Sinitta Sinitta
British-based singer and musician
Sinitta Sinitta
Sinitta Renet Malone, known professionally as Sinitta, is an American singer who has lived in the United Kingdom for most of her career. She is best known for her hit records in the 1980s; including "So Macho", "Toy Boy", "Cross My Broken Heart" and "Right Back Where We Started From".
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    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 46
    In August 2015, Sinitta appeared on ITV's new panel show Safeword.
    More Details Hide Details However, she branded the show "vile" after the opposing team took control of her Twitter account and fabricated an autobiography, poking fun at Brad Pitt, whom Sinitta had previously dated. Studio albums
    In January 2015, Sinitta appeared on ITV's new variety talent show, Get Your Act Together.
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  • 2014
    Age 45
    In August 2014, Sinitta appeared on Keith Lemon's TV show, Through The Keyhole.
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    On the 28 June 2014, Sinitta performed her song for the first time at Pride in London.
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    The single, a dance track originally sung by her mother Miquel Brown, is 'So Many Men So Little Time' and was released on 23 June 2014.
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    In June 2014, Sinitta released a new single after a 22-year musical hiatus, working with Energise Records.
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    In February 2014, Sinitta and her family took part in All Star Family Fortunes competing against McFly star Dougie Poynter and his family.
    More Details Hide Details They won the jackpot of £30,000.
  • 2013
    Age 44
    In December 2013, Sinitta appeared on the Christmas edition Celebrity Come Dine With Me with former actress Danniella Westbrook, dancer and TV personality Louie Spence and Made In Chelsea's Hugo Taylor.
    More Details Hide Details In the same month, Sinitta appeared on BBC Radio 1's Innuendo Bingo.
    Sinitta took part in the Channel 4 series The Jump during January 2013, alongside Sir Steve Redgrave and Amy Childs.
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  • 2011
    Age 42
    She also made appearances on the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 The Xtra Factor, in which she visited one of the finalists' home towns.
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    With Cowell's departure from the UK version, Sinitta assisted Louis Walsh in the 2011 series 8 show with the over 25s category.
    More Details Hide Details On The X Factor Sinitta has worked on: In 2009, she regularly appeared on The Xtra Factor which is ITV2's spin-off of The X Factor, interviewing contestants' friends and family.
  • 2010
    Age 41
    Sinitta and Willner divorced in 2010.
    More Details Hide Details In early 2008, Sinitta began working with other producers and writers, including her aunt Amii Stewart and Nate & Sangoon on new material for a potential future studio album. Sinitta's first Greatest Hits album was released on 19 October 2009. Taking the title from her 1989 smash hit single; Right Back Where We Started From – The Hits Plus Collection is a comprehensive anthology of Sinitta's recording career from 1986 until the present day. The double CD album was released by Cherry Pop Records in association with Sony Music Entertainment. Sinitta now has her own production company and talent site, Attinis (Sinitta backwards) Productions and record label BritBratPop Music.
    She continued to work with Simon Cowell, as a mentor support on The X Factor, and in the 2010 series 7 show she worked with the Groups category, at judges' houses in Marbella.
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    Sinitta appeared as a contestant on ITV's 2010 series of Dancing on Ice, partnered by series regular professional Andre Lipanov.
    More Details Hide Details In November 2011, she appeared as a contestant on the eleventh series of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! She joined the show on day three along with Pat Sharp, the DJ. Sinitta was the second contestant to be voted out of the jungle by the public, receiving just 2.38% of the votes cast. In November 2013, Sinitta appeared in a remake of the 1980s song, "Take On Me", as a Children in Need special tribute alongside Harry Hill, the Hairy Bikers and many more. Sinitta appeared as Cowell's righthand woman at the judges' houses stage of The X Factor and she helped to choose and assist to mentor artists such as Leona Lewis, Olly Murs and One Direction.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 39
    On 10 April 2008, it was announced that Sinitta had joined the panellists on ITV daytime show, Loose Women.
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    In March 2008, she appeared on Celebrity Wife Swap, swapping spouses with ex-Coronation Street actor Bruce Jones.
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  • 2007
    Age 38
    She hosted her own chat show on MTV. In spring 2007, she teamed, as a judge, with David Ian, David Gest and choreographer Brian Friedman on ITV's musical talent search series, Grease Is The Word.
    More Details Hide Details Sinitta has also had a cameo appearance on daytime soap, Neighbours, appeared as a panellist on Never Mind The Buzzcocks on Phill Jupitus's team and was parodied on the comedy show, Star Stories.
