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Taylor Dayne

Taylor Dayne on the cover of one of her Greatest Hits compilations
Background information
Birth name Leslie Wunderman
Also known as Taylor Dayne
Born March 7, 1962 (1962-03-07) (age 45)
Origin Flag of United States Baldwin, New York, USA
Genre(s) Dance-pop, Club/Dance, House, Urban, Adult Contemporary
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Actress
Instrument(s) Vocals
Years active 1987-

Taylor Dayne (born Leslie Wunderman, March 7, 1962, in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York) is an American pop vocalist, dance artist and actress. Image File history File links Taylordayne. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Baldwin is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York. ... NY redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Dance-pop is a style of dance music that grew out of disco-influenced beginning in the early 80s. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The term urban contemporary was coined by the late New York DJ Frankie Crocker in the mid 1970s. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 7 is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Baldwin is a hamlet (and a census-designated place) located in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York. ... Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and are disseminated by one or more of the mass media. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ...

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Career

Dayne came to prominence in the late 1980s and remained at the top of the charts through the 1990s, her most recent U.S. dance chart number-one being in 2000 with the song, "Planet Love." She continues to remain a pop favorite in the U.S. and abroad. This article cites very few or no references or sources. ... Billboard magazines Hot Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from...


Dayne began singing professionally after graduating from high school, singing in rock bands such as Felony and Next. However, both bands failed to become successful. She began singing solo after finishing college, and as Les Lee released the dance single "I'm The One You Want" in 1985. Signed to Arista Records, her first song to crack the top ten was the dance-pop hit "Tell It to My Heart" in 1988. The song was an instant smash worldwide, peaking in the top-five of most major markets worldwide, and achieving a peak of number one in many countries, including Germany. The song has many freestyle music influences and it was marketed as "Hi-NRG" in Europe. Hits that followed included "Prove Your Love", "I'll Always Love You", "Don't Rush Me", "With Every Beat of My Heart", "Love Will Lead You Back", "I'll Be Your Shelter", "Heart of Stone", "Send Me a Lover", "Naked Without You" and "Whatever You Want". Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education. ... Arista Records is an American record label that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony BMG, and operates under the RCA Records Group // After being fired from CBS Records, Columbia Pictures hired Clive Davis to be a consultant for the company’s record and music operations. ... A top 10 list is a generic term used to indicate a list of items, usually ten in number, which are considered to be best, worst, or notable in some other way, typically a record chart. ... Dance-pop is a style of dance music that grew out of disco-influenced beginning in the early 80s. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Hi-NRG (High Energy) is a type of electronic dance music which emerged and then became popular in nightclubs in the early 1980s. ...


In the United States, Dayne achieved three gold singles, with "Tell It To My Heart," "I'll Always Love You," and "Love Will Lead You Back." "I'll Always Love You," a change-of-pace ballad compared to Dayne's earlier releases, was her breakout hit on the Adult Contemporary charts in 1988 and paved the way for future uptempo dance tracks such as "Don't Rush Me" and "With Every Beat Of My Heart" to gain acceptance at AC radio (whereas Dayne's first two hits had not) until about a decade later. A Gold Single is a single that has passed a milestone in official sales. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ...


"Love Will Lead You Back", a Diane Warren composition, was a #1 pop and adult contemporary hit for Dayne. The song deals with the complications surrounding a breakup, and focuses on the intense hope that love will find a way to save the relationship. Love Will Lead You Back is a song performed by Taylor Dayne. ... This article is about Diane Warren the American songwriter. ...


Dayne was featured in the VH1 series Remaking, which featured her close friend, Leah Remini. The series documents Dayne's return to music after taking time off to have a family, (she has twins, Levi and Astaria), and premiered her newest song, "Right Now", a result of her collaboration with Rodney Jerkins. Although, some of her singles could have made the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, she has never been promoted and marketed to that market. VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... Leah Remini (born June 15, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, USA) is an American actress. ... Rodney Darkchild Jerkins (born September 14, 1977 in Pleasantville, New Jersey) is an African-American Grammy Award-winning songwriter, record producer, and musician. ... The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, formerly known as Top Soul Singles, Top Black Singles, and Top R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ...


