"The Corrs" are a multi-platinum folk rock band from Ireland, consisting of three sisters and one brother from the Corr family; Sharon, Caroline, Andrea and Jim Corr. The band rose to prominence in the late 1990s. They have sold over 60 million albums worldwide, and have had numerous number one singles and albums in Europe and North America .
The Corrs were formed to audition for the 1991 film ''The Commitments''. Jim, Sharon, and Caroline had a small part as musicians, while Andrea got a speaking part as Sharon Rabbitte, sister of the main character. While auditioning for the movie they were noticed by their future manager, John Hughes.
Their music has been released through Atlantic Records, part of the Warner Music Group.
The band was relatively unknown outside of Ireland until 1994 when American ambassador to the country Jean Kennedy Smith invited the group to perform at the 1994 World Cup in Boston. This performance also led to the band becoming the supporting act for Celine Dion on her 1996 world tour.
Their first album, ''Forgiven, Not Forgotten'', had its greatest success in Australia, Sweden, Spain and Ireland, gaining later success in the UK and in ...
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