Caro Emerald

Born 26 April 1981.
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Caro Emerald Live in Session

Caro Emerald performs live for Sir Terry Wogan

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Biography

Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw (born 26 April 1981), best known by her stage name of Caro Emerald, is a Dutch pop and jazz singer. She debuted on 6 July 2009 with her single "Back It Up". Her 2009 single "A Night Like This" reached the number 1 position in the Netherlands.

Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor set a new all-time Dutch chart record on 20 August 2010, spending its 30th week at number one on the country's albums chart, beating the previous record set by Michael Jackson's Thriller by one week. The album became the biggest selling album of 2010 in the Netherlands and has sold over 300,000 copies so far. In total more than a million copies have been sold. On 3 October 2010, Van der Leeuw was awarded the Dutch music prize "Edison Award" for Best Female Artist.

In April 2013, her second studio album The Shocking Miss Emerald went to No. 1 in the UK album chart, becoming her first UK No. 1 album.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Deleted Scenes From the Cutting Room Floor

    Deleted Scenes From the Cutting Room Floor 2010

    Reviewed by Lloyd Bradley
    It’s not rocket science – good songs sung well makes a great album.