Everyone has an opinion about Charlotte Church, but as the singing star prepares to launch her new EP, she tells Dave Owens about challenging people's preconceptions and tackling America
Charlotte Maria Church (born Charlotte Maria Reed; 21 February 1986) is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress and television presenter.
She rose to fame in childhood as a classical singer before branching into pop music in 2005. By 2007, she had sold more than 10 million records worldwide including over 5 million in the United States.
In 2010 she was reported to be worth as much as £11m (though one 2003 report quoted her worth at £25m). She hosted a Channel 4 chat show titled The Charlotte Church Show.
Church released her first album in five years, titled Back To Scratch, on 17 October 2010. Church is a soprano