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Alexandra Burke Joins ‘Sister Act Musical’

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The music industry can bring uncertain tides, but for Alexandra Burke there’s no waiting around when there’s money to make.

Today it has been announced that the X Factor graduate will be once again slipping on her musical stilettos and stepping into the lead role of Sister Act The Musical.

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Watch: Alexandra Burke Wows With ‘I Will Always Love You’ At BBC Proms In The Park

X Factor Winner Delivers With Whitney Houston Hit

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For more than eight years Alexandra Burke has been delivering jaw-dropping performances to the masses – a trajectory that shows no signs of slowing.

The singer, who has been starring in UK adaptation of ‘The Bodyguard Musical’ for the last year, took to the stage at the BBC Proms In The Park this weekend, where she tackled the centrepiece song from the production – ‘I Will Always Love You’.

With Whitney Houston‘s rendition still serving as the definitive vocal masterclass, did Ms. Burke pass the test? Watch below to get in the know…

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Exclusive: Alexandra Burke Dishes On ‘Renegade’ EP, New Album, Leona Lewis, Ciara & More

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Alexandra Burke is back. After a lengthy break from releasing music, the soulful singer has unleashed much-anticipated new EP ‘Renegade.’ The 26-year-old’s latest effort, which she bills as an artistic renaissance, sees her experiment with different textures and sounds and exudes confidence in earnest.

Recently, That Grape Juice caught up with the vocal wonder to talk everything ‘Renegade’ and more.

Join us after the jump where we quiz the songstress on the creation of the EP, her upcoming 3rd album and transitioning into the acting world. She also shares her thoughts on X Factor sister Leona Lewis and fellow stage-blazers Ciara and Tinashe.


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Alexandra Burke Releases ‘Renegade’ Video & EP

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It’s here!

Alexandra Burke has unleashed her new EP ‘Renegade,’ as well as the video for the title track.

The set serves as the follow-up to 2013’s free offering ‘New Rules’ and is the first solo visual from the ‘X Factor’ winner in three years.

According to Burke, the project represents a rebirth of sorts and sees her take control, steering her sound towards grittier ground.

What’s your take on new Alexandra? Let us know below…

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New Song: Alexandra Burke – ‘Go Down (ft. Shakka)’

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All roads lead to April 27th for Alexandra Burke.

The singer, who is staging a defiant sound and image overhaul, will unleash her free EP ‘Renegade’ on the masses on said date.

Having given folk a taste with the project’s title track, the X Factor winner serves up bedroom groove ‘Go Down’ as the next helping.

Take a listen to the Shakka assisted track below…

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New Song: Alexandra Burke – ‘Renegade’

Singer Back With New Look, New Sound, And New EP

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“My music, my rules”

Alexandra Burke is back and reincarnated.

Having risen to prominence as a Pop act after winning The X Factor, the 26-year-old is rebranding with a more soulful, hard-hitting Urban sound.

The singer, whose hits include ‘Bad Boys’ and ‘Hallelujah,’ showcases her fresh musical outlook on new song ‘Renegade’ – which is lifted from her upcoming free EP of the same name.

Unwrapped moments ago, the track is one of six songs featured on the set – which promises to turn Alexandra from singer to storyteller when it arrives on April 27th.

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Alexandra Burke Announces New EP ‘Renegade’

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Alexandra Burke bills herself as a beast on the stage and it appears she is now gearing up roar back onto the charts.

Today saw the ‘Bad Boys’ belter lift the lid on her much touted EP, which serves as her first body of work since leaving Sony’s RCA Records in 2013.

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Watch: Alexandra Burke Covers Jessie Ware’s ‘Say You Love Me’

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Jessie Ware‘s ‘Say You Love Me’ finds a new friend in Alexandra Burke today, covered by the star as part of her acoustic cover series,‘Beast Sessions.’

How the vocal beast fared with the cut?

Find out and weigh in on it after the jump!

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Alexandra Burke Splits With US Management / Readies EP Release

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Roller-coaster.

If there’s any phrase that best captures the recent years of Alexandra Burke‘s career, it’d be exactly that. Roller-coaster.

The X Factor winner has triumphed with a number of chart-topping smashes; yet since parting ways with Simon Cowell and her subsequent record label after that, her journey has been one filled with both promising highs and challenging hurdles.

In an open letter to fans, the vocal powerhouse revealed that while she’s gearing up to release a new EP – it’ll be without the shepherding of former Def Jam juggernaut Kevin Liles. The exec and his KWL team, who manage the likes of Trey Songz, had been working with Burke on her much anticipated US debut. However, she has confirmed that they have now gone their separate ways.

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Watch: Alexandra Burke Belts Whitney’s ‘I Have Nothing’ For ‘The Bodyguard’

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This Summer sees Alexandra Burke swap the charts for London’s West End, when she takes on the lead role in musical ‘The Bodyguard’.

The X Factor star, who is wrapping up her third studio album, plays Rachel Marron – a role made famous by the late, great Whitney Houston in the classic movie version.

Proving that she has the pipes and the power, watch Ms. Burke soar with a teaser of ‘I Have Nothing’ below…

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Epic: Alexandra Burke Performs Whitney Houston’s ‘Queen of the Night’

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Following in the footsteps of Whitney Houston this year is Alexandra Burke, the vocal wonder gearing up to star in the latest serving of Houston’s ‘The Bodyguard.’

Only right then, that before she takes on the role of Rachel Marron in the movie’s musical adaptation this June, Burke showcases just a little of what fans can expect today…doing so with a cover of the LA Reid-penned ‘Queen of the Night.’

How she fared? Perfectly, delivering a performance that honoured Houston’s take on the song without every parodying it, sure to excite any who’ve purchased the tickets to the stage show!

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Winning: Alexandra Burke To Star In ‘The Bodyguard’ Musical

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Alexandra Burke is making major moves.

Much of the last year has seen the vocal powerhouse cooking up her third studio album in New York with the likes of Rico Love. Yet, pre-serving up the hotly anticipated LP, the 25-year-old has announced that she’ll be showcasing her talent on blockbuster West End musical – ‘The Bodyguard’.

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