About Kim Wilde
Kim Wilde is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single Kids in America, which reached number two in the UK. In 1983, she received the Brit Award for Best British Female solo artist. In 1986, she had a UK number two hit with her version of the Supremes' song You Keep Me Hangin' On, which also went on to be a major US hit, topping the charts there in 1987. Between 1981 and 1996, she had 25 singles reach the Top 50 of the UK singles chart. Her other hits include Chequered Love (1981), You Came (1988) and Never Trust a Stranger (1988). In 2003, she collaborated with Nena on the song Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime, which topped the Dutch charts.
Worldwide, she has sold over 10 million albums and 20 million singles. Starting in 1998, while still active in music, she branched into an alternative career as a landscape gardener.