Kylie Minogue

Minogue in 2018 Kylie Ann Minogue (; born 28 May 1968) is an Australian singer, songwriter and actress. Minogue is the highest-selling female Australian artist of all time, having sold over 80 million records worldwide. She has been recognised for reinventing herself in music as well as fashion, and is referred to by the European press as the "Princess of Pop" and a style icon. Her accolades include two Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards and eighteen ARIA Music Awards.

Born and raised in Melbourne, Minogue first achieved recognition starring as Charlene Robinson in the Australian soap opera ''Neighbours'' (1986–1988). She began her music career in the late 1980s, releasing four bubblegum and dance-pop-influenced studio albums under PWL. By the early 1990s, Minogue had amassed several top ten singles in Australia and the UK, including "The Loco-Motion", "I Should Be So Lucky", "Especially for You", "Hand on Your Heart" and "Better the Devil You Know". Taking more creative control over her music, she signed with Deconstruction Records in 1993 and released the albums ''Kylie Minogue'' (1994) and ''Impossible Princess'' (1997).

By joining Parlophone in 1999, Minogue returned to mainstream dance-oriented music with ''Light Years'' (2000)'','' including the number-one hits "Spinning Around" and "On a Night Like This". The follow-up, ''Fever'' (2001), was an international breakthrough for Minogue, becoming her best-selling album to date. Its lead single, "Can't Get You Out of My Head" became one of the most successful singles of the 2000s, selling over five million units. Follow up singles, "In Your Eyes" and "Love at First Sight" became hits as well. She continued reinventing her image and experimenting with a range of genres on her subsequent albums, which spawned successful singles such as "Slow", "I Believe in You", "2 Hearts" and "All the Lovers". In 2017, she partnered with BMG Rights Management, with "Dancing" (2018) as their first release. In the following years, Minogue became the only female artist to have a number-one album and a top ten single, from the 1980s to the 2020s in the UK charts, with ''Disco'' (2020) and "Padam Padam" (2023) respectively.

In film, Minogue made her debut in ''The Delinquents'' (1989), and appeared in ''Street Fighter'' (1994), ''Moulin Rouge!'' (2001), ''Holy Motors'' (2012) and ''San Andreas'' (2015). In reality television, she appeared as a judge on ''The Voice UK'' and ''The Voice Australia'' both in 2014. Her other ventures include product endorsements, books, perfumes, charitable work and a wine brand. Minogue's achievements include being an ARIA Hall of Fame inductee, Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), Officer of the Order of the British Empire, Chevalier (knight) of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and an honorary Doctor of Health Science (D.H.Sc.). Provided by Wikipedia
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