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Samantha Jade

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Samantha Jade Gibbs (born 18 April 1987), known as Samantha Jade, is an Australian singer-songwriter, model, actress, and dancer from Perth, Western Australia. She has written tracks for artists including JoJo and Ashley Tisdale. On 20 November 2012 Jade won the fourth season of The X Factor (Australia), the first female to win the Australian series.

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Samantha Jade Gibbs was born in Perth, Western Australia. Her father is of Anglo-Indian descent, whilst her mother is of Scottish descent. She began modelling at the age of four and at age nine she won a talent show after singing “Amazing Grace”. She attended Hampton Senior High School. In 2002 her first studio recordings were made with Platinum mixer/producer Conley Abrams in Los Angeles. These were recorded for a Perth label which folded that year. In 2003 the Gibbs family moved to Los Angeles in order for Jade to pursue her singing career. That year, a song she co-wrote, “Secret Love”, was recorded by JoJo for the soundtrack of the 2004 film Shark Tale. In 2004 Jade signed a multiple album recording contract with US record label Jive Records

2006–2011: Jive Records and Affinity West Entertainment

In 2006 Jade recorded the title track “Step Up” for the 2006 Universal Pictures Dance Drama film Step Up which was produced by Rapper and Music Producer Wyclef Jean. The single which had little promotion appeared for one week on the Billboard Pop 100 peaking at #92.

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