Sarah Brightman is an English classical singer and dancer. She began her career as a dancer in groups such as Hot Gossip before moving to musical theater, where she gained acclaim for performances in musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera.
Brightman became a crossover artist with former Enigma producer Frank Peterson. Her style, a blend of classical vocals and pop-inspired instrumentation and arrangement, earned her further success. Brightman has received over 150 Gold and Platinum awards in 34 countries and is the only artist to hold #1 spots on the Billboard Classical and Dance charts simultaneously. She has sold over 26 million albums worldwide.