Aled Jones's Biography

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Who is Aled Jones?

Aled Jones was brought up in Llandegfan in south Anglesey in Wales.

When he was 9, he joined the Bangor Cathedral Choir.

Aled Jones came to widespread public attention when he was just 12 years old when he sang Walking In The Air, the theme tune to The Snowman.

It reached number 5 in the UK charts.

Aled took a break from commercial singing when his voice broke at 16, and he trained at the Royal Academy of Music, where he was the youngest singing student; and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

He became the only person to have two classical albums in the pop charts at the same time.

Aled Jones's numerous albums have sold more than 6 million copies.

As well as his success as a singer, Aled Jones became a notable presenter on TV and radio.

His radio shows have been broadcast by BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, and Classic FM.

His TV credits include Songs of Praise and Daybreak.

In February 2016, the BBC announced that he would be one of the presenters of the BBC Two show Too Much TV.

In November 2017, after newspaper claims of him sending inappropriate messages, Aled Jones's spokesman issued a statement:

"Whilst he accepts that his behaviour over a decade ago was occasionally juvenile, as was that of others, he never intended to harass or distress and he strongly denies any inappropriate contact.

"He is, however, deeply sorry for any upset caused and hopes this matter is resolved soon."


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