Corrinne May

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Corrinne May
Corrinne May 2014.jpg
May at Peets Coffee Tarzana in 2014
Background information
Birth name Corrinne Foo May Ying
Born (1973-01-19) 19 January 1973 (age 42)
Occupation(s) Singer, musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, acoustic guitar
Years active 2001–present

Pink Armchair Records (US)
Warner Music (Singapore)

S2S Pte. Ltd. (Japan)

Corrinne May is a Singaporean musician, singer, and songwriter.[1] She has released five record albums the latest being Crooked Lines in 2012.



Year Award
2001 New Folk Award, Kerrville Folk Festival
2003 Best Contemporary Album, Just Plain Folks Music Awards
2007 COMPASS Young Composer of the Year (Singapore)
2007 COMPASS Wings of Excellence (Singapore)
2007 NUS Young Alumni Award (Singapore)

Notable milestones[edit]

Corrinne May's song "Journey" was featured on the Taiwanese drama Love at the Dolphin Bay and was covered by Asian singers Angela Chang and Jill Hsu.

Her cover version of the Burt Bacharach classic "Close to You" was featured prominently in the movie So Close released by Columbia-Tristar films (2002).

On 3 August 2007, Corrinne May held her "Beautiful Seed: Corrinne May in Concert" at the UCC Hall at the National University of Singapore.

On 9 August 2010, she performed the annual theme song for Singapore's National Day 'Song for Singapore' at the Padang.

On 21 July 2010, she was the lead guest on prime time Channel 5 show "Entertainment on 5", Mediacorp.

On 5 December 2010, she performed at Marina Barrage in Singapore for the "I Love V" concert to celebrate International Volunteer Day.


  1. ^ Chen, Edith Wen-Chu; Yoo, Grace J. (2010). Encyclopedia of Asian American Issues Today. ABC-CLIO. p. 674. ISBN 9780313347511. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 

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