Enya: press photo for ADWR

 

Enyanomics: The singer by numbers

Independent.ie, Ireland, 14 May 2011

75,000,000 The number of albums she's shifted worldwide over the past two decades

4 The number of Grammy Awards on her mantle piece, including Best New Age Album for The Memory of Trees in 1997

94,000,000 Her estimated fortune in euro according to the Sunday Times Rich List 2011

10 The number of languages she's performed in, including Latin, Irish and "Loxian" -- a futuristic tongue invented by her lyricist Roma Ryan

2 Her place in Irish music history -- she's Ireland's biggest musical export after U2

250,000 The amount she's reported to have spent on security for her home, Manderley Castle in Killiney, after a stalker broke in in 2005

5 The number of years Enya went on hiatus before making a comeback with her most successful album to date A Day Without Rain in 2000

12 The number of cats the self-professed feline fanatic owned at one stage - DR



Note:The only number of any significance is, of course, the last number--12, the number of CATS Enya owned at one stage, though of course, Cats are not owned by anyone; they have... staff.