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Tula Paulinea "Tulisa" Contostavlos, often known mononymously as Tulisa, is an English singer-songwriter and actress. She is best known for being a member of the now defunct Camden-based hip hop group N-Dubz, with her cousin Dappyand their friend Fazer formed in 2000 and together releasing three studio albums before announcing their hiatus in 2011. Contostavlos is currently a judge on the The X Factor and mentored the "Groups" category in her first year including Little Mix, the first ever group to win the competition to date. Contostavlos will release her debut solo album in the summer of 2012. On 16 March 2012 during a Twitter dispute with her cousin and bandmate Dappy Contostavlos announced that N-Dubz had in fact split up and were not taking a break as stated in 2011.
Contostavlos played the role of Laurissa (a cocaine addict who is in R&B group The Fam) in the TV series Dubplate Drama. She will play herself in the upcoming film, Bulla,and is to make her big screen debut in Arjun Rose slasher Demons Never Die.
In March 2012 a sex tape of Tulisa and her ex-lover MC Ultra emerged on the internet.Contostavlos was granted an injunction (Contostavlos v Mendahun) that legally blocks the distribution of the tape worldwide.The injunction prohibits anyone from using, publishing, communicating or disclosing all or any part of the film to any other person.Despite the scandal, Simon Cowell said it would not affect her job as an X-Factor judge. In the aftermath she later recorded a video response in which she clarified the relationship on her YouTube account "Tulisaconto",and stated that she was both heartbroken and devastated by its release from her ex-boyfriend.
|Single||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2007 - 2009||Dubplate Drama||Laurissa|
|2011||Big Fat Gypsy Gangster||Herself / Shanikwa|
|2011||Demons Never Die||Amber|
- 2009: Uncle B tour
- 2009: N-Dubz Christmas Party
- 2009: Clubland Live (supporting act)
- 2010: The Against All Odds Tour
- 2011: Love.Live.Life.Tour