Samantha Jade (born 18th April 1987) is a Pop/R&B singer from Perth, Australia.
2004 when she was just 16 she landed her song “Secret Love” on the Shark Tale soundtrack. The song was performed by teen pop star JoJo, but it wasn’t long before Jade’s powerful singing voice would be featured on another soundtrack, 2006′s Step Up, which put the now 18-year-old singer in the company of Ciara, Kelis, and Sean Paul. Jade’s track, also titled “Step Up,” was written in part by superstar songwriter Diane Warren and produced by Wyclef Jean.
Jade worked on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and High School Musical star, Ashley Tisdale’s debut album, providing backup vocals for tracks, including “Positivity”. She is currently working on a debut solo album, which is due for release early 2008.
It has been confirmed that Samantha will make her film debut starring in the upcoming 2009 film Way of the Dolphin as Kita. (Wikipedia)