She was recognized by ASCAP as Songwriter of the Year, along with Bruce Springsteen, in 1989.
She continued to record and release music throughout the 1990s and 2000s.
Gibson is the sole songwriter on all of her singles to reach the Top 20 of the Hot 100 charts.
One of those singles, "Foolish Beat", made Gibson the youngest female artist to write, produce, and perform a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single.
In addition to music, she has gone on to starring roles on Broadway and touring musicals including playing Eponine in Les Misérables and Sandy in Grease, as well as independent film and television work..
Gibson released her debut album Out of the Blue in 1987, which spawned several international hits, later being certified triple Platinum by the RIAA.
Her double-platinum second album Electric Youth 1989 , gave Gibson another U.
Description: In 2006, Gibson reached No.