Caro Emerald Biography (Wikipedia)
Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw (born 26 April 1981) is a Dutch pop and jazz singer. She debuted under the stage name "Caro Emerald" in July 2009 with "Back It Up". Follow-up single "A Night Like This" reached #1 in the Netherlands. Emerald is often praised for her outstanding live performances.
Debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor was conceived of, written and produced as a studio project by David Schreurs, Vincent Degiorgio, Jan van Wieringen and van der Leeuw, with Caro as the starring artist. In August 2010, the album spent its 30th week at #1 in the Dutch album charts, setting an all time record and beating Michael Jackson's "Thriller" by one week. The album became the biggest selling album of 2010 in the Netherlands with over 350.000 copies to date. Worldwide, over 1.4 million copies have been sold. On 3 October 2010, Emerald was awarded the Dutch music prize "Edison Award" for Best Female Artist.
May 2013, a second studio album The Shocking Miss Emerald was released. The album entered at #1 in the UK album chart.
- Caro Emerald at Cheltenham Jazz Festivalhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qxlnj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qxlnj.jpg2015-05-08T10:53:00.000ZJamie Cullum talks to Caro Emerald backstage at Cheltenham Jazz Festival.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02qxlp6
Caro Emerald at Cheltenham Jazz Festival
- Caro Emerald on the Pyramid stagehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021w6gm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021w6gm.jpg2014-07-29T12:01:00.000ZHighlights of Caro Emerald's set on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury 2014http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p023rt2z
Caro Emerald on the Pyramid stage
- Caro Emerald - Liquid Lunch at the BBC Music Tepeehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021wg2b.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p021wg2b.jpg2014-06-29T23:18:00.000ZAn exclusive performance of Liquid Lunch by Caro Emerald in the BBC Music Tepee at Glastonbury Festival 2014http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p021w95h
Caro Emerald - Liquid Lunch at the BBC Music Tepee
- Caro Emerald Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01ktgqs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01ktgqs.jpg2013-11-03T14:22:00.000ZCaro Emerald performs two songs live in Studio 6C for Sir Terry Woganhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01ktgqt
Caro Emerald Live in Session
Caro Emerald Tracks