Early life[ edit ] Bedingfield was born in Haywards Heath , West Sussex later moving to Lewisham , south London to New Zealand-born Molly and John Bedingfield, who worked in the international charity sector focused on inner-city projects in education, reconciliation, addiction rehab and longterm community development, alongside local government initiatives and faith-based communities in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Bedingfield has three siblings: Her interest in music was encouraged by her parents and she took guitar and piano lessons when she was younger.
Bedingfield attended a year at the University of Greenwich , where she studied psychology ,   then left to concentrate on singing and songwriting. At first she recorded demos in the garages of friends who had recording studios, which she presented to record companies. Early years and Unwritten[ edit ] Bedingfield was spotted in London by Nathan Winkler and Michael Tafaro song writing and production duo, who were looking for a singer to demo their compositions and productions.
They went on to record an albums worth of material over the course of the following two years. As Daniel Bedingfield's career took off, doors started opening for Natasha and she already had songs to demonstrate her talents. Label interest was later confirmed when a trial studio session together with writers Steve Kipner and Andrew Frampton produced songs that were in keeping with Lisberg's vision for Phonogenic.
At the Brit Awards , Bedingfield was nominated for four awards, though did not win any of her nominated categories.
She was also nominated for an award at the Brit Awards , and in , she was nominated for " Best Female Pop Vocal Performance " at the Grammy Awards , though was again unsuccessful in winning in any of her nominated categories. The album received mixed reviews by critics and peaked at number nine in the UK.
On 1 July , Bedingfield performed "Unwritten" at the Concert for Diana held at Wembley Stadium , London, an event which celebrated the life of Princess Diana almost 10 years after her death. The album was released on 22 January , after the lead single, " Love like This ", was released in September and charted at No.
The title track was released as the second single in February The single peaked at No. On 18 January , Bedingfield's UK tour was cancelled for the second time, one month before it was supposed to start, so she could spend more time promoting her album in the U. Reid , to support " Stand Up to Cancer ". On 5 September , the singers performed it live on TV.
It is such an inspiring place to write music. I love coming here as often as I can, usually once a year to fuel up on ideas for my next album". The album was originally scheduled for release on 9 November , but was released on 7 December.
The song was selected to head the soundtrack for the comedy Morning Glory. Bedingfield appeared on rapper Nicki Minaj 's debut album, Pink Friday , on a track called "Last Chance", and on Rascal Flatts ' album Nothing Like This on a track called " Easy ", released as the album's third single.
In , Bedingfield joined forces with Avon as a celebrity judge for Avon Voices,  Avon's first ever global, online singing talent search for women and songwriting competition for men and women. On 6 April , Bedingfield visited Radio Hamburg and confirmed that the song "Pocketful of Sunshine" originally the second single from her US album "Pocketful of Sunshine" will be the first European single from the forthcoming European release of Strip Me.
The lead single "Pocketful of Sunshine" was released on 13 May in Germany. The album "Strip Me Away" will be released in June. The song, " Jet Lag " was released on 26 April as the band's first single from their fourth album. Filipina singer Charice confirmed that Bedingfield has written a song for her called "Lighthouse", which is included on her second studio album Infinity.
Bedingfield has released a Christmas song 'Shake Up Christmas',  which has been confirmed to be on the Coca-Cola Christmas television advertisements. In April , Bedingfield announced that she is working on her fourth studio album, titled The Next Chapter  mentioning her plans to release the album worldwide,  not just focusing on America. The album will feature production from RedOne , Dr.
The duo released a single titled "Unicorn" in March Bedingfield released a new record, "Let Go" with Nestea on 17 March Bedingfield toured Europe in late with Night of the Proms. She visited an orphanage in Kolkata and a refugee camp for former child prostitutes in Mumbai to learn more about the situation and the conditions in these areas. Bedingfield later expressed her shock at what she had witnessed.
She voiced the character Elizabeth Stark, the British Prime Minister's daughter who is kidnapped in the opening sequence. She sang the song "These Words". In , Bedingfield made an appearance in three episodes of Web Therapy fourth season.