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Kylie Ann Minogue (Melbourne28 may 1968) is an Australian singer and actress.

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Biography[Edit]Edit

Youth[Edit]Edit

Minogue is on 28 May 1968 born in the Bethlehem Hospital in Melbourne as the oldest daughter of an Australian father and a mother from Wales. In 1970 is Kylies brother Brendan Minogue born and Dani elle Jane Minogue (stage name: Dannii Minogue) follows on 20 October 1971 as the youngest daughter.

Minogue grew up in Surrey Hills in a simple cottage Melbournes suburb where Ron Minogue provider is as an accountant. Carol is home mother and had for the birth of Kylie a career as a ballet dancer.

In her childhood creates a clear preference for music of The BeatlesThe Rolling Stones and ABBA. Minogue is a 10-year-old age strongly impressed by the action of Olivia Newton-John in the film Grease and does her along with her sister Daniëlle settled after I in house.

Career[Edit]Edit

Dance-career is characterized by its emerging as child star in a soap opera. Early in her career is broadly comparable to that of contemporary artists such as Britney SpearsChristina AguileraJustin Timberlake and Ricky Martin. With more than 60 million albums sold is Kylie Minogue one of Australia's most successful artists.

Neighbours[Edit]Edit

Minogue gets in 1979 her first television role in the television series The Sullivans. Her mother has her two daughters, Danniëlle and Kylie, brought to the audition and Kylie is selected to play the role of Karla . Her career really start in February 1986 when they audition does for the Australian television series Neighbours. This results in a contract of 12 weeks to play Charlene Mitchell , a boyish mechanic. Jason Donovan In that same series makes its appearance as Scott Robinson. 23.8 million viewers from mainly Great Britain and Australia seeScott and Charlene eventually marry.

Stock, Aitken & Waterman/PWL[Edit]Edit

During a Fitzroy Football Club benefit concert with other Neighbours cast members in Melbourne, Minogue sings a song by Little Eva: "The Loco-Motion". She gets offered a record deal and then the song is released as a single (under the title ' locomotion '). She stands there seven weeks at number 1 in Australia and it is the best selling single of the year. This success eludes producers trio Stock, Aitken & Waterman (SAW) not and they invite to come to London to Minogue a song to record. The story goes that the producers forgot that Minogue would come and that they the number I Should Be So Lucky in forty minutes while Minogue wrote in the hallway was waiting for. The song meant the international breakthrough of Minogue beginning 1988. The album Kylie and follow a number of hits (including a re-recorded version of The Loco-Motion). At the end of the year brings them the song Especially for you , a duet with fellow Neighbours- Jason Donovan. In 1989 the second album Enjoy Yourself including the hit Hand on your Heart. Kylie then goes also for the first time on tour by England and Australia. Around 1990 Minogue Gets a relationship with INXSsingerMichael Hutchence and want them off of her sweet juicy image. She demands that Stock, Aitken and Waterman the new number Better The Devil You Know mix again, this time with a somewhat bolder and more mature sound. The video clip that match the song makes, let them only see the producers trio as that is ready. Minogue In the video is for the first time as ' sexy and provocative vamp ' to see, something Stock, Aitken and Waterman not have had in mind with the former soap star. In her subsequent clips for Step Back in TimeWhat Do I Have to Do and Shocked that trend put Minogue. On the album where these hits come from-Rhythm of Love -works Minogue for the first time along with other songwriters and producers, including Stephen Bray, famous for his work for Madonna. Although dance-contract for three albums with SAW this comes to an end, pick up the three gentlemen Kylie about a fourth album. Minogue agrees and makes Let's Get To It, her last album with SAW that appears in 1991. However, here come not from real hits and after the release of a Greatest Hits album in 1992 with Stock, Aitken & Waterman Minogue finally breaks.

Although they initially was discouraged by her mother to pursue a career in showbiz to build, was Carol (Kylie a mother) her most loyal consultant in the field of clothing since her first hit in 1988.

DeConstruction[Edit]Edit

After the departure with SAW signs Minogue a lucrative contract at the trendy dance label DeConstruction. In 1994 she comes back with the single " Confide in Me. It will be a huge success: the single comes in a dozen countries on the first position and in a large number of countries in the top 10. Oddly enough she arrives in Netherlands not higher than a 38th position in the Dutch Top 40. After this single pops up the albumKylie Minogue, on which she works together with the Pet Shop BoysBrothers In RhythmHeller & Farley and M People. Go about 2.5 million copies worldwide over the counter, significantly less than her previous albums. The album comes not In Netherlands in the charts.

