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Name: Jade Villalon  
   
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Date of Birth: 12th August 1980
   
Place of Birth: San Diego, California
   
Profession: Singer
 
 
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Jade Villalon from Sweetbox

Jade Valerie Villalon or Jade of Sweetbox commonly known as Jade (born August 12, 1980) is a singer. She was born in San Diego, California. She was raised in Japan from the age of three. She did her first commercial in Japan as a child, and that was a Chinese noodle commercial. Jade of Sweetbox is known by video game players as the singer for the American version of Final Fantasy X-2, the direct sequel to Final Fantasy X. Kumi Koda, who is two years younger than Jade, was the singer for the Japanese version of Final Fantasy X-2. Both performed the songs, 1000 Words, and Real Emotion.

Jade's first major audition was at the age of seven on Broadway in New York City, for Gypsy. At the age of seventeen, Jade was a guest star, as Melanie, a teenager in the camp of HIV-positive teenage girls, in the television program "Touched by an Angel" (Episode 70: The Pact). Jade also appeared in various music videos for popular artists, most notably in TLC's music video Unpretty. She moved to Los Angeles, California from San Diego at the age of 18. Tina Harris was her predecessor as the lead vocalist of Sweetbox.

Discography

  • Classified (2001)
  • Jade (2002)
  • Jade (Silver edition) (2003)
  • Adagio (2004)
  • After the Lights (2004)
  • 13 Chapters (2004)
  • Best of Sweetbox' (also released as Greatest Hits) (2005)

Audio clips

  • Sample of "Real Emotion" [▶]help
  • Sample of "1000 Words" [▶]help

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