Kylie Minogue

Last updated 09 January 2020

Kylie Minogue
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Kylie Ann Minogue

Born: Tuesday 28th May 1968 (age: 55)


Kylie Minogue is one of the worlds most successful recording artists. With worldwide record sales of more than 68 million, she is the first, and to date, the only female recording artist in UK chart history to have number one albums in four consecutive decades. She has mounted several successful and critically acclaimed concert world tours and she has received notable music awards, which include multiple ARIA, Brit Awards, MTV Awards, and a Grammy Award as well as a Mo Award for "Australian Entertainer of the Year" for her live performances. 

Minogue was awarded the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) at Buckingham Palace in 2008 "for services to music". While in the same year, she was made a knight in the Order of Arts and Letters from the French Government for her "contribution to the enrichment of French culture" where at a ceremony in Paris she received the Chevaliers of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knighthood of Arts and Literature). In 2011, I Should Be So Lucky was added to the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Sounds of Australia registry. In October 2011, Minogue received an honorary Doctor of Health Science (D.H.Sc.) degree from Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom for her work promoting breast cancer awareness.