Andrea Corr
Irish singer and musician
Andrea Corr
Andrea Jane Corr, is an Irish musician, songwriter and actress. Corr debuted in 1990 as the lead singer of the Celtic folk rock and pop rock group The Corrs along with her three elder siblings Caroline, Sharon, and Jim. Aside from singing lead vocals Corr plays the tin whistle and the piano. With the others, Corr has released five studio albums, two compilation albums, one remix album and two live albums.
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IRS rejects reward claim by tax whistleblower
Yahoo News - almost 4 years
By Nanette Byrnes (Reuters) - The Internal Revenue Service has rejected a reward claim made by a whistleblower, former banker Joseph Insinga, who had sued the agency in a closely watched case. In a letter dated April 15, the IRS told Insinga that he was not entitled to a reward. A copy of the letter was provided to Reuters by his attorney Andrew Carr. The information Insinga gave to the IRS in May 2007 about several companies, which he alleged dodged taxes, did not result in collection of any additional taxes, the IRS said. Insinga will appeal the rejection, Carr told Reuters by email. ...
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Andrea's new bundle of joy
The Argus - almost 5 years
DUNDALK pop star Andrea Corr gave birth to her first child last weekend, a baby girl she is naming Jean after her late mother.
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'Tears in family' as Andrea Corr names baby after late mum
Independent - almost 5 years
SHARON Corr has revealed there have been "tears shed" in her family over a decision by sister Andrea to name her first child after their late mother Jean.
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Andrea Corr soaks up the sun on 'babymoon' with husband Brett Desmond
Daily Mail (UK) - about 5 years
... well his father does own one of the top hotels in Barbados.
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Oh Baby! Andrea Corr is Pregnant
The National Ledger - about 5 years
Former The Corrs star <a class="fplink fp-14843" href="/andrea+corr">Andrea Corr</a> is pregnant with her first child. The Irish singer-turned-actress exchanged vows with her longtime partner, billionaire Brett Desmond, in 2009 and now they are set to become parents. In a post on her Twitter.com page, Corr writes, "Thank you all so much for such ...
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The Corrs' singer to hold shows in PHL, releases album - Manila Bulletin
Google News - over 5 years
MANILA, Philippines -- Andrea Corr of super Irish group The Corrs will be holding a concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Oct. 16 and at Cebu Waterfront Hotel on Oct. 18. The shows coincide with the release of her covers album,
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Nolwenn Leroy passe la barre des 500 000 ventes - Charts in France
Google News - over 5 years
On espère retrouver la reprise &quot;Sunday Bloody Sunday&quot; de U2, uniquement disponible sur iTunes, et le duo &quot;Tinseltown In The Rain&quot; que la bretonne avait chanté sur le même plateau de télévision avec Andrea Corr. Dans une interview accordée peu avant la
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Botanics becomes home for joking Jungle City animals - Scotsman
Google News - over 5 years
Former Spice Girl Gerri Halliwell&#39;s pink tiger called &quot;Queen of Everything&quot; has a queenly and regal voice while Irish singer Andrea Corr portrays a chatty baby elephant. Other voices, which can be heard via a £4.50 audio guide, include Dame Rula Lenska
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Halliwell is 'voice' of tiger in charity exhibit at Botanics - Scotsman
Google News - over 5 years
Fifty of the sculptures can &quot;talk&quot; and feature voice-overs by a number of celebrities including Andrea Corr, Dame Rula Lenska and Geri. Visitors to the Botanics can ask for an audio guide. Each of the talking animals will be numbered and typing the
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Sharon Corr à l'Alhambra le 20 novembre - Charts in France
Google News - over 5 years
Très surprenante pour cet exercice, Andrea Corr démontre qu&#39;elle a su se réapproprier des morceaux en leur donnant une nouvelle âme. Désappointés au premier abord, nous constatons que l&#39;artiste a fait preuve d&#39;élégance, en témoigne le premier extrait
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Liam Finn - Cold Feet - I Like Music
Google News - over 5 years
