Irene Cara


Irene Cara Escalera (born March 18, 1959) is an American singer and actress. Cara sang and co-wrote the song "Flashdance... What a Feeling" (from the film Flashdance), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1984. Cara is also known for playing the role of Coco Hernandez in the 1980 film Fame, and for recording the film's title song "Fame". Prior to her success with Fame, Cara portrayed the title character Sparkle Williams in the original 1976 musical drama film Sparkle.


Flashdance.... What a Feeling (Billboard Hot 100 - No 01)

December 20, 2018

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Flashdance, What a Feeling (feat. SPYZR)

March 31, 2017

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Flashdance... What A Feeling

March 10, 2015

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Flashdance....What a Feeling (Rerecorded)

October 14, 2013

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Irene Cara Presents Hot Caramel

April 4, 2011

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Flashdance…What A Feeling (Adam Van House Mix)

January 1, 2008

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What A Feeling

January 1, 2007

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What a Feeling

January 22, 2001

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You Need Me

April 11, 1996

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All My Heart

February 7, 1996

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Anyone Can See

January 1, 1982

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