Alexzandra Spencer "Alexz" Johnson born November 4,    is a Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, actress and philanthropist.
A follow-up extended play Heart followed in ; with her sophomore effort Let 'Em Eat Cake being released October of that year. She announced in late an upcoming fourth studio album, that is currently in the mastering phase.
One brother is an actor and screenwriter, a sister is a stage actress, and her brother Brendan is a singer-songwriter and music producer with whom she often collaborates.
From age three, Johnson often Hold You Back - Status Quo - Rockin All Over The World for her large extended family.
By age six, she was receiving vocal training, participating in festivals Down, Down, Down - Real Cool Traders - Tiny Murders her local youth choir by age seven, and giving solo performances at school and community functions. At age nine, she had entered the P. This resulted in radio and television interviews, as well as interest from management.
That year, she was voted Best Anthem singer of the season by the Vancouver Sun. She performed at charity events and fairs around the province, in addition to the BC Summer Games recording their theme song, "Reach for the Stars". She went on to appear on the Variety Club show singing a duet with Bob McGrathsang the first set of songs at the Molson Indy a major car raceand entertained on New Year's Eve at Planet Hollywood at the age of Although Johnson was only focused on a music career at the time, she decided to pursue a career in acting at the age of 11, where she "walked into an acting agency and told them [she] wanted to sing".
She landed auditions for commercials and a television pilot entitled "Most Talented Kids". Johnson auditioned for the Disney Channel original series So Weirdwhich was casting for a lead actress who could also sing for the final season of the show. At the age of 13, Johnson replaced the lead character in the Disney Channel series So Weird for the show's final season. Johnson portrayed the lead role of Annie Thelen, which combined her acting and musical talents.
On July 22,Johnson was featured in Billboard for the first time, she went on to be featured in sixteen different issues. Her song "Wishing On A Star" came in at number five in the same issue. Also "Sunshine Reigns" charted at number three Gonna Get It - Alexz Johnson - Reloaded - The Demolition Crew Voodoo Remix Collection July 22, A full studio version of the song was never released.
After the cancellation of So WeirdJohnson continued her interest in songwriting, co-writing with her brother Brendan Johnson. Several labels offered her contracts, but she held off, wanting more creative control and a hand in the songwriting. The album was compiled featuring several different artists with songs using certain words in order to help students with their SAT scores. Johnson continued to work with her brother Brendan recording their own music.
These were the songs included on the demo CD sent Gonna Get It - Alexz Johnson - Reloaded - The Demolition Crew Voodoo Remix Collection the executives of Instant Star with her audition tape. The first audition tape Executive Producer Stephen Stohn received was Johnson's, and he was convinced she was perfect for the role.
Johnson sang all of the songs that her character Jude, on Instant Star performed on the show. She wrote or co-wrote five of the songs on the first season's soundtrack, including "24 Hours", "Let Me Fall", "Criminal, "Skin", and "That Girl", which Johnson had written before when she was fourteen. Most of the original recordings for the originally planned debut album were written by Johnson in earlybut she had yet to find a major label to help create and release the songs.
In earlyJohnson announced she was leaving the indie Canadian label Orange Records that released the first two soundtracks to Instant Starin search of something to showcase her as an artist and not her fictional counterpart, Jude Harrison. Johnson auditioned for the role of Julie Christensen in the thriller Final Destination 3. She showed up at the audition in an all-black, punk rockish outfit, later claiming that she was in a bad mood. The casting directors concluded she was a better fit for the role of Erin Ulmer, a character with a bad attitude.
Her performance attracted praise from some critics, including one writing for The Philadelphia Inquirer who said: "The characters are so loathsome, you're glad to see them go. He's a cynical know-it-all, like Dennis Miller with black fingernails; she's like Parker Posey with raccoon mascara. On August 26,Johnson was nominated a third time for a Gemini award. This was interrupted when CTV and The N both pulled funding following the fourth season, TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Isoldes Liebestod (1942.11.25) - Wilhelm Furtwängler - Wilhelm Furtwängler dirig led to the cancellation of the series.
This allowed Johnson to go back to focusing on her music. After a showcase in New York City, Johnson met with several labels and producers and chose Capitol Recordswhich allowed her to work with Paul Buckmaster, though her brother was the main producer of the material at the time.
She planned on shopping for a label over the next few months and hoped to release the album in the winter. On February 15,she announced that she had signed a record deal with label Epic Records part of the Sony BMG groupexpecting the album to be released in the fall. The producer for the album became Greg Wells after Johnson was introduced to him through his brother Rob Wellsone of the songwriters for Instant Star.
The new arrangement with Epic Records also affected the line-up of artists for the Instant Star 4 soundtrack, as the record label allowed her a maximum of four songs on Instant Star 4. In her MySpace blog of February 15,Johnson indicated that she was planning an extensive tour around her new album, saying of her songs that, "I can't wait to perform them live!
Looking forward to seeing all of your faces! Five songs were posted on her MySpace page by her record company on June 11, These songs were supposed to appear in her upcoming album and were entitled: "Easy", "Swallowed", "Chicago", "Golden", and "Running With the Devil".
