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Alannah Myles (née Byles; born in Toronto on 25 December 1958) is a Canadian singer/songwriter who has won both a Grammy and a Juno Award for her 1989 recording of the song “Black Velvet” that, in 1990, was a top-ten hit in Canada and a number one hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. As a young girl, Myles competed as an equestrian in Canada's prestigious Royal Winter Fair later studying to be a graphic artist, actor, stunt model, make up artist and wardrobe stylist to pay for her true calling, music. Read more on