'The Little Girl With The BIG Voice'
Singing because she loves to and to help raise money and awareness for amazing Yorkshire Charities

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Find out what Jessica has been getting up to!

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April 2019
Jessica professionally records a cover of her favourite song
Jessica absolutely loved recording 'Lost Without You' by Freya Ridings.  She used the opportunity to show the emotional side of her voice.  A simple video compliments the song.  Hope you like... watch below! 



April 2019
Performing with 'Generation Big Band' 
Jessica loved the opportunity to play with such an amazing big band and the chance to perform to live music. Such talented musicians as you can see in the video. 



June 2018
Jessica is up for 'Unstoppable' Act of The Year 2018  
Jessica has received so much support from friends, family and local Leeds folk for voting for her in this Award Nomination.  She has received over 2500 votes so far and is in second place currently.  

The overall winner is selected by not only the number of votes received but their performance on the day!  A 10 minute professional set must be performed including interaction with the audience and stand out stage presence. 

Jessica has had lots of local support and has even had a lovely message from Kerry at Made In Leeds which was aired on her show this week!


Jessica is really looking forward to performing on this stage and hopes to do everyone proud!  


June 2018
Jessica is supporting 'Melody 5'
at their Headline Show!
Jessica is thrilled to be supporting 'Melody 5' at their Headline Show on 7th July 2018. 



June 2018
Jnr LCOM Mini Gig
Jessica has loved her last few months with Jnr LCOM learning lots of musical skills including composition and being part of a band. 

The Jnr LCOM students showcased what they had been working on including harmonising in their vocal workshop!  



  1. Rolling in the Deep
  2. Royal
May 2018
Jessica was honoured to be asked to attend the YCCA Launch Party
Jessican has performed at the Launch Party and Annual awards on numerous ocasions and is honoured to be invited to this amazing event celebrating brave Yorkshire Children.

The Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards (YCCA) has captured the imagination of the people of Yorkshire and has grown into an amazing celebration of achievement attended by over 750 people.

As the region’s bravest and most courageous children and young adults are recognised. From those born with challenging, life-limiting conditions, but excelling in the face of their difficulties, to the young fundraisers who have been inspired to make a difference, to those going out of their way to be a tower of strength for family members in need of support – all the winners will be celebrated and have exceptional stories to tell.

If you woudl like to nominate a child you can do so here... www.yorkshirechildren.co.uk



May 2018
Jessica performs at the Farsley Village 'VE Day' Celebrations
Jessica was honoured to be asked to perform at the 'VE Day Celebrations' in Farsley.  The crown was amazing and joined in all of the songs, it was an amazing day celebrating and honouring heroes.  



April 2018
Jessica makes it to the Final of 'Unstoppable UK' 
Jessica was thrilled to make it to the final 5 in her age category of 'Unstoppable UK'.  The secret prize is an absolutely fantastic performance opportunity in front of 10000 people so she's practicing hard for the final! 



April 2018
Jessica supports 'Jamie Lee Harrison' on his Acoustic Tour

Jessica was thrilled to be asked to support the amazing 'Jamie Lee Harrison' on the Leeds Leg of his Acoustic Tour!

This was Jessica's longest support set yet, she was allowed to sing 6 songs and had an amazing time!  

The audience were great and so was Jamie with his fantastic songs and originals! 



March 2018
Gala Concert at Leeds College of Music 2018
Jessica and her band at LCOM were thrilled to be chosen to perform at the Annual Gala!  Their band (all aged between 11 and 14) had only been together literally weeks and to be asked to perform at this fantastic event and on an amazing stage was amazing!



February 2018
Jessica wins 'Best Female Artist' at the Fab Chart Awards 2018
Jessica was over the moon to be nominated for 'Best Female Artist' at the International unsigned Artists Fab Chart Awards 2018!

Jessica was even more delighted at the amount to people who voted for her resulting in her winning!

'A big thank you to Fab Chart Awards for nominating me and an extra big big thank you to everyone who voted for me' - Jessica xxx



January 2018
A lesson with the amazing 'Mr Scott Alan' 

Jessica was so excited to meet Scott Alan and work on her most favourite song of his 'Never Neverland (Fly Away)'!  

