Annie Lennox

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/25/1954, Capricorn
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter
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Annie Lennox Fast Facts:
  • Dropped out of the Royal Academy of Music a few weeks prior to taking the final exam.
  • Formed a duo called Stocking Tops with future opera singer Joy Dey in the early 1970s.
  • Met guitarist Dave Stewart while working as a waitress. His first words to her were, "Will you marry me?"; they subsequently moved in together, but never married.
  • Joined Stewart's band Catch, which soon morphed into the Tourists, with whom she released three albums.
  • Along with Stewart, parted from the Tourists in 1980 and formed Eurythmics, scoring five Top 20 hits over the next decade, including the No. 1 smash "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)."
  • Made her solo debut in 1992 with the multi-platinum Diva, featuring the hits "Walking on Broken Glass" and "Why."
  • Ranked No. 93 on Rolling Stone magazine's Top 100 Singers of All Time list.
  • Left foot is permanently numb due to a 2008 spinal surgery to repair an impinged nerve.
  • Released her first holiday album, Christmas Cornucopia, in 2010.
  • Annie Lennox Relationships:
  • Mitch Besser - Husband
  • Dorothy Lennox - Mother
  • Tali Lennox - Daughter
  • Radha Raman - Ex-husband
  • Tom Lennox - Father
  • Uri Fruchtmann - Ex-husband
  • Dave Stewart - Ex-significant Other
  • Lola Lennox - Daughter
  • Annie Lennox Awards:
  • 1992 Grammy: Best Music Video - Long Form - Winner
  • 2004 Grammy: Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Winner
  • 2003 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Winner
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Winner
  • 1986 Grammy: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • 1995 Grammy: Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Royal Academy of Music, London, England

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