Jessica Hannah “Jess” Glynne is an English singer and songwriter, signed to Atlantic Records. Jess Glynne was born in Hampstead and raised in Muswell Hill, North London into a Jewish family. Her father is an estate agent and her mother worked in A&R in the music industry. he rose to prominence as a featured artist on Clean Bandit’s Grammy Award winning single “Rather Be” and Route 94’s “My Love”, both of which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart in 2014. Her debut solo single, “Right Here”, reached the top ten the same year.
In 2015, she became the second British female solo artist after Cheryl to have five number-one singles in the UK, following her solo releases “Hold My Hand” and “Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself” and her feature on Tinie Tempah’s “Not Letting Go”. Glynne’s debut album, I Cry When I Laugh, was released in 2015 and debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart.