Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan

 

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Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American recording artist whose career has spanned five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Widely known as the Queen of Funk, Khan has won ten Grammys and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide.[1] Khan was ranked at number 17 in VH1's original list of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll.[2] In 2015, she was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the second time;[3] she was previously nominated as member of Rufus in 2011. Khan was the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper, with "I Feel for You" in 1984.[4] In the course of her solo career, Khan has achieved three gold singles, three gold albums and one platinum album with I Feel for You. With Rufus, she achieved four gold singles, four gold albums, and two platinum albums. In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as the 65th most successful dance artist of all time.[5]

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I Love Myself - The Remixes
Song
I Love Myself - The Remixes is a song by musical artist Chaka Khan, released on June 23, 2017.
I Love Myself
Song
I Love Myself is a song by musical artist Chaka Khan, released on June 16, 2017.
I'm Every Woman
 
"I'm Every Woman" is a song by American singer Chaka Khan from her debut solo studio album Chaka (1978).
Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
 
Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol.

Photos - Chaka Khan485

People Recently Photographed with Chaka Khan3

Popular Albums44

Album Appearances & References97

Popular Songs15

Song Appearances & References29

Films1

Minor Film Appearances & References6

TV Shows4

Minor Musical Appearances & References1

Collaborators & Influencers48

Other Music-Related Relationships22

Awards & Nominations11

Events1

Popular Tours1

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Videos34

Spotify - Albums & Singles386

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On62

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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News Articles26

