Stacey Jackson

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Stacey Jackson
Staceyandhenryjackson.png
Jackson with husband Henry in 2013
Born Stacey Liane Levy
(1968-12-09) 9 December 1968 (age 46)
Montréal, Canada
Nationality  Canada- United States
Alma mater Concordia University
Occupation Singer / songwriter
Spouse(s) Henry Jackson
Children 4
Parents Florrie and Michael Levy
Website
staceyjackson.com

Stacey Jackson, is a Canadian-American singer and Executive Producer at 3B1G Records.[1] She is married to OpCapita founder Henry Jackson and has four children.[2]

Music[edit]

Jackson's career has seen the release of two albums and six independent singles.

Jackson's album "Upside Down" was released in October 2009 and is a collection of remixed Motown covers, some of which feature children who have previously performed at Music For Youth's Schools Proms. All profits from the sales of "Upside Down" went to Music For Youth.[3][4][5]

Jackson's single, I Am A Woman, was released in 2011. The music video was released shortly after, showing her singing on a private jet having walked through her pantry to avoid the chaos of her family. In 2012, that video was replaced with a video that was recorded in conjunction with MTV and featured Jenna Jonathan, a reality TV cast member from MTV's The Valleys.

In February 2011, Stacey Jackson travelled to Boston, Massachusetts, where she spent a weekend in the studio with Snoop Dogg recording a collaborative single, "Live it Up".[6][7]

In April 2012, Stacey was invited to present an award at the International Dance Music Awards in Miami, FL.[8][9]

Pointing Fingers released April 2013 is featured on her debut album 'Live It Up'. The music video was shot in New York featuring the cast of Made in Chelsea; Spencer Matthews and Binky Felstead.[10] The single reached Number 21 on the American Billboard Dance Chart [11][12] and number 8 on UK Club Charts.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Jackson (née Levy) was born in Montréal, Canada to Florrie and Michael Levy. Her father, Michael, a graphic designer. After Stacey was born, he created a range of greeting cards and taking her name - Stacey Liane.

Growing up, Jackson attended a Jewish day school, Bialik, in Montréal. In 2012, she was chosen as the school's Concert Gala honoree.[14] Jackson is proficient in French, Hebrew and Yiddish.[15]

Stacey moved to New York to begin her television career at CBS News, before going on to Lifetime Television as a senior publicist and awards coordinator.[16] During this period working in television, Jackson continued her singing career with various bands including her Motown tribute band Fuzzy Dice.[17]

She is the mother of four living in London.[18] She is married to American businessman, Henry Jackson.

Stacey Jackson is also actively involved with charities such as Music For Youth [19] and Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA).[20][21]

Chart Placement[edit]

Single Year Chart Position Country Album
Pointing Fingers 2013 8 UK Commercial Pop Club [22] Live It Up
Pointing Fingers 2013 21 USA Dance [23] Live It Up
Is This Love 2012 2 UK Commercial Pop Club [24] Live It Up
Is This Love 2012 3 UK Upfront Breakers [25] Live It Up
I Am A Woman 2012 5 UK Commercial Pop [26] Live It Up
I Am A Woman (Rough Loaderz Remix) 2012 6 UK Commercial pop Club [27] I Am a Woman (Remixes)
Live It Up Feat. Snoop Dogg 2011 2 UK Commercial Pop Club [28] Live It Up
Live It Up Feat. Snoop Dogg 2011 8 UK Upfront Club [29] Live It Up
I Hear A Symphony 2010 9 UK Commercial Pop Club [30] Upside Down
Band Of Gold 2010 17 UK Commercial Pop Club [31] Upside Down

Discography[edit]

Albums:

Released Singles:

  • Pointing Fingers (2013)
  • Is This Love (2012)
  • I Am A Woman Remixes (2012)
  • I Am a Woman (2011)
  • Live It Up Ft. Snoop Dogg (2011)
  • I Hear A Symphony (2010)
  • Band Of Gold (2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stacey Jackson 'I want to be rocking when I'm 80' - Daily Mail
  2. ^ Meet the Jacksons - Evening Standard
  3. ^ You Magazine 21 Feb 2010
  4. ^ Entertainment Focus
  5. ^ FemaleFirst Interview
  6. ^ The Evening Standard 7 March 2011
  7. ^ The Metro 7 March 2011
  8. ^ http://hangout.altsounds.com/news/144625-uk-dance-diva-stacey-jackson-set-present.html
  9. ^ http://www.infectiousmagazine.com/staceyjacksoninterview/
  10. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2285819/EXCLUSIVE-Spencer-Matthews-channels-50-Shades-Grey-dominant-Christian-Grey-racy-new-music-video.html Stacey and Spencer Matthews make a music video
  11. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/tvshowbiz/video-20015/MailOnline-EXC-Stacey-Jacksons-Pointing-Fingers-feat-Spencer-Matthews-Binky-Felstead.html
  12. ^ http://www.soulshakermusic.com/success/success.html Stacey with I Am A Woman climbing the charts
  13. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 8 - 26.04.13
  14. ^ Jewish Tribune, Jewish dance/pop diva returning to hometown and alma mater
  15. ^ JPPS-Bialik honoring Stacey Jackson
  16. ^ Stacey Jackson biography
  17. ^ http://www.sflinsider.com/music/music-interviews/item/1538-stacey-jackson-music-interviews
  18. ^ Stacey Jackson living in london
  19. ^ http://www.womentalking.co.uk/entertainment/articles/article-916.htm
  20. ^ http://www.healthmonitor.com/breast-cancer/celebrity-stories/written-article/one-these-days-breast-cancer-wont-exist
  21. ^ http://www.britweek.org/british-pop-star-stacey-jacksons-live-it-up-album-launch-party-2/
  22. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 8 - 26.04.13
  23. ^ USA Billboard Dance Chart 21 - 27.04.13
  24. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 2 - 16.03.12
  25. ^ Music Week UK Upfront Breakers 3
  26. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 5 - 12.02.11
  27. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 6 - 26.10.12
  28. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Chart 2 - 18.06.11
  29. ^ Music Week UK Upfront Club Chart 8 - 18.06.11
  30. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Chart 9 - 03.07.10
  31. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Chart 17 - 13.02.10