On July 4, 2005, Kanye West introduced Shirley to a new generation of fans when he sampled “Diamonds Are Forever” for his hit, “Diamonds From Sierra Leone”.
Maxi Priest was born Max Alfred Elliott in Lewisham, London on 10 June 1961.
In 1976, George Benson appeared as a guitarist and backup vocalist on Stevie Wonder’s song “Another Star” from Wonder’s album Songs in the Key of Life.
He became one the rare artists to have won GRAMMY’S® in the three categories of jazz, pop, and R&B.
At the time of Luther’s death in 2005 following complications from a stroke two years earlier, Luther had been in entertainment for 35 years.
Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.
In 2010, Ms. Flack founded The Roberta Flack Foundation whose mission statement is to support animal welfare and music education.
By the 1980s, her selection of songs “ranged from rock and roll to Beatles and Bee Gees tunes,” including her rendition of the song To Love Somebody.
Over the years, B.B. has developed one of the world’s most identifiable guitar styles.
“It’s the fans. The energy I get from singing and dancing with all these people over the years is unlike anything else I experience. I never want it to end.”