HEART is female-fronted rock band formed by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson. The band sold over 35 million records, garnered four GRAMMY® Award nominations, landed ten Top 10 albums, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and achieved "the longest span of top-10 albums on the Billboard charts by a female-led band."
Ann and Nancy were both born in California and raised in Washington state and even early on, it was obvious that music would be their destiny. They formally become HEART in 1974 and transformed into a Pacific Northwest favorite in the process.
By 1975, they had recorded their seminal debut Dreamboat Annie. Bordering rock and heavy metal fastened with folk songcraft, the platinum breakthrough spent 100 weeks on the charts and spawned a string of smashes such as "Magic Man," "Dreamboat Annie (Fantasy Child)," and "Crazy On You." Signature hit “Barracuda” bared its teeth on the triple-platinum 1977 epic Little Queen. As the musicians sold out shows worldwide, they recorded the definitive self-titled Heart in 1985. Vaulting to superstar status, Heart bowed at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 and yielded “If Looks Could Kill,” “What About Love,” “Never,” and “These Dreams”.
Bad Animals followed in 1987, featuring the #1 hit "Alone". Brigade ignited the nineties and served up the gold certified "All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You." In 1993, Desire Walks On illuminated their shadow over the grunge explosion. 1995’s The Road Home represented a full circle moment as Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones helmed the gold-selling live disc. In between a handful of intermittent breaks, Greatest Hits 1985-2000  and Essential Heart  would both also be minted platinum over the next decade.
The aughts represented another watershed era for HEART. They revved back up to the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 with Red Velvet Car in 2010 as Fanatic soared to the Top 25 two years later. 2012 saw their first-ever memoir Kicking & Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock & Soul arrive as a New York Times bestseller. HEART commemorated the 40th Anniversary of Dreamboat Annie with a 2016 festival and hosted a full celebration in the UK at the hallowed Royal Albert Hall. 2016 saw the release of BEAUTIFUL BROKEN. Following the album's release, HEART launched a summer headlining run with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick.
As time goes on, the sound, spirit, and soul of HEART only gets louder with each passing year. In the end, they ultimately opened doors for countless musicians to follow, and their place in rock’s pantheon as pioneers stands solidified forever.
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