Born and raised in London, Janet Dawkins began to impersonate Shirley Bassey at the age of 4 for the entertainment of her family.
She had always loved singing, but originally intended to become a fashion designer, which she studied in London. After her studies, she returned to her passion – music.
Janet Dawkins appeared in well-known places such as Hammersmith Odeon, Wembley Arena and Manchester Apollo and had many recording sessions in various studios. Her first single reached the reggae top 20 charts in London. This was followed by a single production in Italy and a studio project in Germany, which entered the top 30 dance charts.
In the meantime, Janet Dawkins has settled down in Switzerland and sang/sings with formations like the Pepe Lienhard Band, the jazz formation Four for the Blues, the Gino Todesco Combo and the legandary Jo Geilo Heartbreakers. Janet toured through Europe with the singer Udo Jürgens and was on stage with artists like Kool and the Gang, Céline Dion, Sarah Connor etc.. She composed a corporate song for a large Swiss company together with Gino Todesco and performed the song on a European and Far East tour.
Janet Dawkins also appeared regularly as a guest lead singer for the DoLord Mauer Gospel Power choir and toured with the popular Swiss gospel singer Bo Katzman and his choir. She performed gospel and soul classics and touched the hearts of the audience with powerful ballads.
She covers a wide musical spectrum ranging from jazz and gospel to soul, R&B and dance music. Because of her warm and soulful voice, she is often referred to as the singer with the golden voice.