Sinead O'Connor, an Irish singer and songwriter, was born in 1966. She grew up in a contrary environment where divorce, abuse and family problems existed. She was expelled from her school when she was a teenager due to some allegations. She stands as a different figure in the music industry who is shaven-headed and a Grammy-refusing thorn. She seemed to discover peace in music. Her talent was appreciated by the drummer of ‘In Tua Nua. She worked for the band for some time but then she started her solo career. She signed to Ensign Records and went to London to record her music. She came up with “The Lion and the Cobra” which was released in the year 1987. By this album she achieved appreciation and motivation to do good music. She got her success with the release of ‘I Do Not Want … in 1990. Her name started to be well known and she ultimately became a super star.
Sinead O'Connor has been showing controversial attitudes. She rejected four Grammy award nominations which made her separate from other artists. O'Connor became more controversial by her new release, ‘Am I Not Your Girl?’ She appeared in a live show and she torn up a photograph of Pope. She urged her audience to "Fight the real enemy!” ‘Gospel Oak EP’ was released in 1997 and in 2000 she dealt with the Atlantic records and declared about the awaiting release in 6 years, 'Faith & Courage'. But when the album was released she was found to be a lesbian, though she denied it.
“Sean-Nos-Mua' was released in 2002. She did not show the regular type of music in this album, she rather dealt with Irish folk songs. In 2003, she worked for a tribute album for Dolly Parton. During 2005, she recorded another album called 'Throw Down Your Arms'. This album received positive appeals from her fans and critics as well.
She received many request for worldwide tour. She went to U.K. and U.S to participate in live concerts and promote her records. Her latest album was released in 2012. Although she is a controversial figure, she is considered a great artist at present.