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Alex Newell          

Grammy Award-Winning Actor & Singer Known for "Glee"

Like a rush of energy or a jolt of adrenaline, certain voices sweep us off our feet. Alex Newell wields such a voice. With traffic-stopping delivery, sweeping range, and wild charisma, the Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, actor, activist, and performer evokes a physical reaction every time he steps up to a microphone.

Millions fell in love with Newell’s voice as he brought Wade "Unique" Adams to life on "Glee" over the course of four seasons, offering a groundbreaking and influential depiction of one of network television’s very first transgender characters. Newell himself identifies as a gender non-conforming male.

Newell introduced a simmering and slick style on his POWER EP in 2016—which hit #4 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart and yielded the fan favorites "This Ain’t Over", "Basically Over You (B.O.Y.)" and "Nobody To Love". He also lent his vocal prowess to several collaborations including Blonde’s "All Cried Out" and DJ Cassidy’s "Kill The Lights" with Jess Glynne and Nile Rodgers, the latter of which clinched #1 on the Billboard Dance/Club chart.

In 2018, Newell switched gears and succeeded yet again. Fulfilling a formative dream to be on Broadway, he joined the Tony Award-winning revival of "Once on This Island" in the role of Asaka. Now with more music on the horizon and a triumphant return to the small screen starring in NBC’s new musical drama "Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist," his voice is only continuing to get louder.


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On the latest Pop Shop Podcast, we chat with singer Alex Newell about his new EP “Power” and touring with Adam Lambert. Plus, the Pop Shop team discuss ...
'Imaginary Friend' Cast: Alex Newell to Star in NBC Comedy Pilot ...
Alex Newell, most known for his role on "Glee," has landed the title role in NBC's pilot "Imaginary Friend," Variety has learned exclusively.

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