Irish singer-songwriter and musician best known as the lead singer of the band The Cranberries, whose hits include "Linger," "Dreams" and "Zombie." She also performed with the alternative rock band D.A.R.K. in 2014.
She started singing at pubs at the age of 10 under her uncle's supervision. She attended Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ. She joined The Cranberries in 1989 after leaving her home.
She was married to former Duran Duran tour manager Don Burton from 1994 until 2014. They had three children: Taylor Baxter, Molly Leigh, and Dakota Rain.