In April 2006, she was Elton John's personal choice to perform at the Nile Rodgers We Are Family Foundation tribute to Elton John. Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE [2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a multiple Grammy and Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Nile Gregory Rodgers (born September 19, 1952, in New York) is a prolific and influential musician, composer, arranger, guitarist and music producer, and co-founding member of the seminal multi-platinum hit R&B band CHIC, with influential bassist Bernard Edwards. ... The We Are Family Foundation was founded by Nile Rodgers in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. ...


Acting Career

As an actress, Dayne performed on Broadway in Elton John's Aida in 2001. She has had roles in independent films such as Fool's Paradise (1997), Stag (also in 1997) and Jesus the Driver (2004), as well as the Warren Beatty-produced 1994 remake of Love Affair. Dayne also had a recurring role on the Showtime series Rude Awakening, and was cast as Dan Connor's mistress in the sitcom Roseanne; however, the show was cancelled before Dayne could begin filming. Broadway theatre[1] is the most prestigious form of professional theatre in the U.S., as well as the most well known to the general public and most lucrative for the performers, technicians and others involved in putting on the shows. ... Aida is a musical drama in two acts based on Giuseppe Verdis Italian-language opera by the same name, which is in turn based on a story by Auguste Mariette. ... Henry Warren Beatty (born March 30, 1937), better known as Warren Beatty, is an Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning American actor, producer, screenwriter, and director. ... Love Affair Love Affair is a 1994s romance genre film, directed by Glenn Gordon Caron. ... Showtime is a subscription television brand used by a number of channels and platforms around the world, but primarily refers to a group of channels in the United States. ... // Introduction This series was aired by Showtime on 55 30-min episodes for 3 seasons (1998-2001) Story This bittersweet series tells the story of Billie Frank, an actress going down from star-system because an alcoholic problem and adiction to sex. ... Roseanne is an American sitcom which aired on ABC from 1988 to 1997, starring stand-up comedian Roseanne Barr. ...


Recent Times

Taylor Dayne has sold over 10 million albums worldwide; and she is currently working on her fifth studio album - her first recording studio album for over eight years. Producers on this record include Rick Nowels and Don Was. The album will include a large amount of new material and recreations of some of her favorite contemporary songs. She enjoys live music and made an impromptu appearance in Las Vegas' Sand Dollar Blues Room where she surprised her fans with a few new songs. An album (from Latin albus white, blank, relating to a blank book in which something can be inserted) is a packaged collection of related things. ... A recording studio is a facility for sound recording. ... Rick Nowels is a record producer and songwriter who is known for his work with Stevie Nicks, Belinda Carlisle, Madonna, Darren Hayes, Amber, Dido, Sonique, Ronan Keating, New Radicals, k. ... Don Was (born Don Fagenson on September 13, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American musician and a music and record producer. ... World famous blues and gambling nightclub located just off the famous Las Vegas Strip that has been featured in movies, television shows and documentaries. ...


Discography

Albums

Year Album U.S. UK RIAA certification, additional information
1987 Tell It to My Heart 21 24 2x platinum, debut album
1989 Can't Fight Fate 25 - 2x platinum
1993 Soul Dancing 51 - Gold
1995 Greatest Hits - - hits compilation album
1998 Naked Without You - - -
1999 Performance - - live album
1999 Master Hits: Taylor Dayne - - U.S. hits compilation
2002 The Best of Taylor Dayne - - European hits compilation
2003 Platinum & Gold Collection: Taylor Dayne - - U.S. hits compilation
2005 Whatever You Want/Naked Without You - - EP of remixes
2006 Can't Get Enough of Your Love - - Double-CD hits compilation

