5 Things You Need to Know About Jess Glynne 5 vital facts about one of our favourite singers 🤣 Beano Facts Team Last Updated: February 4th 2017 2. Before she became a singer she worked in a hairdressers and at a gym 3. She was nearly on The X Factor when she was 15, but turned it down! 4. She says Beyoncé's old band Destiny's Child is one of her biggest influences 5. In just 2 years, Jess has had 5 UK Number 1 singles! Jess you're the best!