December 7, 1979 in Eureka
Eureka, California, United States
Sara Beth Bareilles (/bəˈrɛlᵻs/; born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She achieved mainstream success in 2007 with the hit single "(I'm Not Gonna Write You A) Love Song," which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Bareilles has sold over one million albums and over nine million singles/downloads in the United States alone and has earned six Grammy Award nominations, including one Album of the Year nomination for her album The Blessed Unrest. In the third season of NBC's The Sing-Off, Bareilles was a celebrity judge alongside Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman.