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Erika (Jayne) Girardi              

Star of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," Pop Music and Dance Artist, also known as Erika Jayne

Erika Jayne, also known by her married name Erika Girardi, is an American singer-songwriter, dancer and television personality. Since 2007, she's had a total of eight number one singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. In 2015, she was cast in the sixth season of the reality television series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Jayne's first dance music single "Rollercoaster" was placed at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play chart. Jayne's debut album Pretty Mess, was released in the United States on August 11, 2009. Jayne also co-wrote several songs on her album. The other singles from the album were "Stars", "Give You Everything" and "Pretty Mess". The album spawned a total of four US number-one singles. Jayne supported the release of Pretty Mess with tour dates and appearances at festivals and clubs across the United States. In November 2010, Jayne announced the creation of her own record label, Pretty Mess Records.

In November 2011, she released her No. 1 single "Party People (Ignite the World)." In 2012, she recorded "All Things Aside", that was released for the soundtrack to comedy film "The Watch" starring Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn. Her music has also been featured in films, such as "The Neighbor," "Deal" and reality television show "Toddlers and Tiaras." In 2013, she released a single featuring American rapper Flo Rida, "Get it Tonight." The music video for the song garnered over three million views on YouTube and was well received by fans. In September 2014, Jayne achieved her seventh number one dance single with "PAINKILLR". She has a new album in the works through a joint venture with Pretty Mess Records and New Nation Live label, distributed by Universal.

She has been named a dance-pop diva and dance sensation by the public. Described as being "sassy, fun and provocative" when performing on stage, Jayne has said that she originally created the alter ego "Erika Jayne" to keep that stage persona separate from who she really is. She described Erika Jayne as being "a fantasy character", despite being "a real part of me, but not 24 hours a day." She has appeared on several magazine editorials and front covers, including Billboard, LGBT Weekly and VanityHype.

Jayne supports LGBT community worldwide and "feels at home with the community". She is considered a gay icon, and the gay community has embraced her as a pop culture icon. She often performs at LGBT events and festivals. Jayne has received praise for her stage presence and voice during live performances.

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