Leona Lewis ‘plotting to steal Mariah Carey’s crown as voice of Christmas’

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The previous X Issue winner is alleged to be planning an enormous music comeback and is hoping to recreate the success that Mariah enjoys with an album of recent festive Christmas tunes

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Mariah Carey’s All I Need For Christmas lastly will get primary 28 years after its launch

Leona Lewis is hoping to topple Mariah Carey to turn into the brand new queen of Christmas as she plans an enormous music comeback.

The 36-year-old star has been out of the highlight for the previous six years because the launch of her most up-to-date album, I Am, which was unleashed again in 2015.

However the singer is alleged to have recorded a string of festive tunes so as to add to her 2013 album, Christmas, With Love.

Final 12 months noticed the album’s lead tune, One Extra Sleep, re-enter the only’s chart to enter the High 20 – seven years after it was initially launched.

Leona Lewis is reportedly planning her huge music come-back with new Christmas tunes


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The success of the brand new tune is alleged to have impressed Leona to write down extra festive music prematurely of a return to the highlight – and she or he’s stated to be hoping to muscle in on 52-year-old Mariah’s dominance because the voice of Christmas.

A music supply informed The Solar: “It would really feel early to be discussing Christmas in September, but it surely has been within the works for nicely over a 12 months.

“Leona has recorded a great deal of new songs and there are some actual belters in there. There’s actual momentum behind her.

Mariah Carey enjoys chart success each Christmas because of her 2014 album, Merry Christmas


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The star has gained endorsement offers and TV specials because of her festive hits



“Mariah banks tens of millions yearly from her single, its accompanying album Merry Christmas and a great deal of big-money model offers like her one with Walkers a couple of years in the past. It’s a very profitable oppor­tunity for Leona to comply with go well with.”

Leona’s tune One Extra Sleep reached quantity three when it was launched again in 2013 however tends to re-enter the charts yearly.

Mariah launched her Christmas album, Merry Christmas, again in 1994 – with iconic single All I Need For Christmas Is You lastly hitting primary within the UK in 2020 after initially reaching Quantity 2 in 1994, and once more in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

The American star launched a second album, Merry Christmas II You in 2010.

Whereas she additionally landed an £Eight million cope with Walkers in 2019 to be the face of the model in a festive marketing campaign.

And final 12 months she gained reward for her Christmas TV particular, Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Particular, on Apple TV which noticed her carry out with fellow singers together with Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson and Snoop Dogg.

Leona’s album, Christmas, With Love, was initially launched again in 2013

Leona launched her debut Christmas album in 2013 – with the singer and her associates that includes in a festive music video for the only One Extra Sleep.

She informed Metro on the time: “It’s me and my mates. They wished me to forged a bunch of actors however that wasn’t taking place as a result of I wished it to be sensible. I really feel like they’re a good-looking bunch.

“We’re often worse than that. They have been on their finest behaviour and nonetheless they have been a bit psychological. They have been chucking s*** across the kitchen. My buddy has dreads and we have been placing flour in his hair as he can’t wash it – he wished to kill us! He was shouting ‘Don’t contact my hair!’ It was a lot enjoyable.”

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