Andrew Strong struck fame when he starred as Deco Cuffe in the hit film The Commitments. Strong's powerful voice served him well in the film as the lead singer of the band. Filming began when Strong was just 16 and his voice was notably mature for his age. His acting and vocal performances got the attention of record labels and in 1991 he was nominated for a Grammy Award. Since then he has released a number of albums, and toured the world with artists including The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Prince, Lenny Kravitz and Bryan Adams.