Jane rocketed to stardom in 1998 when she first appeared on our screens in the BBC 1 docusoap The Cruise. The series attracted 13 million viewers and Jane McDonald emerged as a star and household name.
Jane’s first album outsold her nearest rivals by four to one and gained Jane a place in the Guinness Book Of Records. It remained at Number One for three weeks and achieved platinum status staying in the Top 10 for 8 weeks.
Each of Jane’s subsequent 4 major albums have all reached gold and silver status. 2009 saw the first album release under her own label. Simply titled ‘Jane’ it entered the Official UK Album Chart at Number 7 and achieved silver status within 6 weeks.
Jane has built up a phenomenal theatre audience, performing incredible live concerts across the United Kingdom and Southern Ireland. During that time selling out the Royal Albert Hall and the London Palladium twice. Jane has also played to a sold out audience at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas. The concert was also filmed for DVD and went on to become an instant hit in the charts and the Mayor of Las Vegas presented Jane with the ‘Key To the City’.
Jane was a regular panelist on the hit daytime show Loose Women and a regular guest on The Alan Titchmarch Show. Other TV highlights include, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, This Morning, GMTV and The Jonathan Ross Show.
In 2015 she performed the coveted role of Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS at Blackpool Opera House for which she received rave reviews.
Jane puts her heart and soul into her sell out performances, produces her own albums on her own label, was executive producer on her CD/DVD, Live at the London Palladium and works along side her Musical Director on arrangements and recordings. She has her own design label, The Jane McDonald Collection where she works closely with her own designer on all her couture gowns featured in her concert tours.
She has just finished filming her new TV show which will be shown in early 2017.
She is currently on tour with “Making Memories”, her biggest and most spectacular show to date, selling out at venues all over the UK. New dates for 2017 are currently being added.