Corinne Bailey Rae – TV Specials, the Nobel Peace Prize and Stevie Wonder!

Corinne Bailey Rae - TV Specials, the Nobel Peace Prize and Stevie Wonder!

CORINNE WINS AT MOBOS & NOMINATED IN MTV AWARDS
Corinne Bailey Rae was crowned Queen of the MOBOs last week with a show-stopping performance of her global smash hit single ‘Put Your Records On’ and scooping two awards for Best UK Female and Best UK Newcomer. She has also just been nominated for an MTV European Music Award as Best UK and Ireland Act alongside Arctic Monkeys, Muse, Lily Allen and The Kooks. The ceremony takes place on November 2nd in Copenhagen.

SPECIAL APPEARANCES ON PARKINSON, RADIO 1 AND BBC1
Corinne is also a special guest on Parkinson on October 7th where she will exclusively perform her new single ‘Like A Star’ with a 10-piece string orchestra. This is followed on October 10th with a 40 minute special on BBC1 recorded at St Luke’s, where Corinne plays tracks from her album. This is the second of the BBC Sessions series. The first recently featured Sir Elton John. Corinne will also be live on Chris Moyles’ Radio 1 breakfast show on October 4th.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE IN OSLO & STEVIE WONDER IN LA
Additionally she has just been invited to perform at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo on December 11th whilst last week she was the special guest on Stevie Wonder’s LA radio show; he is a huge fan and even sang ‘Like A Star’ to her live on air.

FILM SCREENING AT LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
Corinne recently completed the soundtrack to the forthcoming film, ‘Venus’, which was written by Hanif Kureshi and stars Peter O’Toole, Leslie Phillips, Richard Griffiths, Jodie Whittaker and Vanessa Redgrave. ‘Venus’ will be exclusively screened at the Odeon Leicester Square as part the London Film Festival on October 19th and 20th. It opens in the USA in December and the UK and Europe in January.

MORE GOLD RECORD AWARDS
Finally Corinne has just gone gold in France this week, which adds to the gold and platinum discs from the UK, USA, Ireland, Germany, Holland, Italy and New Zealand, with many more to follow.

‘Like A Star’ is released as a single on October 9th in the UK with the new track ‘Emeraldine’ as a B-side plus an Amp Fiddler remix of ‘Enchantment’ and a cover of Aretha Franklin’s ‘Daydreaming’.

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