Deni Hines Biography
Deni Hines (Dohnyale Sharon Hines) is an Australian actress and musician who has been releasing music since the early 1990s, with chart success in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Europe. She is the daughter of Marcia Hines. She is also an actress known for An Audience with Marcia Hines (2004), The Celebrity Apprentice Australia (2011) and 20 to 1 (2005).
From hit singles and albums, to lead roles in musicals & television, Deni Hines has grown up in front of audiences from an enthusiastic young performer to a mature, sophisticated all round entertainer.
Deni began her own career singing backup for acts like Wa Wa Nee and Peter Blakeley. However, she first gained mainstream public attention while fronting the Sydney-based act the Rockmelons. The group, with Hines as the frontwoman, notched several Australian hits in 1990, including Ain’t No Sunshine, That Word (L.O.V.E.) and It’s Not Over before she left the band.
Deni Hines Age
Hines was born on 4th September 1970 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (47 years old as of 2018).
Deni Hines Net Worth
She has a net worth of $1 Million.
Deni Hines Parents – Deni Hines Father
She is the daughter of Marcia Hines; an american-austrian vocalist, actress and TV personality who achieved her greatest commercial successes as a recording artist during the late 1970s with several hit singles, including cover versions of “Fire and Rain”, “I Just Don’t Know What to Do with Myself”, “You” and “Something’s Missing (In My Life)”; and her Top Ten albums Marcia Shines, Shining and Ladies and Gentlemen. Hines was voted “Queen of Pop” by TV Week’s readers for three consecutive years from 1976.
The rumor was Deni Hines was conceived at Woodstock and the father was never seen again. Marcia was not even aware that she was pregnant!
Deni Hines Husband – Deni Hines Marriage
Deni Hines Wedding
Deni Hines was previously married to Kirk Pengilly (1993 – 1995).Deni Hines has been in a relationship with Ben Steel (2002 – 2004). According to our records, Deni Hines is possibly single.
Daniel Moses Deni Hines
Pop singer Deni Hines has reportedly tied the knot for the third time.
Deni, daughter of singer Marcia Hines, wed financier Daniel Moses on Sunday afternoon before a small group of family friends at Sergeant’s Mess in Middle Head, overlooking Sydney Harbour National Park, News Limited reports.
The bride wore a “vintage-looking cream silk dress and fastened her veil with a bejewelled tiara”, the report said.
Her mother “could not be seen among the guests”.
Deni was previously married to INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly and British record producer Dennis Charles.
Deni Hines Songs – Career
The first song that Hines released with the Rockmelons collaboration was a cover version of the Bill Withers 1970s hit “Ain’t No Sunshine” in 1991. The song proved to be a success charting at number five on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. With the success of the first single, the reggae-inspired “That Word (L.O.V.E.)” was the second song released with the collaboration and became another top five single, charting at number four in Australia. The third and final song Hines released with the band was the ballad “It’s Not Over”. The song was also a success but was not as big as the previous two, charting at number fifteen in Australia. With the success with the Rockmelons, Hines became one of the most well known faces, and voices, in Australia.
In 1992, entrepreneur Harry M. Miller signed Hines for the role of Mary Magdalene in a revival of the stage musical Jesus Christ Superstar. Miller had discovered and signed her mother Marcia twenty years earlier, and the role of Mary Magdalene had also been one of Marcia’s early successes. Deni Hines was well received in the role but left the production the following year. In 1992, Hines recorded “Not Enough Time” with INXS and it peaked at number twenty-eight on the Billboard Hot 100, a year later she married the band’s guitarist and saxophonist Kirk Pengilly.
In 2000, Hines did a cover version of the Grace Jones song “Pull Up to the Bumper” for the soundtrack for 2000 Australian film The Wog Boy. 2002 saw Hines released a “Greatest Hits” album (“A Delicious Collection”) based on contractual commitments with her then record company Festival Mushroom. In 2003 she spent time in France working with Hip Hop artist I:AM writing and recording for his album in addition to co-writing a track “Welcome” of which Beyoncé Knowles vocalled for I:AM’s release.
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In 2004 and 2005, Hines spent most of the time overseas with her then-fiance Ben Steel. Hines was writing for her brand new album in the US with the likes of The Family Stand and Whole 9 and back in Australia with Jarrad Rogers, Vince Pizzinga and many others. In early 2006, Hines played the part of Reno (a composite character representing a number of Dusty Springfield’s lesbian lovers) in the stage musical Dusty – The Original Pop Diva, that premiered in Melbourne, before touring Australia until September 2006. Dusty: The Original Pop Diva grossed $20M at the Australian Box Office.
