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Estelle

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In a position to rap, sing, and write music that had everyone from John Star to Root base Manuva singing her praises, Estelle Swaray got her begin in London’s renowned hip-hop record shop Deal True. Her fellow workers prompted her to have a possibility and can get on the mike on-stage; shortly she was playing several London night clubs and showing up with famous brands Manuva and Rodney P. Regional hero Skitz asked her to seem on his 2000 recording, Countryman, and quickly she got on albums by famous brands the 57th Dynasty and Blak Twang. She produced her single debut in 2003 using the PARDON ME 12″ around the Heaven Isle label, but her discovery track arrived in 2004 when “1980” premiered from the V2 label and reached quantity 14 around the U.K. pop graph. A street-level mixtape series known as Da Heat and additional 12″s like “Totally free” and “Proceed Eliminated” helped create a faithful pursuing, and Estelle offered back again to the U.K. hip-hop picture by developing her personal Stellarents label to indication new performers. In Oct 2004, V2 released her debut recording, The 18th Day time. Three years later on, U.S. R&B vocalist John Story announced that Estelle will be the 1st signee to his Homeschool label, backed by Atlantic within the U.S. Her sophomore recording, Shine, premiered in Apr 2008 and peaked at amount six within the U.K., while its biggest one, “American Boy,” topped the U.K. graph and, within the U.S., reached the very best 10 of Billboard’s Scorching 100. The tune gained a Grammy for Greatest Rap/Sung Cooperation. In Feb 2012, following Top 30 Scorching R&B/Hip-Hop one “Break My Center” (offering Rick Ross), Estelle released record number three, Most of Me. Commercially, it didn’t fare almost in addition to her initial two. Separated from Atlantic, she set up a store label through BMG Privileges Administration and released Accurate Romance in Feb 2015.

Quick Facts


Full Name Estelle
Date Of Birth January 18, 1980
Profession Actor, Supermodel
Nationality English
Awards Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, Soul Train Music Award for Best International Performance (CENTRICTV.com), World Music Award for World's Best Selling New R&B Act, Glamour Editor's Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding World Music Album
Music Songs American Boy, Conqueror, Stronger Than You, Come Over, Freak, Thank You, Do My Thing, Break My Heart, Love Like Ours, No Substitute Love, Pretty Please, Wait a Minute, Go Gone, Free, Fall In Love, Back to Love, Call These Boys, Here Comes a Thought, Make Her Say, Gotcha Love, Speak Ya Mind, I Wanna Love You, So Much Out the Way, Love the Way We Used To, More Than Friends, Hey Girl, All That Matters, Silly Girls, Dance Bitch, Cold Crush, Something Good / Devotion, You Are
Albums True Romance, All of Me, Shine, The 18th Day, Live @ liveDEMO Berlin 5 Years Anniversary, Da Heat, Part 2 (Mixtape Edition): A Diamond in the Rough
Nominations Grammy Award for Song of the Year, BET Centric Award, BET Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance, BET Award for Best International Act: UK, BET Award for Best International Act, Brit Award for British Single, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song - Contemporary, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Song of the Year, Soul Train Music Awards: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, World Music Award for World’s Best New Artist, NRJ Music Award for International Duo/Group of the Year, MTV Australia Award for Best Collaboration, UK Festival Award for Best Urban Act
Movies Say My Name
TV Shows Steven Universe


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1 Took part in the Band Aid 20 re-recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas?". [November 2004]


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steven Universe 2013-2017 TV Series Garnet / Spoon
Climate Change Deniers' Anthem 2015 Video short Singer
The Classroom Gems: Fusion 2015 Short Garnet (voice)
The Classroom Gems: How Are Gems Made? 2015 Short Garnet (voice)
Steven Universe: We Are the Crystal Gems 2015 Short Garnet (voice)
The Classroom Gems: What Are Gems? 2015 Short Garnet (voice)
Centric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music Special 2015 TV Movie
Empire 2015 TV Series Delphine
Real Husbands of Hollywood 2013 TV Series Estelle

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caras & Bocas 2009 TV Series performer: "No Other Love" / writer: "No Other Love"
Bride Wars 2009 performer: "Pretty Please Love Me" / writer: "Pretty Please Love Me" - as Estelle Swaray
Ghost Whisperer TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
A Favorita 2008 TV Series performer: "No Substitute Love"
Kidulthood 2006 performer: "Maybe"
Lucifer 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
2015 Billboard Music Awards 2015 TV Special performer: "Conqueror"
Empire 2015 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Addicted 2014/I performer: "Conqueror"
Glee 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars TV Series 1 episode, 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2011
Ride Along 2014 performer: "Call These Boys" / writer: "Call These Boys" - as Estelle Swaray
Camp 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Voice of the Philippines 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace 2013 TV Special performer: "Blowin' in the Wind"
The Voice UK 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011-2012 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Positive Generation. Voces por un futuro sin sida 2011 Documentary performer: "It's All We Need"
Showboaters 2011 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
For Colored Girls 2010 performer: "All Day Long Blue Skies" / writer: "All Day Long Blue Skies" - as Estelle Swaray
Step Up 3D 2010 performer: "I Can Be a Freak" / writer: "I Can Be a Freak" - as Estelle Swaray
So You Think You Can Dance TV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Jimmy Kimmel Live! TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Oi Fashion Rocks 2009 TV Movie performer: "American Boy" / writer: "American Boy" - as Estelle Swaray
Karaoke Revolution 2009 Video Game lyrics: "American Boy" / performer: "American Boy" / writer: "American Boy" - as Estelle Swaray
Obsessed 2009 performer: "American Boy" / writer: "American Boy" - as Estelle Swaray

