Célena Cherry

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Célena Cherry
Célena Cherry, Bula Quo, London, 2013.jpg
Cherry in 2013
Background information
Birth name Célena Francine Alexandra Cherry
Born 1977 (age 37–38)
Hammersmith, London
Genres R&B
Years active 1998–present
Associated acts Honeyz

Célena Francine Alexandra Cherry (born 1977 in Hammersmith, London) is an English singer. She is the lead singer of the girl group Honeyz.[1]

Early life[edit]

Cherry attended Corona Theatre School in Kew. Her parents are East African and hail from Kenya.

Honeyz[edit]

Cherry (middle) performing with Honeyz in March 2013.

Honeyz formed in 1997 until being dropped in 2001 and split a year later, the group reformed throughout 2005-06 for a one off appearances. In May 2012 it was announced that the group would officially reform for the ITV2 series The Big Reunion, which started airing from 31 January 2013. Due to the success of the show, Honeyz went on an arena tour in May 2013.

Solo career[edit]

After the failure of the second Honeyz album, Cherry teamed up with her cousin Alani (former Kleshay singer) under the name Anotherside. They released one single together, "This Is Your Night", through V2 Records.

In 2005 Cherry released her first solo album, Celena Cherry, through her official website. This exclusive limited edition CD featured new interpretations of some of her Honeyz hits, plus some new material and personal favourites along with a selection of festive songs.

Cherry has also pursued an acting career, appearing in the soap operas Hollyoaks and Doctors. In an interview with Just Celebrity Magazine, she said she would love to get back into acting.[2] Celena also attended the launch of a new stage school in Harpenden on Friday 13 September 2013 (part of Top Hat Stage & Screen School).

According to Cherry's official website, Honeyz are currently recording a new album as a group. She is at the same time working on her second solo album. Three songs, "Gave You My Love", "Tell Me Why" and "Conscience Calling", are on her Myspace page.

Personal life[edit]

Cherry has two children with her partner.[2]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title UK Albums Chart Comment
2005 Celena Cherry - Self released
2008 Devil in Disguise - Original release

Singles[edit]

Year Title UK Singles Chart
2003 "This Is Your Night" 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Brien, Jon. "Biography: Honeyz". Allmusic. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "JUST CELERITY MAGAZINE EXCLUSIVE: Celena Cherry – I would love to get back into acting! – Just Celebrity Magazine". Justcelebrity.me. 2013-08-08. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 

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