Jo and Chris on Just The Two Of Us

06/03/06

After a nail-biting end to Friday’s (3rd March) show that saw Jo and Chris beat Penny and Curtis to go through to the Semi Final, the duo’s luck finally ran out when the public voted eventual winners Sian and Russell through to the final.

Jo and Chris’ final four performances were ‘We’ve Got Tonight’ and ‘Beyond The Sea’ on Friday and ‘Would I Lie To You’ and S Club’s ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’ in Saturday’s final.

So, victory wasn’t quite their’s, but finishing a very respectable third after some wonderful performances was a great effort indeed.

27/02/06

Those of you who have been watching the BBC 1 show ‘Just The Two Of Us’, will have been thrilled to see Jo and her singing partner – Hollyoaks actor Chris Fountain – get through the first four shows to make it to the second week.

To ensure that Jo and Chris stay in the competition and eventually even win it, they’re counting on your votes.

So far the couple have made it through the opening rounds at the expense of Gaby Roslyn and Martin Fry, Fiona Bruce and Alexander O’Neal and Matt Allwright and Jocelyn Brown.

To date, Jo and Chris have performed versions of Extreme’s ‘More Than Words’, Stevie Wonder’s ‘As’, Aerosmith’s ‘Don’t Want To Miss A Thing’ and ‘A Whole New World’ from the musical ‘Aladdin’.

The next show is on BBC 1 at 8pm on Thursday 2nd March, so be sure to tune in to see what song they take on next and remember to vote for them to get through to the next round.

The remaining shows in the series take place as follows:

Thursday 02 March: 8:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday 03 March: 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Saturday 04 March: 9:10pm – 10:10pm

FINAL – Sunday 05 March: 8:00pm – 9:00pm

So tune in and get voting!!!

Debut Album Press Release:

British songstress sets her sights on a return to chart stardom with breathtaking debut released September 26th through Sanctuary Records.

Jo O’Meara, the girl with the golden voice, launches her much anticipated solo career with her debut single What Hurts The Most, a timeless ballad that showcases her stunning voice and delivery. Released on September 26th and taken from the album Relentless, out on October 3rd, this single is certain to establish O’Meara as a major force in music in her own right.

O’Meara sings with both power and conviction and the emotive production complete with soaring strings complement her spectacular vocal. With an unbelievable control and poise, O’Meara captures both the raw essence of these heartfelt lyrics and her audience with enviable ease. ‘What Hurts The Most’ was produced by Brian Rawling and Paul Meehan. O’Meara is in illustrious company, as legendary producer Rawling was responsible for Cher’s comeback single ‘Believe’, Lemar’s ‘Justice’ and Enrique Iglesias’ smash hit ‘Hero’ – he has also worked with multi-million selling artists Kylie and LeAnn Rimes.

Having sold 14 million albums, the long-awaited What Hurts The Most from Jo O’Meara is a complete departure from fronting one of the most successful Pop groups of the 90s. Whilst the enthusiasm and love of performance remain from the S Club 7 days, O’Meara is back completely on her terms, with a real maturity of approach and, most importantly, an album boasting a batch of hard-hitting credible tracks. This time she’s in control.

O’Meara has served her apprenticeship and she’s certainly got the talent and drive in abundance. September 26th marks the first step on what is certain to be a long and successful journey. What Hurts The Most is released through Sanctuary on September 26th. The debut album Relentless follows on October 3rd.

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