From Leeds, England, artist CORINNE BAILEY RAE released her self-titled debut album in 2006, debuting at #1 in the UK and #4 in the USA, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On“ and “Like A Star”. Now with over 5 million albums sold, Bailey Rae has been awarded 2 GRAMMYs including Best R&B Performance and multiple GRAMMY, BRIT, MOBO, BET nominations (amongst others).
Bailey Rae returned with her third studio album in six years, The Heart Speaks In Whispers, which debuted No. 3 on Billboard's R&B chart, featuring "Stop Where You Are," and "Green Aphrodisiac". The album has received critical acclaim worldwide with NPR naming it “one of their favorite 30 albums of the year so far” and The Guardian “one of the best R&B of 2016”.
Described as the “Bewitching queen of British soul”, Bailey Rae has performed a stunning live set on tour and at various festivals in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia including as special guest for Stevie Wonder at his Hyde Park BST, London concert for a crowd of 100,000.
Bailey Rae was selected by NASA for historic DESTINATION: JUPITER campaign (when Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4th); represented Europe for the International Olympic Committee’s PSA Campaign; and President Obama selected “Green Aphrodisiac” for his Spotify Summer “Night” Playlist.
Bailey Rae has enjoyed this year performing and/or collaborating with many of her peers from Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Lionel Richie to her contemporaries Pharrell, Andra Day, Alabama Shakes and more! Most recently, she performed with Amos Lee for WFUV’s holiday show and appeared on A Prairie Home Companion alongside Marcus Mumford in her final performance of the year.