In 1995 together with Nick Cave, Minogue assails the "Australian Prince of Darkness", the charts with the duet Where the Wild Roses Grow. This number is a big hit around the world and comes right in the top 10 in Netherlands.

Dance-most personal album appears In 1997 until then: Impossible Princess. It was produced by Brothers In Rhythm and Dave Ball (Soft CellThe Grid) the release is getting put off by setbacks and the death ofLady Di gets even another name in Europe: Kylie Minogue 1997. The album is in Europe no success, but does good business in Australia: it is even her best selling plate since 1988 and awarded double platinum.The press was generally full of praise for this album and the bold way that Minogue had embarked. The atmosphere and sound have something away from (the later released album) Madonna's Ray of Light . Many fans of Minogue see Impossible Princess as her best work to date.

By the disappointing sales results of decisions Impossible Princess Minogue and DeConstruction to go their separate ways. Minogue sings in a 1999 duet with the Pet Shop Boys on their album Nightlife, entitled In Denial. The same year they signed a contract with record label Parlophone.

Parlophone[Edit]Edit

Minogue decides its experimental period and return to the commercial pop music. After her contract with Parlophone appears in 2000 the first single Spinning Around. This song ends up right away on the first place of the British and Australian charts and is also a hit in Netherlands. In Great Britain is Minogue now the second artist (next to Madonna) who has scored number-one hits in the 80 's, 90 's and 00 's. To see the video clip in which Minogue is in a golden hotpants, is frequently turned on music channels. On the album Light Years that follows are mostly cheerful and uncomplicated pop anthems, with a nod to the seventies. Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers song writer writing his then fixed three songs for the album, including a duet with Williams Kids, that is also a big hit. Williams and Chambers write also Your Disco Need You, what becomes a favorite in gay scene (where Minogue has its largest group and most loyal supporters). In 2000 she goes on tour in Australia and Europe with the On A Night Like This Tour. The show is described as camp with a capital C! Minogue sings primarily songs from her last album, but also not hesitate to revert back to the SAW-hits from the early days. Also test them during this show for the first time the new song Can't Get You Out of My Head out onto the public. In the same year she performed on during the first presentation of the IIFA Awards in Britain. [1In september 2001, the song appears on single. Thanks to the very stylish video clip, this is the biggest hit from dance-career. In more than forty countries (including the Netherlands) comes the number on the top position in the charts. Even in the United States, where Minogue has little success so far, one runs warm for the number, reached the seventh position in the Billboard charts. The associated album Fever is doing tremendously well worldwide, with hits like Love At First Sight and In Your Eyes. In 2002 Minogue again on tour, with the Fever Tour. In a Netherlands State they sold out Ahoy '. By the success of her albums and singles are her shows grander and more impressive. Critics say that since that time the spontaneous element from her shows is gone, but the rooms are fuller than ever. Carol Minogue (Kylies mother), which is always as clothing consultant has worked for Minogue, makes way for Dolce & Gabbana, which for her Fever Tour exclusive designs make. In november 2003 the album Body Languageappears, preceded by the hit Slow. A year later, after the release of her second Greatest Hits album Ultimate Kylie, follows a tour again: showgirl: The Greatest Hits Tour.Also this time and she is performing them to Netherlands in Ahoy '. Soon after, on 17 may 2005, the tour broken off. Breast cancer doctors have been detected after the singer and she is immediately put under treatment.

In december 2005, announced that the hit I Believe In You is nominated for a Grammy Award in the category "Best Dance Record". Minogue was Love at First Sight with the numbers (2003) and Slow (2005) previously nominated. In 2004 , she won the Grammy for her hit Come Into My World.

In January 2006 dance-doctors explain that the handling of her illness, surgery followed by chemotherapy (the last on december 18, 2005), was successful. In June 2006 the singer spotted in recording studios and makes them known to go back to work. On 22 June makes Minogue known her showgirl Tour in Australia to resume from 11 november 2006. They change the name of the tour in The showgirl Homecoming Tour.After the Australian shows gives Minogue a number of concerts in London and Manchester. The tour ends on 19 January 2007. Meanwhile announced that dance-highly anticipated new album will get the title X . As a forerunner appeared the single 2 Hearts. After this she released the single In My Arms out. Despite being a very big Idol is for many a man, sells her new album in the United States not as they would have wanted. In the first week there were only 5500 copies of sold, with which they place on 139 of the album came to be list.

