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Joe McElderry
Joe McElderry

Background information
Born June 16, 1991
Born place South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England
Genre(s) Pop
Years active 2009—present
Label(s) Sony Music
Syco Music
Associated acts Jedward
Olly Murs
Website Website

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Joe McElderry Overview


Joseph "Joe" McElderry (born 16 June 1991) is an English singer and model. He won the sixth series of the ITV show The X Factor in 2009. His first single "The Climb" reached number one on the UK and Irish Singles Charts. He is signed to Syco Music and Epic Records owned by Sony Music Entertainment.

Wide Awake (2010)

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X Factor Winner Joe McElderry Dropped By Simon Cowell

April 15, 2011
Joe McElderry, who won The X Factor in 2009, has been dropped by his record label Syco. The 19-year-old singer has been told that he won't have his contract renewed when it expires next month, according to the Daily Mail.   Read more 

Rihanna Working With X Factor Star Joe McElderry

August 18, 2010
Rihanna is working on X Factor winner Joe McElderry's debut album. The 19-year-old, who won the TV talent contest last year, has also teamed up with Pussycat Dolls and Enrique Inglesias.  Read more 

Lady Gaga Knocks X Factor's Joe McElderry Off Singles Chart Top Spot

January 4, 2010
Lady Gaga's 'Bad Romance' has knocked Joe McElderry off the top of the singles chart. The X Factor winner, who failed to score the Christmas chart topper thanks to the Rage Against The Machine campaign, spent just one week at number one over new year with 'The Climb'.  Read more 

Joe McElderry Ends Rage Against The Machine UK Chart Reign

December 28, 2009
Joe McElderry has replaced Rage Against The Machine at the top of the UK singles chart. The X Factor winner’s single ‘The Climb’ - originally by Miley Cyrus - sold 160,000 copies in the last seven days.  Read more 

Simon Cowell and Joe McElderry Congratulate Rage Against The Machine

December 21, 2009
X Factor winner and Christmas chart loser Joe McElderry has congratulated Rage Against The Machine on their triumph. The 18-year-old from Newcastle branded 'Killing In The Name' “dreadful” on Friday and added “I hate it!”  Read more 

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