Bonnie Tyler


Bonnie Tyler is a Welsh singer. Her first hit single, "Lost in France", reached the UK Top 10 in 1976 and she was nominated for Best British Female Newcomer at the 1977 Brit Awards. Soon after, Tyler underwent an operation to remove nodules from her vocal cords which left her with a distinctively husky voice. However, this did not affect her career and her 1977 single "It's a Heartache" became a hit in both Europe and North America.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Bonnie Tyler.


1951 Birth Born on June 8, 1951.


1975 24 Years Old 1 More Event
She spent seven years performing in pubs and clubs around South Wales before being signed to RCA Records in 1975. … Read More
1976 25 Years Old Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe became her managers, songwriters and producers. "My! My! Honeycomb" was released as her debut single in April 1976, and failed to impact any charts worldwide. … Read More
1978 27 Years Old 1 More Event
"It's a Heartache" saw Tyler return to prominence again in 1978, reaching number 4 in the United Kingdom. … Read More
Tyler's third studio album, Diamond Cut, was released in 1979. … Read More


1983 32 Years Old She was invited to his New York apartment three weeks later, where he presented her with "Total Eclipse of the Heart", a song which became a trans-Atlantic number 1 hit in 1983. … Read More
1984 33 Years Old In 1984, Tyler recorded "Here She Comes" for the restoration version of the sic-fi film Metropolis.
1985 34 Years Old Despite not entering the Top 75 in the United Kingdom or the United States, Tyler was nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance at the 1985 Grammy Awards. … Read More
1988 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Tyler released one more album with Columbia Records in 1988. … Read More


1991 40 Years Old 1 More Event
German producer and songwriter Dieter Bohlen contacted Tyler in 1991, proposing a collaboration. … Read More
1993 42 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Tyler's success with Angel Heart led to her several awards and nominations, including a Bravo Otto award in Germany, and an Echo Award for best pop/rock singer of 1993.
1994 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Tyler received the Goldene Europa Award and won Best International Female Vocalist at the Echo Awards in 1994.


2001 - 2003 4 More Events
2004 53 Years Old 1 More Event
Tyler and Antonn released a second hit single, "Si tout s'arrête (It's A Heartache)," in 2004.
With her main songwriting team consisting of herself, Paul D. Fitzgerald and Karen Drotar, they crafted two singles, "Louise" and "Celebrate," neither of which were commercially successful when the album was released in mid-2005.
2006 55 Years Old Between the release of her fifteenth and sixteenth studio albums, Tyler's work consisted of one-off recordings, releasing a handful of compilation albums and appearing on television. In September 2006, Tyler made her first appearance on US television in years, as she sang a duet of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" with actress Lucy Lawless on the American show Celebrity Duets. … Read More
2009 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, it was announced by Mal Pope that he had recruited Tyler to perform the title track to his self-written musical, Cappuccino Girls, which would tour in Wales in the following months. … Read More


In 2011, Tyler appeared on Swedish TV show Kvällen är din ("The Evening Is Yours" in English), singing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" with Swedish singer Niklas Paulström. … Read More
2012 61 Years Old In early 2012, Tyler began working on her latest album, Rocks and Honey. … Read More
Her latest album Rocks and Honey was released in 2013 and featured the single "Believe in Me" which she performed representing the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. … Read More
2014 63 Years Old The event was held in Swansea on 19 June 2014, where Tyler performed alongside her brother Paul Hopkins.
2015 64 Years Old In June 2015, Tyler performed "Circle of Life" from The Lion King on Die schönsten Disney Songs aller Zeiten, a German TV show celebrating numerous popular Disney songs. … Read More
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