Laura Izibor (born 13 May 1987) on Griffith Avenue, Dublin, Ireland, is an Irish R&B singer of Irish/Nigerian descent. She won the Jacob's/RTÉ 2fm song contest while still in secondary school. She went on to win a Hope for 2006 Award at the 2006 Meteor Music Awards. She also performed at that year's Electric Picnic music festival and Music Ireland 2007. Laura has opened for Aretha Franklin, India.Arie, Estelle and John Legend on tour. Her debut album "Let The Truth Be Told" was released in Ireland on Friday 8th May 2009, and in the U.K. on Monday 18th May with a U.S. release to follow on June 16th.