Andrea Corr: I Like Music because… it romanticises every little simple moment. Lloyd Banks: I Like Music because… music has got me into a very good position in life and inspired me since a kid, and hopefully my music will inspire other kids to get
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Celtic Woman surfe sur la vague "Bretonne" - Charts in France
Google News - over 5 years
A titre d&#39;exemple la chanteuse irlandaise Andrea Corr, membre du groupe The Corrs, peine à convaincre le public français avec son album de reprises intitulé &quot;Lifelines&quot;. Mais les Celtic Woman ont plus d&#39;un tour dans leur sac et frapperont fort sur la
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Magnolia 'messiah' pledges to do better - Irish Independent
Google News - over 5 years
That was the Beatles, and now here&#39;s the weather, and join me after the break when I&#39;ll be asking Andrea Corr about her new album. Oh, and did I mention the time I met President Obama and the Queen? Tubridy actually promised to play a James Bond theme
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What I see in the mirror: Andrea Corr - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
I was once voted &quot;most beautiful woman in the world&quot;. It was surreal because I am obviously not. At the time we were touring in Italy and I was down in the dumps for some reason, so it was nice on a superficial level. I thought, &quot;I&#39;m all right…
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Andrea Corr solo: "Lifelines" - Musikmarkt
Google News - over 5 years
Burgwedel - Andrea Corr lässt ihre berühmte Familie, mit der sie seit den 90er Jahren unter dem Namen The Corrs erfolgreich Musik macht, in den Hintergrund rücken und geht musikalisch eigene Wege. Mit &quot;Lifelines&quot; erschien am 17
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Andrea Corr publica un disco con la banda sonora de su vida - Qué.es
Google News - over 5 years
/José González Andrea Corr gana en las distancias cortas. Más que en físico (ha sido incluída en numerosas listas de las mujeres más bellas del mundo), en simpatía. Subida en unos tacones que disimulan su 1,56 de estatura, derrocha sonrisas y no
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Andrea Corr solo w Opolu - TVP
Google News - over 5 years
Mimo wielkiego sukcesu i milionów sprzedanych płyt Andrea Corr postanowiła zrobić karierę solową. Wczoraj irlandzka piękność wystąpiła w opolskim amfiteatrze podczas koncertu Lato ZET i Dwójki. The Corrs byli gwiazdami drugiej połowy lat 90
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Integrante do The Corrs, Andrea Corr apresenta disco solo - Terra Brasil
Google News - over 5 years
Andrea Corr, a mais jovem e provavelmente a mais conhecida dos quatro irmãos que compõem a banda irlandesa The Corrs, volta a apresentar um disco solo. Consciente da expectativa que levanta um possível retorno de The Corrs, a cantora afirmou em
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Andrea Corr: "Lifelines" - Queer.de
Google News - over 5 years
Auf ihrem zweiten Solo-Album (ohne The Corrs) nimmt sich Andrea ihre Lieblingssongs vor. Als Produzent konnte sie unter anderem Brian Eno verpflichten. Weitreichend und doch intim, erwachsen und doch verletzlich - Andrea Corrs neues Album &quot;Lifelines&quot;
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Andrea Corr
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 40
    In an interview with Chris Evans in June 2015, Andrea confirmed that The Corrs were working on a new album and would play the BBC Radio 2 'Live in Hyde Park' festival.
    More Details Hide Details Their sixth studio album, White Light, was released on 27 November 2015, and was accompanied by a world tour. While her siblings were on hiatus to raise their families, Andrea launched a solo career. She released her first album, Ten Feet High, on 25 June 2007. It was produced by Nellee Hooper, who has worked with Gwen Stefani and Madonna; Bono was an executive producer. Her first single, "Shame on You" was an up-tempo pop song about men and women going to war and leaving behind partners they may never see again. It received positive reviews from music critics; IndieLondon described the song as a "slick package" that was "polished, well produced and with a message that's difficult to ignore". Losing Todays David Adair gave the song a strong review, writing that Corr's vocals were "crisp and uplifting". Liverpool's Daily Post gave the song a three-star rating, commenting that it was "deceptively upbeat", which masked its "heavier message about conscription and war".
