Born in 1972, Gwyneth Paltrow is best known as an actress, and she has appeared in many films, including Emma (1996); Shakespeare in Love (1998), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress; The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999); Shallow Hal (2001); Proof (2005); and Iron Man (2008) and Iron Man 2 (2010); among others. But she also takes a turn at singing now and then, beginning in the 2000 film Duets, where she performed a version of Smokey Robinson's â€œCruisinâ€™â€� with Huey Lewis. Their rendition of the song was released as a successful single in 2000, as was Paltrow's version of Kim Carnes' â€œBette Davis Eyes.â€� â€œCountry Strongâ€� (from the soundtrack of Country Strong) and â€œForget Youâ€� (with the cast of Glee and featured on the album Glee: The Music, Vol. 4) arrived in 2010, with four more Glee songs with Paltrow singing, â€œNowadaysâ€� b/w â€œHot Honey Ragâ€� and â€œSinging in the Rainâ€� b/w â€œUmbrella,â€� also issued on a pair of singles that year. ~ Steve LeggettPortions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation.
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