Date: 
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 13:00

Superstar singer-songwriter Jessie J is today announced as the latest headliner for the Eden Sessions 2013.

The London-born singer is one of the hottest pop stars on the planet right now, having hit the number one spot in 19 countries, selling 16 million singles and more than three million copies of her multi-platinum debut album Who You Are.

In the UK alone she has sold 1.5 million albums and secured two number one singles with Price Tag and Domino.

Jessie J joins Eddie Izzard (June 3), Kaiser Chiefs (June 29), Sigur Ros (June 30) and The xx (July 2) on the Eden bill, with more big-name acts to be announced soon.

Martin Williams, Eden Marketing Director, said: “Announcing a star of Jessie J’s huge stature is a massive coup for the 2013 Eden Sessions.  We’re really excited that she is going to going to be dazzling fans at the Eden Project. This latest announcement adds another dimension to a fabulous line-up, showing the true versatility and quality of the Eden Sessions.”

Earlier this year BRIT School graduate Jessie successfully completed her first season as a coach on the BBC’s primetime Saturday night talent show The Voice.

In June she took the stage at Buckingham Palace for Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert alongside the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John and Grace Jones. Jessie then took centre stage at the Olympic closing ceremony for the biggest televised performance of her life alongside Tinie Tempah, Taio Cruz and musical legends Queen.

Not content with dominating the top of the music charts last  year, Jessie became a UK best-seller in the literary world with the release of her autobiography Nice to Meet You, which has sold 40,000 copies and hit the number 2 spot on the Sunday Times book chart.

As a fashion icon, Jessie has picked up awards from Glamour magazine and Harpers Bazaar, become the most talked-about star on the red carpet at this year’s GQ Awards, was dressed by Vivienne Westwood for her Olympic closing ceremony performance and graced the covers of Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Grazia and most recently Elle magazine where she unveiled “Jessie the fashion reinvention” to the world.

The Eden Sessions enter their twelfth year in 2013 following an acclaimed series of gigs in 2012 headlined by Blink-182, Plan B, Tim Minchin, Chase & Status, Noah and the Whale, The Vaccines, Example and Frank Turner.

The Eden Sessions Inside Track club returns for the 2013 season with members getting a guaranteed pair of tickets to each show.

Tickets to the Jessie J Eden Session cost £35 plus £5 booking fee and go on sale to Inside Track members today (Friday, February 8), and on general sale at 6pm on Monday, February 18.

To book, contact the Eden Box Office on 01726 811972 or visit www.edensessions.com.