Saturday, June 29, 2013

June 29: English singer Becky Jane Taylor is 24-years-old today.

Becky Jane Grosvenor-Taylor was born in Hammersmith, London. Her first experience on the stage at the age of seven in London's West End, playing Little Eponine at the Palace Theatre. Other early achievements include winning the Thorndike Talent competition for ages 8–24, and winning a British Arts Award for her dance performance of the Secret Garden, both when she was 8-years-old.

She also appeared on Blue Peter, performing "My Heart Will Go On" at the age of 10. She attended Danes Hill School, Surrey before studying for her GCSEs and A Levels at Tormead School, Guildford.

At the age of 12 she landed a recording contract with EMI, making her the youngest artist to have ever been signed to the record label. Her debut album, A Dream Come True, released in 2001, and which recorded at Abbey Road Studios enjoyed international success. That same year she sang at the Farm Aid benefit gala concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Taylor has toured worldwide promoting her music, and she has enjoyed particular success in the Far East, reaching number one in the album record charts in Japan and Taiwan.
Her US tour was supported by promotional performances on Live With Regis and Kelly hosted by guest presenter Usher and the MDA Labor Day Telethon, Los Angeles.

 Taylor released her first album of show tunes at the age of thirteen in 2001 and her second album, a crossover album By Your Side, in 2005. Over the past five years, Taylor has performed extensively alongside musicians including Jose Carreras, Russell Watson, Andre Rieu and Katie Melua.

In 2005, she performed at the Last Night of the Audley End and Kenwood Proms with Wynne Evans. In January and February 2012, Taylor appeared as a guest artist on both The Soldiers and Alfie Boe's UK tours. Taylor has graduated from the University of Durham after undertaking a three year degree in History.

Becky has performed the theme tunes for a number of films and television programmes including BBC Christmas feature film Second Star To The Left starring Barbara Windsor and Hugh Laurie and Barbie as Rapunzel.

She is currently in the studio writing and recording new material.
For more about Becky Jane, visit her Website at –


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