers including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Melissa Etheridge, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Leona Lewis and Mariah Carey recorded the charity single, "Just Stand Up" produced by Babyface and L.A. Reid, to support "Stand Up to Cancer".
    More Details Hide Details On 5 September 2008, the singers performed it live on TV.
  • 2007
    Age 25
    Bedingfield's debut album Unwritten contains primarily uptempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music. It enjoyed international success with over three million copies sold worldwide. In 2007, she received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for the song "Unwritten", the third single from the album of the same name.
    More Details Hide Details Bedingfield's second album N.B. yielded the singles "Soulmate"; "Say It Again"; and "I Wanna Have Your Babies", written and produced by Natasha Bedingfield, Wayne Wilkins, Andrew Frampton and Steve Kipner. Bedingfield has received four nominations from the BRIT Awards but has won none. As of July 2008, she has won five awards from eleven nominations. The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. Bedingfield has received four nominations. The BT Digital Music Awards honour music distributed digitally by methods such as mobile devices, online downloads and blogging. Bedingfield has won one award. The Glamour Awards is an annual awards ceremony hosted by Glamour, a women's magazine. Bedingfield has won one award. The Grammy Awards are awarded annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Bedingfield has received one nomination.
    On 1 July 2007, Bedingfield performed "Unwritten" at the Concert for Diana held at Wembley Stadium, London, an event which celebrated the life of Princess Diana almost 10 years after her death.
    More Details Hide Details The North American version of her second album featured six songs from N.B.. The album was released on 22 January 2008, after the lead single, "Love like This", was released in September 2007 and charted at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100. The title track was released as the second single in February 2008. The single peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100.
    To promote N.B., Bedingfield embarked on the FutureSex/LoveShow tour in May 2007.
    More Details Hide Details In 2010, "Pocketful of Sunshine" received major exposure as the somewhat mocked soundtrack to the American teenage comedy Easy A.
    Bedingfield's second album, N.B., was released in Europe in April 2007.
    More Details Hide Details In North America (the US and Canada), the album was released under the title "Pocketful of Sunshine" in January 2008. The album received mixed reviews by critics and peaked at number nine in the UK. "I Wanna Have Your Babies", the album's lead single, was moderately successful, reaching number seven in the UK, number eight in Ireland and the top fifty in various other markets. "Soulmate" was released as the album's second single on 2 July 2007 and also peaked at number seven in the UK.
  • 2006
    Age 24
    She was also nominated for an award at the 2006 Brit Awards, and in 2007, she was nominated for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" at the 2007 Grammy Awards, though was again unsuccessful in winning in any of her nominated categories.
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  • 2005
    Age 23
    At the 2005 Brit Awards, Bedingfield was nominated for four awards, though did not win any of her nominated categories.
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    Bedingfield received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the title track "Unwritten", and at the 2005 and 2006 Brit Awards she was nominated for Best British Female Artist.
    More Details Hide Details Her second album, N.B. (2007), yielded the UK top 10 singles "I Wanna Have Your Babies" and "Soulmate". N.B. was not released in North America, but six tracks from it were included with seven new ones and released in 2008 as her third studio album, Pocketful of Sunshine, with the singles "Love Like This" and "Pocketful of Sunshine" earning success on the charts. In December 2010, Bedingfield released her third album in North America, named Strip Me. In 2012, VH1 ranked Bedingfield number 66 on the list of 100 Greatest Women in Music.
  • 2004
    Age 22
    In 2004, Bedingfield showed interest in acting and made her debut in the James Bond video game From Russia with Love in November 2005.
    More Details Hide Details She voiced the character Elizabeth Stark, the British Prime Minister's daughter who is kidnapped in the opening sequence. Bedingfield commented that she would like to do more acting, but only if the film "was good enough, and it was a role that would fit me." She has made an appearance in the seventh season finale of the Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Bedingfield also guest starred on Nickelodeon's mockumentary series The Naked Brothers Bands Christmas Special, alongside Whoopi Goldberg and Leon Thomas III. She has made guest appearances on the NBC series Lipstick Jungle. More recently, she guest starred on Nickelodeon's True Jackson, VP in November 2009. She sang the song "These Words". In 2012, Bedingfield made an appearance in three episodes of Web Therapy fourth season. In December 2012, VH1 announced that Bedingfield would perform at their 2012 VH1 Divas show, a concert benefiting the Save The Music Foundation charity. Bedingfeld will perform Deee-Lite's "Groove Is in the Heart" with Bootsy Collins and Iggy Azalea.
    The song became Bedingfield's first UK number one and US top twenty single. "Unwritten" was released as the album's third single in 2004, the song reached number six on the UK Singles Chart and it also became the most played song on US radio in 2006. "I Bruise Easily" was released as the album's fourth single, it did not perform as well as its predecessors but was still a moderate success, reaching number twelve on the UK Singles Chart.
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    Her debut studio album Unwritten was released in September 2004 and features collaborations with Steve Kipner, Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lachey, James Reilly, Andrew Frampton, Wayne Wilkins, Kara DioGuardi, Guy Chambers, Patrick Leonard and the rapper Bizarre.
    More Details Hide Details The album contained uptempo pop rock songs and influences from R&B music. Bedingfield's lyrics focused on independence, opportunism and female empowerment. Reviews of the album were generally positive and it was described as a "well-made pop album for the new millennium" by Allmusic. The album debuted on the UK Albums Chart at number one and reached the top thirty in the United States. It sold well, reaching multi-platinum status in the United Kingdom and Gold status in the United States The first single released from the album was "Single", which reached number three on the UK Singles Chart. The song's lyrics and accompanying music video depict Bedingfield's single lifestyle. "These Words" was released as the album's second single.
    In 2004, her recordings appeared on the church's live album Shout God's Fame and the children's album Jesus Is My Superhero by Hillsong Music Australia.
    More Details Hide Details Bedingfield was spotted in London by Nathan Winkler and Michael Tafaro, song writing and production duo who were looking for a singer to demo their compositions and productions. They went on to record an albums worth of material over the course of the following 2 years. As Daniel Bedingfield's career took off doors started opening for Natasha and she already had songs to demonstrate her talents. The song "The One That Got Away" written by Nathan Winkler (Co-written by Natasha Bedingfield, Steve Kipner, Andrew Frampton and Michael Tafaro) was the only song that made it onto her album "Unwritten" Bedingfield was introduced to Phonogenic founder and A&R Paul Lisberg by the artist's manager Gary Wilson. Lisberg was initially hesitant, later telling HitQuarters: "They were good but weren't right for us... " However, it was when, at a meeting together, Lisberg heard her singing ability and creative vocal ad-libbing first-hand that he became excited by Bedingfield's potential. Label interest was later confirmed when a trial studio session together with writers Steve Kipner and Andrew Frampton produced songs that were in keeping with Lisberg's vision for Phonogenic. Bedingfield signed a recording contract with BMG UK & Ireland, through its imprint Phonogenic Records, in July 2003.
    Bedingfield released her debut album, Unwritten, in 2004, which contained primarily up-tempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music.
    More Details Hide Details It enjoyed international success with more than 2.3 million copies sold worldwide.
  • 1994
    Age 12
    The MTV Europe Music Awards is an annual awards ceremony established in 1994 by MTV Europe.
    More Details Hide Details Bedingfield has received one nomination. The TMF Awards is an annual television awards show broadcast live on The Music Factory. Bedingfield has received one award.
  • 1981
    Born on November 26, 1981.
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