Alesha Dixon is an English singer, rapper, songwriter, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame in 2001 as a member of the all-female Mis-Teeq. During the height of their success they won a Mobo and Brit awards, but disbanded in 2005. Soon after, Alesha launched her solo career with singles Lipstick and Knockdown, and later won the fifth series of the BBC One show Strictly Come Dancing.
Her television exposure led to another studio album, The Alesha Show, which received platinum certification from BPI in the UK and spawned four singles including The Boy Does Nothing and Breathe Slow, the latter of which earned her a Brit Award nomination. Other albums include The Entertainer and Do It For Love.
Alesha went on to become a judge for three series of Strictly Come Dancing leaving to become a judge on the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent. In 2020, she joined the judging panel of America's Got Talent: The Champions.
Alesha has presented shows in the UK, including the MOBO Awards, CD:UK, ITV2's coverage of The Brit Awards and presented the Live From the Red Carpet show at the 62nd British Academy Film Awards. She has presented her own mini-documentary entitled Alesha: Look But Don't Touch, co-presented Children in Need twice as well as the telethon, Your Face Sounds Familiar, Text Santa, Dance Dance Dance, The Greatest Dancer, and Comic Relief.