In 2007 she plays in the Christmas special Voyage of the Damned of the British tv series Doctor Who, which with more than 13 million viewers is one of the most-watched episodes of that series ever.

In February 2009, Kylie Minogue along with Sonu Nigam under the guidance of a. R Rahman recorded a track for the Bollywood film Blue. On this track is Kylie Minogue dance featured in the film, along with Akshay Kumar

Aphrodite[Edit]Edit

[1][2]15-3-2011 Bercy, Paris

In 2010, Minogue her eleventh Studio album, Aphrodite, out. The album was in stores in Japan as of 30 June 2010, 2 July 2010 in Netherlands and the rest of the world followed. There were four versions; a single compact disc; a double CD; the Japanese pressing and LP. "All The Lovers" was chosen as the first single from the album. It was one of the last songs recorded for the album. The song was premiered on BBC Radio on 14 May. Get Outta My Way was the second single released around september 2010.The last single from the album was Better Than Today.

In June 2012, The Best Of Kylie Minogue came from a new greatest hits album. The album was released in connection with its 25-year anniversary as a singer. The album was also available with a dvd with many video clips of Minogue. On 26 October 2012 comes her ' new ' from The Abbey Road Sessions cd. The are her older songs, but then again taken up in the famous Studios. The numbers bring more emotion, and she is accompanied by an orchestra. There is also a new song released, Flower. They directed the video for the song itself.

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Kylie 1988 03-09-1988 36 9
Enjoy yourself 1989 11-11-1989 66 8
Rhythm of love 1990 01-12-1990 63 4
Light years 11-09-2000 07-10-2000 71 4
Fever 28-09-2001 06-10-2001 7 55
Body language 14-11-2003 22-11-2003 19 24
Ultimate Kylie 22-11-2004 27-11-2004 37 23 Compilation album
X 23-11-2007 01-12-2007 29 9
Aphrodite 2010 30-06-2010 4 7
The Abbey Road sessions 26-10-2012 03-11-2012 24 2
Kiss me once 2014 22-03-2014 10 1 *
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Light years 2000 07-10-2000 44 3
Fever 2001 13-10-2001 14 21
Body language 2003 29-11-2003 10 7
Ultimate Kylie 2004 27-11-2004 14 30
Showgirl homecoming Live 2007 27-01-2007 92 1
X 2007 01-12-2007 26 24
Aphrodite 2010 10-07-2010 4 12
The best of Kylie Minogue 01-06-2012 09-06-2012 45 12 Compilation album
The Abbey Road sessions 2012 03-11-2012 22 7
Kiss me once 2014 22-03-2014 13 1 *

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
I should be so lucky 1988 12-03-1988 14 6 No. 12 in the Single Top 100
Got to be certain 1988 - No. 40 in the Single Top 100
The loco-motion 1988 03-09-1988 6 8 No. 9 in the Single Top 100
Je ne sais pas pourquoi 1988 - No. 43 in the Single Top 100
Especially for you 1989 07-01-1989 6 10 with Jason Donovan /

No. 4 in the Single Top 100

Hand on your heart 1989 10-06-1989 19 5 No. 17 in the Single Top 100
Wouldn't change a thing 1989 - No. 43 in the Single Top 100
Never too late 1989 09-12-1989 29 4 No. 20 in the Single Top 100
Tears on my pillow 1990 24-02-1990 19 6 No. 20 in the Single Top 100
Better the devil you know 1990 16-06-1990 22 6 No. 16 in the Single Top 100
Step back in time 1990 01-12-1990 35 3 No. 36 in the Single Top 100
What do I have to do 1991 - No. 81 in the Single Top 100
If you were with me now 1991 - with Keith Washington /

No. 56 in the Single Top 100

Give me just a little more time 1992 - No. 60 in the Single Top 100
Confide in me 1994 22-10-1994 38 2 No. 38 in the Single Top 100
Where the wild roses grow 1995 28-10-1995 9 8 with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds /

No. 9 in the Single Top 100

Spinning around 2000 05-08-2000 30 6 No. 31 in the Single Top 100
Kids 2000 21-10-2000 11 8 with Robbie Williams /

