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Maria Lawson

Singer from England

Maria Lawson is an English singer who finished in eighth place in the second UK series of television talent show The X Factor in 2005. Lawson was born and raised in London. She is the youngest in a family of five, with three brothers and one sister. Maria is of Jamaican, Chinese and Cuban Desent. Her Mother being Jamaican and her father part Cuban. Her grand father Chinese from the family descending from the name Chang. Before finding fame on The X Factor, Lawson was discovered by Active Music Management, who obtained her first record deal with President Records and her first publishing deal. Her first single was "A Night to Remember" which was used by the Gala Bingo Advert after the producers of the advert thought that her version was better than the original. Lawson was in a band called Skye, managed by her husband, Lawrence Garry. Kyra Simone provided backing vocals, Mark Coutier and Mark Hubden played guitar, Evgeni Vachov was on bass and the drums were courtesy of Ramy Abood. Some of Skye's most popular tracks included "Woman's Intuition" and "Body & Soul". Lawson was signed to Peer Music Publishing from 2002 to 2005 and started her career as a published singer/songwriter.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1975-05-24
Nationality
England
Profession
Singer

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