Neneh Cherry

Swedish singer-songwriter
Singer/songwriter who melded hip-hop's backbeat with British dance sensibilities, foreshadowing the emergence of alternative rap and trip-hop.
BornMarch 10, 1964
HometownStockholm, Sweden
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseCameron McVey (m 1990 - present) , Bruce Smith
ChildrenMabel
ParentsMoki Cherry
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Top Stories

Mabel, Somerset House review: an undeniable talent boxed in by the charts

  • London’s Somerset House proved an interesting setting for a modern pop concert. A grand neoclassical complex, its elegant pillars and domes whispered of an imperious antiquity at odds with the booming beats emanating from the stage. Seagulls wheeled in the darkening evening sky as a team of athletic dancers twerked around singer Mabel, whose black outfit hung in flyaway threads and ripped patches as if someone had accidentally put her leotard through a shredder.

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A 'History' lesson with Youssou Ndour, the king of African pop

He's a first-class singer and Grammy Award-winning musician but also a politician and the former culture minister for Senegal. The king of African pop has become a worldwide ambassador for his continent's music. Youssou Ndour speaks to Eve Jackson about his new album "History", what his 1994 duet with Neneh Cherry "7 seconds" changed for him, and what he believes is the biggest challenge for Senegal's future.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Field Day Festival 2014
Field Day Festival 2014
2014
Gorillaz: Live in Manchester
Gorillaz: Live in Manchester
2006

Albums

Kisses on the Wind
Kisses on the Wind
1989
Manchild
Manchild
1989
Versions
Versions
2022
The Versions
The Versions
2022
Heart
Heart
2020
Broken Politics
Broken Politics
2018
Out of the Black
Out of the Black
2014
Everything
Everything
2014
Blank Project
Blank Project
2014
Cherry Thing Remixes
Cherry Thing Remixes
2012
Cherry Thing
Cherry Thing
2012
Remixes
Remixes
1998
Man
Man
1996
Woman
Woman
1996
Homebrew
Homebrew
1992
Money Love
Money Love
1992
I've Got You Under My Skin
I've Got You Under My Skin
1990
Raw Like Sushi
Raw Like Sushi
1989
Buffalo Stance
Buffalo Stance
1988

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