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Corinne Bailey Rae Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016
Corinne Bailey Ray is British singer, guitarist and song writer who shot to fame from her big hit singles “Put Your Records On” and “Is This Love”. Born on 26th February 1979, in Leeds, Yorkshire, Bailey entered into the music industry in 2006, becoming one of the more talented and promising UK singers of the century. With her very first album, Bailey made history by becoming the fourth British Female singer to have a debut album at number one in the charts.
One of the most influential and talented singers and song writers of today, how rich is Corinne Bailey Ray in 2015? Well, as per a number credible sources and websites, the net worth of Bailey is estimated to be an impressive $8 million today. This 36 years old British singer has earned her riches from her numerous songs, albums and musical tours all over the world.
Corinne Bailey Rae Net Worth $8 Million
Showing an intense enthusiasm for music from an early age, Rae initially studied violin until she was gifted an electric guitar in her early teens. Motivated by 90’s rock icons as L7, and Belly, Rae formed her first all- female rock band named ‘Helen’. Sadly, the band eventually collapsed, regardless of having huge local followings, after one of the members left to have a baby.
Rae then put her music career aside temporarily to study English Literature at the University of Leeds, UK, where she also began listening to Jazz and soul music, which inspired her even more. Eventually, after graduation, she began a second attempt at a music career
In 2004, she got her break when she was approached by Mark Hill to appear on his new album ‘Better Luck Next Time’. Corinne subsequently made a quick move to issue her first single songs called “Like a Star” followed by the second one ‘Put Your Records On’, both of which became instant hits across UK, US and Europe. More amazingly, the record went to score total sales of over 2.7 million copies around the globe by the end of 2006. Her debut album was also a major success, reaching the mainstream top at the start of 2007.
Corinne released her second album in 2010 which earned an Album of the Year nomination for the Mercury Prize awards. Her song “Is This Love” won a Grammy Award for the best R and B performance of the year. Altogether, she has sold over five million copies of her two albums all over the world.
Talking about her personal life, Corinne married saxophone player Jason Rae in 2001 when she was just 22, however, the 29-year old singer’s life crashed in 2008, after Mr Rae died from a drug overdose. However, she eventually moved on as detailed above, and focused on her career. She is currently residing in England. So, with a present generous net worth, Corinne Bailey Ray is living as one of the more successful and richer singers as well as an established songwriter of the music industry.
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|Year||Award||Ceremony||Nomination||Movie||Award shared with|
|2012||Grammy||Grammy Awards||Best R&B Performance||For the song "Is This Love."|
|2008||Grammy||Grammy Awards||Album of the Year||· Herbie Hancock (Artist/Producer)|
· Leonard Cohen (Featured Artist)
· Norah Jones (Featured Artist)
· Joni Mitchell (Featured Artist)
· Luciana Souza (Featured Artist)
· Tina Turner (Featured Artist)
· Larry Klein (Producer)
· Helik Hadar (Engineer/Mixer)
· Bernie Grundman (Mastering Engineer)
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|1||(June 2, 2010) Accompanied by virtuoso Herbie Hancock on piano, the couple performed Paul McCartney's ballad "Blackbird" during the "Gershwin Prize for Popular Song" award ceremony for the former Beatle. The lavish event, hosted by President Barack Obama, was staged in the East Wing of the White House.|
|2||Her younger sister is the actress Rhea Bailey.|
|3||Her father is of Saint Kitts and Nevis descent and her mother is English.|
|4||Became only the fourth British female solo singer to have an album debut at #1 after her self-titled debut album was released in February 2006.|
|5||Was given a guitar by a member of her church who encouraged her to write songs.|
|6||Sang with indie band 'Helen', who were briefly signed.|
|7||Brought up in Leeds, Yorkshire.|
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