Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Carlisle
Belinda Jo Kurczeski
17 August 1958
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Years active

Belinda Jo Kurczeski, better known as Belinda Carlisle, is an American singer who gained worldwide fame after forming the band The Go-Go’s.

In the 1970s, Belinda left college for life as a musician and her career started as a backup vocal for a string of local punk bands.

Later, she formed The Go-Go’s with three girlfriends and in 1982 they released their debut album Beauty and the Beat. The band hit the charts with the hits “We Got the Beat” and “Our Lips Are Sealed”.

In 1985, the Go-Go’s disbanded and Carlisle embarked on a solo career.

Her first solo album is called Belinda and it was released in 1986. The album was certified Gold in the US and Platinum in Canada, and her summer hit “Mad About You” reached No. 3 in the US.
Carlisle’s second solo album, Heaven on Earth was much more successful and was nominated for a Grammy Award. The album includes a great hit, “Heaven Is a Place on Earth”, which was considered as her signature song.

Through the years she released other albums like Runaway Horses, Real, A Woman and a Man, Live Your Life Be Free.