From Leeds, England, artist Corinne Bailey Rae released her self-titled debut album in 2006, debuting at #1 in the UK and #4 in the USA, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On“ and “Like A Star“. It catapulted Bailey Rae into the spotlight with millions of albums sold and earned multiple award nominations, including Grammy® and Brit Awards.
The second album, ‘The Sea’ released to worldwide critical acclaim, reaching Top 5 in the UK and Top10 in the USA. It was no surprise that Corinne Bailey Rae found “The Sea“ nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. The subsequent EP ‘Is This Love’ was awarded a Grammy® for Best R&B Performance in 2011.
Corinne received a Grammy® Award for her work on Herbie Hancock’s album ‘The River’. Recentrecordings have seen her work with Al Green, Claude Kelly, Esperanza Spalding, Herbie Hancock, John Legend, John Mayer, KING, Malay, Norah Jones, Paul McCartney, RZA, Salaam Remi, StevieWonder, The Roots, Valerie Simpson and more. Bailey Rae also has written music for films and television shows, including “Venus” (starring Peter O’Toole), “Man with the Iron Fist” and, most recently, the theme song to Stan Lee’s “Lucky Man”.
Originally the front-woman of an indie band, Corinne Bailey Rae’s music spans indie, electronic, soul and experimental. Bailey Rae has just completed her highly anticipated third studio album and she recently performed in Los Angeles for The Grammys’ MusiCares Foundation with Pharrell, The Roots and Leon Bridges just prior to the first track launch and album announcement.