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List Rules People on this list must have gone to BRIT School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from BRIT School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from BRIT School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished BRIT School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended BRIT School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from BRIT School.

This list has everything from Adele to Amy Winehouse.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to BRIT School?” and “Which celebrities are BRIT School alumni?”
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous BRIT School Alumni
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Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to five 2008 Grammy Awards, tying the then record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made her the first British female to win five Grammys, including three of the general field "Big Four" awards: Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Winehouse won three Ivor Novello Awards: in 2004, Best Contemporary Song for "Stronger Than ...more

Age: Died at 28 (1983-2011)

Birthplace: Southgate, London, London, United Kingdom

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Leona Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous BRIT School Alumni
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Leona Louise Lewis is a British singer, songwriter, vocal producer and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology. Lewis achieved national recognition when she won the third series of The X Factor in 2006, winning a £1 million recording contract with Simon Cowell's record label, Syco Music. Her winners single, a cover of Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This", peaked at number one for four weeks on the UK Singles Chart and it broke a world record for having 50,000 digital downloads within 30 minutes. In February 2007, Lewis signed a five-album contract in the United States with ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: London Borough of Islington, London, United Kingdom

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#84 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#32 on The Best Current Female Singers

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Jessie J is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous BRIT School Alumni
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Jessica Ellen Cornish, better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter. Born and brought up in London, England, she studied at the BRIT School before signing with Gut Records and striking a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing where she wrote for artists including Chris Brown and Miley Cyrus. After signing with Universal Republic, Jessie J came to prominence following the release of her debut single, "Do It Like a Dude", which peaked at number two on the UK Singles Charts. In 2011, after topping the charts in nineteen countries including the United Kingdom, France, Ireland and New Zealand, with the song "Price Tag", she released her début album, Who ...more

Age: 30

Birthplace: Chadwell Heath, London, United Kingdom

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#90 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#23 on The Best Current Female Singers

#46 on The Best Current Pop Groups/Singers

#19 on The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

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Adele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous BRIT School Alumni
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Adele


Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, MBE is a British singer and songwriter. Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards "Critics' Choice" award and won the BBC Sound of 2008. Her debut album, 19, was also released in 2008 to commercial and critical success. It certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the U.S. An appearance she made on Saturday Night Live in late 2008 boosted her career in the United States. At the 51st Annual Grammy Awards, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Adele released her second studio album, titled 21, in ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: Tottenham, London, United Kingdom

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#8 on The Best Singers of All Time

#5 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#7 on The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years

#1 on The Best Current Female Singers

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