Pete Ganbarg Promoted to President of A&R for Atlantic Records
  –  January 16, 2018
Prior to joining Atlantic, Ganbarg headed Pure Tone Music, one of the industry's leading A&R consulting firms, whose success stories included Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Chaka Khan, Santana, Train, Donna Summer, and others. Ganbarg began his A&R career in ...
Halsey, Kesha, and More Reveal What They’re Listening to Right Now
  –  January 16, 2018
“I’m every woman,” sang Chaka Khan, but every woman has different musical taste. From classic rock to hip-hop, five singer-songwriters reveal some of their pet sounds. “Charli puts on an incredible show every night. The melodies in this song prove ...
No Wild Life Fest In 2018
  –  January 16, 2018
Disclosure wrote: "Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracey, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ’s ...
Pete Ganbarg named President of A&R at Atlantic Records
  –  January 16, 2018
Prior to joining Atlantic, Ganbarg headed A&R consultancy Pure Tone Music, whose success stories included Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Chaka Khan, Santana, Train and Donna Summer.
Kendall Jenner and Mariah Carey Party at InStyle, Warner Bros. Post-Globes
  –  January 15, 2018
This year it is more hopeful.” The party also drew some big musical stars — Drake, Mariah Carey and Kelly Clarkson — though DJ Michelle Pesce kept the tunes to Eighties dance: George Michael, Chaka Khan and the like. It put Ian Somerhalder in the ...
Who is the woman in the TUI advert?
  –  January 15, 2018
To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Some Twitter users are sharing the love for the actress, who ‘sings’ a breathy cover of Chaka Khan’s Ain’t Nobody while enjoying each ...
Disclosure confirm Wild Life festival hiatus
  –  January 15, 2018
"Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like NAS, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracey, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ's like Annie Mac ...
Disclosure Are Starting Work On Their Third Record
  –  January 15, 2018
Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracy, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ’s like Annie Mac ...
Disclosure Puts a Hiatus on Wild Life Festival to Focus on Album
  –  January 13, 2018
The event began three years ago in Brighton's Shoreham Airport with band Rudimental. Previous acts included Nas, Annie Mac, Jackmaster, Ice Cube, and Chaka Khan. Check out Fatboy Slim getting ready for Wild Life Festival in 2017 below.
Pat Benatar to Be Honored at the 2018 She Rocks Awards
  –  January 12, 2018
Previous award recipients include female industry leaders such as Colbie Caillat, Ronnie Spector, Sheila E, The Bangles, Shirley Manson, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, Jennifer Batten, Karmin, Orianthi, Dinah Gretsch, Craigie Zildjian and more.
Disclosure Are Starting Work on Their Third Album
  –  January 12, 2018
Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracy, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ’s like Annie Mac ...
Disclosure Postpone Festival to Work on Third Album
  –  January 12, 2018
Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracy, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ’s like Annie Mac ...
Bourbon Theatre hosts CD release show for Jacob James Wilton
  –  January 12, 2018
He writes all of the songs. Newbold said he was influenced by the music of Starflyer 59, Chaka Khan, Sparklehorse, Norma Jean to name a few. Jacob James Wilton’s new album, “Distant,” is available at jacobjameswilton.bandcamp.com.
Chaka Khan, Eli Young Band to perform at this year's Cherry Blossom Street Party
  –  January 11, 2018
The Cherry Blossom Festival announced this year's Street Party headliners on Thursday at the Hargray Capitol Theatre. Charles Davis with 100.9 The Creek made an appearance during the meeting stating that the Eli Young Band and Chaka Khan will make ...
Heidi Montag’s ‘Superficial’ Is the Most Underrated Album of All Time — Inside the Making of a Pop Opus (EXCLUSIVE)
  –  January 11, 2018
It was like, ‘I’ll be whatever you like because I’ve got it all.’ In a way, it’s like the modern version of [Chaka Khan’s] ‘I’m Every Woman.’” [Ed. note: There aren't words to express the sheer brilliance of "I'll Do It." It is my ...
Chaka Khan headlining 2018 Macon Cherry Blossom Street Party
  –  January 11, 2018
A 10-time Grammy Award winner will be headlining the 2018 International Cherry Blossom Festival Street Party. Macon's signature festival announced Thursday that Chaka Khan will be appearing on the Poplar Street stage in downtown Macon on Saturday, March 24.
A day-by-day breakdown of 5 fun ways to spend your long weekend in Charleston
  –  January 11, 2018
And the extraordinary is always a welcome gift in the new year. Discover more here. Yes, indeed, the Pour House and Mahogany Soul are ready to “rock you, Chaka Khan” on Saturday. It’s only fittin’ that Zandrina Dunning, Christian Smalls ...
Disclosure Plan New Album And Cancel Wild Life Festival for 2018
  –  January 11, 2018
Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracy, stack them up against a host of flawless DJ’s like Annie Mac ...
Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
  –  January 11, 2018
"After four decades of singing background for icons like the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan and Nine Inch Nails, two-time Grammy winner Ms. Lisa Fischer has stepped into her own spotlight at last, accompanied by her inventive band Grand Baton.
Disclosure Makes Huge Sacrifice To Give Fans What They’ve Been Waiting For
  –  January 10, 2018
Disclosure opens up on their decision in the post below: Being able to curate your own festival with your mates and invite legends like Nas, Ice Cube and Chaka Khan to play alongside amazing new talent such as Stormzy, Kaytranada and AJ Tracy, stack them ...
You Won't Be Able to Resist Orgone's Funk
  –  January 10, 2018
"I came up on this boogie funk, this '80s thing. I was born in '81 and my parents had massive house parties and would play Luther Vandross and Chaka Khan and Patti LaBelle, and that was kind of in my blood," de León says. Although de León didn't know ...
Social Media Influencers Network at SocialMixLA Post Golden Globes Lounge (EUR Exclusive!)
  –  January 10, 2018
We spotted all types of influencers from every industry imaginable. Old school player and Percussionist Victor Orlando, who has worked with everyone from the Gap Band to Chaka Khan said being in his 60’s won’t stop him from popping on the red carpet.
Acclaimed suburban musician Al DeCarlo dies at 69
  –  January 8, 2018
They formed a band called the Nomads in the early 1960s. Wolinski, who would later go on to success with singer Chaka Khan in the band Rufus, credited DeCarlo with teaching him to play rock 'n' roll and blues piano. "We thumbed our noses at the Rolling ...
Peach Music Festival Switches Weekends For 2018
  –  January 6, 2018
Widespread Panic, My Morning Jacket, Gov’t Mule & Friends, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and Lettuce with Chaka Khan were among the acts who played Peach ’17. Stay tuned for next year’s lineup. Early-bird tickets go on sale December 21 at 10 a.m. ET.
Anita Baker Drops Spring Dates For Farewell Tour
  –  January 4, 2018
where she'll be performing alongside Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Fantasia and many other beloved artists. Additional dates will be posted as they go on sale— so there's hope to see Baker in more cities.
Watch Chaka Khan Do Her Own Makeup Because, At 64, She Is Still Every Woman
  –  December 20, 2017
While today it’s not uncommon for even the most random of reality stars to hire makeup artists to beat their faces, back in the day celebrities had to take their beauty into their own hands. Singer Chaka Khan is proof of that. Vogue magazine recently ...

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