Soundtrack & compilation appearances: The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... See also: 1986 in music, other events of 1987, 1988 in music, 1980s in music and the list of years in music // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... It has been suggested that Tell It to My Heart (song) be merged into this article or section. ... See also: 1989 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1989 Record labels established in 1989 other events of 1989 list of years in music 1980s in music // January 7 - Genesis 88 and Sunrise/Back to the Future stage large-scale illegal Acid House party in London January 14 - Paul... See also: 1993 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1993 Record labels established in 1993 1990s in music. ... See also: 1995 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1995 Record labels established in 1995 1990s in music. ... See also: 1998 in music (UK) other events of 1998 Musical groups established in 1998 Record labels established in 1998 list of years in music 1990s in music // February 15 - Sir Edward Elgars unfinished third symphony, completed by Anthony Payne is performed for the first time at the Royal... See also: 1999 in music (UK) other events of 1999 Musical groups established in 1999 Record labels established in 1999 list of years in music 1990s in music // January 7 After eight years of marriage, Rod Stewart and supermodel wife Rachel Hunter announce their separation. ... See also: 1999 in music (UK) other events of 1999 Musical groups established in 1999 Record labels established in 1999 list of years in music 1990s in music // January 7 After eight years of marriage, Rod Stewart and supermodel wife Rachel Hunter announce their separation. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 other events of 2002 list of years in music 2000s in music // 2002 was marked by significant trends in Rock Music. ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 other events of 2003 list of years in music 2000s in music // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands... See also: 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 2000s in music. ... See also: 2006 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2006 Record labels established in 2006 2000s in music. ...

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Singles

Year Song U.S. Hot 100 U.S. Dance U.S. AC UK singles Album
1987 "Tell It to My Heart" 7 4 - 3 Tell It to My Heart
1988 "Prove Your Love" 7 1 - 8 Tell It to My Heart
1988 "I'll Always Love You" 3 - 2 41 Tell It to My Heart
1989 "Don't Rush Me" 2 6 3 76 Tell It to My Heart
1989 "With Every Beat of My Heart" 5 8 22 53 Can't Fight Fate
1990 "Love Will Lead You Back" 1 - 1 69 Can't Fight Fate
1990 "I'll Be Your Shelter" 4 - 15 43 Can't Fight Fate
1990 "Heart of Stone" 12 - 8 - Can't Fight Fate
1993 "Can't Get Enough of Your Love" 20 2 15 14 Soul Dancing
1993 "Send Me a Lover" 50 - 19 - Soul Dancing
1994 "I'll Wait" - 3 - 29 Soul Dancing
1995 "Say a Prayer" - 7 - 58 Soul Dancing
1995 "Original Sin" - - - 63 The Shadow OST
1996 "Tell It to My Heart" (remix) - - - 23 Greatest Hits
1998 "Whatever You Want" - 6 - - Naked Without You
1998 "Naked Without You" - 3 - - Naked Without You
1999 "Planet Love" - 1 - - Flawless soundtrack
2002 "How Many" - 6 - - Circuit soundtrack
2003 "Supermodel" - - - - The Lizzie McGuire Movie soundtrack

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Billboard magazines Hot Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... The Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart (formerly known as Adult Contemporary Singles and only Adult Contemporary) lists the most popular songs weekly calculated by airplay and occasionally sales. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Taylor Dayne. ... Prove Your Love was the 2nd single from dance-pop vocalist Taylor Daynes debut album, release in 1988. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Taylor Dayne. ... Taylor Dayne on the cover of one of her Greatest Hits compilations Taylor Dayne (born Leslie Wunderman, March 7, 1962, in Baldwin, Nassau County, New York) is a hugely successful American pop vocalist, dance artist and actress. ... Photo by Wayne Maser With Every beat of My Heart is a song by Taylor Dayne, the leading to her sophomore effort Cant Fight Fate. Along with a new more soulful sound came a complete make over. ... Love Will Lead You Back is a song performed by Taylor Dayne. ... Ill Be Your Shelter is a song performed by Taylor Dayne. ... Heart of Stone is a song performed by Taylor Dayne. ... Cant Get Enough Of Your Love is a song performed by Taylor Dayne. ... Send Me a Lover is a single by Taylor Dayne, released on September 6, 1993 from her Soul Dancing album (July 12, 1993). ... Original Sin is a song by Taylor Dayne, released on June, 26, 1994. ... Flawless is an American film that stars Robert De Niro and Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... Circuit is a 2001 film created and directed by Dirk Shafer. ... The Lizzie McGuire Movie is a comedy film based on the Disney television show Lizzie McGuire which was released on May 2, 2003, by Walt Disney Pictures. ...

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External link

  • Taylor Dayne official site
  • Official Taylor Dayne Myspace Page

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