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Pat Benatar

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Who is Pat Benatar?

Pat Benatar: Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally as Pat Benatar, is an American singer and four-time Grammy Award winner. She is a mezzo-soprano. She has had considerable commercial success, particularly in the United States. During the 1980s, Benatar had two RIAA-certified Multi-Platinum albums, five RIAA-certified Platinum albums, three RIAA-certified Gold albums and 15 Top 40 singles, including the Top 10 hits, "Hit Me with Your Best Shot", "Love Is a Battlefield", "We Belong" and "Invincible". Other popular singles include "Heartbreaker", "Treat Me Right", "Fire and Ice", "Promises in the Dark", "Shadows of the Night", and "All Fired Up". Benatar was one of the most heavily played artists in the early days of MTV. She was the first female artist to play on MTV, performing "You Better Run".

  • also known as Pat Benetar, Patricia Mae Andrzejewski
  • born on (62 years ago) in Greenpoint
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Musician, singer-songwriter, bank teller
  • Marriage with Neil Giraldo since
  • parent of
  • genres: Rock music, Blues, Hard rock, Pop rock, New Wave, Heavy metal
  • albums: "In the Heat of the Night", "Crimes of Passion", "Precious Time", "Get Nervous", "Live from Earth", "Tropico", "Seven the Hard Way", "Wide Awake in Dreamland", "Best Shots", "True Love", "Love Is a Battlefield", "Gravity's Rainbow", "Innamorata", "In the Heat of the Night / Crimes of Passion", "Synchronistic Wanderings", "Christmas in America", "Live: Summer Vacation Tour Soundtrack (feat. Neil Giraldo)", "Go", "Greatest Hits", "16 Classic Performances", "36 All-Time Greatest Hits", "All Fired Up: The Very Best of Pat Benatar", "All Fired Up", "Classic Masters", "Greatest Hits Live", "Heartbreaker", "King Biscuit Flower Hour", "Eight-Fifteen-Eighty", "Precious Time / Get Nervous", "Premium Gold Collection", "The Best of Volume 1", "The Collection", "The Very Best of Pat Benatar, Volume 2", "The Very Best Of", "The Very Best Pat Benatar Album Ever", "Tropico / Seven the Hard Way", "We Belong to Pat Benatar", "One Love", "Somebody's Baby", "Ultimate Collection", "Best: Sex as a Weapon", "Don't Walk Away", "We Belong", "Invincible", "10 Great Songs", "Concert Classics", "Back to Back Hits Blondie Pat Benatar", "Extended Versions Pat Benatar The Encore Collection", "The Best of Volume 2"
  • filmography:
  • TV series: "Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Crimes of Passion"
      • Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Crimes of Passion"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Fire & Ice"
      • nominated to People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Artist
      • People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Artist
      • Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Fire & Ice" (Artist)
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Shadows of the Night"
      • nominated to Juno Award for International Album of the Year - "Crimes of Passion"
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
      • Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Shadows of the Night"
      • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Love Is a Battlefield"
      • Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Love Is a Battlefield" (Artist)
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video - "Love Is a Battlefield"
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "We Belong"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Sex as a Weapon"
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Most Experimental Video - "Sex as a Weapon"
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction - "Sex as a Weapon" (Director: Daniel Kleinman)
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography - "Sex as a Weapon" (Choreographer: Russell Clark)
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects - "Sex as a Weapon" (Special Effects: Daniel Kleinman and Richard Uber)
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction - "Sex as a Weapon" (Art Director: Daniel Kleinman)
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing - "Sex as a Weapon" (Editor: Richard Uber)
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography - "Sex as a Weapon" (Director of Photography: Peter Mackay)
      • nominated to American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist
      • American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Female Video Artist
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "All Fired Up"
      • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance - "Let's Stay Together"
  • official website: www.benatar.com

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

Born Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, in Brooklyn, New York, classically trained Pat Benatar was the most successful female hard rock ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture (2008)

by Luca Prono

The song was covered in 2001 by Britney spears, who, however, infamously identified it as a Pat Benatar ...

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Most chick singers say 'if you hurt me, I'll die'... I say, 'if you hurt me, I'll kick your ass.' (Pat Benatar)
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