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Chaka Khan

  • Mar 23, 1953 (age 66)
  • 5' 4" (1.62 m)
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2019
Hello Happiness
AlbumFeb 15, 2019

Hello Happiness

Hello Happiness is the twelfth studio album by American …
Hello Happiness is the twelfth studio album by American singer Chaka Khan, released on February 15, 2019. It is her first new material since 2007's Funk This. It includes the 2018 single "Like Sugar", and the second single, the title track "Hello Happiness". "Hello Happiness" was first performed at the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.
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2018
Revival!
MovieDec 7, 2018

Revival!

REVIVAL is hybrid of every film idiom: Broadway musical, …
REVIVAL is hybrid of every film idiom: Broadway musical, Hollywood musical, animation, green screen technology, and sound stage. Revival is the hippest experience of The Gospel the world has yet seen.
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2017
Steve
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TV ShowSep 5, 2017

Steve

Steve is an American syndicated talk show that was hosted by …
Steve is an American syndicated talk show that was hosted by comedian and television personality Steve Harvey. It premiered on September 5, 2017, as a successor to Harvey's Chicago-based Steve Harvey talk show presented by Endemol in association with NBCUniversal Television Distribution. The new series was produced from Universal Studios in California in partnership with IMG, and was described as having a format with a larger focus on celebrities and Harvey's comedy (as opposed to the previous series, which focused more on human interest topics).
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2015
One Classic Night
AlbumNov 13, 2015

One Classic Night

One Classic Night released.
2014
Classic Album Selection
AlbumNov 10, 2014

Classic Album Selection

Classic Album Selection released.
2013
The Studio Album Collection: 1978-1992
AlbumJul 17, 2013

The Studio Album Collection: 1978-1992

The Studio Album Collection: 1978-1992 released.
Nomination2013

Best Traditional Jazz Performance

Nominated for "Baby, It's Cold Outside".
Soul Train Music Award
2012
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
TV ShowOct 22, 2012

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars …
RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars is an American reality competition television series all-star and spin-off produced by World of Wonder for Logo TV, where host and mentor RuPaul invites past contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race to compete for a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame.
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2011
The Essential Chaka Khan
AlbumNov 15, 2011

The Essential Chaka Khan

The Essential Chaka Khan released.
S.O.U.L.
AlbumFeb 22, 2011

S.O.U.L.

S.O.U.L. released.
Piers Morgan Live
TV ShowJan 17, 2011

Piers Morgan Live

Piers Morgan Live (formerly known as Piers Morgan Tonight) is …
Piers Morgan Live (formerly known as Piers Morgan Tonight) is a talk show that was hosted by Piers Morgan and broadcast on CNN. The show premiered on January 17, 2011, and filled the former Larry King Live timeslot. It was announced as cancelled on February 23, 2014, after a continuous drop in ratings, and broadcast its last episode on March 28, 2014.
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Nomination2011

Outstanding Duo or Group

Nominated for NAACP …
Nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group.
NAACP Image Award
2010
Original Album Series
AlbumFeb 26, 2010

Original Album Series

Original Album Series released.
2009
Feel For You
AlbumDec 21, 2009

Feel For You

Feel For You released.
SongDec 21, 2009

Through the Fire
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SongDec 21, 2009

I Feel for You
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Introducing: Chaka Khan
AlbumNov 13, 2009

Introducing: Chaka Khan

Introducing: Chaka Khan released.
SongNov 13, 2009

Everlasting Love
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Celebrity Ghost Stories
TV ShowOct 3, 2009

Celebrity Ghost Stories

Celebrity Ghost Stories is an …
Celebrity Ghost Stories is an American paranormal reality television series that debuted on October 3, 2009, with the pilot airing on September 26, 2009. Its first four seasons aired on The Biography Channel with the fifth airing on Lifetime Movie Network. In June 2019, A&E announced the revival of the series with the sixth season premiere airing in fall of the same year. The series Celebrity Ghost Stories interviews various celebrities who talk about paranormal events that have happened in their lives. A spin-off, The Haunting Of, features footage from the series plus follows the celebrities as they go back to the places of their haunted experiences to find out the truth.
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Award2009

Soul Train Music Special Female Legen…

Won Soul Train Music Special Female Legend Music Award.
2008
Unsung
TV ShowNov 27, 2008

