Jasmine Thompson is an English singer and YouTube celebrity. Thompson began her career at the age of ten by filming herself singing and uploading the videos to YouTube. In 2014, she was featured on German deep house producer Robin Schulz song Sun Goes Down. This song charted within the top 10 in multiple countries including Australia, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. As of May 2018, her YouTube channel has over 3.1 million subscribers and over 530 million views.
Her acoustic cover version of Chaka Khan original Ain’t Nobody reached number 32 on the UK Singles Chart this success led to the song being featured in an advertisement by Sainsbury. The remixed version from Thompson was then remixed by DJ Felix Jaehn in 2015 and became a huge hit, peaking at number 2 in the UK, and charting in several other countries. Her voice has been described as eerie, soft and incandescent.
Born Name Jasmine Ying Thompson
Nick Name Jas
Occupation Singer, songwriter
Years active 2009–present
Born: November 08, 2002, 19 years old and 10 months, London, United Kingdom
Sun Sign Scorpio
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Measurements 35-26-36 in or 89-66-91.5 cm
Bra Size 34A
She has attended a theater school and in 2015, she opted for homeschooling.
Father – Unknown
Mother – Unknown
Siblings – Jed Thompson (Older Brother)
She has English ancestry on her father side while she is of Chinese descent on her mom side.
Thompson was born on 8 November 2000 in London, England, to an English father and a Chinese mother. In 2017, Thompson opened up about the divorce of her parents, which has inspired her, at an interview about Wonderland, her latest EP at that time.
2013: Bundle of Tantrums
In July 2013, Thompson self-released a cover of Naughty Boy single La La La. In August, she released 3 different covers: a cover of Taylor Swift Everything Has Changed (as a duet with Gerald Ko), a cover of Passenger Let Her Go, and a cover of David Guetta Titanium. In September the same year, she self-released her debut album Bundle of Tantrums, which included the singles La La La, Let Her Go, and Titanium.
In September 2013, Thompson released a cover of Chaka Khan Ain’t Nobody. The song featured in an advert for UK supermarket chain Sainsbury for their by Sainsbury range. The song has peaked at number thirty two on the UK Singles Chart. In October 2013, she released the extended play Under the Willow Tree. One of the songs, named Run, enjoyed moderate success in Europe and the United States.
2014: Another Bundle of Tantrums
On 20 April 2014, Thompson released her second album, Another Bundle of Tantrums. The album peaked at number 126 on the UK Albums Chart. In September 2014, Thompson cover of Everybody Hurts was used in the BBC autumn trailer for EastEnders. The trailer showed characters Kat Moon, Sharon Watts, and Linda Carter repeating Thompson lyrics.
2015-2016: Adore EP
On 12 June 2015, Thompson released her first single on Atlantic Records label, entitled Adore. Later that year, on 18 September, Thompson released her third extended play, Adore. It included 5 songs: Adore, Do It Now, Great Escape, Let Myself Try, and Crystal Heart.
In 2015, German music producer and DJ Felix Jaehn released a remix of Ain’t Nobody, originally released by Thompson in 2013 titled Ain’t Nobody (Loves Me Better). The song became a worldwide hit, topping the charts in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Israel, and the Netherlands, and peaking within the top ten of the charts in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Romania, Sweden, and Switzerland.
In 2016, her cover of Mad World was used in the trailer for Ewan McGregor film American Pastoral. In the same year, her cover of ″Mad World″ also was used in the French movie, Ares. It is played at the end of the movie leading to the credits.
2017: Wonderland EP
On 19 May 2017, Thompson released her fourth extended play, Wonderland.
She is represented by TripTik Management.
Her managers from this agency are Will Gresford and Matt Graham.
Pop, teen pop, dance-pop, RandB
Vocals, guitar, piano
Unique voice (Her voice has been described as “incandescent” and “eerie”)
She released her debut studio album Bundle of Tantrums on September 6, 2013, independently. It was only available as a digital download.
It reached #8 in the US Top Heatseekers list and #160 at the UK album charts.
She appeared in 2014 adventure, comedy film Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie for her role as AVGN Webcam Fan.
As per this tweet, it seems she loves working out. Her proper workout routine and diet plan are not known.
Jasmine Thompson Favorite Things
Color – Red
School Subject – Art
Song – None because it keeps on changing
Clothing Store – United Colors of Benetton, New Look
Singer – Changes all the time. She was listening to Florence and the Machine, and Bjork (at the time of writing)
Jasmine Thompson Facts
Jasmine started singing at 9 by taking singing lessons.
She took piano lessons at 8 and guitar lessons at 12.
She has with her a white cat named, Lily.
Theo James is her celebrity crush.
As of August 2014, she uses a Rode microphone (NT1) and Tascam US-144MKII to record her YouTube videos.
She loves traveling and already has been to Spain, France, Greece, Portugal, China, Hong Kong, United States and still counting.
She has also done ballet dancing for a couple of years.
Her singing style has been inspired by singer Pink and rock band, Florence and The Machine.
As of 2014, she is using Cubase 7 recording software.
She doesn’t do much editing on her homemade YouTube videos. Most of them are taken in one shot.