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Estelle

Estelle (full name Estelle Fanta Swaray) is an English born Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter who combines hip-hop, contemporary R&B, soul & reggae. Following some guest vocals for other artists in 2002, she released her debut album titled 'The 18th Day' in October of 2004. Containing the UK Top 20 singles '1980' and 'Free', the LP struggled to make much of a mark worldwide, despite receiving mainly positive reviews.

Following a falling out with her record label, Estelle ventured to the United States where she formed a partnership with John Legend and was eventually signed ...read more

Estelle (full name Estelle Fanta Swaray) is an English born Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter who combines hip-hop, contemporary R&B, soul & reggae. Following some guest vocals for other artists in 2002, she released her debut album titled 'The 18th Day' in October of 2004. Containing the UK Top 20 singles '1980' and 'Free', the LP struggled to make much of a mark worldwide, despite receiving mainly positive reviews.

Following a falling out with her record label, Estelle ventured to the United States where she formed a partnership with John Legend and was eventually signed to his HomeSchool label. Releasing her 2nd album 'Shine' in March of 2008, Estelle joined forces with Kanye West on the Will.I.Am produced cut 'American Boy'. Breaking her worldwide, the song went Top 10 in numerous countries and won a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. Elsewhere on 'Shine', Estelle was produced by the likes of Wyclef Jean & Mark Ronson, while also collaborating vocally with Will.I.Am, Kardinal Offishall, John Legend & Cee-Lo. « hide

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2008

3.1
15 Votes
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2004

3.3
2 Votes

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