  • THIRTIES
  • 2012
    Age 37
    On 30 November 2012, Corr lent her support to Kate Winslet's Golden Hat Foundation together with Tim Janis, Sarah McLachlan, Loreena McKennitt, Hayley Westenra, performing on "The American Christmas Carol" concert in Carnegie Hall. Corr is married to Brett Desmond, son of billionaire Dermot Desmond. They married in St Joseph's Church in Milltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland on 21 August 2009.
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    Corr gave birth to daughter Jean on 28 April 2012, and son Brett Jr. on 4 January 2014.
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    In the summer of 2012, she re-recorded the track "Pale Blue Eyes" (which had first appeared on her album "Lifelines") with German electronic musician Christopher von Deylen, better known under his alias Schiller.
    More Details Hide Details It was released in Germany on 5 October on the Schiller album Sonne.
  • 2011
    Age 36
    Sharon Corr and Caroline Corr sang "No Frontiers" at the wedding, and Damien Dempsey, Sharon Shannon and Seamus Begley also performed on stage in the church, as did Corr herself. In November 2011, Corr's first pregnancy was announced.
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  • 2010
    Age 35
    On 10 October 2010, Corr, amongst others, contributed to the Kirsty MacColl tribute concert held at Shepherd's Bush Empire to commemorate MacColl's birthday and raise money for charity.
    More Details Hide Details She also wrote and sang the song 'Oh Brother' on the album 'Music of Ireland – Welcome Home.'
  • 2007
    Age 32
    With the others, Corr has released six studio albums, two compilation albums, one remix album and two live albums. Andrea has also pursuing a solo career, releasing her debut album, Ten Feet High, in 2007.
    More Details Hide Details The album moved away from the sound of the Corrs and features a dance-pop sound. Her next album, released on 30 May 2011, was entirely made up of covers of songs that were important to her when younger. Andrea is involved in charitable activities. She has played charity concerts to raise money for the Pavarotti & Friends Liberian Children's Village, Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, the victims of the Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland and The Prince's Trust in 2004. She is an ambassador for the Nelson Mandela's "46664" campaign, raising awareness towards AIDS in Africa. During the Edinburgh Live 8 on 2 July 2005 The Corrs performed "When the Stars Go Blue" alongside Bono to promote the Make Poverty History campaign. Along with her siblings, she was appointed an honorary M.B.E. in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain for her contribution to music and charity.
  • 2005
    Age 30
    In recognition for their charity performances, The Corrs were made Honorary Members of the Order of the British Empire in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II.
    More Details Hide Details Corr also partook in a tribute single to the late member of The Dubliners, Ronnie Drew. Called "The Ballad of Ronnie Drew." The song was released on 19 February 2008 and was performed by a number of famous Irish musicians. This included members of U2, Sinéad O'Connor Christy Dignam of Aslan, Robert Hunter of the Grateful Dead, who wrote the song, Kíla, Christy Moore, Moya Brennan, Shane MacGowan, Bob Geldof, Damien Dempsey, Gavin Friday, Iona Green, Jerry Fish, Paul Brady, Paddy Casey, Mick Pyro, Mundy, Chris de Burgh, Ronan Keating, Jack L, Eleanor Shanley, Mary Black, Declan O'Rourke, Mary Coughlan, Joe Elliott of Def Leppard The Dubliners themselves and The Chieftains. The single was written to originally include Ronnie himself but was changed to be a tribute to him as his health was declining. Proceeds from sale of the single went to The Irish Cancer Society at the request of Drew himself. The song was performed live on The Late Late Show aired by RTE Entertainment on 22 February with Ronnie Drew in attendance as an audience member, and entered the Irish Single Charts at No. 2.
