Country Singer — Jessica Simpson

Jessica Ann Simpson (Abilene, Texas;) (July 10, 1980) is a singer, actress and fashion designer American. Starting his career as performer as a member of her church choir at 12, auditioned for The Mickey Mouse Club without success. While attending the next summer church camp, Simpson was discovered by the Executive branch of the small label CCM and spent three years recording their debut album. The label, however, closed before it could be released, although a small impression was supported by his grandmother. Anyway, the adolescent became a success Christian Youth Conference, also sharing appearances with Kirk Franklin, God’s Property, and CeCe Winans circuit. Looking to expand their popularity in the market secular, Simpson signed later with Sony and toured in support of boy band 98 Degrees. His debut in 1999 in the great seal, Sweet Kisses, launched the successful ballad “I Wanna Love You Forever”.

A second study, irresistible, work appeared in the spring of 2001. In spite of the coverage on MTV the song title, second Simpson work became not so far as his first album. The following year, Simpson married her boyfriend of long, 98 Degrees, Nick Lachey ° vocalist.

Produced by MTV Newlyweds capture countless moments of the first year of marriage partner. The third album by Simpson, the much more mature In This Skin, appeared in July. The first single “Sweetest Sin” was a moderate hit, but thanks to the success of Newlyweds, irregular career Simpson had a second chance. A second single, “With You”, was a favorite among the public, and for the spring of 2004, In This Skin was relaunched. Included re-hechas versions of “Take My Breath Away” Berlin and “Angels” from Robbie Williams as also additional material from the first season of Newlyweds. In 2005, Simpson consiguio paper as Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard film. Later in that year, she and Lachey separated. Shortly thereafter, Simpson set to work on their fourth album and also began filming Employee of the Month. A Public Affair landed in the summer of 2006 and was influenced by anything from new wave of the ‘ 80s. The album sold 9,000 worldwide. Ventured into the music market country in 2008 and released Do You Know in 2008.

She has sold 20 million albums worldwide. Simpson has a total of sales of records in Australia over 426.000 copies and ranked # 113 1,000 artists from ARIA music decade graphic table (1980 – 2010).[ 8 ] In 2009, Simpson I occupy the post # 95 of the greatest artists of the Decade according to Billboard. Jessica also ranked at # 86 on Billboard 200 artists, list only based on album sales.

In October 2010 released his first album compilation with the name of Playlist: The Very Best of Jessica Simpson. Jessica is currently working on his album which will come in 2011.

The success of the young man soon surpassed the religious circuit and caught the attention of Tommy Mottola, President of Columbia Records / Sony Music. Mottola was amazed when I hear the voice of Simpson. Jessica made it clear that it would only work if kept its identity. At the beginning of 1997 Jessica signs contract with Columbia Records / Sony Music.

Professional career

Framed in music teen-pop in late 1999, Jessica Simpson launches her first album entitled “Sweet Kisses” which reached 25 position on the Billboard 200 chart. This album sold 2 million copies only United States and over 4 million worldwide.

The first single “I Wanna Love You Forever” was a big hit, reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was for six weeks at # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, due to this single was certified Platinum by its high sales. The single was a hit throughout the world, she entered several Top 5 and Top 10 in different countries.

To support the album, Simpson went on tour with Ricky Martin and band 98 Degrees, she and Nick Lachey band member, began dating shortly thereafter. After of exit together for two years, the couple cooled their relationship. Aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001, the couple reconciled. Simpson declared: “after of 9 / 11, I knew that I never wanted to be away from Nick, never for the rest of my life.”

Meanwhile, in the year 2000, Jessica Simpson won two Teen Choice Awards in the category Choice Breakout Artist and best song of love of the year by (“Where You Are”). That same year, Simpson appeared in the video of 98 Degrees My Everything.

The third and final single from the album “I Think I’m In Love With You” a sympathetic and summer, song that resembled more pop teen, became his first radio hit, reached 21 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Top five in the Top 40 Mainstream chart. The song also reached its second Australia Top 10 and Top 20 Canada, United Kingdom New Zealand.

