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Patti LaBelle

Previous star: Placido Domingo

Biography

LaBelle in 2008.

Source: Wikipedia

Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards known professionally as Patti LaBelle, (born Patricia Louise Holt on May 24, 1944),1 is an American singer, songwriter, 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, they 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.1

Fact file

  • Birth name: Patricia Louise Holt
  • Born: May 24, 1944 (age 74)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Genres: R&B soul disco dance gospel jazz funk
  • Occupation(s): Singer [] songwriter actress entrepreneur
  • Years active: 1960–present
  • Labels: Epic Philadelphia Int'l MCA Def Soul Classics Umbrella Bungalo Resolution
  • Associated acts: Labelle
  • Website: pattilabelle.com

Read more about Patti LaBelle at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

gbcox
Variety, 2019-07-26 01:00:42
If they didn’t do “Lady Marmalade,” I was going to storm the stage. Happily, director Alex Timbers and writer John Logan were savvy enough to open their Broadway adaptation of “Moulin Rouge!” with that crowd-pleasing tune, written by Kenny Noland and Robert Crewe and immortalized by the great Patti LaBelle. ...

Philadelphia gets Patti LaBelle's name wrong on street signs
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2019-07-05 22:29:26
A sign that LaBelle autographed and held during the ceremony had the correct spelling

shalperinvar
Variety, 2019-07-03 21:06:53
Patti LaBelle received one of the highest honors a music star can get: a street bearing her name. On July 2, Patti Labelle Way made its debut in Philadelphia as the block of Broad Street between Spruce and Locust Streets. The ceremony was officiated by Jim Kenney, Mayor of the ...

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