Hines’ single “Water for Chocolate”, written by the Family Stand, was released in Australia on 8 July 2006 and just missed the top 100 peaking at number twenty-eight on the Australian Urban Singles Chart. The song was followed up by an album of the same name released on 19 August 2006. Two further singles “Son of a Preacher Man” and “5 Days Of Rain” were released throughout 2007.
2007 she collaborated with trumpeter James Morrison on an album of Jazz standards, The Other Woman. Hines and Morrison performed an Australian National Theatre tour to near sell out audiences and received an ARIA nomination for “Best Jazz Album”. They also performed at marquee festivals such as Christchurch Jazz Festival and the Darling Harbour Jazz Festival.
Deni Hines The Soul Sessions
Throughout 2013 and 2014, Hines performed the ‘Café Soul Sessions’ tour around Australia, and the idea for a soul-inspired album was born. The Soul Sessions was available for download only from her website from December 2014. On 18 November 2016, the new album “The Soul Sessions” will be released digitally and physically worldwide, with the lead single “What About Love”, an original track co-written by Hines & Edward Said. The album also includes two other Hines co-writes, with “I Got Your Back” and “Runnin'”. The album also features Hines tributes to artists including Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Anita Baker, Whitney Houston, Jill Scott, Ertha Franklin, Stevie Wonder & Brea.
Deni Hines Albums
|Year||Title||Chart positions||Sales and certifications|
|1997||Remix Your Imagination
|2002||A Delicious Collection
|2004||The Definitive Collection
|2006||Water for Chocolate
|2007||The Other Woman
|2016||The Soul Sessions
“—” denotes albums that were released but did not chart.
Deni Hines Singles: As lead artist
|“I Like the Way”||67||64||37||4|
|“I’m Not in Love”||86|
|1997||“Dream Your Dream”||52||Remix Your Imagination|
|2000||“Pull Up to the Bumper”||36||A Delicious Collection|
|2006||“Water for Chocolate”||102||Water for Chocolate|
|“Son of a Preacher Man”||129|
|2007||“5 Days of Rain”
|“I Only Have Eyes for You”
(featuring James Morrison)
|—||The Other Woman|
|2008||“Takin’ It to the Streets”
(with Christine Anu)
|2012||“Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)”
Deni Hines & The A-Funk Allstars)
|2016||“What About Love”||—||The Soul Sessions|
|2017||“I Got Your Back”||—|
“—” denotes singles that were released but did not chart.
Deni Hines Singles: As featured artist
|1991||“Ain’t No Sunshine”
|5||8||Form One Planet|
|1992||“That Word (L.O.V.E.)”
|“It’s Not Over”
|“Not Enough Time”
uncredited (with INXS)
|28||Welcome to Wherever You Are|
(Supafly feat. Deni Hines)
(with Marcia Hines)
“—” denotes singles that were released but did not chart.
Deni Hines Love
Deni Hines It’s Alright
Genres: R&B/Soul, Rock, Pop
Deni Hines Imagination
Imagination is the debut studio album by Deni Hines. At the ARIA Music Awards of 1996, Imagination was nominated for two awards – ARIA Award for Best Female Artist losing to “Come On” by Christine Anu and ARIA Award for Breakthrough Artist – Album losing to Tu-Plang by Regurgitator. The album was released in Europe in 1998 under the title Pay Attention.
- 1996 track listing
|1.||“I Like the Way”||Deni Hines, Ian Green|
|2.||“It’s Alright”||Ian Green, Michelle Lewis|
|3.||“It’s Not Over”||B. Jones, J. Kenny, J. Jones, R. Smith, R. Medhurst|
|4.||“Like A River”||Ian Green|
|5.||“Yes We Can”||Allen Toussaint|
|6.||“Joy”||Deni Hines, Ian Green|
|7.||“Imagination”||Alex Richbourg, Andre Robinson, Rachel Oden|
|8.||“Go Slow”||Deni Hines, Ian Green|
|9.||“When a Woman Pretends”||Adrian Lee, Chris Neil|
|10.||“Personal”||Al B. Sure!|
|11.||“I’m Not in Love”||Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman|
- “It’s Alright” – 4:16
- “Make It Happen” – 5:10
- “I Like The Way” – 4:34
- “Do You Feel The Way I Do” – 4:13
- “It’s Not Over” – 4:21
- “Like A River” – 4:28
- “Delicious” – 6:03
- “Too High” – 5:21
- “Go Slow” – 5:30
- “Joy” – 5:51
- “Personal” – 4:47
- “Somethin’ About You” – 3:12
- “Imagination” – 3:25
- “I’m Not In Love” – 5:40
Deni Hines I’m Not In Love