Fiona Apple

Born Sep 13, 1977

Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart is an American singer-songwriter and pianist. Apple garnered international acclaim for her 1996 debut album, Tidal, which was a critical and commercial success. She received a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the single "Criminal" from that album in 1998. After Tidal, Apple released the critically acclaimed, though less commercially successful albums: When the Pawn...… Read More

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1977 Birth Born in New York City in 1977, Apple is the daughter of singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart, who met when both were cast in the Broadway musical Applause. … Read More


1994 16 Years Old Apple was introduced to the music industry in 1994, when she gave a demo tape containing the songs "Never Is a Promise", "Not One of Those Times", and "He Takes a Taxi" to her friend who was the babysitter for music publicist Kathryn Schenker. … Read More
1996 18 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Her debut album, Tidal, written when Apple was seventeen, was released in 1996 and received a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the single "Criminal". … Read More
1997 19 Years Old Apple accepted MTV Video Music Award for "Best New Artist" for her song Sleep to Dream in 1997 The New Yorker and NYRock criticized her MTV award show speech. "When I have something to say, I'll say it," she said, responding to these criticisms in an article in Rolling Stone in January 1998. … Read More


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2005 27 Years Old …  Apple went on a live tour to promote the album in late 2005.
In June 2006, Apple appeared on the joke track "Come Over and Get It (Up in 'Dem Guts)" by comedian Zach Galifianakis. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old Apple toured the East Coast during August 2007, with Nickel Creek.


2008 30 Years Old In 2008, Apple recorded a duet titled "Still I" with Christophe Deluy.
2009 31 Years Old In 2009, Apple covered "Why Try to Change Me Now" and "I Walk A Little Faster" for The Best Is Yet to Come – The Songs of Cy Coleman.
In January 2010, Fiona Apple and Jon Brion performed together at "Love and Haiti, Too: A Music Benefit", a charity concert for the people hurt by the Haiti earthquake. Fiona sang a cover of "(S)he's Funny That Way", composed by Neil Moret, lyrics by Richard Whiting, which is often associated with the singer Billie Holiday. In June 2010, Fiona released a song titled "So Sleepy", produced by Jon Brion and written by children involved with the non-profit organization 826LA. … Read More
In 2012, she released her fourth studio album, The Idler Wheel, which received universal critical praise and was followed by an extensive tour of the USA.
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In September 2013, a Chipotle ad appeared online with a soundtrack of Apple covering "Pure Imagination" from the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. … Read More
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In 2014, Apple wrote the opening theme, "Container", for Showtime's new show, The Affair.
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