Birth date: December 8, 1966
Birth place: Dublin, Ireland
SinÃ©ad Marie Bernadette O'Connor is an Irish singer and songwriter who became famous for her hit song, Nothing Compares to You in the 1990s.
She was the subject of controversy and target of anger when she tore up a picture of pope John Paul II during an appearance on the American television show Saturday Night Live.
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