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Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae is a soul-rooted contemporary R&B singer and songwriter with multiple Top Ten U.K. and U.S. albums. Displaying an interest in music from an early age, Rae studied classical violin until she acquired an electric guitar in her early teens. Inspired by such '90s alt-rock icons as L7, Veruca Salt, and Belly, Rae formed her first band, Helen. Despite developing a strong local following, the band ultimately folded and Rae enrolled at Leeds University to study English literature. While at school, a job at a jazz club inspired her more soul-oriented leanings and she began writing songs. Eventually, she scored a record deal with EMI and released her self-titled debut solo album in February 2006. It topped the U.K. album chart, pushed by the number two single "Put Your Records On," and reached number four on the U.S. Billboard 200. Rae earned three Grammy nominations and was nominated for as many MOBOs, two of which -- Best U.K. Female, Best U.K. Newcomer -- she won. A year later, both an expanded edition of the album and the CD/DVD set Live in London & NY appeared, and she was featured on Herbie Hancock's Grammy-winning River: The Joni Letters. Corinne Bailey Rae's second proper album, The Sea, was heavily affected by the death of her husband, saxophonist Jason Rae. Despite the traumatic events surrounding its recording, it translated into commercial success as another instant Top Ten hit in the U.K. and U.S. after its January 2010 release. She followed the Mercury Prize-nominated album early the next year with the considerably lighter The Love EP, a five-song set containing covers of songs originally recorded by the likes of Prince, Bob Marley, and Paul McCartney & Wings. Her version of Marley's "Is This Love" won a Grammy in the category of Best R&B Performance. As she worked on her third proper album, she temporarily retreated from the spotlight and remarried in 2013. In February 2016, "Been to the Moon," a collaboration with King's Paris and Amber Strother, heralded The Heart Speaks in Whispers, which arrived three months later. ~ Matt Collar & Andy Kellman
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Stations Featuring
Corinne Bailey Rae

    New R&B First

    New R&B First
    1 song

    New Pop First

    New Pop First
    1 song

    Smooth Jazz

    Smooth Jazz
    2 songs

    New Smooth Jazz

    New Smooth Jazz
    2 songs

    Coffeehouse Corner

    1 song


    1 song

    Lite Hits

    1 song

    Female Focus

    2 songs

    R&B and Soul Mix

    1 song

Albums by
Corinne Bailey Rae

Top Songs by
Corinne Bailey Rae

  1.   Song
  2.   Put Your Records On
  3.   Closer
  4.   Like a Star
  5.   I'd Do It All Again
  6.   Is This Love
  7.   Paris Nights/New York Mornings
  8.   I Wanna Be Your Lover
  9.   Trouble Sleeping
  10.   Are You Here
  11.   Been to the Moon
  12.   Green Aphrodisiac
  13.   Hey, I Won't Break Your Heart
  14.   Breathless
  15.   Butterfly
  16.   My Love
  17.   One Night (Of Sin)
  18.   Till It Happens to You
  19.   Choux Pastry Heart
  20.   Call Me When You Get This
  21.   Feels Like the First Time
  22.   Low Red Moon
  23.   Daydreaming
  24.   Bluebird
  25.   The Sea
  26.   Diving for Hearts
  27.   Steady As She Goes
  28.   I'd Like To
  29.   I Would Like to Call It Beauty
  30.   Sexyback
  31.   Munich
  32.   Another Rainy Day
  33.   Enchantment
  34.   Seasons Change
  35.   Chains by RZA
  36.   Paper Dolls
  37.   Love's on Its Way
  38.   Pier 29 Cue
  39.   I Won't Let You Lie to Yourself
  40.   Emeraldine
  41.   Since I've Been Loving You
  42.   Venus as a Boy
  43.   Que Sera Sera
  44.   The Blackest Lily
  45.   Vanessa Cue
  46.   No Love Child
  47.   I'm Losing You
  48.   Young & Foolish
  49.   Bonus Materials
  50.   Come the Revolution
  51.   This Christmas
  52.   The Skies Will Break
  53.   Tell Me
  54.   Stop Where You Are
  55.   Horse Print Dress
  56.   Do You Ever Think of Me?
  57.   Caramel
  58.   Taken by Dreams
  59.   Walk On
  60.   Night
  61.   In the Dark
  62.   Ice Cream Colours
  63.   High
  64.   Push on for the Dawn
  65.   Sign Your Name

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