Songs from Movies

Irene Cara

Irene Cara (born on March 18, 1962 in New York City, New York) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. Cara won an Academy Award in 1984 in the category of Best Original Song for co-writing Flashdance...What a Feeling. She is best known for her recordings of the songs Fame and Flashdance... What a Feeling. She also starred in the 1980 film version of Fame. Personal Her father Gaspar (died in 1994) is an Afro-Puerto Rican. Read more on

Irene Cara has 15 songs that have been featured in movies like Busted Up, Certain Fury, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and Flashdance. What is your favorite song by Irene Cara?


Songs from Irene Cara

Busted Up
Dying For Your Love
A Certain Fury
Flashdance... What A Feeling
The Dream
Downtown remake
Fame (1980)
Out Here On My Own (1980)
City Nights
Loving You Baby
Take My Hand, Precious Lord
Out Here on My Own
Here's to the Losers
Flashdance. . .What A Feeling

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