Unsung

Unsung is an hour-long music documentary program that …
Unsung is an hour-long music documentary program that airs on TV One. The series, which premiered November 27, 2008, uncovers the stories behind once well-known R&B and soul music artists, bands, or groups who exploded onto the Billboard music charts with a string of hits, only to have their career derailed by a major crisis that caused them to be essentially unappreciated by later generations of contemporary R&B and soul music listeners. The series is produced by production company A. Smith & Co. Productions.
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The Wendy Williams Show
TV ShowJul 14, 2008

The Wendy Williams Show

The Wendy Williams Show …
The Wendy Williams Show (often shortened to Wendy) is an American syndicated infotainment talk show created and hosted by Wendy Williams and produced by Wendy Williams Productions, and Perler Productions. The Wendy Williams Show is distributed by Debmar-Mercury, the show aired starting July 14, 2008 in select major U.S. markets and July 13, 2009 nationwide. It primarily aired on Fox, CW and MyNetworkTV affiliates (along with several affiliates of other major networks). In January 2016, the talk show was renewed through the 2019–20 season. The show was nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards. The show regularly competes with The Ellen DeGeneres Show as the top-ranked syndicated talk show with a single female host in the key demographic of women 25-54 in the United States.
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You Got the Love
AlbumMar 25, 2008

You Got the Love

You Got the Love released.
Greatest Hits Live
AlbumFeb 5, 2008

Greatest Hits Live

Greatest Hits Live released.
Nomination2008

BET Her Award

Nominated for BET Her Award.
2007
SongSep 25, 2007

Angel
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Funk This
AlbumSep 25, 2007

Funk This

Funk This is the eleventh studio album by American singer …
Funk This is the eleventh studio album by American singer Chaka Khan. It was first released by Burgundy Records on September 25, 2007 in the United States. On October 13, 2007 the album entered at its peak position of number fifteen on the Billboard 200 and number five on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. On December 6, 2007, the album was nominated for Best R&B Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards, while "Disrespectful" was nominated for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. Both nominations resulted in wins for Khan. By February 2008, "Funk This" had sold 160,000 copies in the US according to Nielsen SoundScan.
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What Perez Sez
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TV ShowSep 11, 2007

What Perez Sez

What Perez Sez About (also called What Perez Says About) is a …
What Perez Sez About (also called What Perez Says About) is a VH1 reality television show starring celebrity blogger Perez Hilton doing what he does best- dishing all the celebrity gossip and sharing his outspoken opinions about it. The self- proclaimed “Queen of all Media” runs perezhilton.com, one of the most popular websites for celebrity news, particularly given Hilton’s ruthless and candid commentary and the “doodles” he adds to numerous unflattering photographs. While most celebrities get the lashing of a lifetime, Perez isn’t heartless and he has his favorites to sing his praises to- often musical acts like Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. A big name in blogging and in music, Perez, birth name Mario Lavandeira Jr., has also established himself as a vocal member of the gay community. On what Perez Says About, he shares all of that on-screen instead of on his site as he discusses reality stars, divas, the year in review, the VMAs, and so much more!
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Phineas and Ferb
TV ShowAug 17, 2007

Phineas and Ferb

Animated adventures of two stepbrothers who build …
Animated adventures of two stepbrothers who build outlandish inventions in their backyard while their pet platypus, Perry, carries out secret spy missions.
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The Graham Norton Show
TV ShowFeb 22, 2007

The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show is …
The Graham Norton Show is a British comedy chat show presented by Graham Norton. It was initially broadcast on BBC Two, from 22 February 2007, before moving to BBC One in October 2009. It currently airs on Friday evenings, and is usually repeated a few nights later.
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Best R&B Album
Nomination2007

Best R&B Album

Nominated for "Funk This".
Grammy Award
Best R&B Album
Award2007

Best R&B Album

Won award for "Funk This".
Grammy Award
Award2007

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Won award for "Disrespectful (Funky Junction & Anthony Reale mix)".
Grammy Award
Nomination2007

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "Disrespectful (Funky Junction & Anthony Reale mix)".
Grammy Award
2006
Real Life Divas
TV ShowAug 10, 2006

Real Life Divas

Real Life Divas released.
The Platinum Collection
AlbumJun 26, 2006

The Platinum Collection

The Platinum Collection is a …
The Platinum Collection is a compilation album of recordings by American funk/R&B singer Chaka Khan, released by the Warner label in 2006. The Platinum Collection was the second career retrospective of Khan's work to be released, and also the second one-disc set, following 1996's Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1, (re-released in 1999 and 2005, also under the title I'm Every Woman: The Best of Chaka Khan), which included sixteen tracks: eight solo hits, two with Rufus and six tracks from the shelved album Dare You to Love Me, recorded between 1993 and 1995.
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Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals
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Nomination2006

