Kylie Ann Minogue, AO, OBE (born 28 May 1968), often known simply as Kylie, is an Australian-British singer, songwriter and actress. She is the highest-selling female Australian artist of all time and has been recognised with several honorific nicknames, most notably the "Princess of Pop". Minogue has also been known for reinventing herself in music and fashion throughout her career, being referred to as a style icon.
Born and raised in Melbourne, she has worked and lived in the United Kingdom since the 1990s. Minogue achieved recognition starring in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, where she played tomboy mechanic Charlene Robinson.
She came to prominence as a recording artist in the late 1980s and released four dance-pop-influenced studio albums produced by Stock Aitken Waterman. By the time she released her fourth album in the early 1990s, she had amassed several top ten singles in the UK and around the world, including four Number One's. in the UK alone, "I Should Be So Lucky", "Hand on Your Heart", "Tears On My Pillow" and her million-selling duet with Jason Donovan, "Especially For You."
Her first seven single releases all hit either Number One or Number Two and her debut album, "Kylie" went on to be the best selling album of 1988 and has sold 5 million copies worldwide
4 NUMBER ONE SINGLES
4 NUMBER ONE ALBUMS (Including compilations)
178 WEEKS ON SINGLES CHART
227 WEEKS ON ALBUM CHART (Including compilations)
31 MILLION YOUTUBE VIEWS (From official videos)
7 MILLION ALBUM SALES (Including compilations)
5 MILLION + SINGLES SALES