Annie Lennox

Born 25 December 1954.
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Annie Lennox speaks to Johnnie Walker

Singer, songwriter and campaigner Annie Lennox joins Johnnie Walker in the studio.

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Ann "Annie" Lennox, (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, political activist and philanthropist. After achieving moderate success in the late 1970s as part of the new wave band The Tourists, she and fellow musician David A. Stewart went on to achieve major international success in the 1980s as Eurythmics. Lennox is the most recognised female artist at the Brit Awards, winning a total of eight awards to date. She has also been named the "Brits Champion of Champions".

Lennox embarked on a solo career in 1992 with her debut album, Diva, which produced several hit singles including "Why" and "Walking on Broken Glass". To date, she has released five solo studio albums and a compilation album, The Annie Lennox Collection (2009). Aside from her eight Brit Awards, she has also collected four Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award. In 2002, Lennox received a Billboard Century Award; the highest accolade from Billboard Magazine. In 2004, she won both the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Into the West", written for the soundtrack to the feature film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

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  1. Review of A Christmas Cornucopia

    A Christmas Cornucopia 2010

    Reviewed by Ian Wade
    Could be as much a part of the holiday season as arguments with loved ones.
  2. Review of Annie Lennox Collection

    Annie Lennox Collection 2009

    Reviewed by Sid Smith
    Blessed with a peerless set of pipes and a fierce musical intelligence.
  3. Review of Songs Of Mass Destruction

    Songs Of Mass Destruction 2007

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    Annie's latest is a political and emotional tour de force...
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