Annie Biography

Ann "Annie" Lennox, (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The Tourists, she and fellow musician David A. Stewart went on to achieve major international success in the 1980s as Eurythmics, with the 1983 hit single "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" their commercial breakthrough. Lennox is the most recognised female artist at the Brit Awards, winning a total of eight awards. She has also been named the "Brits Champion of Champions".

Lennox embarked on a solo career in 1992 with her debut album, Diva, which produced several hit singles including "Why" and "Walking on Broken Glass". To date, she has released five solo studio albums and a compilation album, The Annie Lennox Collection (2009). Aside from her eight Brit Awards, she has also collected four Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award. In 2002, Lennox received a Billboard Century Award; the highest accolade from Billboard Magazine. In 2004, she won both the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Into the West", written for the soundtrack to the feature film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

In addition to her career as a musician, Lennox is also a political and social activist, notable for raising money and awareness for HIV/ AIDS as it affects women and children in Africa. In 2011, Lennox was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for her "tireless charity campaigns and championing of humanitarian causes". On 4 June 2012, Lennox performed at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert in front of Buckingham Palace, London. Lennox performed the song Little Bird during the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony in London on 12 Aug 2012.

Lennox has been named "The Greatest White Soul Singer Alive" by VH1 and one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone. In 2012, Lennox was listed at number 22 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Music. She has earned the distinction of "most successful female British artist in UK music history" due to her commercial success since the early 1980s. , including her work within Eurythmics, Lennox had sold over 80 million records worldwide.

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Annie announces 'A&R' EP will be released in August - listen

Norwegian singer returns with 'Back Together' produced by Richard X and co-written with Little Boots

  • Jul 2, 2013

Annie ropes in famous pals on new album

And they're a varied bunch

  • Mar 29, 2006

Annie announces first UK headline show

East London show for the electro whizz

  • Dec 2, 2005

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Live & Unsigned | North East & Scotland Area Final Play Video

Live & Unsigned | North East & Scotland Area Final

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Annie - 'The A&R EP'

Annie - 'The A&R EP'

Five sun-sleepy Euro house tunes as seen through the eyes of Pet Shop Boys and Saint Etienne

  • Aug 2, 2013

Album review: Annie - 'Don't Stop'

Xenomania-abetted lipstick-pop genius finally strikes

  • Oct 10, 2009

Annie: 93 Feet East: Thursday, December 15 2005

Sugar high-inducing Norwegian dance-popper takes a shot at Madge’s crown and knocks it clean off

  • Jan 12, 2006

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