Donna studied at the Welsh College of Music and Drama & majored in composition for piano and flute. After teaching music in Sussex for a year, she moved to Birmingham to sing in a bar band and during that time, she set up her own studio & began recording her own songs.
In late 1993, Donna began shopping her demo tape around and jumped at the opportunity to sign with American record label, Atlantic Records.
Donna's first single "I Love You Always Forever" became a hit, peaking at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, #1 on Billboard's Top 40 Mainstream chart in August of 1996, #2 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart & #1 on Billboard's Adult Pop Songs chart in October of 1996.
The song also peaked at #2 on Billboard's Rhythmic Top 40 and #20 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music\Maxi-Singles Sales chart. It stayed at #2 on the Hot 100 for 9 weeks, becoming tied for 4th place among songs with the longest runs at #2.
The song also topped Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay chart. In the U.K., the song peaked at #5 on the U.K. Singles chart. It was certified Gold in the U.S., France, Germany, and Norway.
In 2008, Donna released her fourth and latest album to date, "In the Pink" and the first single, "Shout" appeared on the soundtrack to the Marian Quinn film, "32A." She also sang lead vocals for her side project, Chute. They released their debut EP in April 2010. In May of 2012, she released the single, "Always It's You" with Hywel Jones.
In March of 2015, Donna released her fifth album "Brand New Day" (her first full-length album in nearly a decade). She is currently working on a new EP with music producer Ryan Farish.
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To see the music video for "Without Love," go to:
To see a fan-made video for "Fool's Paradise," go to:
To see the music video for "At the Beginning," go to:
To see a fan-made video for "Love Him," go to: