Jorja Smith

Jorja Alice Smith (born 11 June 1997) is an English singer. Born and raised in Walsall, West Midlands, she has been writing songs since the age of 11. In 2012, Smith's friend uploaded her cover to YouTube, which led to her discovery by record producer Guy Moot. After her first two singles received broader recognition, she signed with Sony/ATV in 2016, releasing two EPs throughout 2016 and 2017.

Jorja Smith
Smith performing in 2018
Background information
Birth nameJorja Alice Smith
Born (1997-06-11) 11 June 1997 (age 24)
Walsall, West Midlands, England
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2016–present
Labels
  • FAMM
Associated acts
Websitejorjasmith.com

Her debut studio album, Lost & Found, was released in 2018 to critical acclaim, and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. The same year, Smith won the Brit Critics' Choice Award. In 2019, she was named Best British Female Artist at the Brit Awards and was also nominated for the Grammy Award for Best New Artist. Her third EP Be Right Back, which was released in May 2021 received favorable reviews.


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