Annie Lennox is a Scottish pop/rock singer who was the lead vocalist for Eurythmics. Lennox embarked on a solo career in the 1990s with her debut album Diva, which produced several hit singles including "Why" and "Walking on Broken Glass".
She has released five solo studio albums and a compilation album, The Annie Lennox Collection. She is the recipient of eight Brit Awards, three Grammy Awards and an MTV Video Music Award. In 2002, Lennox received a Billboard Century Award; the highest accolade from Billboard Magazine.In 2004, she won both the Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Into the West", written for the soundtrack to the feature film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
She is known for her distinctive contralto vocals and visual performances and has been named "The Greatest White Soul Singer Alive" by VH1 and one of The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by Rolling Stone. She has earned the distinction of "most successful female British artist in UK music history" because of her global commercial success since the early 1980s. Including her work within Eurythmics, Lennox is one of the world's best-selling music artists, having sold over 80 million records worldwide.