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Sophie B. Hawkins

Sophie Ballantine Hawkins (born November 1, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and painter. Her biggest hits are "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover", "Right Beside You", and "As I Lay Me Down". Hawkins's debut album, Tongues and Tails, was released in 1992. It achieved both worldwide commercial success and critical acclaim, earning her a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist in 1993. The single "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" went to #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles' chart in the USA, and was also a top 20 hit in the UK. As a result of this success Hawkins was asked to perform "I Want You" during "Bobfest" a concert held on October 16, 1992 in Madison Square Garden honoring Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary as a musician. Whaler, her second album, was released in 1994. Produced by Stephen Lipson, it also contained a US Top 10 hit, "As I Lay Me Down," and made gold status. Three singles from the album made the UK top 40, including "Right Beside You" which peaked at #13. It reached number 2 in the Dutch Top 40 A 1998 documentary by Gigi Gaston, titled The Cream Will Rise, followed Hawkins during one of her tours and captured her struggle to deal with past troubles with her

Sophie B. Hawkins Split -- If You Don't Want Custody ... I DO!!

Sophie B. Hawkins Split
If You Don't Want Custody ... I DO!!

Carrie Mathison from "Homeland" should have been married to Sophie B. Hawkins -- because her kid would have a real parent who actually wanted the kid.Sophie has just filed legal docs,… READ MORE >

Sophie B. Hawkins -- Damn, I Guess I'm Not Your Lover

Sophie B. Hawkins
Damn, I Guess I'm Not Your Lover

Sophie B. Hawkins is about to become a single mom ... her longtime partner has filed to end their domestic partnership and is giving up custody of their son.Hawkins -- whose song "Damn I Wish I… READ MORE >

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Singer Sophie B. Hawkins: 'Memba Her?

Singer Sophie B. Hawkins
'Memba Her?

Sophie B. Hawkins is famous for her '90s hits "Damn I Wish Was Your Lover" and "As I Lay Me Down." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

- 2319 days ago


The 42-year-old resurfaced at some event in L.A. last weekend, looking a little surprised.Sophie re-recorded her hit for Hillary Clinton and called it "Damn I Wish You Were My President."In 2008,… READ MORE >

- 2319 days ago

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