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Bonnie Tyler

Bonnie Tyler

Gaynor Hopkins es el nombre real de la más que conocida cantante Bonnie Tyler. Nacida en la ciudad de Sweken, en Gales el 8 de Junio de 1951. Cantante, compositora y empresaria con una característica voz que le ha dado la fama. Fue toda una sorpresa cuando la BBC, la televisión pública británica la seleccionó para representar a Reino Unido en el Festival de Eurovisión 2013 que se celebró en Malmoe, Suecia. Interpretó la canción titulada Believe in me.

Empezó a cantar en pubs locales pero su primer álbum lanzado en 1977 "The World Starts Tonight" y su sencillo "It's a Hearthache" que fueron un gran éxito en Europa y América, hicieron que saltara rápidamente a la fama. Su carrera llegó a su cumbre en la década de los 80 cuando publicó los sencillos "Total eclipse of the heart" y "Holding out for a hero", éxitos internacionales. Ha colaborado con con varios artistas internacionales de renombre como Cher, Andrea Bocelli o Mike Oldfield con el éxito internacional "Island".

Ha estado sobre los escenarios cerca de 40 años. Ha ganado numerosos premios. Entre ellos, tres "Goldene Europe", un "Echo" o tres "Grammys". Cinco giras y millones de discos vendidos hacen que Bonnie Tyler sea considerada como "La Primera Dama del  Rock".

Discografía:
  • The World Starts Tonight (1977)
  • Natural Force (1978)
  • Diamond Cut (1979)
  • Goodbye to the Island (1981)
  • Faster Than the Speed of Night (1983)
  • Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire (1986)
  • Hide Your Heart (1988) también conocido como Notes From America (1988)
  • Bitterblue (1991)
  • Angel Heart (1992)
  • Silhouette in Red (1993)
  • Free Spirit (1995)
  • All in One Voice (1999)
  • Heart Strings (2003) también conocido como Heart & Soul (2002)
  • Simply Believe (2004)
  • Wings (2005) also known as Celebrate (2006)
  • Rocks and Honey (2013)



Gaynor Hopkins is the real name of the very known artist Bonnie Tyler. She was born in Sweken, Wales on 8th of June in 1951. Singer, composer and businesswoman with a characteristic voice that it has given her the fame. It was a great surprise when the BBC, the British National Broadcaster selected internally Bonie to represent United Kingdom in Eurovision Song Contest 2013 that was held in Malmö, Sweden. She performed the song titled Believe in me.

She started to sing in local pubs but her first album "The World Starts Tonight" in 1977 and her single "It's a hearthache" was a very great success in Europe and in America as well, made that became famous quickly. Her carreer arrived on top in the 80's when she published the singles "Total eclipse of the heart" or "Holding out for a hero". She has collaborated with several international artists as Cher, Andrea Bocelli or Mike Oldfield with the international successful single "Island".

She has been on the stages for 40 years. She has won lots of wards: three "Goldene Europe", a "Echo" three "Grammys". Five tours and millions of singles sold make that Bonnie Tyler was considered as the "International First lady of Rock".

Discography:
  • The World Starts Tonight (1977)
  • Natural Force (1978)
  • Diamond Cut (1979)
  • Goodbye to the Island (1981)
  • Faster Than the Speed of Night (1983)
  • Secret Dreams and Forbidden Fire (1986)
  • Hide Your Heart (1988) also known as Notes From America (1988)
  • Bitterblue (1991)
  • Angel Heart (1992)
  • Silhouette in Red (1993)
  • Free Spirit (1995)
  • All in One Voice (1999)
  • Heart Strings (2003) also known as Heart & Soul (2002)
  • Simply Believe (2004)
  • Wings (2005) also known as Celebrate (2006)
  • Rocks and Honey (2013)

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