This has been one of Jessica's favourite songs to sing since she was 8 and to actually work on this with the the person who wrote it was an amazing experience she will never forget! 



December 2017
Jessica is named on the 'YEP' Christmas Honours List

Jessica received a call from the 'Yorkshire Evening Post' just before Christmas to find out she was chosen to be on the YEP Honours list for 2017!  This was amazing to be included especially alongside Prince Harry! All of the people on this list are amazing and deserve recognition for their hard work! 


​More details on how to donate are available here.... 
You can also watch the video below! 

December 2017
Jessica has raised over £1000 for St Gemma's Hospice

Jessica is absolutely chuffed to announce that she has raised over £1000 for St Gemma's hospice with her Christmas single 'If Everyday Was Christmas'.  

​​More details on how to donate are available by
clicking the 'sponsor me' link below.... thank you x 

December 2017
'If Everyday Was Christmas' is the Xmas No1 on Radio Fab Xtra!
Jessica was absolutely delighted to find out that her Christmas Single had gone to No1 on the International unsigned artists Radio Fab Chart!  

The single stayed at No1 2 weeks running and was the 2017 Christmas No1!! 

​More details on how to donate are available here.... 
You can also watch the video below! 

December 2017
Made In Leeds Interview
Jessica loved being interviewed by Kerry at Made In Leeds.  She talked about her New Christmas single being released in aid of St Gemma's Hospice, this was aired over the Xmas Period... Big thanks to Made In Leeds! 

​More details on how to donate are available here.... 
You can also watch the video below! 

December 2017
Christmas Fundraising in aid of
St Gemma's Hospice!
Jessica was on a mission at Xmas 2017.  Performing at Christmas LIght Switch on's, shopping Centres, Christmas Events, Leeds City Centre Etc all to raise as much money for St Gemma's as possible.

  1. Singing With Santa at Farsley Christmas Lights 2017
    Every girls dream.... Singing with santa!
  2. Singing Xmas Songs
    White Rose Centre Leeds Fundraiser
  3. Leeds German Market Fundraiser
    This was so magical singing outside the entrance of Leeds German Market!
December 2017
St Gemma's Hospice City Centre Takeover
Jessica loved being part of St Gemma's Hospice Flag Day, which included a takeover of Leeds City Centre.  Anyone fundraising for St Gemma's Hospice could perform anywhere in the centre. 

​More details on how to donate are available here.... 
You can also watch the video below! 

December 2017
'If Everyday Was Christmas' Official Release in aid of St Gemma's Hospice
The date is here.... please give all you can to St Gemma's Hospice.  Jessica hopes you like the video and song which you can watch below, you can also download and donate or purchase a DVD/CD Combo with bonus feature. 

​More details on how to donate are available here.... 
You can also watch the video below! 

November 2017
Breeze Has Talent 2017 Final at The Carriageworks Theatre
Jessica was chuffed to make it the Breeze has Talent Finals and also to perform at The Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds!  Jessica opened the show and  sang Bridge Over Troubled Water and received an amazing round of applause! 


You can watch her performance below! 

October 2017
Jessica has recorded her original Christmas Song in aid of St Gemma's Hospice
Jessica has professionally recorded her original Christmas song with the amazing David Stoker!  A full day was spent in the recording studio getting everything just right... the music was created by David himself which included amazing christmas bells, trumpets and magical christmas sounds to make the song even more amazing!


Jessica then spent the next full day on an amazing video shoot with the fantastic Dan Charles of UBeat TV.  We had christmas decorations, fairy lights and reindeer antlers, it was very magical even though still in October lol! 

A big thank you to David and Dan of UBeat Productions on their amazing work.  

A sneaky peak of the video is here.... please download and donate all you can when the song is released in December 2017. 

September 2017
St Gemma's Fundraiser at Leeds Train Station

Jessica was pleased to be asked to perform and help the St Gemma's Team to fundraise at Leeds Train Station!  Lots was raised and so much fun too!


September 2017
Bradford Alhambra 'Cinderella' Launch Party

Jessica was so excited to attend the 2017 Pantomime Launch of 'Cinderella' at Bradford Alhambra!


It was great so meet the cast and listen to their stories on reheasals etc.  Wonderful to see a little behind the scenes too what a fab day! 

