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Justin David Hawkins (born 17 March 1975) is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best known for being the lead singer and lead guitarist of The Darkness, alongside his brother, guitarist Dan Hawkins, bass player Frank Poullain and drummer Rufus Taylor. Hawkins, although born in Surrey, is from Lowestoft. Hawkins began playing clubs and pubs ... See full bio »

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 2019 A Dog's Journey (writer: "One Way Ticket")
 2018 Wedding Day Winners (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 2017 Tattoo Fixers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tattoo Fixers at Christmas (2017) ... (writer: "Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)" - uncredited)
 2015-2017 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2017) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
- Live Show Final, Part 3 (2015) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2016 Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (writer: "I Believe In A Thing Called Love" - as Justin David Hawkins)
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by the Darkness (2016) ... (performer: "This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us") / (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love", "Black Shuck", "IKEA jingle", "Get Your Hands off My Woman", "Growing on Me", "Love Is Only a Feeling", "Friday Night", "Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)", "One Way Ticket", "Is It Just Me?", "Girlfriend", "Everybody Have a Good Time", "Last of Our Kind")
 2015 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Victoria Justice vs. Gregg Sulkin (2015) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Frenemies (2014) ... (writer: "I Believe In a Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 2012 NHL 13 (Video Game) (writer: "I Like It")
 2012 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rusty Cage: Part 1 (2012) ... (writer: "I Believe In a Thing Called Love" - as Justin D. Hawkins)
 2011 Britain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Christmas Time (Don't Let the Bells End)")
 2010 Fubar: Balls to the Wall (performer: "More Than a Feeling", "Every Rose Has Its Thorn")
 2009 Transylmania (writer: "One Way Ticket" - as Justin David Hawkins)
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "I Believe In a Thing Called Love")
 2007 Eurovision: Making Your Mind Up (TV Special) (performer: "They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To")
 2006 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Performance Show: Rock (2006) ... (writer: "Is It Just Me")
 2006 Air Guitar Nation (Documentary) (writer: "Get Your Hands Off My Woman" - as Justin David Hawkins)
 2005 The X Factor UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show 7 (2005) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 2004 Band Aid 20: Do They Know It's Christmas? (Video short) (performer: "Do They Know it's Christmas")
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" - as Hawkins)
 2004 Going the Distance (writer: "Growing on Me")
 2004 Canadian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Performances (2004) ... (writer: "I Believe in a Thing Called Love")
 2004 Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 (Video Game) (as Justin David Hawkins, "I Believe In A Thing Called Love")
 2004 One Tree Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What Is and What Should Never Be (2004) ... (writer: "I Believe In A Thing Called Love" - uncredited)
 2003 School of Rock ("Black Shuck")
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The Darkness


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Noel Gallagher is an overrated guitarist losing grip on his credibility who just has to fire shots on his way down. It's kind of a shame, really.


In a relationship with Swedish model Helena Linder, who also starred in Psychosis. Used to be engaged to (The Darkness' manager) Sue Whitehouse. See more »

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