Hayley Westenra

  1. Hayley Westenra Teams With Morricone

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT New Zealand-born soprano Hayley Westenra will team up with veteran Italian composer and conductor Ennio Morricone for her forthcoming classical studio album, set for international release in October 2010. The album will feature new songs written b ...

  2. Faryl Smith To Open Classical BRITs

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for this year's Classical BRIT Awards have been talking to Billboard.biz about the importance of the event, while it has been confirmed that teenage newcomer Faryl Smith will open the ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall. Smit ...

  3. Strong Kiwi Performance In NZ Full-Year Sales

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Three Kiwi divas dominated local music sales in 2007, according to charts data published by the Recording Industry Assn. of New Zealand. Although the complete year-end figures won't be available until January, the No. 1 artist of the year is ...

  4. Double Classical Brit Nods For Terfel, Westenra

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With two nominations each, Welsh bass baritone Bryn Terfel, teenage New Zealand-born newcomer Hayley Westenra and composer/conductor John Rutter are equal leaders heading into the 5th annual Classical With two nominations each, Welsh bass baritone ...

  5. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Set now second-biggest-selling N.Z. album Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealan ...

  6. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST NZ teen hits 1 million global sales Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealand. The ...