Shirley Bassey is a Welsh singer best known for her career longevity, powerful voice and recording the theme songs to three James Bond films. Bassey is widely regarded as one of the most popular vocalists in Britain.
In 1959, Bassey became the first Welsh person to gain a number-one single on the UK Singles Chart. In the following decades, Bassey amassed 27 Top 40 hits in the UK, including two number ones. She became well-known for recording the soundtrack theme songs of James Bond films, Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, and Moonraker.
Bassey has numerous BBC television specials, she has hosted her variety series, Shirley Bassey. In 2011, BBC aired the television film Shirley, based on Bassey’s life and career. Her song Goldfinger was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008.
In a career spanning over 70 years, Bassey has sold over 140 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling female artists of all time. She is the first woman in history to claim a Top 40 album in seven consecutive decades in the United Kingdom.
Shirley Bassey Age
How old is Shirley Bassey? Shirley Bassey was born on January 8, 1937.
Shirley Bassey Height
How tall is Shirley Bassey? Shirley Bassey stands at the height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Shirley Bassey Nationality
Shirley Bassey is a Welsh.
Shirley Bassey Song
Shirley Bassey’s songs include;
- Love Story
- I Who Have Nothing
- Big Spender
- Never, Never, Never
- Diamonds Are Forever
- This Is My Life, and others.