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 47)
Montreal, Quebec
Nationality  Canada- United States
Alma mater Concordia University
Occupation Singer/songwriter
Spouse(s) Henry Jackson
Children 4
Parent(s) Florrie and Michael Levy
Website staceyjackson.com

Stacey Jackson (born Stacey Liane Levy), is a Canadian-American singer, Executive Producer at 3B1G Records.[1] and founder of StaeFit workout apparel.[2] She is married to OpCapita founder Henry Jackson and has four children.[3]

Music[edit]

Jackson's career has seen the release of two albums and seven 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.[1][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, the track was remixed and 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, Florida.[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 some of 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] In May 2014 Stacey released the single “Dance The Night Away” which peaked in the Dance Charts Hits at number 11 in the UK.[14] The music video features Made in Chelsea star Binky Felstead,[15][16] actor Terry Noble [17] and dancer Tobias Mead, Britain’s Got Talent finalist.

In July 2015 Stacey released an other single titled "How Much Is That Hottie In The Window." The track features Andrew Derbyshire who appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2014.[18] The single debuted at #22 on the UK Commercial pop club chart,[19] it is one of the tracks off the 3-volume dance album entitled "Stae Pumped" set to be released in early 2016.[20][21] Stacey also continues to perform around the world including many gay prides in the UK including Manchester, Reading, Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Belfast and Chesterfield pride in 2015.[21][22][23]

Spring 2106 sees the launch of Stacey's new three-volume cardio/dance fitness compilation - StaePumped. Her new single and music video off StaePumped Volume 1 is a cover of Def Leppard's 1987 hit " Pour Some Sugar on Me".

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.[24] Jackson is proficient in French, Hebrew and Yiddish.[25] 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.[26] During this period working in television, Jackson continued her singing career with various bands including her Motown tribute band Fuzzy Dice.[27] She is the mother of four living in London.[28] She is married to American businessman, Henry Jackson. Stacey Jackson is also actively involved with charities such as Music For Youth [29] and Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA).[30][31]

Chart Placement[edit]

Single Year Chart Position Country Album
How Much Is That Hottie In The Window 2015 22 UK Commercial Pop Club
Pointing Fingers 2013 8 UK Commercial Pop Club [13] Live It Up
Pointing Fingers 2013 21 USA Dance [32] Live It Up
Is This Love 2012 2 UK Commercial Pop Club [33] Live It Up
Is This Love 2012 3 UK Upfront Breakers [34] Live It Up
I Am A Woman 2012 5 UK Commercial Pop [35] Live It Up
I Am A Woman (Rough Loaderz Remix) 2012 6 UK Commercial pop Club [36] I Am a Woman (Remixes)
Live It Up Feat. Snoop Dogg 2011 2 UK Commercial Pop Club [37] Live It Up
Live It Up Feat. Snoop Dogg 2011 8 UK Upfront Club [38] Live It Up
I Hear A Symphony 2010 9 UK Commercial Pop Club [39] Upside Down
Band Of Gold 2010 17 UK Commercial Pop Club [40] Upside Down

Discography[edit]

Albums:

  • StaePumped (Releasing Early 2016)
  • Live It Up (2013)
  • Upside Down (2010) Music For Youth

Released Singles:

  • How Much Is That Hottie In The Window? (2015)
  • 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. ^ a b "Stacey Jackson: 'I want to be rocking when I'm 80'". Mail Online. 5 March 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Stacey Jackson announces fitness brand launch - News Article - DIARY directory". diarydirectory.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Meet the Jacksons - Evening Standard
  4. ^ Entertainment Focus
  5. ^ "One To Watch For 2010 - Stacey Jackson Interview". femalefirst.co.uk. 4 December 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  6. ^ The Evening Standard 7 March 2011
  7. ^ metrowebukmetro. "Snoop Dogg's new star: Chelsea mother of four Stacey Jackson - Metro News". Metro. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  8. ^ http://hangout.altsounds.com/news/144625-uk-dance-diva-stacey-jackson-set-present.html
  9. ^ "Stacey Jackson Interview! - Infectious Magazine". infectiousmagazine.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  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. ^ "MailOnline EXC Stacey Jackson's Pointing Fingers feat Spencer Matthews and Binky Felstead". Mail Online. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  12. ^ http://www.soulshakermusic.com/success/success.html Stacey with I Am A Woman climbing the charts
  13. ^ a b Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 8 - 26.04.13
  14. ^ "Binky Felstead appears in Stacey Jackson's latest music video". Mail Online. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  15. ^ "It's Stacey Jackson's new music vid (Dance the Night Away) featuring Binky Felstead - Daily Mail Online". Mail Online. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  16. ^ "Binky Felstead appeared in Stacey Jackson's Dance The Night Away music video". Mail Online. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  17. ^ "Terry Noble". StarNow. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  18. ^ Julia Kuttner. "Britain's Got Talent Andrew Derbyshire makes his 4th bid for glory". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  19. ^ "Stacey Jackson - This Summer". staceyjackson.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  20. ^ Danielle Wightman-Stone. "New fitness brand Staefit launching". fashionunited.uk. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  21. ^ a b "Boutique Magazine - Pop singer Stacey Jackson launches fitness brand". Boutique Magazine. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  22. ^ "Stacey Jackson [15:00] - The Big Weekend - Manchester Pride". manchesterpride.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  23. ^ Jennie Slevin (6 August 2015). "Reading Pride: Headliners announced for 2015 event". getreading. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  24. ^ "UK's Jewish dance/pop diva returning to hometown and alma mater". jewishtribune.ca. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  25. ^ "-JPPS Bialik". jppsbialik.ca. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  26. ^ Stacey Jackson biography
  27. ^ http://www.sflinsider.com/music/music-interviews/item/1538-stacey-jackson-music-interviews
  28. ^ "Stacey Jackson - West London Living". West London Living. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  29. ^ "Stacey Jackson - Music For Youth". womentalking.co.uk. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  30. ^ "Stacey Jackson and Breast Cancer - Celebrity Stories Breast Cancer - Health Monitor". healthmonitor.com. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  31. ^ "Brit Week - British Pop Star Stacey Jackson's Live It Up Album Launch Party". britweek.org. Retrieved 18 November 2015. 
  32. ^ USA Billboard Dance Chart 21 - 27.04.13
  33. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 2 - 16.03.12
  34. ^ Music Week UK Upfront Breakers 3
  35. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 5 - 12.02.11
  36. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Charts 6 - 26.10.12
  37. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Chart 2 - 18.06.11
  38. ^ Music Week UK Upfront Club Chart 8 - 18.06.11
  39. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Chart 9 - 03.07.10
  40. ^ Music Week UK Commercial Pop Club Chart 17 - 13.02.10