Natasha Bedingfield is a pop singer from London, England. Though she is today most well-known for her secular solo career, Natasha began her musical career while in high school, playing alongside her brother Daniel Bedingfield and sister Nikola Bedingfield in a Christian electronica group called The DNA Algorithm. Though The DNA Algorithm dissolved before producing any large body of work, it provided Natasha with a springboard with which to further develop her musical talents. She attended the University of Greenwich for a year before dropping out to pursue music full time, convinced that it was her calling in life.She began to record demo albums locally in homebrew recording studios owned by her friends, all the while working as a musician-in-residence for the Hillsong London Church and producing a number of recordings for the institution. She began to send out demos of her personal work to recording companies, eventually catching the attention of executives at Sony BMG (Jennifer Lopez, Shakira) who added Natasha to their star-studded roster in 2003. She began working on her debut album Unwritten almost immediately; it hit store shelves just months later in 2004. Featuring appearances by the likes of Nick Lachey, Guy Chambers, and Bizarre, the upbeat pop-rock grooves of Unwritten found a wide audience in the UK and in the USA, moving over three million copies internationally and receiving favorable reviews in the music press. A far cry from the religious nature of her earlier work, Unwritten marked Natasha's entrance into the mainstream music scene - and a successful one, at that. The album spawned a total of five singles, among them "Unwritten" and "These Words". Natasha's second album N.B. was released exclusively in Europe in 2007, though it was reworked and released in the United States as Pocketful of Sunshine a year later in 2008. While Unwritten's lyrical subject matter dealt primarily with youthful notions of independence and freedom, N.B. and Pocketful of Sunshine tended to deal with more mature subject matter that a pop icon on the verge of 30 might be preoccupied with - such as finding a partner, as in the single "Babies". In a similar vein, her second two albums branched out to include a number of new musical styles, among them reggae (with an appearance by Sean Kingston) and hip-hop. Standout tracks from Natasha's second two albums include "Soulmate", "Angel", and "Love Like This". Bedingfield - an avid philanthropist active in a number of international aid organizations, among them Global Angels and the (RED) Campaign - plans to continue her musical career with the release of a fourth studio album sometime in 2009.
Born: November 26, 1981, Haywards Heath, Sussex, EnglandSister of Daniel Bedingfield.
Natasha Bedingfield (born November 26, 1981) is a British pop singer, and sister of pop singer, Daniel Bedingfield. She also has a younger sister, Nikola Rachelle. Her debut single, "Single", was released in 2004, followed by the worldwide hit "These Words", which charted at #1 in the United Kingdom. She also released "Unwritten" and "I Bruise Easily" from the album, both of which were top 20 hits. Her debut album Unwritten went triple platinum in the UK, and has since found huge success in the USA.
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Natasha Anne Bedingfield (born 26 November 1981) is an English pop singer and songwriter.
Based in Book St., London, 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".
Bedingfield recorded her first album Unwritten in 2004. The album contained primarily uptempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music; it enjoyed international success with over 2.3 million copies sold worldwide. In 2007, she received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for the song "Unwritten". Bedingfield's second album N.B. (2007) yielded the singles "I Wanna Have Your Babies", "Soulmate" and "Say It Again". Bedingfield has achieved five top ten singles in the United Kingdom and, as of April 2008[update], she has sold over 2 million albums worldwide.