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Their first single back in 1994 was called Sweet Dreams. But not even in their own sweetest dreams could La Bouche's Melanie Thornton and Lane McCray have known what an avalanche of success the would release.Their debut single, which went Gold was topped by their second single release Be my Lover, reached No 1 on the German music charts and entered the Top 10 in 14 other countries. Their first album also entitled Sweet Dreams, went five times Platinum as well as nine times Gold, around the world. ''his series of Gold and Platinum awards for their debut made La Bouche one of the few German acts to achieve worldwide acclaim. Then followed nominations for "Best Dance Video" Award (MTV) in Europe and the USA; the Billboard "New Artist of the Year" Award in 1996, as well as the 1996 "Echo" Award in Germany fix most successful national dance song of the year '95 ("Be My Lover); "Best Dance Artists" Awards in France and Italy in 1995 and 1996, and the 1996 "Best Dance Song" Award at the International Winter Conference in Miami. Thanks to La Bouche. there will even be a new Grammy Award category for "Best Dance Artist" this year, since they won tile ASCAP Award for the "Most Played Song in America". On November 24, 2001, Thornton was killed in a plane crash in Switzerland - she had been travellling from Berlin to Zurich for a performance when the plane went down, killing her and the 23 other passengers.