Pop sensation LEONA LEWIS was grateful for her poor eyesight when she performed
at music mogul CLIVE DAVIS’ pre-Grammy Awards party in February (08) – because
she couldn’t see the heavyweights in front of her.
The Bleeding Love hitmaker admits she suffers from chronic stagefright before
shows – and would have freaked out if she could actually see the big names in
the audience for Davis’ annual bash.
She recalls, “I could see Rihanna and Chris Brown, because they were closest
to where I was singing onstage.
“Luckily for me, I’m shortsighted. It’s the only time in my life where I’ve
thought, ‘Yes, I can’t see!'”
Now, Lewis only has to control her pre-show nerves: “I get really shallow
breath, and that’s just the worst, because I need a lot of breath to hit those