    During the Edinburgh Live 8 on 2 July 2005 The Corrs performed "When the Stars Go Blue" alongside Bono to promote the Make Poverty History campaign.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2004
    Age 29
    Andrea Corr and her siblings have played charity concerts to raise money for the Pavarotti & Friends Liberian Children's Village, Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, the victims of the Omagh bombing in Northern Ireland, and The Prince's Trust in 2004.
    More Details Hide Details They are also ambassadors for the Nelson Mandela's "46664" campaign, where they performed live to raise awareness towards AIDS in Africa.
  • 2003
    Age 28
    Corr resumed her acting career in 2003 where she was cast as Anne in The Boys from County Clare.
    More Details Hide Details The film was not a commercial success, but she won the Film Discovery Jury Award for Best Actress in the US Comedy Arts Festival and was nominated for Best Actress in the IFTA Awards. During the Corrs' hiatus she was featured in the 2005 film The Bridge and the 2006 film Broken Thread. Corr appeared as Christina in the play Dancing at Lughnasa staged at The Old Vic theatre in London from February until May 2009. She played the title role in Jane Eyre by Alan Stanford at the Gate Theatre in Dublin which opened on 9 November 2010.
  • 1998
    Age 23
    Corr provided the singing voice for Kayley in Warner Brothers' first fully animated film, 1998's The Quest for Camelot.
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  • 1997
    Age 22
    Following on from the success of their debut album, they released Talk on Corners and In Blue in 1997 and 2000 respectively.
    More Details Hide Details Originally Talk on Corners met with lukewarm success, until a remix version was released, when it topped the charts in many countries, and reached platinum status in the United Kingdom and Australia. In Blue moved towards mainstream pop, placing heavy emphasis on electronic synthesisers. It was successful, and was No. 1 in its first sales week in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria and debuted at No. 2 in France and Norway. It climbed to the top position during its second week in Sweden and Spain. During the production of In Blue, their mother, Jean, died while waiting for a lung transplant in the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, Britain. She was laid to rest at St. Patrick's cemetery in Dundalk. Bono, Larry Mullen, Brian Kennedy and Paul Brady were among the attendees. "No More Cry", written by Andrea and Caroline Corr for the album, was dedicated to their father hoping to help with his grief.
  • 1995
    Age 20
    The Corrs signed with Atlantic Records in 1995 and travelled to North America to record their debut album Forgiven, Not Forgotten.
    More Details Hide Details The album featured six instrumental selections among its Celtic-influenced tracks. When released, it was successful in Ireland, Australia, Japan, and Spain. The album reached platinum status in the United Kingdom and Australia, and quadruple platinum in Ireland, which made it one of the most popular debuts by an Irish group.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1991
    Age 16
    Andrea Corr entered the film industry in 1991 with Alan Parker's film, The Commitments where she had a speaking part as Sharon Rabbitte.
    More Details Hide Details In 1996, Parker was directing the film version of the rock opera Evita which starred Madonna. He was so keen on having Andrea in the film that he cast her as Juan Peron's mistress.
  • 1990
    Age 15
    In 1990, Corr and her siblings formed a quartet called The Corrs.
    More Details Hide Details Their career launched in 1991 when they auditioned for the film The Commitments in which Andrea gained a speaking role as Sharon Rabbitte. John Hughes noticed the quartet when they auditioned for the movie, and agreed to become their manager.
    Corr debuted in 1990 as the lead singer of the Celtic folk rock and pop rock group The Corrs along with her three elder siblings Caroline, Sharon, and Jim.
    More Details Hide Details Aside from singing lead vocals Corr plays the tin whistle, the ukulele, and the piano.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1974
    Born
    Born on May 17, 1974.
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