While her first album sold modestly well, Columbia, executives not felt happy with the results. Then decided that he had to make a change to compete with their rivals Britney and Christina.

In the year 2000, Simpson won two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Breakout Artist and the song of love of the year (“Where You Are”).

The following year Jessica went to record their second album, executives pressed it to give a much more sexy picture.

Their second album, “irresistible”, was published in 2001 aimed at a more teenage audience in which Simpson adopted a more sensual aspect. Debuted in the Top 10 Billboard in # 6 with 127,000 copies sold in its first week. The album was certified gold in its fifth week  sold 500,000 copies. Yet irresistible has sold more than 850,000 copies in the United States. Irresistible is became the first Top 20 Albums of Jessica in Canada, debuted at number 13 and was certified gold by the CRIA for sales to more than 50,000 copies. Mexico debuted at number 14, which was certified gold, and Switzerland album spent 10 weeks on the chart and peaked at number 15. In Japan reached number 24, gold was certified by sales of more than 150,000 copies. The album to sold 3 million copies worldwide.

The album’s first single was “irresistible”, which becomes their second success throughout the world and within the radios, the single peaked at number 15 on Billboard Billboard Hot 100 and # 3 in the Top 40 Mainstream. Also becomes its first success of MTV’s TRL. The video for “Irresistible” shows a conservative teenager to a girl sexy image change. The synopsis of the video, Simpson plays the role of a spy, showing in revealing in different environments for building, clothes while sings and dances to the song. Irresistible also reached a peak of # 2 Belgium and Top 20 in twelve countries.

The second single and last album was “A Little Bit”, which was launched in September 2001, just the same month in which occurred the remembered on September 11, due to this Columbia canceled the single to a few weeks the debut of the TRL video promotions, later A little bit was released outside the United States, but did not achieve the success of its predecessor “Irresistible”.

In support of the album, Simpson went on a tour in the middle of August, which was his first own tour, the appointed was called Dream Chaser Tour, but due to the terrorist attacks of 11 September, was unable to complete the scheduled dates.

In July 2002 a remix compilation was released This Is The Remix. Reached number # 18 on the Billboard Top Electronic. It was released to promote the output of irresistible. Sold 60,000 copies in the u.s., 300,000 worldwide. This album has a promotional single “Irresistible” (So So Def Remix) featuring Lil Bow Wow

2003-2004: In This Skin

In This Skin peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200 there the album was 75 weeks. While Diane Warren song “Sweetest Sin” did not count Billboard Hot 100, the second single “With You” a resounding success in the U.S., United Kingdom and Australia joy. The third single, “Take My Breath Away” cover band Berlin, debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 20 position. A version of “Angels” from Robbie Williams also appears as a Bonus Track in 2004 release, and was the fourth single.

Jessica Simpson arriving at the MTV Video Music Awards 2004, delivery where was nominated twice for With You.

It was during the release of this album that Jessica is emerged in a familiar name, due in part to its reality show Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica. At first, In This Skin did not do very well on the Billboard Billboard 200 chart, since it debuted at number 10 and quickly fell in the count. However, sales began to increase steadily during the holiday season in 2003. At that point, Simpson has been receiving great attention from the media for his antics Newlyweds, and due to that radio stations warmly welcomed their second single, With You, which finally brought back into the top 20 on the Billboard album In This Skin. Then, Columbia Records decided to release In This Skin with new songs. With “With You” in the upper part of the radio charts in February 2004, Simpson released their third single, “Take My Breath Away” as the first single from the new re-release. The re-release worked at present In This Skin # 1 chart, selling more than 157,000 copies that week. The album spent eight weeks in the first ten nonconsecutive and remained in the top 100 61 weeks. Would be finally closed the sale of 3 million copies in the United States and 7 million copies worldwide, its most alta-la selling album to date. In Australia, has gone Platinum.

In November 2004, launches Rejoyce: The Christmas Album his first Christmas album album debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at # 16 with 152,000 copies sold in its first week sales. The album later lacanzo position # 14. February 23, 2009, the album has sold a total of 669.000 copies in the u.s. and has been certified gold by the RIAA.

