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”. With over 5 million albums sold, Bailey Rae has been awarded 2 GRAMMYs including Best R&B Performance and multiple GRAMMY, BRIT, MOBO, BET nominations (amongst others).
Bailey Rae returned in 2016 with her third studio album, The Heart Speaks In Whispers (debuted No. 3 on Billboard’s R&B chart), featuring “Green Aphrodisiac” which Billboard critics named one of the 10 Best R&B Songs of 2016.
The album has received critical acclaim worldwide with NPR naming it “one of their favorite 30 albums of the year so far” and The Guardian “one of the best R&B of 2016”. The Huffington Post included “Stop Where You Are” in their Top Songs of 2016.
Described as the “Bewitching Queen of British Soul”, Bailey Rae has stunned audiences worldwide in 2016 performing in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia including as special guest for Stevie Wonder at his Hyde Park BST , London concert for a crowd of 100,000.
Bailey Rae was selected by NASA for the historic DESTINATION: JUPITER campaign; represented Europe for the International Olympic Committee’s PSA; and performed at the Smokey Robinson: The Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize Ceremony (airing on PBS February 10).
Bailey Rae also has written music for film and television, including the theme song to Stan Lee’s Lucky Man (Season 2 premieres in the UK Feb 24 on Sky1. Season 1 available now in the US on iTunes). Her cover of Coldplay’s “The Scientist” is featured on the highly anticipated Fifty Shades Darker Original Motion Picture Soundtrack alongside Taylor Swift, ZAYN, Sia, Halsey, Tove Lo and more (due February 10)!