Sinead O’Connor

Sinead O’Connor was an especially talented musician from Ireland. She was born in the Irish capital of Dublin in December 1966. In July 2023 the singer’s lifeless body was found in her home in South London in England.  

O’Connor achieved massive global fame through her signature tune and one of her most successful songs “Nothing Compares 2 U“.

Released in November 1989, “The Lion and the Cobra” album served as the singer’s first studio offering. Her sophomore album “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got” was her most successful record. It earned O’Connor her first #1 hit in several regions including the United States and the United Kingdom.

What was Sinead O’Connor’s Style of Music?

She released most of her songs under the following genres:

  • Pop rock
  • Alternative rock
  • Folk rock

Other Top Songs by Sinead O’Connor

Apart from her signature song, as mentioned above, the singer was also behind a number of major hits, such as:


“Drink Before the War”


“The Emperor’s New Clothes”

“Three Babies”


O’Connor was nominated several times at the Grammys. Her first was in 1989, when her album “The Lion and the Cobra” landed her a nomination in the “Best Female Rock Vocal Performance” category. In 1990 her hit song, “Nothing Compares 2 U”, was shortlisted in three categories at Grammys.

The Irish singer eventually won her first Grammy award in 1991 for her album “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got”. It won the “Best Alternative Music Performance” category.

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