No. 24 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive

On a night like this 2000 - No. 64 in the Single Top 100
Please stay 2000 - No. 69 in the Single Top 100
Can't get you out of my head 2001 22-09-2001 1 (6wk) 19 No. 1 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
In your eyes 2002 16-02-2002 14 11 No. 15 in the Single Top 100
Love at first sight 2002 15-06-2002 15 7 No. 22 in the Single Top 100
Come into my world 2002 16-11-2002 24 5 No. 35 in the Single Top 100
Slow 31-10-2003 08-11-2003 8 7 No. 13 in the Single Top 100
Red blooded woman 2004 21-02-2004 16 9 No. 21 in the Single Top 100
Chocolate 25-06-2004 - No. 45 in the Single Top 100
I believe in you 03-12-2004 18-12-2004 10 10 No. 14 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Giving you up 25-03-2005 16-04-2005 34 3 No. 23 in the Single Top 100
2 Hearts 09-11-2007 24-11-2007 31 3 No. 29 in the Single Top 100
In my arms 15-02-2008 23-02-2008 20 9 No. 33 in the Single Top 100
Wow 16-06-2008 21-06-2008 15 8 No. 36 in the Single Top 100
"All the lovers" 10-05-2010 05-06-2010 tip4 - No. 61 in the Single Top 100
Get outta my way 16-08-2010 11-09-2010 tip8 -
Timebomb 21-05-2012 09-06-2012 tip5 - No. 44 in the Single Top 100
Flower 24-09-2012 06-10-2012 tip20 - No. 51 in the Single Top 100
Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
I should be so lucky 1988 - No. 8 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Got to be certain 1988 - No. 15 in the Radio 2 Top 30
The loco-motion 1988 - No. 4 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Especially for you 1989 - with Jason Donovan/

No. 3 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Hand on your heart 1989 - No. 6 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Wouldn't change a thing 1989 - No. 5 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Never too late 1989 - No. 5 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Tears on my pillow 1990 - No. 5 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Better the devil you know 1990 - No. 4 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Step back in time 1990 - No. 8 in the Radio 2 Top 30
What do I have to do 1991 - No. 14 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Shocked 1991 - No. 20 in the Radio 2 Top 30
If you were with me now 1991 - with Keith Washington/

No. 25 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Give me just a little more time 1992 - No. 15 in the Radio 2 Top 30
What kind of fool 1992 - No. 21 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Celebration 1992 - No. 22 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Confide in me 1994 - No. 26 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Where the wild roses grow 1995 21-10-1995 3 18 with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds/

No. 3 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Spinning around 2000 22-07-2000 35 10
On a night like this 2000 28-10-2000 29 6 No. 29 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Kids 2000 11-11-2000 38 4 with Robbie Williams
Please stay 2001 17-02-2001 ice skater -
Can't get you out of my head 2001 22-09-2001 1 (6wk) 22 No. 1 in the Radio 2 Top 30
In your eyes 2002 23-02-2002 18 8 No. 12 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Love at first sight 2002 22-06-2002 25 6 No. 11 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Come into my world 2002 23-11-2002 35 3 No. 17 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Slow 2003 15-11-2003 9 10 No. 10 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Red blooded woman 2004 06-03-2004 29 7 No. 21 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Chocolate 2004 03-07-2004 tip2 -
I believe in you 2004 18-12-2004 13 10 No. 7 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Giving you up 2005 09-04-2005 25 6 No. 18 in the Radio 2 Top 30
2 Hearts 2007 24-11-2007 25 11 No. 18 in the Radio 2 Top 30
In my arms 2008 23-02-2008 10 17
Wow 2008 28-06-2008 37 3
The one 2008 20-09-2008 tip7 -
"All the lovers" 2010 19-06-2010 10 10 No. 5 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Get outta my way 2010 11-09-2010 tip5 -
Higher 2010 04-12-2010 12 14 with Taio Cruz
Aphrodite 31-01-2011 12-02-2011 tip6 -
Put your hands up (If you feel love) 29-05-2011 11-06-2011 tip36 -
Timebomb 2012 02-06-2012 43 1
Flower 2012 29-09-2012 tip21 - No. 22 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Into the blue 2014 01-02-2014 tip57 *
Crystallize 2014 14-06-2014 tip59 *

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Can't get you out of my head - - - - - - - - 1816 - - - - - -
Where the wild roses grow

(with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)

- - - - - - - - 1626 - 1497 1369 1350 1069 787

DVDs[Edit]Edit

DVDs with the Dutch Music charts in the Top 30 Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest 

position

Number Of 

weeks

Comments
Body language live 2004 31-07-2004 17 1
X 2008 2010 22-05-2010 23 2
Aphrodite les folies-Live in London 2011 03-12-2011 16 5

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