Cassius Henry

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Cassius Henry
Born (1979-06-28) 28 June 1979 (age 41)
OriginLondon[1]
Associated actsJessie J

Cassius Henry (born 28 June 1979[2][3]) is a singer from London.[1] He had two record deals; firstly with Edel in 2002, which spawned the #31 hit Broke, and secondly in 2004 with MCA, which spawned a #56 hit with The One, which featured Freeway.[4]

Henry auditioned for The Voice UK at age thirty-two with "Closer", originally by Ne-Yo.,[1] appearing on the third of four audition shows. Two coaches, Jessie J and Danny O'Donoghue elected for Henry to join their teams—with Henry selecting Jessie J. During the battle rounds, Henry sung "Beat It", originally by Michael Jackson, against twenty-nine-year-old David Faulkner—with Jessie crowning him the winner.[1] In the second live show, Henry performed "Paradise" by Coldplay—proceeding to the next show as a result of the public vote.[1] In the fourth live show, Henry performed Adele's "Turning Tables"—finding himself in the bottom three alongside Toni Warne and Becky Hill; from which he was eliminated from the competition.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Profile: Cassius Henry". BBC. Retrieved 2012-06-06.
  2. ^ Zoe [@ZoeRobson] (28 Jun 2012). "@IamCassiusHenry EASE up, it's your birthday?! Why did anyone tell me?!?!" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ "Cassius HENRY - Personal Appointments". Companies House. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  4. ^ "The Official Charts Company - List of The Voice UK finalists (series 1)". The Official Charts Company. 5 May 2013.