Sarah Brightman

Sarah Brightman

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Sarah Brightman (born 14 August 1960) is a British recording artist, actress, songwriter and dancer, largely credited for being a pioneer of Classical Crossover. She sings songs in many languages including English, Spanish, French, Latin, German, Italian, Russian, Hindi, and Mandarin. Brightman has received 160 Gold and Platinum awards in 34 countries and is the only artist to hold #1 spots on the Billboard Classical and Dance charts simultaneously... More Info »

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  • Symphony
    Symphony
  • La Luna
    La Luna
  • Classics
    Classics
  • The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection
    The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection
  • The Very Best Of 1990-2000
    The Very Best Of 1990-2000
  • Harem
    Harem
  • Eden
    Eden
  • Dive
    Dive
  • A Winter Symphony
    A Winter Symphony
  • Classics - The Best of Sarah Brightman
    Classics - The Best of Sarah Brightman
  • Symphony: Live In Vienna
    Symphony: Live In Vienna
  • Time to Say Goodbye
    Time to Say Goodbye
  • Fly
    Fly
  • Diva: The Singles Collection
    Diva: The Singles Collection
  • Timeless
    Timeless
  • Encore
    Encore
  • The Harem World Tour: Live from Las Vegas
    The Harem World Tour: Live from Las Vegas
  • As I Came Of Age
    As I Came Of Age
  • Love Changes Everything - The Andrew Lloyd Webber collection vol.2
    Love Changes Everything - The Andrew Lloyd Webber collection vol.2
  • The Songs That Got Away
    The Songs That Got Away
  • The Trees They Grow so High
    The Trees They Grow so High
  • Live From Las Vegas
    Live From Las Vegas
  • Love Changes Everything
    Love Changes Everything
  • Surrender
    Surrender
  • The Harem Tour
    The Harem Tour
  • Surrender (The Unexpected Songs)
    Surrender (The Unexpected Songs)
  • Songs That Got Away
    Songs That Got Away
  • Running
    Running
  • Greatest Hits '2000
    Greatest Hits '2000
  • Sarah Bightman Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
    Sarah Bightman Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Free
    Free
  • Sarah Brightman Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber
    Sarah Brightman Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • A Whiter Shade of Pale
    A Whiter Shade of Pale
  • Love Changes Everything: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection, Vol. 2
    Love Changes Everything: The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection, Vol. 2
  • A Question of Honour
    A Question of Honour
  • Just Show Me How to Love You
    Just Show Me How to Love You
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection
    Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection
  • Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
    Sings the Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • The Unexpected Songs
    The Unexpected Songs
  • The London Orchestra
    The London Orchestra
  • La Luna (Live in Concert) (disc 1)
    La Luna (Live in Concert) (disc 1)
  • Romanza
    Romanza
  • Eden (US Release - 16 tracks)
    Eden (US Release - 16 tracks)
  • Diva Dance
    Diva Dance
  • Time to Say Goodbye (feat. Andrea Bocelli)
    Time to Say Goodbye (feat. Andrea Bocelli)
  • 'The trees they grow so high'
    'The trees they grow so high'
  • The Second Element
    The Second Element
  • Eden (bonus disc: Time to Say Goodbye)
    Eden (bonus disc: Time to Say Goodbye)

Sarah Brightman. Artist Bio

Sarah Brightman (born 14 August 1960) is a British recording artist, actress, songwriter and dancer, largely credited for being a pioneer of Classical Crossover. She sings songs in many languages including English, Spanish, French, Latin, German, Italian, Russian, Hindi, and Mandarin.

Brightman has received 160 Gold and Platinum awards in 34 countries and is the only artist to hold #1 spots on the Billboard Classical and Dance charts simultaneously, her other achievements feature her ranking by the Recording Industry Association of America as the best-selling female classical artist of the twenty-first century and a Guinness World Record for the success of “Time to Say Goodbye,” the best-selling single in German recording history.

She has established herself as the world's biggest selling soprano of all time, She has sold 78 million albums worldwide, including 40 million copies of the soundtrack of The Phantom of the Opera (1986 musical), 26 million albums, over two million DVDs and 10 million copies of the single " Time to Say Goodbye "as a soloist.

She made her debut as a dancer in troupes such as Hot Gossip and later released a string of disco singles. She was a musical theatre performer and partner of theatre composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, with whom she originated roles including Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera.

After her divorce, Brightman became a crossover artist with former Enigma producer Frank Peterson. Her style, a blend of classical vocals and pop-inspired instrumentation and arrangement, earned her further success.

She is often cited as the woman who paved the way for other international success stories such as Il Divo, Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban. She is said to be worth as much as £30m (about US$49m).

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