Neneh Cherry (born Neneh Mariann Karlsson on March 10, 1964 in Stockholm) is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated and MTV Europe Music Award-winning Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper. Cherry is also an occasional DJ and broadcaster. Cherry blended hip hop with other influences, and experienced some moderate mainstream success with several of her recordings.
December 8, 1994, Neneh hosted Top Of The Pops 2 (BBC)
In April 2006 Neneh Cherry appeared with the Gorillaz at the legendary Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York. Neneh appeared in the CD/DVD on the track "Kids With Guns".
Cherry's duet with Youssou N'Dour, "7 Seconds", remained at number 1 in France for a record 17 weeks in 1994.
April 1994 - Cherry performed 7 Seconds w/Youssou N'Dour, live on the David Letterman show in New York City from the historical Ed Sullivan Theatre. Neneh and Youssou were served soup from the local Rupert's deli during the live interview with Dave.
Cherry is mentioned in the 1995 book Bulletproof Diva: Tales of Race, Sex, and Hair by Lisa Jones. Lisa is the daughter of poet LeRoi Jones a.k.a Amiri Baraka
During Cherry's 1996-1997 World Tour to support the Man CD, she closed each show with the 80s punk anthem "Germ Free Adolescents"
In April 2007 Cherry accidentally swore on live daytime TV whilst being interviewed on Channel 4's The Paul O'Grady Show