2005 – 2007: Debut in cinema and A Public Affair

In August 2005, first appeared in the film, playing Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard movie. The film was # 1 at the box office its opening weekend, while there was little or no competition (the only another new film opening which was a weekend under budget independent film), rough and 30.7 million $ 3,785 screens. Emissions also had a tight range of dollar # all-time for August 14. The film finally collected $110,5 million worldwide, although it is much less financially successful outside the Simpsons us also appeared on the soundtrack of the movie with the song; “These Boots Are Made for walkin’ ‘”, a song by Nancy Sinatra in 1966. The song peaked at # 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and won a people’s Choice Award for favorite song from a movie in 2006. The music video for this song is one of the sexiest of Jessica Simpson. Contains scenes of his flirtation and singing in a bar, then wash your car with a bikini pink. In some countries, the video was banned by the overtly sexual content. On 6 October 2006 released the second film Simpson employee of the month, premiered with poor reviews, the film took in $11.8 million in its opening weekend, debuting at number 4 just behind of open season. Simpson released his third film, Blonde Ambition, in December 2007. Her next film, Major Movie Star (later called San Valentín private: Blonde and Dangerous) released directly to DVD on 3 February 2009.

Simpson with a copy of Maxim magazine.

On 29 August 2006, released his fourth album A Public Affair this time by Epic Records, the album debuted at # 5 on the Billboard 200 chart with 101,000 copies sold in its first week, step only 10 weeks on the Billboard. The first single from the album bears the same name of “A Public Affair”, debuted at number 39, the highest debut after “These Boots Are Made for walkin’ ‘”, arriving later to # 14 on the Hot 100, the single was also # 1 on the Hot Dance Club Play, worldwide was received to moderately reaching the Top 10 in Canada, Ireland and Philippines. The video presents appearances of Eva Longoria, Christina Applegate, Christina Milian, Maria Menounos, Andy Dick and Ryan Seacrest. The video was a success on TRL on MTV, peaking at number 2 for 28 days.

The second and final single from the album was “I Belong To Me” won by a vote on its page web. Released on September 26, it is their fourth single in not enter the Billboard Hot 100, as it only reached 110 u.s. Outside of us, had more host reaching number 1 in Asia and # 2 in the Philippines. The video for “I Belong To Me”, was not as successful as the previous one.

The album eventually sold 300,000 copies in United States and 900,000 elsewhere in the world, a very low figure compared with their previous albums. The commercial failure of the album was due mainly to the lack of promotion which had, since repeated interviews Simpson said that it was difficult for her to promote this album by the emotional problems that happened back then.

2008-2009: Music country: Do You Know

In September 2007, Simpson’s father Joe Simpson told People magazine that Simpson was thinking about doing an album of country music. Joe Simpson told People that she “wanted to go back to its roots, being Texas”.

Simpson at Lowe’s Motor Speedway 2008 pre-show.

The first single was Come On Over leaked onto the Internet on May 27, 2008. It was received with most positive comments. The single was released to digital downloads, on freedom on 24 June 2008, along with a physical in August 2008. The single achievement position # 65 on Billboard Hot 100 and # 18 on Billboard Hot Country Songs.

The album, titled Do You Know, was released on 9 September 2008. The entire album was leaked onto the Internet on August 28, 2008. The album debuted at # 1 on the Billboard Top Country albums chart both in the u.s. and Canada. Being the first album at # 1 in his career.

The second single was Remember That they do I position at # 42 U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs. This single fails to enter the Billboard Hot 100. Solo album has been sold 300,000 copies worldwide.

2010-present: Grandes éxitos, Happy Christmas, and new album

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In an interview for the 2010 Allure magazine’s March Edition, Simpson said that she is working on a new album, this album terminates his contract with his company, still don’t know whether to renew his contract or change label for future albums. March 09, in On Air with Ryan Seacrest, Who We Are premiere which is the subject of his new Reality Show; The Price Of Beauty. Simpson was interviewed by E! News and where revealed that it is back in the Studio working on a new Christmas album. 15 September 2010, it was announced that Simpson was working with the producers of The Dream and Tricky Stewart.

