Melissa Graham

Melissa Graham
Melissa Graham
Birth name Melissa Ashley Graham
Also known as Queenie, Diva, Wiggy
Born 10 October 1975 (1975-10-10) (age 36)
Origin Coventry, England
Genres Pop, Dance
Occupations Singer DancerTV Presenter Paramedic
Years active 1995–present
Labels Jive Records 1997–1999 (Girl Band)
Zomba Records 2000–2003(Solo)
Associated acts Solid HarmoniE

Melissa Ashley Graham (born 10 October 1975 in Coventry, England) nicknamed Diva, Queenie, or Maggie is an English singer who is most famous as a lead singer and a member of the 90's English girlband Solid HarmoniE. She joined the group in 1995 and had success in the following few years until their split up in 1999. Solid HarmoniE enjoyed considerable success and popularity in Germany, Netherlands, and few countries like Philippines, Japan, Hong Kong in Asia where they had toured on different occasions during 1997-98.

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Solo career

Melissa started a solo career in 1999 and started a new album in the Netherlands where her former band had been cordially received by the fans. Her first single Bulletproof was released on 6 November 2000 in Germany and it was recorded to reach 89 of German top 100.[1] Shortly after two more singles Welcome To My World and Hello World (Belle Perez Cover) were released which were reasonable successful in the Netherlands. She was still to finish her solo album as of 2003, but her album was never released due to some unresolved issues with her recording company. Melissa was also known to have posed for FHM magazine and appeared as part of the Summer Babes collection. She left her pop career after her dad became ill and died of cancer, she is now a successful song writer and has written her first number 1 which she wrote for girl band Raffish (pop Idol winners) based in Holland.

Discography

Year Title Chart
Albums with Solid HarmoniE
1998 Solid HarmoniE
  • #111 United Kingdom[2]
  • #2 The Netherlands[3]
Singles with Solid HarmoniE
1996 "Got 2 Have Ya" -
1997 "I'll Be There For You"
  • #18 United Kingdom[4]
  • #9 The Netherlands[5]
  • #9 Sweden[6]
  • #83 France[7]
1998 "I Want You To Want Me"
  • #16 United Kingdom[4]
  • #4 The Netherlands[5]
  • #39 Switzerland[8]
  • #10 Finland[9]
  • #14 Norway[10]
  • #10 Sweden[11]
1998 "I Wanna Love You"
  • #20 United Kingdom[4]
  • #30 The Netherlands[5]
  • #39 Sweden[12]
1998 "To Love Once Again"
  • #55 United Kingdom[4]
  • #46 The Netherlands[5]
Singles (Solo)
2000 "Bulletproof"
  • #89 Germany[1]
2001 "Welcome to My World"  
2001 "Hello World"  

References

  1. ^ a b musicline.de German PHONONET GmbH. Retrieved: 30 June 2011
  2. ^ zobbel.de Chart Log UK. Retrieved: 30 June 2011
  3. ^ dutchcharts.nl Albums. Hung Medien. Retrieved: 30 June 2011
  4. ^ a b c d Chartstats.com Chart Stats. Retrieved: 25 April 2008
  5. ^ a b c d dutchcharts.nl Singles. Hung Medien. Retrieved: 30 June 2011
  6. ^ SwedishCharts.com "I'll Be There For You" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006
  7. ^ LesCharts.com "I'll Be There For You" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006
  8. ^ SwissCharts.com "I Want You To Want Me" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006
  9. ^ FinnishCharts.com "I Want You To Want Me" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006
  10. ^ NorwegianCharts.com "I Want You To Want Me" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006
  11. ^ SwedishCharts.com "I Want You To Want Me" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006
  12. ^ SwedishCharts.com "I Wanna Love You" page. Retrieved: 3 November 2006

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