The episode aired on January 15, She was the second actress from Instant Star to appear Simple Way - Various - All The Girls Ive Ever Loved [Now Love Other Boys] the show, the first one being Laura Vandervoort.
She also appeared in the TV-movie version of the Lois Duncan novel Stranger With My Facein which she plays twin sisters who were separated at birth. She stated that the filming—which included a dramatic scene in which her two characters conflict through astral projection, leading to a fall off a cliff and into a waterfall—was so mentally and physically demanding, that she felt like she could never take on another role like it again.
It premiered on Lifetime Movie network on August 29, Johnson later gave clarification on her website that 孤独の発明 - toe - The Book About My Idle Plot On A Vague Anxiety August 11, saying "Epic has released over a third of their artists from their contracts and, la dee da I'm one of those artists It led a lot of artists on Epic astray.
She said Morenina Por Te Vere (Cancion Gallega) - Memorias De Espana - Abel Nagytothy-Toth - The Spanish Sere hopes that her unreleased debut album with Epic would see the light one day, noting that for now, the songs are still tied up in the arrangement with Epic.
Johnson released a list of songs that Desert Love - Wim Mertens - Kere Weerom: Poema going to be on her album in alphabetical order, Gonna Get It - Alexz Johnson - Reloaded - The Demolition Crew Voodoo Remix Collection later requested fans to go through the clips of five upcoming songs on her site, and to recommend which should be the lead-off single.
The tracks posted were: "L. It was announced that her debut album Voodoo would be released on March 30, Johnson informed her fans through her Twitter account and her official website that all the songs from Voodoo would be remixed by the Demolition Crew due to lack of airplay. The Demolition Crew undertook to make the songs more radio-friendly.
She later released Gonna Get It - Alexz Johnson - Reloaded - The Demolition Crew Voodoo Remix Collection remix album Reloadedit was released on April 26, Lovato has spoken several times about Johnson being her inspiration to start a career Gonna Get It - Alexz Johnson - Reloaded - The Demolition Crew Voodoo Remix Collection music, while Furtado spoke about her single "Look at Those Eyes" calling it "an event". With the help of the Twitter trend, Johnson made the homepage of several online sites, including L.
Times Ministry of Gossip Blog. Johnson created a YouTube account where she posts videos of herself performing along with her brother Brendan James Johnson, and Jimmy Robbins.
On June 22, Johnson held two live concerts on Stage It for fans around the world. The concerts were performed online via webcam. Though many of her songs had already been featured in several episodes. She revealed that she is writing for her next album and hoping to enter the studio by the end of the Summer to start recording. Johnson and her brother, Brendan Johnson, released a digital album of some of her previously unreleased demo's entitled, The Basement Recordingson August 26, Johnson announced her plans to release an EP featuring new material, and confirmed on October 29, that she was in New York filming the music video for her new single "Skipping Stone".
She also confirmed that it would originally be a digital release, and following her Kickstarters Campaign, a physical release would follow. The video for "Skipping Stone" was released in December.
Skipping Stone was released on January 24,that same day she launched a Kickstarter Campaign in order to raise funds for her upcoming U. S tour. For different money denominations, Johnson offered prizes. Examples included digital downloads of Skipping Stonesigned T-shirts and CDs, signed scripts, clothing from Instant Starconcert tickets, personalized emails phone calls, live performances, dinner and a broadway show, etc.
Johnson unexpectedly reached her goal within 24 hours, confirming her ability to tour during the summer of All money Should I Stay, Should I Go - Maxx - To The Maxximum goes toward touring, recording, merchandise, and anything music related.
Alexz revealed she had begun working on Heart in Johnson later announced that she would collaborate with her fans in funding her next studio project through PledgeMusic. Pledgers received digital copies of Johnson's sophomore album Let 'Em Eat Cake one week before the official release date of October 14, The episode aired on November 27, on WE tv. They released a self-titled EP in On May 24,Johnson made her directorial debut with "Weekend" a music video for the band Dress Black.
She began working on her third studio album, with Mark Howard producing the record. The album is accompanied by one music video, and a behind the scenes video of making the album. In late she announced an upcoming fourth studio album, that is currently in the mastering phase.
The single's "Weight," "Running with the Devil," and a short documentary The Longer Roadcurrently precede the expected studio album release.
On November 17, Johnson posted on her Instagram "Some news! Title track single is ready for a release date and album is being mastered. Johnson, In an interview with Fearless Radio, dated November 4, She Gonna Get It - Alexz Johnson - Reloaded - The Demolition Crew Voodoo Remix Collection "Women who just write their own music and sing what they feel, it just really inspires me.
Johnson was quoted saying, "I love pop music, but kind of eclectic, creative pop. DuringJohnson worked with World Visionand had a section on her official site where fans could order shirts with a design done by Johnson and featuring her autograph. There were production problems and the shirts were never sent out. Johnson made an apology on her site and provided refunds to everyone who ordered one. Also in she performed, and visited the Nashville Kids Fair, she also hosted the event.
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