Enya

Enya
Birth nameEithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin
Born (1961-05-17) 17 May 1961 (age 57)
Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland
Genres
Occupations
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • musician
  • producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • keyboards
  • percussion
Years active1976–present
Labels
Associated acts
  • Clannad
  • Ragairne
  • Moya Brennan
  • Brídín Brennan
Websiteenya.com

Enya (born Eithne Patricia Ní Bhraonáin on 17 May 1961 in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland) is an Irish singer. She is famous for hits such as Orinoco Flow (1988) and Anywhere Is (1995).She has also won four Grammy Awards and has become one of the world's most successful female singers. Her vocal range is mezzo-soprano.

She grew up speaking the Irish language, and did not speak English until she attended primary school.

Her first works were soundtracks for The Frog Prince movie by David Puttman and The Celts documentary by BBC.

Enya is very popular and has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Her best selling album is A Day Without Rain (2000).[3]

Albums

Enya has recorded the following albums:[4]

  • Enya (1987)
  • Watermark (1988)
  • Shepherd Moons (1991)
  • The Celts (1992)
  • The Memory of Trees (1995)
  • Paint the Sky With Stars (1997)
  • A Day Without Rain (2000)
  • Amarantine (2005)
  • And Winter Came (2008)
  • Dark Sky Island (2015)

She has also recorded music for the following movie soundtracks:[4]

  • The Frog Prince (1985)
  • The Celts (1987)
  • Far And Away (1992)
  • Toys (1992)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Enya
العربية: إنيا
aragonés: Enya
arpetan: Enya
asturianu: Enya
azərbaycanca: Enya
беларуская: Энія
български: Еня
bosanski: Enya
brezhoneg: Enya
català: Enya
čeština: Enya
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Enya
Cymraeg: Enya
dansk: Enya
Deutsch: Enya
eesti: Enya
English: Enya
español: Enya
Esperanto: Enya
euskara: Enya
فارسی: انیا
français: Enya
Gaeilge: Enya
Gàidhlig: Eithne
galego: Enya
한국어: 에냐
hornjoserbsce: Enya
hrvatski: Enya
Ido: Enya
Bahasa Indonesia: Enya
íslenska: Enya
italiano: Enya
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಎನ್ಯಾ
ქართული: ენია
kaszëbsczi: Enya
Kiswahili: Enya
Latina: Enya
latviešu: Enya
Lëtzebuergesch: Enya
lietuvių: Enya
magyar: Enya
македонски: Ења
മലയാളം: എനിയ
Malti: Enya
монгол: Эня
Nāhuatl: Enya
Nederlands: Enya
Nedersaksies: Enya
日本語: エンヤ
norsk: Enya
norsk nynorsk: Enya
occitan: Enya
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Enya
Papiamentu: Enya
Piemontèis: Enya
Plattdüütsch: Enya
polski: Enya
português: Enya
română: Enya
русский: Эния
sardu: Enya
Scots: Enya
shqip: Enya
sicilianu: Enya
සිංහල: එන්යා
slovenčina: Enya
slovenščina: Enya
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Enya
suomi: Enya
svenska: Enya
தமிழ்: என்யா
Taqbaylit: Enya
తెలుగు: ఎన్య
ไทย: เอนยา
Türkçe: Enya
українська: Енія
Tiếng Việt: Enya
Volapük: Enya
粵語: 恩雅
Zazaki: Enya
中文: 恩雅