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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

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