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
We Bare Bears 2015-2016 TV Series main title theme - 38 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond the Talent 2017 TV Series Herself
Patti LaBelle's Place 2016 TV Series Herself
Hell's Kitchen 2016 TV Series Herself - Restaurant Patron
The Hip Hop World News 2016 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Party Legends 2016 TV Series Herself
Hollywood Game Night 2016 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Player
The 47th NAACP Image Awards 2016 TV Movie Herself
Verses & Flow 2015 TV Series Herself - Performer
2015 Billboard Music Awards 2015 TV Special Herself - Performer
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2015 TV Series Herself
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Black Girls Rock! 2015 TV Movie Herself
The Real 2014-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Musical Guest
Tavis Smiley 2015 TV Series Herself
The View 2015 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2014 TV Movie Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2014 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Addicted: Live With Zane 2014 TV Movie Herself
Revolt Live 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Beyond the Lights 2014 Herself
Music for Mandela 2013 Documentary Herself - Interviewee
The 365Black Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
Fashion News Live 2009-2013 TV Series Herself
Master of the Mix 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
A Message of Peace: Making of the U. N. Day Concert 2012 2013 TV Special Herself
Behind the Scenes Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself (2013)
Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace 2013 TV Special Herself
MTV and VH1 Grammy Night Live 2013 TV Special Herself
2012 Soul Train Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
Black Girls Rock! 2012 2012 TV Movie Herself
America's Next Top Model 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge & Grammy Award Winner
20th Annual Trumpet Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2012 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 2008-2012 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Wendy Williams Show 2012 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2011-2012 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest / Herself - Musical Support
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul 2011 TV Movie Herself - Performer
Positive Generation. Voces por un futuro sin sida 2011 Documentary Herself
Black Girls Rock! 2011 2011 TV Movie Herself
The Xtra Factor 2008-2011 TV Series Herself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
Philly's 4th of July Jam 2011 TV Special Herself
Rip the Runway '11 2011 TV Movie Herself - Announcer
Black Girls Rock 2010 TV Movie Herself
TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival 2010 TV Movie Herself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008-2010 TV Series Herself - Musical Support / Herself
Dow Live Earth Run for Water 2010 TV Special Herself
The Best of the World Music Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
Oi Fashion Rocks 2009 TV Movie Herself - Performer
2009 Soul Train Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself
Brit Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself - Performer
Say My Name 2009/I Documentary
The 51st Annual Grammy Awards 2009 TV Special Herself - Performer
2008 World Music Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Strictly Come Dancing 2008 TV Series Herself - Performer
Sound 2008 TV Series Herself
The Graham Norton Show 2008 TV Series Herself
MTV Europe Music Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Herself - Performer
MOBO Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Herself
5th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 TV Movie Herself
Star Academy 2008 TV Series Herself
Happy Hour 2008 TV Series Herself
Quelli che... il calcio 2008 TV Series Herself - Performer
The Sunday Night Project 2008 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Breakfast 2008 TV Series Herself
Schlag den Raab 2008 TV Series Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2008 TV Series Herself
Later... With Jools Holland 2004-2008 TV Series Herself
The Friday Night Project 2008 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Backstage Pass 2008 TV Series Herself
MOBO Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Herself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 2005 TV Series Herself
Top of the Pops Saturday 2004-2005 TV Series documentary Herself
Smile 2004 TV Series Herself
MOBO Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Herself
Top of the Pops 2004 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Morning 2009 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Cast in a Television Series Steven Universe (2013) · Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Kate Micucci
· Matthew Moy
· Shelby Rabara
· Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
· Charlyne Yi
· Erica Luttrell
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration · Jussie Smollett
2015 BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/Musical Steven Universe (2013) · Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Grace Rolek
· Tom Scharpling
· Jennifer Paz
· Susan Egan
· Matthew Moy
· Kate Micucci
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration · Kanye West

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 BTVA Television Voice Acting Award Behind the Voice Actors Awards Best Vocal Cast in a Television Series Steven Universe (2013) · Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Kate Micucci
· Matthew Moy
· Shelby Rabara
· Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
· Charlyne Yi
· Erica Luttrell
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Song - Contemporary · Jussie Smollett
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Performance For the song "Thank You."
2009 Grammy Grammy Awards Song of the Year · Will.i.am (Songwriter)
· Kanye West (Songwriter)
· Caleb Speir (Songwriter)
· John Legend (Songwriter)
· Joshua Lopez (Songwriter)


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