Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress and singer. She first showcased her singing ability in 2000 film “Duets,” which was directed by her father and co-starred singer Huey Lewis. The soundtrack spawned two hit singles in Australasia, with Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis' "Cruisin'" spending two weeks at #1 in Australia and five weeks at #1 in New Zealand, and Paltrow's "Bette Davis Eyes" also successful in both countries.
In the 2006 film “Infamous,” she sang "What Is This Thing Called Love". On September 27, 2006, Paltrow sang with rapper Jay-Z during his concert at Royal Albert Hall. She sang the chorus for "Song Cry", from the rapper's album “Blueprint.”
She appeared on Fox's television program “Glee,” as a substitute teacher who fills in for Matthew Morrison's character Will when he falls ill. She sang "Nowadays" from the musical “Chicago” with Lea Michele, Cee Lo Green's "Forget You", plus a mash-up of "Singin' In the Rain" and Rihanna's "Umbrella" with Morrison, Mark Salling and Chris Colfer in the episode.
She started in the 2010 film “Country Strong” portraying fictional country singer Kelly Canter. The movie's title track, which was recorded by Gwyneth Paltrow, was released as a single to country radio on August 23, 2010. The soundtrack debuted and peaked at #16 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart upon its release on October 26, 2010 and the album has sold over 71,399 copies in the US. She also appears on the soundtrack on the songs “Shake That Thing," “Coming Home” and “Me and Tennessee.”