September 2017
Jessica Performs at 'Otley Folk Festival'
Jessica performed at the Fantastic and very popular Otley Folk Festival at The Black Bull Inn, in aid of Martin House Children's Hospice.   Along with other fantastic and diverse acts it was a wonderful weekend of live music, dancing and fundraising. 


Jessica was asked to perform by the wonderful Howard who was a compere at a previous event, he loved Jessica's singing so much he asked her to be part of the Music line up.

Jessica's performances were well received on both days and was honoured to be asked by the organisers to be part of this fantastic and fun event. 

August 2017
Jessica performs at 'Farsley
Music Festival 2017'
Jessica was absolutely chuffed to be asked to perform at 'Farsley's Annual Music Festival' in aid of Sue Ryder Wheatfield's Hospice.  

There was an amazing line up of music and bands with lots of fun for the family. 

Thank you to Emma at Farsley WMC for asking Jessica, this was Jessica's first real performance in her own village and she received lots of amazing feedback and kind comments. 

August 2017
Jessica performs at 'St Gemma's' Annual Family Fun Day!
Jessica was honoured to be asked by the team at St Gemma's Hospice to perform at their annual Family Fun Day and Classic Car Show at Temple Newsam!

Jessica performed on numerous occasions throughout the day, collection bucket in hand to help raise as much as possible. 

It was a fantastic day, the sunshine came out to make everything even better!  Lots of family fun for everyone and lots of great comments and kind donations. 

August 2017
Jessica performs at 'Breeze On Tour 2017'
Jessica was chuffed to be asked to perform at 'Breeze on Tour' 2017 by the 'Breeze Team'.  

Jessica has performed here for the last 4 years and is always grateful to be asked back. 

Jessica received a great response from the audience and kids and even had some dancing along with her. 

August 2017
Jessica competes in the 2nd r'nd
of 'Breeze Has Talent 2017!
Jessica was over the moon to find out she was through the second stage of 'BHT 2017' after her Audition in July.  

Jessica sang 'Photograph' by Ed Sheeran and received great feedback and advice from the judges! See video below...

Update - Jessica has since found out that she is through to the final of Breeze Has Talent 2017 and will be performing in the final at The Carriageworks Theatre, Millennium Square Leeds.

July 2017
Jessica performs at 'Leeds Waterfront Festival 2017'
Jessica was over the moon to be asked to perform on both days over the Weekend of the Leeds Waterfront Festival.  

She performed at Granary Wharf and at Armley Mills Museum and received fantastic feedback. 

It was very special for Jessica to be a part of this fantastic event in her home Town of Leeds and especially for the Festival's 10th Anniversary! 

July 2017
Jessica performs at 'St Gemma's Hospice' Summer Fete
Jessica loved performing at St Gemma's Hospice Annual summer fete!

Lots of family fun and entertainment.  A fantastic day to raise lots for this great Hospice. 

July 2017
'BHT 2017' at White Rose
Shopping Centre!
Jessica loved auditioning for BHT 2017 and received great feedback from the judges! (see video below including feedback)

July 2017
Jessica performs at 'Kirkstall Festival 2017'
Jessica was over the moon, to be asked again by the organisers to perform at the annual Kirkstall Festival at Kirkstall Abbey.    This is a fantastic event for all of the family with rides, entertainment, live music and so much more. 

June 2017
Jessica performs at 'St Gemma's Hospice' Open Gardens.
Jessica was honoured to be asked by the team at 'St Gemma's Hospice' to perform for their visitors, patients and staff at their Summer Open Gardens Fundraiser. 

Jessica performed in the Gardens, entertaining everyone as they walked around whilst enjoying the beautiful views, stalls and cafe. 


June 2017
Jessica performs at Pudsey Congsfest 2017

Jessica was honoured to be asked to perform at the Annual Pudsey Congsfest to raise money for Rainbow.org and a Community Defibrillator. 

It was a fantastic day with lots of family fun, stalls, facepainting and more.  Lots of great live music by local bands and musicians made a great day for these 2 great causes. 

March 2017
Jessica performs at the 'Individuality round' of BTLUK
Jessica performed at the Indivduality round of 'Beyond The Lights - UK' 2017 in Gateshead where she had to show her individuality and voice. 

