Shirley Veronica Bassey is a singer and songwriter born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, on January 8, 1937. She is best known for singing the title songs for the James Bond movies Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, and Moonraker. She is a Brit Award and a Dorian Award winner.
In 2000, Shirley became a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE). She has appeared on Yello 40 Years, 60’s Classic Hits, Essential, and Ultra Lounge: Vegas Baby! Her discography includes Hello Like Before, 15 Classic Tracks: Shirley Bassey, And I Love You So, and The Remix Album: Diamonds Are Forever.
Her 2020 album, I Owe It All to You in 2020, reached the UK Top Five. Shirley has performed at BAFTA, Ball and Boe: A Very Merry Christmas, The Oscars, and The Diamond Jubilee Concert. She has appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, The Graham Norton Show, and The Royal World Premiere of ‘Spectre’.