Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards (born May 24, 1944), better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur. LaBelle began her career in the early 1960s as lead singer and front woman of the vocal group, Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles.
Following the group's name change to Labelle in the early 1970s, she released the iconic disco song "Lady Marmalade" and the group later became the first African-American vocal group to land the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
After the group split in 1976, LaBelle began a successful solo career, starting with her critically acclaimed debut album, which included the career-defining song, "You Are My Friend". LaBelle became a mainstream solo star in 1984 following the success of the singles, "If Only You Knew", "New Attitude" and "Stir It Up", with the latter two crossing over to pop audiences becoming radio staples.
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Gladys Maria Knight
(born May 28, 1944), known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer–songwriter and actress. A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.
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Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, philanthropist, dancer and record producer. He was a musical innovator who was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. His music integrates a wide variety of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, new wave, soul, psychedelia, and pop. He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time. He won seven Grammy Awards, an American Music Award, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the film Purple Rain. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, his first year of eligibility. Rolling Stone ranked Prince at number 27 on its list of 100 Greatest Artists, "the most influential artists of the rock & roll era".
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Janet Jackson and her third husband Wissam Al Mana have decided to split after almost five years together, according to a recent report. Will Janet get any part of her soon-to-be ex’s $1 billion empire in the divorce?
Janet Jackson has allegedly decided to divorce her third husband Wissam Al Mana, 42, according to a report from The Daily Mail. The 50 year-old gave birth to her first child Eissa Al Mana just three months ago on Jan. 3. The couple have some serious assets to divide up since their “amicable” decision to go their separate ways. Janet is worth approximately $175 million, which is by no means a small chunk of change, but Wissam is worth around $1 billion! He is the CEO of Al Mana, an international business conglomerate.
Nichole "Nicci" Gilbert
(born July 8, 1970) is an American R&B singer. She is mainly known for being the former lead vocalist of an American female R&B girl-group Brownstone who rose to fame in the mid 1990s best known for their 1995 hit single "If You Love Me", which was nominated for a Best R&B Performance Grammy Award. "Grapevyne" and "Pass the Lovin'" also brought them some success, as well as their rendition of "I Can't Tell You Why", a song originally recorded by The Eagles.
Following the disbandment of the group in 1997, saw Gilbert's theatrical film debut in Woo (1998). Gilbert returned to the music industry after a five year hiatus as a solo singer and released her debut album "Grown Folks Music" (2003) through MCA Records.
In 2012, she starred as a cast member and executive producer in the TV One's R&B Divas: Atlanta, which features the lives of five 1990s chart-topping R&B singers. She was featured in 2 seasons of the show. She also performed with the group at events such as Essence Music Festival.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson
(born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Known for sonically innovative, socially conscious, and sexually provocative records, elaborate stage shows, and high-profile television and film roles, she has been a prominent figure in popular culture for over 30 years.
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