Saturday, May 26th, 2018
Kim Wilde (born Kim Smith; 18 November 1960) 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.