She sang 'Gimme Gimme' from 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and received an amazing reaction, she did her family proud!

Jessica received amazing feedback from the Judges at the time as you can hear at the end of the video, she also received some great written feedback too...

'Wow! You delivered on every level of our marking criteria including
that all important star quality! You embraced the character in the
song but at no point did it come across staged or acted – you really
let your personality shine through. Make sure you are close enough
to the mic when it’s in the stand, no audience would want to miss
a single note of your fantastic voice. Your only problem now is,
how do you do any better next time?!'

Jessica is looking forward to the next round where she has to show 'creativity' and another side to her... she can't wait!

February 2017
Jessica makes it through the audition to the 'Live Rounds' of 'Beyond The Lights - UK'
Jessica was thrilled after getting through the auditions of Beyond The Lights UK 2017.  We travelled to Manchester for the audition and was told on the spot and given her Golden Ticket that she was through to the Live Rounds! Jessica decided to show 2 sides of her and sang 'Neverland' by Scott Alan and 'Human' By Rag n Bone Man! She received great feedback at the time and also fantastic constructive written feedback...

'When you walked into the room you looked like a pop star. We
loved both of your song choices, particularly Human as it showed a quirky side, that allowed us to see massive potential. You have a
powerful vocal and for someone so young, you can really sustain
and control the high notes. Keep doing what you're doing,
you're definitely on the right track.'

February 2017
Jessica is proud to be asked to
support 'Channy' on her 2017 UK Tour in Leeds!
Jessica is very excited to be asked (along with 4 other fantastic singers) so support 'Channy' on her 2017 UK Tour!  Jessica will be supporting Channy on sunday 26th March at Blueberry Hill Studios in Leeds!

More about 'Channy' here...

If you would like to purchase tickets these are available through the following link...

Channy Music Website
Purchase Tickets Here
February 2017
St Gemma's Fundraiser at Leeds Train Station
Jessica was honoured to be asked to volunteer at the St Gemma's Fundraiser at Leeds Train Station in February!

There was a brilliant team of volunteers collecting throughout the station and Jessica helped out by singing different sets of music to entertain Leeds people whilst they passed through the station!

Over £500 was raised in just a few hours making this an amazing team effort by St Gemma's staff and volunteers!

Jessica entered 'The Voice of Leeds' a couple of years ago to raise money
for St Gemma's and has performed at their Garden Parties and more!

Jessica is looking forward to performing again at the annual Summer Garden Party 2017 and also at the Temple Newsam Car Show and Family day in aid of St Gemma's!

If you would like to give to Jessica's Just Giving page raising funds for St Gemma's please click the link below...

Please click here to donate to Jessica's Just Giving Page in aid of St Gemma's Hospice
January 2017
Jessica is proud to announce she
will be supporting X Factor Winner 'Sam Bailey' on her 2017 UK Tour at The York Barbican!
 Jessica is very excited to announce that she have been picked by Sam Bailey to be one of her support acts on her 2017 Tour! 

Jessica will be supporting Sam at The York Barbican on Saturday 25th March 2017!

Jessica is very giddy and excited but a little bit nervous too as she wants to do her best for Sam Bailey, herself and her family too!! 


Jessica received the phonecall from Sam Bailey in 2016 to tell her she had been picked! She was over the moon and even cried!  All of Jessica's family are extremely proud of her and the hard work she has done over the last few years!  This will be an amazing experience for Jessica and will be one of her biggest audiences yet!!

Anybody who would like to purchase tickets can do so here...

Purchase tickets here
Xmas Eve 2016
'Candlelighters' Fundraiser at Farsley Farmers Market
Jessica is fundraising for 'Candlelighters Children's Cancer Charity' and performed on Xmas Eve at the Farsley Farmers Market to raise money for them. 

It was a lovely festive morning with market stalls, carolers and chestnuts! Jessica sang a range of festive Christmas songs including her own original Christmas song which had lots of people in tears!

She had a little assistance bucket collector who danced along side her doing a fantastic job! 

Over £80 was raised in just 20 minutes plus the market organisers also donated to Jessica's Just giving page in return for her performing. 

If you would like to donate to Jessica's Just giving page raising funds for Candlelighters please click on the button below...

