Sharon Kips (Biddinghuizen, 17th of november 1983) is a Dutch singer that won the first season of the Dutch X-Factor. Her first single 'Heartbreak Away' went straight to #1. On the 18th of May (2007) she was the warm-up of The Beyonce B'day Tour in Ahoy, Rotterdam. Her first album is called '10'. In November 2007 she won the award for best gospel artist in the Netherlands.