Leona Lewis will release her new single “Happy” on Sept. 15th on iTunes. The New Album “Echo” will be released on Sept. 17th.
Leona Lewis is expected to perform the song live on VH1 Divas Live on Sept. 17th. Her last album “Spirit” sold over 6 million copies world wide.
Spirit her debut album, was the fastest selling debut and best selling release of 2007
Her debut single “A Moment Like this” was the fastest selling single that was downloaded over 50,000 times within thirty minutes after its official release.
Leona set another record in 2008 for the fastest selling download with Snow Patrol’s song “Run” which was downloaded 69,250 times in a two day period.
The British public had already known about Leona Lewis, from the TV series “The X Factor” as the winner in 2006.
So while she was recording her debut album, and promoting it before the release; she already had a huge following who knew her.
This explains why her album sold very well and extremely fast in the UK, especially for an unknown artist with a debut album.
By George Luker © Copyright 2009 Krule Music Group