Gladys Knight, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Gladys Knight

American singer

Date of Birth: 28-May-1944

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Profession: actor, composer, singer, musician, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Gladys Knight

  • Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944), known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American singer, songwriter, actress, businesswoman, and author.
  • A seven-time Grammy Award-winner, Knight is known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and cousins Edward Patten and William Guest. Knight has recorded two number-one Billboard Hot 100 singles ("Midnight Train to Georgia" and "That's What Friends Are For"), eleven number-one R&B singles, and six number-one R&B albums.
  • She has won seven Grammy Awards (four as a solo artist and three with the Pips) and is an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with The Pips.
  • She also recorded the theme song for the 1989 James Bond film Licence to Kill.
  • Knight is also listed as one of Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

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