Sheena Shirley Easton (née Orr; born 27 April 1959) is a Scottish born recording artist and stage and TV/film actress with dual UK/USA nationality. Easton first came into the public eye as the focus of an episode in the first British reality television programme The Big Time: Pop Singer, which recorded her attempts to gain a record contract and her eventual signing with EMI Records.
Easton's 1980 debut singles, "Modern Girl" and "9 to 5"," entered into the UK top ten, making her the first UK female artist to appear twice in the same top ten since Ruby Murray. In 1981, "9 to 5", topped the US Hot 100, making her the third UK female solo artist to achieve this, following Petula Clark and Lulu and is one of the most successful British female performers to date.
A six-time Grammy nominee in the US, Easton is a two-time Grammy Award winner, winning Best New Artist in 1981 and Best Mexican-American Performance in 1985, for her duet with Luis Miguel on the song "Me Gustas Tal Como Eres". She has received 5 U.S. Gold albums and 1 U.S. Platinum album. She has recorded 16 studio albums, released 45 singles, and had 15 Top 40 hits on the US Billboard Hot 100 between 1981 and 1991. She also had 25 top 40 hits in international territories around the world. In Canada, Easton scored 3 gold and 2 platinum albums. She has sold over 25 million albums and singles worldwide.