Alexis Jordan Bio - Biography

Name Alexis Jordan
Naionality American
Date of Birth 7-April-1992
Place of Birth Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Famous for Singing
Alexis Jordan is an American singer and actress from Columbia, South Carolina. Jordan rose to fame as a contestant on the first season of America's Got Talent in 2006. After being eliminated from the show, she began to upload cover songs to YouTube, which received millions of views. The exposure led Jordan to the attention of Norwegian production team Stargate and American rapper Jay-Z, who both went on to sign her to their label, StarRoc their joint label.

Her debut single, "Happiness", was released in September 2010, and reached number one in the Netherlands and Norway, and also became a top-three hit in Australia and the United Kingdom. Jordan's self-titled debut album was released on February 25, 2011. Her self-titled debut album was released on February 25, 2011. The album was recorded from January 1, 2007 to October 15, 2010, in which Jordan worked with StarGate, Sandy Vee, Nightwatch, Espionage. The album debuted at number twenty-eight in Ireland on March 4, 2011. In the United Kingdom, the album debuted at number nine on March 6, 2011. The album also debuted at number eleven in Australia. On April 30, 2011, the album debuted at number 80 on the Dutch Album Chart. In its 13th week the album shot from 72 to 23, reaching its peak of 21 two weeks later. Jordan's single "Happiness" was released in September 2010. In the United States, the song reached No. 1 on the Hot Dance Club Songs, becoming Jordan's first No. 1 single on that chart. It also reached No. 1 in Norway and the Netherlands, and peaked at No. 3 in Australia and the United Kingdom.

In Australia, "Happiness" was certified triple platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA), for shipments of 210,000 copies. "Good Girl" was released as Jordan's second single in February 2011. The song debuted at No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart, giving Jordan her second top-10 hit in the United Kingdom. It also reached No. 15 in Ireland and became her second chart-topper on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart in April. "Hush Hush" was released as the album's third single on May 8, 2011. In October 2011 she confirmed via Twitter that she was working on her second studio album. In November 2011 Jordan went to a recording studio in New York where she recorded with Stargate, she stated that the album is nearly completed.

In the same YouTube video uploaded by Jordan, she was asked what she was doing and she replied "Writing about different things 'cause I'm like all messed up cause I'm talking about girl power, then I'm talking about myself and how people don't really know me that well so they gonna get to know me in this song." The lead single from Jordan's second album “Acid Rain,” which features vocals from American rapper J. Cole premiered January 14, 2013 on Norwegian entertainment blog "Acid Rain" samples Bingo Players‘ song “Rattle,” and is written by Sia and produced by Stargate. Her second album will be released sometime in the summer of 2013.

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