Laura-Jayne Hunter

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Laura-Jayne Hunter (born 1986, Coleraine, Northern Ireland) is a British singer who lives and works in Leeds, England.[1] Hunter holds a first class honours degree in popular music from the Leeds College of Music and was crowned winner of the Bright Young Things songwriter/performer competition in Leeds in 2008.

Hunter is the lead singer of the bands Vibetown and PaperJam as well as being a member of a girl group called Dollypop.[2] Laura-Jayne was vying to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia. She performed her entry "Out of control" in the national final on 20 February,[3] and got the opportunity to meet American television host Jerry Springer. She eventually came third in the national final.


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