Alexis Jordan is an American singer and actress from
. Columbia, South Carolina rose to fame as a contestant on the first season of Jordan 's Got Talent in 2006. After being eliminated from the show, she began to upload cover songs to YouTube, and these received millions of views. America
The exposure led Jordan to the attention of Norwegian production team Stargate and American rapper Jay-Z, who both went on to sign her to their label, StarRoc/Roc Nation.Her debut single, "Happiness", was released in September 2010, and reached number one in Norway and the Netherlands, and also became a top-five hit in Australia and the United Kingdom.Jordan's self-titled debut album was released on February 25, 2011.