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Jasmine Villegas
Birth name Jasmine Marie Villegas
Born (1993-12-07) December 7, 1993 (age 21)
Origin San Jose, California, U.S.
Genres R&B, pop, soul, Hip hop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician, actress, model
Years active 2003–present
Labels Interscope Records
Associated acts Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar, Ryan Leslie, Tyga
Website www.jasminevmusic.com

Jasmine Marie Villegas (born December 7, 1993), better known as Jasmine V, is an American pop and R&B singer. After many years of pursuing a career in music, she was signed to Sony Music at the age of 16.[1]

Career[edit]

At the age of 9, Villegas accepted her first acting job, acting in a commercial for the hit animated feature The Land Before Time IX.[2] Her first professional singing gig was at age 11, when she performed the national anthem for the Los Angeles Clippers.[2] Later that year, she signed with Damon Dash and worked extensively on a debut that was slated to feature collaborations from label-mate and former Missy Elliott protégée, Nicole Wray.[2] At the age of 16, she was then signed to Sony Music. She made an appearance in Justin Bieber's music video for his hit single "Baby," and Bieber and Villegas were in a relationship which she revealed in an interview in April 2012.[3] She also joined Bieber on the second leg of his My World Tour and on the Kids' Choice Awards with him. She also appeared in the Sean Kingston and Bieber music video for Eenie Meenie.[2][2] Villegas has also written with musician Nick Jonas.[4]

As of 2013, Jasmine V has signed to Interscope Records.[5] Villegas appeared alongside American rapper Becky G, on the cover of Latina magazine's February 2014 issue.[6]

She released her debut single "That's Me Right There" featuring Kendrick Lamar from her EP on August 5, 2014 and charted at #39 on Billboard Twitter Top Tracks chart.[7] Her debut EP was released on November 10, 2014.[8] On March 11, 2015, Villegas released a new single called "One Night" featuring Problem and Jeremih.[9][10][11] The song samples "Kiss Of Life" by Sade.[12] On May 3, 2015, Villegas released the first installment in her songbook series (books inspired by her life and songs), co-written with R.W. Thomas.[13] On June 8 2015, Jasmine released a Spanish single titled "Renegades".

Personal life[edit]

Villegas is of Filipino and Mexican descent. She has 3 brothers, Robert Villegas, Jream Andrew Sablan (Aka Jdrew, Jream Andrew), and Justin Villegas. Her parents split when she was a young girl. Her grandmother, Sofia Vales, was the one who got her started into modeling at the young age of 6. Jasmine started out doing beauty pageant contests.[14][15]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
US
That's Me Right There

Mixtapes[edit]

Title Album details
S(he) Be(lie)ve(d)[16]
  • Released: September 20, 2011
  • Format: Free Download
  • Label: Mosci Music

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
US
"Serious" 2010 Non-album single
"All These Boys"
"Didn't Mean It" 2012
"Paint A Smile" 2013
"That's Me Right There" (featuring Kendrick Lamar) 2014 105 That's Me Right There

Filmography[edit]

Guest starring appearances[edit]

Year Show Episode Role Notes
2003 My Wife and Kids Michael's Band Rachel Guest appearance
2004 The Land Before Time Dancing Girl Commercial/Music Video[2]
2004 Threat Matrix Extremist Makeover Daughter 1# Guest appearance
2004 Kellogg's Eggo Girl eating Eggo Commercial
2004 Stuff by Hilary Duff Girl Commercial
2005 Arwin! Lydia Main role alongside Selena Gomez
2006 The Nine Outsiders Tiffany Guest appearance
2007 That's So Raven Teacher's Pet Patty Guest appearance
2007-08 SOP music variety show Herself Partnered with Julie Anne San Jose

Music video appearances[edit]

Year Song Role Notes
2004 "Jesus Walks" by Kanye West Angel Cameo
2005 "How to Deal" by Frankie J Cameo
2008 "Kiss Me Through The Phone" (Remix) by Scooter Smiff feat. Jasmine V Smiff's love interest Main role
2009 "I Own This" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2010 "Serious" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2010 "Baby" by Justin Bieber Love interest Main role
2010 "Eenie Meenie" by Sean Kingston and Justin Bieber Party-goer Extra
2011 "All These Boys" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2011 "Natural" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2011 "Jealous" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2011 "My Girl" (Remix) by Mindless Behavior feat. Ciara, Tyga, Lil Twist Herself Cameo
2011 "Werk" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2011 "Just A Friend" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2012 "Slide Over" by Baby Bash Guy's love interest Main role
2012 "Didn't Mean It" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2013 "Paint A Smile" by Jasmine V Herself Main role
2013 "What U Like" by Jream Andrew Herself Main Role
2013 "Now Is The Time by Wally Lopez Herself Main Role
2013 "Masquerade" by Jasmine V Herself Main Role
2014 "That’s Me Right There" by Jasmine V ft Kendrick Lamar Herself Main Role
2014 "I Love Your Crazy" by Jasmine V Herself Main Role
2015 "Uptown Funk" cover by Fifth Harmony ft Jacob Whitesides, Jasmine V & Mahogany Lox Herself Main role
2015 "Walk Away" by Jasmine V with Quincy Herself Main role
2015 "This Could Be Us" by Rae Sremmurd Swae Lee's girlfriend Cameo
2015 "Selfish Girls" by Jake Miller Herself Cameo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: Meet Jasmine V". Chicago Tribune. Sep 26, 2014. Retrieved Sep 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Bio. jasminevmusic.com.
  3. ^ "Perez Hilton: Jasmine V On Bieber. It Wasn't Just A Kiss...". 
  4. ^ "New Details on Jasmine V and Nick Jonas Collaboration". 
  5. ^ "Jasmine signs deal with Interscope". 
  6. ^ "JASMINE V & BECKY G ARE LATINA'S FEBRUARY 2014 COVER STARS!". Latina magazine. December 17, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Jasmine V chart history". Billboard. 
  8. ^ "Jasmine Villegas on Life After Justin Bieber's "Baby" Video". YouTube. February 14, 2014. Retrieved February 14, 2014. 
  9. ^ Davis, Justin. "Listen to Jasmine V's New Song 'One Night' f/ Jeremih and Problem". Complex. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  10. ^ Goddard, Kevin (March 11, 2015). "Jasmine V - One Night Feat. Jeremih & Problem". HotNewHipHop. 
  11. ^ "New Music: Jasmine V feat. Jeremih & Problem – One Night". This Is RnB. March 12, 2015. 
  12. ^ Breezy, Elle (March 11, 2015). "Jasmine V - One Night ft. Jeremih & Problem". Singers. 
  13. ^ Jasmine Villegas; R.W. Thomas (May 3, 2015). "I Love Your Crazy (The Songbooks of Jessie V Book 1)". Amazon. 
  14. ^ "Jasmine V and Kendrick Lamar Release New Single". Melissa Castellanos. Retrieved 28 January 2015. 
  15. ^ "Jasmine V heritage". spokeo.com. Retrieved 28 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "NEW MUSIC: JASMINE V. – ‘S(HE) BE(LIE)VE(D)’ [MIXTAPE]". Rap-Up. September 20, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2011. 

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