About Kylie Minogue
With her distinctive style of dance-pop music, Australia-born Kylie Minogue has established herself as one of the most successful female music artists in the world. Her albums have consistently broken the top 15 on the sales chart in the UK and Australia. Many of them have even reached number one. Her debut album, Kylie, was released in July of 1988. It hit the number two spot in Australia and number on in the UK. Driven by the hit singles "Locomotion", "I Should Be So Lucky", and "Got to be Certain", the album was eventually certified six times platinum in the UK alone. Minogue followed the success of Kylie with a new album in 1989, which also reached number one in the UK. She continued to release albums throughout the 90s with steady sales in Austrailia and UK. Mainstream success in the US eventually followed with the 2001 release of Fever. The album was a hit throughout the world, landing at number one in Australia, France, Germany, Japan, and the UK. It also reached number three in the US, marking the singer's first top 50 album stateside. Kylie Minogue has received numerous honours for her contributions to music, including placement on lists of the greatest and most influential female artists. She has won dozens of awards, including several Logie awards, over a dozen ARIA Music Awards, and BRIT Awards for International Female Artist, Best International Female, and Best International Album. In 2004, Minogue won a Grammy for Best Dance Recording with her song "Come into My World." She has also been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. With numerous top five albums and singles known throughout the world, Kylie Minogue stands as one of the most prominent artists of the late 20th and early 21st century.