Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae



Corinne Bailey Rae (born Corinne Jacqueline Bailey; 26 February 1979) is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist from Leeds, West Yorkshire. Bailey Rae was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2006 in an annual BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2006.[3] She released her debut album, Corinne Bailey Rae, in February 2006, and became the fourth female British act in history to have her first album debut at number one.[4][5] In 2007, Bailey Rae was nominated for three Grammy Awards and three Brit Awards, and won two MOBO Awards. In 2008, she won a Grammy Award for Album of the Year (for her work as a featured artist in Herbie Hancock's River: The Joni Letters).[6]

Bailey Rae released her second album, The Sea, on 26 January 2010, after a hiatus of almost three years. It was produced by Steve Brown and Steve Chrisanthou (who produced her debut album in 2006).[7][8] She was nominated for the 2010 Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. In 2012, she won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance (for "Is This Love)".[9] Bailey Rae was married to fellow musician Jason Rae from 2001 until his death in 2008, and as part of the grieving process, she channelled her emotions into her music.[4][10] Her first two albums have together sold over five million copies worldwide.

On 26 February, Rae announced her album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, which was released on 13 May 2016. The Heart Speaks in Whispers debuted No. 2 on Billboard's R&B chart [36]



Corinne Bailey Rae
Corinne Bailey Rae is the debut studio album by English singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, released on 24 February 2006 by EMI. It debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was certified triple platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).
The Sea
The Sea is the second studio album by English singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae.
Like a Star
"Like a Star" is a song by English soul singer–songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae from her self-titled debut album, Corinne Bailey Rae (2006).
Put Your Records On
"Put Your Records On" is a song by English soul singer–songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae from her debut album, Corinne Bailey Rae (2006).

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Episode 1
  –  October 8, 2017
While in between we hear from the likes of Billy Ocean, The Real Thing, Leee John, Jazzi B, Mica Paris, Amy Winehouse producer Mark Ronson, Corinne Bailey Rae and Rag n Bone Man. Radio 2's own Trevor Nelson tells the story of 6 Decades Of British Soul ...
Kele Okereke
  –  October 7, 2017
Alas, the hushed ‘Versions Of Us’ with Corinne Bailey Rae simply can’t compete. Fatherland‘s musical stand-outs tend to be those songs that continue Okereke’s instinctive predilection for genre-crossing – his Nick Drake acoustic otherwise ...
'Prairie Home' host Chris Thile promises more great music, better jokes for second season
  –  October 7, 2017
In its first season without Garrison Keillor, “Prairie Home Companion” broadened its musical horizons with an eclectic guest list, ranging from rock star Jack White to singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, and a rookie host who’s seemingly mastered ...
Kele Okereke - Fatherland, review
  –  October 6, 2017
But it’s a rare mis-step on an album of assured songwriting. The shimmering chorus of You Keep on Whispering His Name and a delicate duet with Corinne Bailey Rae have the potential to reach that older Radio 2 audience who still buy CDs. Although it’s ...
Kele Okereke – Fatherland (Album Review)
  –  October 6, 2017
Another duet comes in the form of standout track “Versions of Us,” which features Grammy Award winner Corinne Bailey Rae. This track features moody, heavy drums and a simple acoustic guitar melody, but the true power lies in the sorrowful lyrics and ...
Kele Okereke - Fatherland
  –  October 4, 2017
Corinne Bailey Rae’s inclusion is a fantastic complement to Okereke’s voice. ‘Road to Ibadan’ is an equally soothing reflection on the singer’s trip to Nigeria with his father, wrought through with emotion and familiarity. The lead single from ...
Soul Stripped Sessions: Vol. 8
  –  October 4, 2017
We feature the finest hand-picked female soul singer-songwriters. For fans of Lauryn Hill, India Arie, Tracy Chapman, Lianne la Havas, Corinne Bailey Rae, Erykah Badu etc. Some guests who love the show have asked us if we would ever have a male artist in ...
Herbie Hancock
  –  October 4, 2017
He enlisted vocalists Norah Jones, Tina Turner, Corinne Bailey Rae, Luciana Souza, Leonard Cohen and Mitchell herself to perform songs she wrote or was inspired by. The album received glowing reviews and was a year-end Top 10 choice for many critics.
Listen to Tyler, The Creator’s Corinne Bailey Rae-featuring new song ‘Boredom’
  –  July 12, 2017
The track appears on the former Odd Future rapper's new album 'Scum Fuck Flower Boy' Tyler, The Creator has shared another track from his forthcoming album ‘Scum Fuck Flower Boy‘. The site piqued attention amongst fans who ...


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