The new album pop Simpson premieres in 2011. She has already begun to write for this album and is working with the producers of The-Dream, Tricky Stewart, and Tony DeNiro, suggesting that their next album will be more R & B and influenced pop echoing back the irresistible era. In preparing these two albums Jessica also released his first album entitled; hits “Playlist: The Very Best of Jessica Simpson”. This collection contains the successes of its ancestor Studio albums, Sweet Kisses, irresistible, In This Skin, A Public Affair and Do You Know. It was released worldwide on 12 October 2010.

Amazon revealed that the second Christmas album Simpson is llamaria “Happy Christmas…” released 22 November 2010. 11 November 2010 premiered this Christmas album’s first single “My Only Wish” on the radio program by Ryan Seacrest, where in addition Jessica revealed that he has been signed with the new Ellen DeGeneres, Eleveneleven Records label. My Only Wish had positive reviews, but the subject was compared with “All I Want for Christmas is You” Mariah Carey. The song achieved position to the Top 50 Christmas songs most downloaded from itunes in the United States. Week of release of the album, the song was available for free in itunes. The album sold 10,153 copies in its first week and debuted at number one hundred and twenty-three on the Billboard 200, becoming the lowest position at us November 25 was released Christmas special “Jessica Simpson: Happy Christmas” on your website, then 10 December is transmitted to television opened by Direct TV.


In April 2004 was launched Jessica Simpson Desert, a perfume, lina brightness edible lips and other beauty under the Desert Beauty brand products. A parallel line called Desert Treats began the following year, in February 2005. The new line is sold at a much younger audience.

Simpson and Ken coloured stylist launched a line of products for hair and beauty in the Home Shopping Network. Simpson also created “Jessica Simpson Collection” a line of handbags and shoes (especially high-heeled) and boots which she designs and markets. “The Jessica Simpson’s Intimates” began to sell in stores and online in the spring of 2009 shopping sites.

Simpson also has launched a line of fragrances. Fragrances have been made by Parlux Fragrances. His debut fragrance “Fancy” was launched in 2008. The success of fantasy gave rise to two fragrances, “Fancy Love” and “Fancy Nights”.


Simpson has made many announcements, mainly from Pizza Hut and Proactiv Solution. She also has a listing with Ice Breakers, along with its sister Ashlee. She has had up to three commercial Pizza Hut. In 2005, started advertising Proactiv Solution, one selling free acne medicine. In 2006, released another commercial Pizza Hut to broadcast in the Super Bowl XL. There she sang “These Bites Are Made For Poppin'”, in reference to the song “These Boots Are Made for walkin’ ‘”, to announce the new Cheesy Bites Pizza. In 2007, Super Bowl presented its third advertisement of Pizza Hut, which in turn promoted Cheesy Bites Pizza. He has also announced DirecTV as Daisy Duke.

Personal life


Nick Lachey ex-esposo Simpson.

26 October 2002, at age 22, Simpson married Nick Lachey . During the summer of 2003, the reality show launched Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica starring Simpson and her new husband Nick Lachey; This program aired on MTV. Took 4 seasons, with 41 episodes in total. The last episode aired on March 30, 2005. In November of 2005, after months of speculation tabloid, Simpson and Lachey announced are separated. Simpson filed for divorce on December 16, 2005, citing “irreconcilable differences”. The couple divorced was publicized worldwide and concluded on 30 June 2006 was reported.

After their separation from

Of his divorce Jessica was linked amorazamente with vocalist of Maroon 5, Adam Levine and Dane Cook co – star Simpson the movie Employee of the Month.

In the years 2006 and 2007 held a loving relationship with musician John Mayer, who in the March edition of 2010 said Jessica for him was a “sex bomb, is like a crack”, comment by which Jessica Simpson in interview with Oprah said be disappointed and not apologize.

During 2008 and 2009 mexico – American Tony Romo who just on the 29 birthday Jessica, ended with her had a romantic relationship with the American football player.

Currently maintains a relationship with Eric Johnson NFL player. November 14, 2010, Simpson announced their engagement with Johnson.

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