Toya Alexis - biography

Singer from Canada

Toya Alexis (born Ajax, Ontario), better known by her stage name Toya Alexis, is a Canadian R&B vocalist and actress. She won a "Rising Star" contest and sang at the Apollo Theatre. In 2001 she appeared, as LaToya Lesmond, as a contestant on season one of Popstars on the Global Television Network. She was a finalist, and was featured on the debut album of the winners who were named Sugar Jones. She was a contestant on the first season of Canadian Idol in 2003, reaching sixth place in a controversial decision as she was a judge favourite. While on the show, her vocal range was the impressive. She was subsequently offered a recording contract, and released her first single, the Top 40 hit "Am I Loving?", in 2004. She also appeared as a guest vocalist on recordings by several other Canadian artists. Her full-length debut album, S.O.B. Story, was released in August on Canadian Idol judge Farley Flex's label, Plasma, who also served as her manager. To date, S.O.B. Story has sold 159,000 copies, making Canadian platinum, making her the highest selling female Canadian Idol singer. She began touring with Esthero, a popular Canadian trip-hop artist, and was showcased with Esthero on the  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Latoya Lesmond
Date of birth
1980-07-16
Place of birth
Ajax
Nationality
Canada
Profession
Actor, Singer

Performances

Year Performance Character
2011 Patch Town Molly

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