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BIRTHDAY: May 28, 1944
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 7
button.gif (123 bytes) ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1996

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1981...

February
Gladys Knight & The Pips - "Midnight Train To Georgia" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys Knight & The Pips were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (About Love).

1984...

January
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Neither One Of Usbutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys Knight & The Pips won an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group and were nominated for Favorite Soul/R&B Album (Visions).

1986...

January
Dionne & Friends - "That's What Friends Are For" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Dionne & Friends (Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight, and Stevie Wonder) hit #1 for 4 weeks with "That's What Friends Are For."
ARC chart run: 35 - 26 - 17 - 13 - 9 - 4 - 4 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 - 5 - 11 - 23 - off

1987...

February
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Imaginationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("That's What Friends Are For" with Dionne Warwick, Elton John, and Stevie Wonder) and was also nominated for Record of the Year ("That's What Friends Are For").

1988... # 97 Singles Artist of the Year

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys Knight & The Pips topped the
Billboard 1988 Year-End Chart Toppers as the Top Black Artist - Duo/Group (singles & albums).

1989...

January
Gladys Knight & The Pips - All Our Lovebutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys Knight & The Pips won an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group and were nominated for Favorite Soul/R&B Album (All Our Love).

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys Knight & The Pips won a
Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Love Overboard").

1992...

February
Gladys Knight - Good Womanbutton.gif (123 bytes) Knight was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female (Good Woman) and Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Superwoman" with Patti LaBelle and Dionne Warwick).

1995...

March
Gladys Knight - Just For Youbutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female ("I Don't Want To Know") and Best R&B Album (Just For You).

1996... # 189 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys Knight & The Pips were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

September
Set It Off soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys teamed up with Chaka Khan, Tamia, and Brandy for the Top 40 hit "Missing You" from the Set It Off soundtrack.

1997...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals ("Missing You" with Tamia, Brandy & Chaka Khan).

1998...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Ranked # 91 on VH1: Greatest Artists of Rock & Roll (and # 99 on Rock On The Net's Poll).

1999...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll included Gladys at # 18.

2002...

February
Gladys Knight - At Lastbutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys won a Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance (At Last).

2004...

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys could be heard on Ray Charles' LP Genius Loves Company.

2005...

January
Gladys Knight & The Saints Unified Voices - One Voicebutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys released the gospel LP One Voice with the Saints Unified Voices.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys won a
Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance ("Heaven Help Us All" with Ray Charles).

2006..

February
Gladys Knight - Before Mebutton.gif (123 bytes) Gladys won a Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album (One Voice).

October
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Before Me (Billboard peak: # 93).

2007..

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Gladys could be heard on the compilation LP We All Love Ella: Celebrating The First Lady Of Song on the track "Someone To Watch Over Me."

2008...

December
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Rolling Stone: 'The Greatest Singers' includes Gladys at # 51.



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