Jessica May Frost is raising money For 'Candlelighters Childrens Cancer Charity' via Just Giving
December 2016
Forget Me Not Children's Hospice Christmas Party 2016
Jessica loved singing her Christmas songs and being part of Rodley's First Ever Switch On!!! It was a fantastic night organised by a lovely lady with a great comminity feel!

Jessica was chuffed to also introduce Leeds singer 'James Wilson' who she watched and supported on X Factor!

December 2016
'Light Up Rodley' - Rodley's First Ever Xmas Lights Switch On with
'X Factor's' James Wilson
Jessica loved singing her Christmas songs and being part of Rodley's First Ever Switch On!!! It was a fantastic night organised by a lovely lady with a great comminity feel!

Jessica was chuffed to also introduce Leeds singer 'James Wilson' who she watched and supported on X Factor!

November 2016
Jessica sings at the Xmas Lights
in her own Village of Farsley!
Jessica was thrilled to be asked to perform at Farsley Lights 2016!

Such a fantastic night and meant so much being in her own village! Jessica has not missed a Farsley Lights Switch on Since she was born!

November 2016
Yeadon Christmas Light Switch
On 2016
Yet again another fantastic night where Jessica got to sing her favourite Christmas Songs.  

There was an amazing community spirit with choirs, rides and stalls!

November 2016
Jessica performs at the Armley Lights Switch on 2016
Jessica loved performing at Armley Lights 2016 and was chuffed to be asked by Leeds City Council and the organisers. 

It was a fantastic night for Armley with Xmas Market, Rides and Best Shop window competition!

Radio Aire was also there including Ronnie The Rhino which made a fantastic start to Xmas!

October 2016
Jessica Performs her Original Song on 'UBeat TV' 
Jessica was very excited to perform her original song 'The Truth About Wings' on UBeat TV hosted by the great Dan Charles. 

Jessica won the 'Best Original Song' at Beyond The Lights earlier in 2016 and so was invited to perform this on TV. 

This was an amazing opportunity that she won't forget. 

July 2016
Jessica performs at Leeds Arts Festival 2016 
Jessica loved getting to perform at Breeze Leeds Arts Festival organised by Leeds City Council at Trinity Kitchen. 

Click Here for More information on Breeze Arts Festival 2016
Watch this video for a taster of what took place!
Download this brochure for details of the events that took place in 2016
July 2016
Jessica performs at Kirkstall
​Festival 2016
Jessica was excited to perform at Kirkstall Festival will take place in July 2016 in the picturesque grounds of the 12th Century Kirkstall Abbey.

The Festival is probably the largest community festival in Leeds run entirely by volunteers and attracted around 25,000 people.

Jessica can't wait for the 2017 Festival where she will be performing again!
July 2016
Leeds Rhino's Foundation/Heart Radio Childrens Day 2016
Jessica loved performing for this great annual event!

Heart Yorkshire teamed up with the Leeds Rhinos Foundation and Yorkshire Cricket Foundation to stage the 2016 Heart Yorkshire Children's Day at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Sunday 17th July.

April 2016
Jessica wins 5th Place at Beyond The Lights UK 2016
Jessica was over the moon to place 5th and had a wonderful time at the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony! 

Jessica has gained lots of great experience from this little journey and received amazing feedback and advice! This is the first time Jessica has applied for Beyond the Lights UK so to place 5th and win 2 awards was unbelievable.  

She was also extremely excited to see Jack Walton and Nicholas McDonald from 'X Factor' performing live on stage! 

Can't wait for BTLUK 2017!!!
March 2016
​​Jessica wins 'Best Original Song' AWARD at Beyond The Lights UK 2016
Jessica sang her first 'original song' at Beyond The Lights UK and was thrilled to win the award for 'Stand Out Original'.  

She received amazing feedback at the time and also as part of the award she will be appearing on 'UBEAT TV' on Sky TV  in October 2016. 

Jessica received great feedback from the judges again...

​'You stepped on stage with star quality & we knew you meant business from the start! Your original sounded like a ready-made classic & showed off your amazing power, control & a great tone. Well done for letting the song build gradually to create even more impact on that mega note towards the end. After you took the mic from the stand you performed & used the stage so well.
Practice singing with the mic in the stand more to get used to how close you need to be to make sure your amazing voice can be heard.'

