Leona Lewis is the Goodwill Ambassador of 2008
The X-Factor alum and worldwide successful singer, Leona Lewis was chosen as the Goodwill Ambassador for UK-Japan 2008. Lewis got the honor at the nomination ceremony in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday (7/22), and was joined by Dave Spector, the American television personality in Japan.
UK-Japan 2008 has been conducted by the British embassy in Japan to mark the 150th anniversary of the Anglo-Japanese Treaty of Amity and Commerce. The campaign showcases British culture in three categories: art, science and creative industry.
About the new responsibility, the ‘Bleeding Love’ singer said, “I’m really honored to become a Goodwill Ambassador for UK-Japan 2008. I recently visited Japan for the first time and I loved it. I’m very much looking forward to exploring such an amazing country further as well as supporting UK-Japan 2008. I’m very happy to have an opportunity to understand more about the wonderful country”.
The 23-year-old singer who started as a reality show star and then became a singing sensation has released her debut album ‘Spirit’ las year. It became the fastest-selling debut album ever in both the United Kingdom and Ireland.
When the album was released in North America back in April 2008, the album debuted at number one in the US Billboard 200 chart. Her second album is planned for release in 2009.
Good will, good job!
leona lewis 2008