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Penarth, Wales, United Kingdom (2002 – present)

Jem is the stage name of the Jemma Griffiths (born 18 May 1975, in Penarth, Wales, United Kingdom). Her eclectic musical style encompasses elements of , and . She is best known for the single “They” and the succesful album Finally Woken.

Jem began singing and writing songs during her time at Stanwell school at age thirteen. She attended Sussex University and she did eventually receive a degree in law. She also focused on being a DJ agent in Brighton where she spent a lot of time promoting club nights, and helped set up and run the label Marine Parade.

In November 1999, Jem assembled a mobile recording studio where she further developed her songwriting and music production skills. During this period, she completed four demos. Her solo career began in earnest in 2002, when a demo version of the song “Finally Woken” was played on the LA radio station KCRW. The track became one of the most listener-requested songs at the station, landing her in their top 5 played artists, and all prior to any record label being attached. As a result, she signed to Dave Matthews’ ATO Records label.

Along with electronic producer Guy Sigsworth (Björk, Frou Frou), Jem wrote the song “Nothing Fails”, which was later reworked by Madonna and appeared on her 2003 album American Life. In October 2003, Jem issued the moderately successful EP It All Starts Here, followed in 2004 by the single “They”.

In 24 May 2004, Jem released her debut album Finally Woken on ATO Records. The album was produced by Ge-Ology, Yoad Nevo and Jem. Finally Woken was later released in Europe in 6 March 2005 and it was promoted by four singles: “They” (#6 UK), “Just a Ride” (#16 UK), “Wish I” (#24 UK) and “24” (promotional-only).

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  • Arin-chan

    They несомненно крутая)) ♥ (а количество людей с одинаковыми аватарками Lady Gaga начинает меня пугать)

    14 Jun 12:13pm Reply
  • LekuBauer

    Fix what? It's not the first artist/band to share a page. In this case, Jem the singer is way more popular than the band. [2]

    9 May 5:56am Reply
  • JustAKayee

    Why do people have such a problem sharing artist pages? It happens. It doesn't matter. You know who you're listening to.

    2 May 10:30am Reply
  • DimitrisLoveIvi

    Fix what? It's not the first artist/band to share a page. In this case, Jem the singer is way more popular than the band.

    25 Mar 2:28pm Reply
  • MrEuroVoice

    Please someone fix this :( There is a band called "JEM" from Melodifestivalen 2014 [5]

    24 Mar 8:22pm Reply
  • LittleCuteDoll

    Please someone fix this :( There is a band called "JEM" from Melodifestivalen 2014 [4] Beachwood Canyon coming soon (till end of the year).

    10 Mar 3:22am Reply
  • Carinochka

    Please someone fix this :( There is a band called "JEM" from Melodifestivalen 2014 [3]

    9 Mar 11:24am Reply
  • shapovalovAl

    Please someone fix this :( There is a band called "JEM" from Melodifestivalen 2014 [2]

    7 Mar 5:13pm Reply
  • LeandroIgnacio

    Please someone fix this :( There is a band called "JEM" from Melodifestivalen 2014

    27 Feb 2:40am Reply
  • Slave-Britney

    They ♥

    18 Feb 8:02pm Reply
  • Nataly_V

    Down to Earth (album) ♥ [2]

    13 Feb 11:03am Reply
  • gudmundrodrigo

    <3

    28 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Carmen9489

    i love this music

    15 Dec 2013 Reply
  • crownanchor

    Wow...I'm discovering hundreds of BETTER acts than silly Lady Gaga:):):)!!!!!

    23 Nov 2013 Reply
  • LittleCuteDoll

    Aren't you excited for her new CD coming this fall of 2013?

    25 Oct 2013 Reply
  • kaelvan

    I forgot which is original "They" music video.

    21 Oct 2013 Reply
  • EricValeev

    Down to Earth (album) ♥

    19 Oct 2013 Reply
  • LittleCuteDoll

    Guys, Beachwood Canyon is coming this fall! Check out on her website!

    19 Oct 2013 Reply
  • kaelvan

    I love this woman so much

    5 Oct 2013 Reply
  • LittleCuteDoll

    Hey, that's not the singer Jem there.

    18 Sep 2013 Reply
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