Sheena Easton


Sheena Easton is a Scottish recording artist. Easton became famous for being the focus of an episode in the British television programme The Big Time, which recorded her attempts to gain a record contract and her eventual signing with EMI Records.

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  • Easton To Make West End Debut In '42nd Street' - Nov 17, 2016
  • Sharief Easterling: The Underappreciation Of Sign O' The Times
    Huffington Post - Jul 09, 2013
  • Xaque Gruber: The Top 20 Best James Bond Theme Songs
    Huffington Post - Oct 18, 2012
  • Northalsted Market Days 2012
    Chicago Reader - Aug 07, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sheena Easton.


1959 Birth Born on April 27, 1959.
1964 5 Years Old Her earliest known public performance as a singer was in 1964 at the age of five, when she sang "Early One Morning" for her uncle and aunt and various relatives at the couple's 25th wedding anniversary celebration.
1969 10 Years Old Easton's father died in 1969 and her mother had to support the family. … Read More


1975 16 Years Old Her top grades in school earned her a scholarship to attend the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, where she trained from 1975 to 1979 as a speech and drama teacher by day, while singing with a band called "Something Else" by night at local clubs. … Read More


1979 20 Years Old In 1979, she married Sandi Easton, the first of her four husbands. … Read More
Deke Arlon became her first manager, and Easton spent much of 1980 being followed by camera crews, who filmed her throughout the process of making her first EMI single, "Modern Girl". … Read More
…  A six-time Grammy nominee in the U.S., Easton is a two-time Grammy Award winner, winning Best New Artist in 1981 and Best Mexican-American Performance in 1985, for her duet with Luis Miguel on the song "Me Gustas Tal Como Eres". … Read More
1982 23 Years Old 1 More Event
The title track from "You Could Have Been With Me" made it in to the US Top 15, however, by the end of 1982, she saw her sales slumping. … Read More
1983 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 1983, Easton duetted with Kenny Rogers and had a Top 10 hit in the US with "We've Got Tonight", a cover of the Bob Seger song. … Read More
In 1984, Easton recorded a Spanish-language single, "Me Gustas Tal Como Eres" ("I Like You Just the Way You Are"), a duet with Mexican star Luis Miguel. … Read More
1985 26 Years Old In late 1985, Easton contributed "It's Christmas (All Over the World)" to the holiday release Santa Claus The Movie. … Read More
1987 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1987, Easton appeared in Prince's concert film Sign o' the Times, during which they duetted on "U Got the Look", which became a No. 2 hit in the US for Prince and Easton. This led to Grammy nominations for "Best R&B Vocal, Duo or Group" and "Best R&B Song" of 1987. … Read More


1990 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 33 Years Old 1992 saw Easton become a United States citizen; she presently holds dual citizenship with the United Kingdom and the United States. … Read More
Easton also contributed the theme song "Are There Angels" to the soundtrack for Shiloh in 1997; and provided the song "A Dream Worth Keeping" for the 1993 animated film FernGully: The Last Rainforest.
1998 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 1998, Easton toured with "The Colors of Christmas" with artists Roberta Flack, Melissa Manchester, Peabo Bryson, and Jeffrey Osborne. … Read More


1999 - 2001 3 More Events
2002 43 Years Old On 9 November 2002, she married John Minoli, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon; they divorced in 2003. … Read More
2003 44 Years Old In 2003, Easton contributed vocals to "If You're Happy", a cover for a Japanese disc called Cover Morning Musume-Hello Project. … Read More
2004 45 Years Old In 2004, she was inducted into the Casino Legends Hall of Fame at the Tropicana Resort & Casino.


2013 54 Years Old In February 2013, Demon/Edsel Records (UK) reissued Easton's "You Could Have Been with Me" and "Madness, Money and Music" along with "A Private Heaven" and "Do You" in two compact disc packages remastered with bonus tracks, with the latter including the extended version of "Jimmy Mack" that has never been included on any of her reissues.
2014 55 Years Old In November 2014, a box set of Easton's first five albums in an original album series Compact Disc collection was released by Warner Music Group in the United Kingdom.
2015 56 Years Old 1 More Event
Currently Easton embarked on symphony concerts with guest vocalists entitled "The Spy who Loved Me" with material from spy movies of the past and present and featuring Bond style music with symphonies around the United States beginning in San Francisco from July, 2015 until January, 2016 with possible continuance later into 2016.
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