Sheena Easton (3/12)

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Born in 1959 in Lanarkshire, Scotland, Sheena Easton rose to fame in the early 80’s with hits such as “Modern Girl” (1980) and “9 to 5” (1980) which both appeared in the same Top Ten making Easton the first female artist to do this since Ruby Murray in the 1950’s. Easton also had great success in the US where “9 to 5” (retitled “Morning Train (9 to 5)” for the US market) topped the US Hot 100, making Easton the third British female solo artist to achieve this.

Easton won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1982, and in 1985 she won Best Mexican-American Performance for her duet with Luis Miguel on the song “Me Gustas Tal Como Eres”.

Other big hits for Easton through the 80’s included the Bond theme “For Your Eyes Only” (1981) and “U Got The Look” (1987) with Prince, and “The Lover In Me” (1988).

Sheena Easton has sold over 20 million records and albums worldwide.

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