Pop singer who has sold more than four million albums, has won multiple Grammy Awards, and has had many hits make the Billboard Top 40.
She was inspired to pursue singing by Barbra Streisand's movie The Way We Were.
One of her hits was called "9 to 5" in Scotland, but it was known as "Morning Train" in the United States.
She was married to Sandi Easton in 1979, Robert Light from 1985 to 1986, Timothy Delarm from 1997 to 1998, and John Minoli from 2002 to 2003. She has two adopted children named Skylar and Jake.
She has collaborated with musical legend Prince, including on the romantic duet "The Arms of Orion."