Pat Benatar


Pat Benatar Trivia


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    • Pat Benatar released in 2007 a new song, called Passion.

    • Pat is now a commercial spokeswoman for the Energizer company, and she also is featured in a commercial for Candies Vintage shoes for Kohl's department store.

    • Her song, We Belong, was inclued on the soundtrack of the movie The Ballad of Ricky Bobby in 2006.

    • Currently, Pat Benatar lives with her family on the island of Maui in a isolated and small community, where they are doing organic farming. The singer still tours.

    • In 2007, she will be introduced into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

    • Pat Benatar is also the winner of three American Music Awards for the categories like : Favorite Female Pop/Rock Vocalist in the years 1981 and 1983, and Favorite Female Pop/Rock Video Artist in 1985 and she also was Rolling Stone magazine's Favorite Female Vocalist two times.

    • Her first Grammy award was in the 1980, winning at the "Best Female Rock Vocal Performance" category.

    • Pat Benatar is #74 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artist of Hard Rock.

    • The song 'Love is a Battlefield' is featured in the film The Legend of Billie Jean.

    • Pat supports the nutrition supplement company started by her husband Nick and his close friend.

    • The character Pat Bernardo in the film Fast Times at Ridgemont High is based on Pat Benatar.

    • Carrie Underwood, winner of the fourth American Idol in 2005, performed a cover of Pat's song 'Love is a Battlefield'.

    • 'I Want My MTV' advertising campaign debuted in 1982, featuring Pat Benatar, alongside others such as Adam Ant, David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Stevie Nicks, Pete Townshend, and the Police.

    • Pat covered Kate Bush' 'Wuthering Heights', after hearing it in 1980 in a Paris restaurant.

    • Pat covered Fontella Bass' 'Rescue Me' for the movie soundtrack for Speed.

    • Pat Benatar performed in an original Harry Chapin musical named The Zinger.

    • Pat Benatar covered BB King's 'Paying the Cost to be the Boss' on the 1991 album "True Love".

    • Pat Benatar's song 'We Belong' was used in a twenty million dollar ad campaign for Sheraton hotels.

    • In the summer of 2005, Pat's daughter Haley Giraldo took part in E!'s Reality TV series Filthy Rich: Cattle Drive. In the show, Haley and several other offspring of celebrities are put to work on a cattle ranch, similiar to Paris Hilton's The Simple Life.

    • Pat Benatar is a commercial spokeswoman for the Energizer battery company.

    • The songs 'Hell is for Children' and 'Suffer the Little Children' deal with child abuse. Pat feels very strongly against children being abused.

    • Pat's birthname: Patricia Mae Andrzejewski. She changed her name to make it easier for fans to pronounce.

    • Pat did a cover of the Beatles song 'Helter Skelter', on her album "Precious Time".

    • The music video for "Love Is A Battlefield" was the first music video to also incorporate dialogue. The video features a runaway (Pat Benatar), who leads a group of prostitutes into a defiant dance directed at a brothel owner.

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