Deniece Williams

Deniece Williams



Deniece Williams (born June Deniece Chandler; June 3, 1950) is an American singer–songwriter and record producer. Williams is known for hits such as "Free" (1976), "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" (1978), "Silly" (1981), "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" (1982), "Let's Hear It for the Boy" (1984), and for her duets with Johnny Mathis.



I Surrender All
"I Surrender All" is a Christian hymn, with words written by American art teacher and musician Judson W.
Let's Hear It for the Boy
"Let's Hear It for the Boy" was the second number-one song for Deniece Williams and appeared on the soundtrack to the feature film Footloose.
Let's Hear It for the Boy
Let's Hear It for the Boy is an album by American recording artist Deniece Williams released in 1984 for Columbia and CBS Records.
"Free" is a popular 1976 song by Deniece Williams which was included on her album This Is Niecy.

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Popular Albums14

Album Appearances & References23

Popular Songs7

Song Appearances & References7

Musical Group References2

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows2

Collaborators & Influencers16

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Awards & Nominations5

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Spotify - Albums & Singles116


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Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher honored for breaking barriers on 50th anniversary of his historic election
  –  November 5, 2017
Jackson, Minister Louis Farrakhan, National Urban League President & CEO Marc Morial and singer Deniece Williams and others. Host Val Warner, of Windy City Live, and others recalled countless history-making events that led up to the 1967 election at a time ...
Joel Goldenberg: Little Anthony and the Imperials and others
  –  November 4, 2017
Too bad — the song that ended up being released was the utter masterwork Gonna Take A Miracle, one of those other songs I could listen to on a loop, whether it's the original (and best) low-charter by the Royalettes, the high-charter by Deniece Williams ...
Richard Hatcher's election was a 'guiding light' for African-American politicians
  –  November 3, 2017
Special guests include the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial, singer Deniece Williams and others, according to a release. Val Warner of Windy City Live will be the host.
Meet Sateen: The Married Lesbians Making Radically Queer Disco
  –  November 3, 2017
We adore artists like Sister Sledge, Loleatta Holloway, Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Teena Marie, Stephanie Mills, Deniece Williams, Minnie Ripperton, Evelyn Champagne King, and so many others. One of the main themes correlates to us moving beyond the ...
Sateen on the Liberating Magic of Their Music
  –  November 3, 2017
“Singers like Chaka Khan, Sister Sledge, Deniece Williams, Martha Wash is a really big influence,” she says of the women who inspire her warm, acrobatic singing style. “Just like so many amazing vocalists that really bring the music to life are my ...
Top Love Songs: Weddings
  –  October 30, 2017
It was the third top 10 pop hit single from the Footloose soundtrack following the #1 title smash by Kenny Loggins and the #1 hit "Let's Hear It for the Boy" by Deniece Williams. Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" inspired by the view from his 16th-century ...
The last solar eclipse to impact metro Atlanta was in 1984
  –  August 21, 2017
Andrew Young was mayor, "Let's Hear It for the Boy," by Deniece Williams was No. 1 on the charts and Los Angeles was getting ready for the Summer Olympics. Most of the Southeast was impacted by the annular eclipse that May day. In an annular solar eclipse ...

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