There is a moment in every artist’s life when, with a little nod to Janet Jackson, fairy godmother ofthe modern diva, they feel the irresistible urge to step itup and take full control. For Alesha Dixon, that time is now. In a glittering career that has transformed her from Home Counties hopeful tohousehold name, Alesha has earned her stripes in the music business. Now it’s time to prove it, front of house and behind the scenes.
Alesha Dixon has worn many hats over her astonishing 16 year career. She opened her musical hand as a finger-snapping Rude Girl, one third of the brilliant Misteeq, part of the original bedrock UKG scene that went onto the take the world (nobody brrrrrapped better than Alesha). Next she was the sleek millennial solo proposition; the finely tuned groove machine that could stand on a world stage next to any Pussycat Doll. Inan unexpected career diversion –seriously, who takes the career swerve from 2step to the Ballroom? –she fashioned a brilliant second career as Saturday teatime TV royalty, first at Strictly then Britain’s Got Talent. For her re-entry to pop’s top sphere in 2015, she is all about doing ither way