Scarlett Belle

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Scarlett Belle
Origin Sydney
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2007–2011
Labels Def Jam Recordings
Young & Vicious·/ Sony
Past members Tamara Jaber
Reigan Derry
Hayley Aitken

Scarlett Belle were an Australian pop duo who consisted of Tamara Jaber and Reigan Derry. Formed in 2007, the original line-up consisted of Jaber, Derry and Hayley Aitken. However, Aitken left the group in 2008, leaving them as a duo. Scarlett Bele's debut single "Closure" was released in June 2010, and peaked within the top forty on the ARIA Singles Chart. Their second single "Freak Tonight" became a top thirty hit. In 2011, Scarlett Belle officially disbanded to pursue their solo careers.


Formed in 2007, Scarlett Belle were originally a trio that consisted of Tamara Jaber, Reigan Derry and Hayley Aitken.[1][2] Radio presenter Kyle Sandilands, who was Jaber's manager at the time, helped in negotiating a record deal with US label Def Jam Recordings, which signed the group in 2007.[1] After signing with Def Jam, Scarlett Belle were based between Los Angeles and Sydney and began to work on their debut album with Ne-Yo, Snoop Dogg, JR Rotem, Nate Dogg and StarGate, as well as Australian producers Rudy Sandapa and Israel Cruz.[3] However, in 2008, Scarlett Belle were dropped from the label and Aitken left the group, leaving Derry and Jaber as a duo.[4]

Scarlett Belle later signed with Sony Music Australia,[5] and released their debut single "Closure" in June 2010.[6] The song served as the lead single from their self-titled debut album, which was originally scheduled for release on 3 September 2010, but changes in creative decisions led to the album being delayed.[2] Upon its release, "Closure" peaked at number 38 on the ARIA Singles Chart.[7] Scarlett Belle released their second single in August 2010, a cover of Cruz's 2009 song "Freak Tonight".[8] Featuring guest vocal appearances from Cruz and rapper Miracle, the song peaked at number 29 on the ARIA Singles Chart.[7] "Lover Boy" was released as their third and final single on 26 November 2010, but failed to impact the charts.[9]

In May 2011, Jaber announced in an interview with Australia's OK! magazine that Scarlett Belle had disbanded, and that she would be pursuing a solo career in the United States and the Middle East.[10] Jaber's manager, Mark Byrne, said there was no rift between Jaber and Derry, stating "they just wanted to go their separate ways" to "pursue their own careers".[11]


=Former members[edit]




List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions
"Closure" 2010 38
"Freak Tonight"
(featuring Israel and Miracle)
"Lover Boy"
"—" denotes a single that did not chart.

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos
Title Year Director(s)
"Closure" 2010 Dan Reisinger[12]
"Freak Tonight" Simon Smith[13]
"Lover Boy"


  1. ^ a b "Tamara Jaber gets the deal of her life". News Limited. 29 October 2007. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Scarlett Belle tolls for Tamara Jaber as latest album put on hold". News Limited. 9 September 2010. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biographies". Archived from the original on 10 May 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Richards, Holly (22 November 2010). "The winning reality". The West Australian. Yahoo!7. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Moran, Jonathan (11 April 2010). "Scarlett Belles strike chord in US". The Daily Telegraph. News Limited. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Closure – EP by Scarlett Belle". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c "Discography Scarlett Belle". Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Freak Tonight – Single by Scarlett Belle". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  9. ^ "Lover Boy – Single by Scarlett Belle". iTunes Store. Apple. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "Life after Kyle". OK! Magazine Australia. 5 May 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  11. ^ "Belle tolls for girl pop duo Scarlett Belle". Herald Sun. The Herald and Weekly Times. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  12. ^ "Scarlett Belle – Closure". Vimeo. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 
  13. ^ "Scarlett Belle – Freak Tonight". YouTube. Retrieved 10 May 2011. 

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