Corinne Bailey Rae Trivia



  • Corinne Bailey Rae
    • Famous as : Soul/R&B singer
    • Birth Name : Corinne Jacqueline Bailey
    • Birth Date : February 26, 1979
    • Birth Place : Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
    • Spouse : Jason Rae (saxophone player, 2001 - 22-Mar-08, his death)
    • Claim to Fame : Album "Corinne Bailey Rae" (2006)

Trivia

  • Won Best New Artist in the 2007 NAACP Awards.
  • Appeared in "The Sunset Trip" on the episode of "B-12" aired on November 27, 2006.
  • Was chosen the number one predicted breakthrough act of 2006 in an annual BBC poll of music critics.
  • Came out as the fourth female British solo singer in history to have an album debut at number one following the success of her first album in 2006.
  • Made a cover version of Bjork's "Venus as a Boy" in the re-release edition of her self-titled debut album.
  • Got obsessed with Led Zeppelin during her mid-teens.
  • Was often racially abused on a regular basis during her childhood.
  • Shares a birthday with Johnny Cash and Michael Bolton.


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