February 2016
Jessica wins performance AWARD at Beyond the Lights UK
Jessica auditioned for 'Beyond The Lights UK' in January 2016 and was thrilled to make it through to the live rounds!  

Jessica was asked at the audition stage,  to try and move more into current pop songs for the individuality round where she decided to sing a current pop song (Fight Song) and slow it down to an acoustic/piano version!  

The judges loved it and because of her effort to improve herself she won the performer award!  She received some amazing verbal feedback at the time from the judges including 'Jack Walton' (X Factor).  Click her to watch her fab feedback...

Jessica also received some fab written feedback...

'You are an absolute delight! Well done for listening to feedback & bringing us a current song, it was the perfect choice & showed off your amazing range. Your vocals are just crazy for your age! You are just brimming with personality & confidence, which is totally contagious so every audience you perform to is going to fall in love with you.  Show us even more of your confidence next time by stepping out from behind the mic stand & strutting your stuff on that stage!'
Watch Feedback
December 2015
​​Leeds Christmas Lights Switch On performances 'Garforth & Oakwood Clock' 2015
Jessica was thrilled to be asked to perform at the 'Garforth Lights Switch on' and the 'Oakwood Clock Light Switch on' as part of Leeds Christmas Lights 2015. 

Jessica sang a range of christmas songs on very cold, wet and windy nights lol but she carried on like a pro and was greatly received by the audiences.    

Click on the Images below to see clips of the songs!
December 2015
Jessica performs for Children and their families at the annual 'Candlelighters' Christmas Ball' 
Jessica was honoured to perform for children and their families at the Annual Candlelighters Christmas Party! 
This is a fantastic event kindly hosted by the Royal Armouries at no cost to the charity. The event is for all patients on treatment and their brothers and sisters, they even receive a gift from Father Christmas! 
Watch Video Here
October 2015
Jessica performs for over 800 guests and celebrities in Leeds!
Jessica was honoured perform for guests as they arrived at New Dock Hall for the Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards 2015!  The awards are organised by St James Place!  This year raised a staggering £120,000 which will be matched by St James Place!  The awards are to celebrate and recognise amazing Yorkshire Children and to raise funds for charities in Yorkshire.  Guests included the amazing children who were nominated and their families, yorkshire business's, councillors and local celebrities including The Chuckle Brothers, Billy Pearce and was hosted by the fab Steph McGovern! 
July 2015
Text TEEN16 to 84222
The final of Teenstar is in just over a week and we would really love your support!

Over 8000 auditioned for Teenstar and Jessica has made it to the final 29 in the pre-teens category which is a massive achievement in itself. We are so proud of how far she has made it, especially for her age and as it's her first time entering Teenstar! To us she is a winner already, however we still want to go in fighting! She is practicing really hard and has put a lot of effort into each performance so far and the final will be amazing! We just need a little help/support from you all x
June 2015
Jessica May Frost 'Made In Leeds
TV' Feature
Jessica was lucky to have a 10 minute feature on 'Made In Leeds TV' which was aired on 6th June 2015.  
Jessica and her Mum talked about Jessica's love of singing and making the 'Teenstar' Grand Final!
Watch Made In Leeds Feature Here
May 2015
Jessica performs at 
'The Yorkshire Children of Courage
Awards' Launch Event
Jessica was honoured to be asked to perform at the 2015 launch event held at 'Headingley Experience'.  
The YCCA Ambassadors 'The Chuckle Brothers' and 'Billy Pierce'  attended with their inimitable blend of humour along with 'Britain's got Talent's' own 'Hynodog'! 
Joined also by past winners, Jessica was lucky to sing again having impressed one and all at the Awards last year in October.
March 2015
Jessica May Frost wins
'The Pulse Radio'
Singing Competition
A NINE-YEAR-OLD girl won a singing competition held at Bradford Kirkgate Centre.
Jessica claimed victory by singing Good Morning Baltimore from the musical Hairspray at Pulse 1 radio station’s "Eggs Factor" contest. She entered the competition after hearing it advertised on the radio. Jessica, of Farsley, who has weekly singing lessons beat off competition from 15 other singers of all ages.
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Watch her 'performance' and 'Radio' clips here!