Andy Scott-Lee

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Andy Scott-Lee
Birth name Robert Andrew Jason Scott-Lee
Born (1980-03-29) 29 March 1980 (age 34)
Rhyl, Wales
Genres Pop, R&B, soul
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2002–present
Associated acts 3SL, Lisa Scott-Lee

Andy Scott-Lee (born Robert Andrew Jason Scott-Lee[1] on 29 March 1980) is a Welsh singer and the brother of Steps singer Lisa Scott-Lee.

Career[edit]

Music[edit]

Scott-Lee was a member of the group 3SL, where he produced 2002 hits such as 'Take It Easy' and 'Touch Me Tease Me' that were signed to Sony (Epic). After the group broke up, he appeared in the second series of Pop Idol, making it to the final seven out of 100000 entrants. He was also a featured artist on the 'Pop Idol' album and single, which both entered the UK charts at number two as well as performing in the Pop Idol UK arena tour. He was also a member of the group G*Mania.[2]

In 2005, Scott-Lee took part in the qualifying rounds to represent the United Kingdom in the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, where he was up against Javine, Katie Price, Tricolore and Gina G. He sang "Guardian Angel" a song composed by Lee Ryan (from the boyband Blue) and Rob Persaud, and came third.

He released his first solo single "Unforgettable" in 2008. The same year, he was asked to judge and perform at the 'Miss England' Grand Finals.

Television appearances[edit]

Scott-Lee's other TV appearances have been as a celebrity guest on ITV's The Mint; on the BBC programme Never Mind the Buzzcocks in January 2008; on the Irish singing show You're a Star in February 2008; on series nine of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway in 2009 in their sketch "Escape from Takeaway Prison". He has also been seen as part of his sister's MTV reality TV show Totally Scott-Lee.

Personal life[edit]

He married Michelle Heaton in 2006, they separated in 2008. Scott-Lee is currently married to Lydia Louisa[3] who competed in the 13th series of Big Brother in the UK on Channel 5 until she was evicted on 29 June 2012.

References[edit]

  1. ^ England & Wales, Birth Index: 1837-1983
  2. ^ G*Mania
  3. ^ IMDb of Lydia Louisa