Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae



Corinne Bailey Rae[pronunciation?] (born Corinne Jacqueline Bailey; 26 February 1979) is a British singer, songwriter, record producer, 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.[2] 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.[3][4] 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).[5]

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).[6][7] 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)".[8] 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.[3][9] 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.[10]



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.
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).
Like a Star
"Like a Star" is a song by English singer-songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae, released as the lead single from her self-titled debut studio album (2006).

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