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Estelle

Biography

Acclaimed English singer and rapper most well-known for albums like 2008’s Sparkle, that was nominated for the exclusive Mercury Prize. She shot to popularity after her solitary “American Boy” strike number one around the U.K. Singles Graph. Later on in her profession, she became a string regular around the cartoon system Steven Universe. She grew up in Western London and was raised hearing gospel, as secular music had not been allowed in her parents’ home. She received MOBO Honours for Greatest UK Woman and Best Track in 2008. She was the next of eight kids born to some Senegalese mom and Grenadian dad. She distributed a Grammy for Greatest Rap/Sung Cooperation with Kanye Western for the track “American Boy” in ’09 2009.

Quick Facts


Full Name Estelle
Date Of Birth January 18, 1980
Place Of Birth London, England
Profession Rapper
Education Whalley Range High School, Manchester Metropolitan University
Nationality English
Awards Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, Soul Train Music Award for Best International Performance (CENTRICTV.com), Glamour Editor's Award, World Music Award for World's Best Selling New R&B Act, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding World Music Album
Nominations Grammy Award for Song of the Year, BET Centric Award, BET Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance, BET Award for Best International Act: UK, BET Award for Best International Act, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Brit Award for British Single, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song - Contemporary, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist, MTV Australia Award for Best Collaboration, World Music Award for World’s Best New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Song of the Year, Soul Train Music Awards: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, NRJ Music Award for International Duo/Group of the Year, UK Festival Award for Best Urban Act
Movies Say My Name
TV Shows Steven Universe
Star Sign Capricorn

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steven Universe2013-2017TV SeriesGarnet / Spoon
Climate Change Deniers' Anthem2015Video shortSinger
The Classroom Gems: Fusion2015ShortGarnet (voice)
The Classroom Gems: How Are Gems Made?2015ShortGarnet (voice)
Steven Universe: We Are the Crystal Gems2015ShortGarnet (voice)
The Classroom Gems: What Are Gems?2015ShortGarnet (voice)
Centric Celebrates Selma: 50th Anniversary Music Special2015TV Movie
Empire2015TV SeriesDelphine
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesEstelle

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caras & Bocas2009TV Series performer: "No Other Love" / writer: "No Other Love"
Bride Wars2009performer: "Pretty Please Love Me" / writer: "Pretty Please Love Me" - as Estelle Swaray
Ghost WhispererTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
A Favorita2008TV Series performer: "No Substitute Love"
Kidulthood2006performer: "Maybe"
Lucifer2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV Special performer: "Conqueror"
Empire2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Addicted2014/Iperformer: "Conqueror"
Glee2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the StarsTV Series 1 episode, 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2011
Ride Along2014performer: "Call These Boys" / writer: "Call These Boys" - as Estelle Swaray
Camp2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Voice of the Philippines2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace2013TV Special performer: "Blowin' in the Wind"
The Voice UK2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Positive Generation. Voces por un futuro sin sida2011Documentary performer: "It's All We Need"
Showboaters2011TV Series writer - 2 episodes
For Colored Girls2010performer: "All Day Long Blue Skies" / writer: "All Day Long Blue Skies" - as Estelle Swaray
Step Up 3D2010performer: "I Can Be a Freak" / writer: "I Can Be a Freak" - as Estelle Swaray
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Jimmy Kimmel Live!TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Oi Fashion Rocks2009TV Movie performer: "American Boy" / writer: "American Boy" - as Estelle Swaray
Karaoke Revolution2009Video Game lyrics: "American Boy" / performer: "American Boy" / writer: "American Boy" - as Estelle Swaray
Obsessed2009performer: "American Boy" / writer: "American Boy" - as Estelle Swaray

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
We Bare Bears2015-2016TV Series main title theme - 38 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beyond the Talent2017TV SeriesHerself
Patti LaBelle's Place2016TV SeriesHerself
Hell's Kitchen2016TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
The Hip Hop World News2016TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Party Legends2016TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Game Night2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
The 47th NAACP Image Awards2016TV MovieHerself
Verses & Flow2015TV SeriesHerself - Performer
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Performer
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Black Girls Rock!2015TV MovieHerself
The Real2014-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Musical Guest
Tavis Smiley2015TV SeriesHerself
The View2015TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2014TV MovieHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Addicted: Live With Zane2014TV MovieHerself
Revolt Live2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Beyond the Lights2014Herself
Music for Mandela2013DocumentaryHerself - Interviewee
The 365Black Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Fashion News Live2009-2013TV SeriesHerself
Master of the Mix2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
A Message of Peace: Making of the U. N. Day Concert 20122013TV SpecialHerself
Behind the Scenes Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace2013TV Movie documentaryHerself (2013)
Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace2013TV SpecialHerself
MTV and VH1 Grammy Night Live2013TV SpecialHerself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
Black Girls Rock! 20122012TV MovieHerself
America's Next Top Model2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge & Grammy Award Winner
20th Annual Trumpet Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2008-2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011-2012TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself - Musical Support
VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul2011TV MovieHerself - Performer
Positive Generation. Voces por un futuro sin sida2011DocumentaryHerself
Black Girls Rock! 20112011TV MovieHerself
The Xtra Factor2008-2011TV SeriesHerself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Philly's 4th of July Jam2011TV SpecialHerself
Rip the Runway '112011TV MovieHerself - Announcer
Black Girls Rock2010TV MovieHerself
TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival2010TV MovieHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2010TV SeriesHerself - Musical Support / Herself
Dow Live Earth Run for Water2010TV SpecialHerself
The Best of the World Music Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Oi Fashion Rocks2009TV MovieHerself - Performer
2009 Soul Train Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
Brit Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Say My Name2009/IDocumentary
The 51st Annual Grammy Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Performer
2008 World Music Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Strictly Come Dancing2008TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Sound2008TV SeriesHerself
The Graham Norton Show2008TV SeriesHerself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself - Performer
MOBO Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself
5th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors2008TV MovieHerself
Star Academy2008TV SeriesHerself
Happy Hour2008TV SeriesHerself
Quelli che... il calcio2008TV SeriesHerself - Performer
The Sunday Night Project2008TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Breakfast2008TV SeriesHerself
Schlag den Raab2008TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Later... With Jools Holland2004-2008TV SeriesHerself
The Friday Night Project2008TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Backstage Pass2008TV SeriesHerself
MOBO Awards 20062006TV SpecialHerself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2005TV SeriesHerself
Top of the Pops Saturday2004-2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Smile2004TV SeriesHerself
MOBO Awards 20042004TV SpecialHerself
Top of the Pops2004TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Morning2009TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016BTVA People's Choice Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Cast in a Television SeriesSteven Universe (2013)· Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Kate Micucci
· Matthew Moy
· Shelby Rabara
· Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
· Charlyne Yi
· Erica Luttrell
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration· Jussie Smollett
2015BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Comedy/MusicalSteven Universe (2013)· Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Grace Rolek
· Tom Scharpling
· Jennifer Paz
· Susan Egan
· Matthew Moy
· Kate Micucci
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Kanye West

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016BTVA Television Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Cast in a Television SeriesSteven Universe (2013)· Zach Callison
· Deedee Magno
· Michaela Dietz
· Kate Micucci
· Matthew Moy
· Shelby Rabara
· Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
· Charlyne Yi
· Erica Luttrell
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Song - Contemporary· Jussie Smollett
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B PerformanceFor the song "Thank You."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsSong of the Year· Will.i.am (Songwriter)
· Kanye West (Songwriter)
· Caleb Speir (Songwriter)
· John Legend (Songwriter)
· Joshua Lopez (Songwriter)


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