Jasmine Ying Thompson (born 8 November 2000) is an English singer and YouTube celebrity. Thompson began her career at the age of ten by filming herself singing and uploading the videos to YouTube. In 2014, she was featured on German deep house producer Robin Schulz's song "Sun Goes Down". This song charted within the top 10 in multiple countries including Australia, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. As of August 2017, her YouTube channel has over 2.8 million subscribers and over 460 million views.
Her acoustic cover version of Chaka Khan's original "Ain't Nobody" reached number 32 on the UK Singles Chart; this success led to the song being featured in an advertisement by Sainsbury's. The remixed version from Thompson was then remixed by DJ Felix Jaehn in 2015 and became a huge hit, peaking at number 2 in the UK, and charting in several other countries. Her voice has been described as "eerie", "soft" and "incandescent".
Thompson was born 8 November 2000 in London, England. She is half English (father) and half Chinese (mother).
In July 2013, Thompson self-released a cover of Naughty Boy's single "La La La". In August she released 3 different covers: a cover of Taylor Swift's "Everything Has Changed" (as a duet with Gerald Ko), a cover of Passenger's "Let Her Go" and a cover of David Guetta's "Titanium". In September the same year, she self-released her debut album Bundle of Tantrums which included the singles "La La La", "Let Her Go" and "Titanium".
In September 2013, Thompson released a cover of Chaka Khan's "Ain't Nobody". The song featured in an advert for UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's for their by Sainsbury's range. The song has peaked at number thirty two on the UK Singles Chart. In October 2013 she released the extended play Under the Willow Tree. One of the songs, named "Run", enjoyed moderate success in Europe and the United States.
On 20 April 2014 she released her second album Another Bundle of Tantrums. The album peaked at number 126 on the UK Albums Chart. In September 2014, Thompson's cover of "Everybody Hurts" was used in the BBC autumn trailer for EastEnders. The trailer showed characters Kat Moon, Sharon Watts and Linda Carter repeating Thompson's lyrics.
Thompson released her first single on Atlantic Records's label, entitled "Adore".
In 2015, German music producer and DJ Felix Jaehn released a remix of "Ain't Nobody", originally released by Thompson in 2013 titled "Ain't Nobody (Loves Me Better)". The song became a worldwide hit, topping the charts in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Israel and the Netherlands, and peaking within the top ten of the charts in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland.
in 2016 her cover of Mad World was used in the trailer for Ewan McGregor’s film American Pastoral.
In 2016, her cover of ″Mad World″ was used in the French movie, Ares. It is played at the end of the movie leading to the credits. (Currently viewable on Netflix in United States).