Belinda CarlisleBorn 17 August 1958
Belinda Carlisle Biography (Wikipedia)
Belinda Jo Carlisle (born August 17, 1958) is an American singer. She gained worldwide fame as the lead singer of the Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands in history, and went on to have a prolific career as a solo act.
Raised in Southern California, Carlisle began her music career in 1977 as a member of the Los Angeles punk band the Germs, and went on to join the Go-Go's as the lead singer after the band's formation in 1978. With their chart-topping debut release Beauty and the Beat in 1981, the group helped popularize new wave music in the United States, and were the first all-female band in history who wrote their own songs and played their own instruments to achieve a No. 1 album. The Go-Go's have sold over 7 million records worldwide.
After dissolution of the Go-Go's in 1985, Carlisle went on to have a successful solo career with radio hits such as "Mad About You", "I Get Weak", "Circle in the Sand", "Leave a Light On" and "Heaven Is a Place on Earth", among others, which were major successes in the United States, United Kingdom and internationally as well. Her autobiography, Lips Unsealed, published in June 2010, was a New York Times Best Seller and received favorable reviews. On August 11, 2011, as a member of the Go-Go's, she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Belinda Carlisle joins Jools and the gang in the studiohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01ykx19.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01ykx19.jpg2014-05-06T10:56:00.000ZJools welcomes Belinda Carlisle, singing live and choosing her favourite records.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01ykx4d
Belinda Carlisle joins Jools and the gang in the studio
- Belinda Carlisle Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01vbbc7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01vbbc7.jpg2014-03-16T14:58:00.000ZBelinda Carlisle performs two songs live and addresses those Eurovision rumours...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01vbcyy
Belinda Carlisle Live in Session
- Belinda Carlisle chats with Sara Coxhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01t4vjh.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01t4vjh.jpg2014-03-02T11:15:00.000ZBelinda Carlisle chats with Sara Cox about her success in the 80s.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01t4vjp
Belinda Carlisle chats with Sara Cox
- Belinda Carlisle - Tracks of My Yearshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01cm0j7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01cm0j7.jpg2013-07-12T11:00:00.000ZAmerican singer Belinda Carlisle picks herTracks Of My Years.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01cm1b3
Belinda Carlisle - Tracks of My Years
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