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Lulu (singer)

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Background information
Birth nameMarie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie
Also known asLulu Kennedy-Cairns
Born (1948-11-03) 3 November 1948 (age 75)
Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
OriginGlasgow, Scotland
GenresPop, pop rock, blue-eyed soul
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, actress, television personality, businesswoman
Years active1964–present
LabelsDecca, Atco, Music for Pleasure, Mercury
WebsiteLulu Official, Lulu's Place

Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie (born 3 November 1948), best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish pop singer and actress. Her most famous hit is the song "Shout".

Lulu's first hit was the song "To Sir with Love", which was the title song of the 1967 movie To Sir, with Love, which was also her movie debut.

In 1969, she represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest. Lulu tied for first place alongside three other countries due to no tie-breaking rule.

She sang the title song of the 1974 James Bond movie The Man with the Golden Gun.

She was a contestant in the 2011 series of Strictly Come Dancing.

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