  • 2006
    Age 37
    In 2006, Sinitta appeared briefly on an episode of Songs of Praise with her mother Miquel Brown.
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    In 2006, Sinitta competed on Sky1's Cirque de Celebrité and appeared on The X Factor, as part of Simon Cowell and then Louis Walsh's mentoring team.
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  • 2005
    Age 36
    In May 2005, Sinitta performed on Hit Me Baby One More Time on ITV.
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  • 2002
    Age 33
    In April 2002, Sinitta married Andy Willner.
    More Details Hide Details In November 2005, she announced that Kerry West was to be a surrogate mother for a baby with her husband. At eight weeks into the surrogacy, however, West suffered a miscarriage. She had been carrying twins.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1997
    Age 28
    She replaced Irene Cara to tour with Sonia (also a former SAW artist) and Luke Goss (former Bros) in the rock and pop musicals concert, What a Feeling in 1997.
    More Details Hide Details In 1981, Sinitta starred in the film Shock Treatment. Sinitta acted in the 1986 film Foreign Body and she also played the lead role in The Friends by Rosa Guy.
    She appeared on the cast recording album for What a Feeling, a live recording taken from the Apollo Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh in May 1997.
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  • 1989
    Age 20
    Her second album Wicked, released in 1989, contained only one SAW track – "I Don't Believe In Miracles" – the others being produced by the aforementioned Hammond, Harding & Curnow in addition to Nigel Wright and German producer Ralf Rene Maue.
    More Details Hide Details As the 1990s opened, PWL music proved less popular, and her singles failed to chart high in the Top 20 of the UK chart: "Lay Me Down Easy" (number 88 – December 1989), "Hitchin' a Ride" (Number 24 – April 1990), "Love and Affection" (number 62 – September 1990), "Shame Shame Shame" (number 28 – July 1992) and "The Supreme EP" (number 49 – April 1993). However, these songs were big hits in Japan, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and India, and she even had a number one American dance hit. "The Supreme EP" was the last chart single by Sinitta in the UK. Sinitta's only studio album release during this period, Naughty Naughty (1995), was a collection of pop covers and received a limited release in Asia.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1987
    Age 18
    Following the release of her début album Sinitta! in 1987, Sinitta moved away from working directly with Stock Aitken Waterman, although she continued to record at PWL under the direction of mixmasters Pete Hammond, Phil Harding and Ian Curnow.
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  • 1984
    Age 15
    She continued to release singles throughout 1984 and 1985, and also participated in 1984's A Song for Europe, the UK competition to find an entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, with "Imagination".
    More Details Hide Details In June 2014, Sinitta made a musical comeback when she released her new single "So Many Men, So Little Time" with Energise Records. (See Recent Career for more). Sinitta was both Simon Cowell's and Fanfare Records's first signing. "So Macho" was recorded with producer and songwriter George Hargreaves, and was issued as a double A-side single with "Cruisin. The single peaked at #2 in the UK charts, selling over half a million records in the UK and 1 Million worldwide, and spent 30 weeks on the UK chart. ‘So Macho’ was a hit in several other European countries and peaked at #14 in Australia. Around this time, Cowell was keen for Stock Aitken Waterman (SAW) to write and produce for Sinitta. SAW worked with Sinitta on her first single with the Hit Factory was "Toy Boy". By the time, ‘Toy Boy’ was released, Sinitta was a household name. Like, ‘So Macho’, ‘Toy Boy’ was a huge success of global proportion, selling all over Europe as well as the USA. It spent a fantastic 14 weeks in the chart and outsold Michael Jackson’s ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’.
  • 1983
    Age 14
    In 1983 Sinitta released the singles ‘Break Me Into Little Pieces’ and ‘Don’t Beat Around the Bush’ with dance troupe Hot Gossip.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, she also appeared in the video of "Rock the Boat" sung by Forrest.
  • 1982
    Age 13
    On 24 December 1982, Sinitta appeared on the TV programme The Tube as a dancer with Imagination.
    More Details Hide Details In 1985, she captained one of the teams on an ITV children's game show called The Wall Game, a programme teaching children how to act.
  • 1981
    Age 12
    Sinitta began in show business by appearing in the musical The Wiz and the movie Shock Treatment released on Halloween 1981, and her West End credits include Cats, Little Shop of Horrors, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Hair, Masquerade and Mutiny!
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  • OTHER
  • 1963
    Age -6
    Born on October 19, 1963.
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