Jessica Simpson, born July 10, 1980 in Abilene, Texas, is a singer and actress who became famous in the late 1990s. She has achieved seven Billboard Top 40 ranked American, two gold certified albums and three platinum several times. Jessica Simpson was alongside her ex-husband Nick Lachey to star in a reality TV show aired on television channel MTV, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. She also participated in several major film productions as actress. Her younger sister Ashlee is also a singer of international fame.
Jessica Simpson was born in Abilene Texas. She began singing in the choir of the local Baptist church. At the age of twelve, she passes an audition for the All New Mickey Mouse Club show where it is not ranked and has revealed other stars such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera or Justin Timberlake, and will be part finalists. It then follows a course in the JJ Pearce High School, but stopped his studies at sixteen. In 1998, Jessica signed a contract with Columbia Records and began her singing career.
Jessica Simpson released in 1999 its first single, I Want to Love You Forever, which will push single to 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2000. Shortly after this album is marketed Sweet Kisses. Jessica then share promotional tour along with the boyband 98 Degrees. It appears in the clip My Everything latter, where she plays a young girl in love with Nick Lachey. It was at this period that begins a relationship between the two. After two years of married life, yet they decide to take a break for everyone to focus their careers. Shortly afterwards, after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and while Nick Lachey was supposed to have taken a flight to New York with his band, Jessica immediately called, worried. It was after this that the two resumed their entirety.
Meanwhile, Sweet Kisses album is certified double platinum, supported by successive singles Where You Are and I Think I'm In Love With You ", both released in 2000. This is even the biggest radio hit of Jessica Simpson and her first single is uptempo. But after more than two million copies sold, sales have stagnated with the arrival on the market for singers Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, who unlike her, are exported abroad and Jessica is a national star. Columbia Records then decided that Jessica needs to change his style for his upcoming album.
In 2001, she recorded her second album that his record company considers most suitable to be played by radio stations, with songs more danceable. This album, Irresistible, was released in mid-2001 with the single of the same name. It becomes the biggest hit of his career, ranking 15th in the Hot 100. The album begins in the first week to the sixth best-selling album in the U.S. and runs a total of 825,000 copies.
Marriage and successful TV
During the summer of 2003, the reality TV show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica, filming the life of Jessica and her new husband Nick Lachey on MTV begins. Shortly thereafter, in August, comes In This Skin, Jessica's third album to stick to the broadcast of the program.
The show quickly became a phenomenon in the United States and gives it a national superstar status, even for those who have not followed his career in music or watched MTV. "I never imagined that I would do this show on such a pedestal," declared Jessica Blender magazine in March 2004.
On May 30, 2004, she was chosen to sing the national anthem at the Indianapolis 500. Later that summer, she won three Teen Choice Awards for Female Fashion Icon, Choice Hottie Female, and Female Reality / Variety TV Star for Newlyweds.
The album In This Skin begins to 10th on the Billboard 200 album chart, flowing at 64,000 copies in its first week. But with his collector's edition version in April 2004 that he really does talk about him moving up to second rank. It will then be certified quadruple platinum. It contains the hit With You, the resumption of Take My Breath Away, "and that Robbie Williams, Angels.
The couple also participates in a television special in 2004, The Nick and Jessica Variety Hour, which was then compared to The Sonny & Cher Show. A little later in the year, just before Christmas, Jessica comes Rejoyce: The Christmas Album, an album of Christmas songs that ranks 14th in the top album and was certified gold.
In 2005, Newlyweds won a People's Choice Award for Favorite Reality Show.
Beginning in the movie
During the summer of 2005, then aged 25 years, Jessica Simpson made her first appearance in a film for the cinema in interpreting Daisy Duke in the remake of The Dukes of Hazzard. The film is ranked number one in U.S. box office on its first weekend, but did not find really compete with other major productions, the only new release the same week as a low-budget independent film. The film then cash of 30.7 million dollars for airing on 3785 screens and sees even ranked 14th best recipe of all time for release in August. In total, he reported $ 110.5 million worldwide, but had a much more mixed success outside the United States.
Jessica also appears on the soundtrack of the film, taking the title from 1966 Nancy Sinatra, These Boots Are Made for Walkin '. Released as a single, the title is ranked 14th in the Billboard Hot 100 and won a People's Choice Award for Favorite Song from a Movie in 2006. The video clip shows Jessica Simpson in her Daisy Duke role. It contains scenes where she is seen dancing and flirting in a bar, and also washing a car wearing only a bikini rose. This earned the video to be banned for all these sexual innuendos.
The second movie of Jessica Simpson, Employee of the Month, was released on screens Oct. 6, 2006. Receiving bad reviews from the press, it garnered $ 11.8 million the first weekend of operation, beginning at 4 at the box office.
Blonde Ambition, his third film, released in December 2007, but only in a few theaters in Texas. After failing to generate any interest, it is marketed on DVD next month. Shooting for the film The Witness, a comedy about espionage, which was intended to commence this date was then postponed.
Back to the music and film
In the month of November 2005, rumors of separation between Jessica and Nick are confirmed. On June 30, 2006, their divorce is declared. In August, Jessica will present the ceremony of the Teen Choice Awards, and will pop in the show The View in September 2006 as co-host alongside Rosie O'Donnell has chosen.
Meanwhile, Jessica returned to the recording studio, leaving Columbia to Epic. His fourth album, A Public Affair, was released August 29, 2006. It starts at 5 on the Billboard 200 in flowing 101,000 copies in its first week. The first single, A Public Affair, was ranked in the top 20 on the Hot 100 but quickly fell out of all classifications. Found Longoria, Christina Applegate, Christina Milian, Maria Menounos, Andy Dick and Ryan Seacrest on the video clip of this first single. A second, I Belong To Me, released on the heels on sale through its website and added to the album that does not contain the origin. The clip of the second single appeared in the ranking of TRL to disappear so soon.
In December 2006, when she sings a medley tribute to Dolly Parton at the Kennedy Center Awards, she is wrong in words and then attract the wrath of a frond from which we find many celebrities such as Steven Spielberg, Shania Twain or even President George W. Bush. Subsequently, after the final, Reese Witherspoon, big fan of Dolly Parton came to comfort him by hugging Jessica Simpson. Finally, while Jessica was the song sang again for the photographers, his performance was edited to its television broadcast on CBS.
On September 11, 2007, Joe Simpson, father of Jessica announced to People magazine that she would record an album of country music. He then declared that Jessica "is now talk of recording an album of country to return to its roots, those of Texas." The output of this album has been confirmed for marketing in the course of 2008 via Columbia Nashville label. The first single, Come on Over, was leaked May 27, 2008.
See also Selena Gomez
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