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "Everyday (Family Reunion)".
Grammy Award
Award2006

BET Lifetime Achievement Award

Won BET Lifetime Achievement Award.
2005
HiFive
AlbumSep 20, 2005

HiFive

HiFive released.
Dancing with the Stars
TV ShowJun 1, 2005

Dancing with the Stars

Dancing with the Stars is an …
Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition television series that premiered on June 1, 2005, on ABC. It is the US version of the UK series Strictly Come Dancing. The show is hosted by Tom Bergeron, alongside Erin Andrews, who became co-host in season eighteen. Lisa Canning was co-host in the first season, Samantha Harris co-hosted seasons two through nine and Brooke Burke-Charvet in seasons ten through seventeen. The twenty-seventh season premiered on September 24, 2018, and its spin-off Dancing with the Stars: Juniors premiered on October 7, 2018. Dancing with the Stars did not premiere for a spring season in 2019, but is set to return in the fall of 2019.
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2004
Classikhan
AlbumOct 5, 2004

Classikhan

ClassiKhan is the tenth studio album by American …
ClassiKhan is the tenth studio album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, featuring the London Symphony Orchestra, Produced and arranged by Eve Nelson and released in 2004 on the at the time still independent label Sanctuary Records in the U.K., on Earthsong/AgU Music Group in the U.S. and in 2005 also in Japan on JVC Victor.
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2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
TV ShowSep 8, 2003

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show …
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television variety comedy talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication, including stations owned by NBCUniversal. For its first five seasons, the show was taped in Studio 11 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California. From season 6 onwards, the show moved to being taped at Stage 1 on the nearby Warner Bros. lot. Since the beginning of the sixth season, Ellen has been broadcast in high definition.
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Jimmy Kimmel Live!
TV ShowJan 26, 2003

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created …
Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and broadcast on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, 2003 at Hollywood Masonic Temple in Hollywood, California as part of ABC's lead-out programming for Super Bowl XXXVII. Jimmy Kimmel Live! is produced by Jackhole Productions in association with ABC Studios. Having aired for more than twice as long as either The Dick Cavett Show (1969–1975) or Politically Incorrect (1997–2002), it is the longest running late-night talk show on the network.
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2002
American Idol
TV ShowJun 11, 2002

American Idol

American Idol is an American singing competition television …
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by Fremantle USA and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by Fremantle North America. It initially aired on Fox from June 11, 2002, to April 7, 2016, for 15 seasons. Since March 11, 2018, a revival of the series has aired on ABC.
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Standing in the Shadows of Motown
MovieMay 11, 2002

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. …
In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. gathered the best musicians from Detroit's thriving jazz and blues scene to begin cutting songs for his new record company. Over a fourteen year period they were the heartbeat on every hit from Motown's Detroit era. By the end of their phenomenal run, this unheralded group of musicians had played on more number ones hits than the Beach Boys, the Rolling Stones, Elvis and the Beatles combined - which makes them the greatest hit machine in the history of popular music. They called themselves the Funk Brothers. Forty-one years after they played their first note on a Motown record and three decades since they were all together, the Funk Brothers reunited back in Detroit to play their music and tell their unforgettable story, with the help of archival footage, still photos, narration, interviews, re-creation scenes, 20 Motown master tracks, and twelve new live performances of Motown classics with the Brothers backing up contemporary performers.
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Award2002

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Won award for "What's Going On".
Grammy Award
Nomination2002

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination2002

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Nominated for "What's Going On".
Grammy Award
Award2002

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance.
Grammy Award
1999
I'm Every Woman: The Best of Chaka Khan
AlbumSep 14, 1999

I'm Every Woman: The Best of Chaka Kh…

I'm Every Woman: The Best of Chaka Khan released.
Dance Classics of Chaka Khan
AlbumFeb 24, 1999

Dance Classics of Chaka Khan

Dance Classics of Chaka …
Dance Classics of Chaka Khan is a compilation album of recordings by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan released on the Warner Bros. Records label in Japan in 1999. As the title suggests the compilation mainly focuses on the dancefloor friendly part of Khan's repertoire from the late 1970s to mid 1980s, including classic single cuts like "I'm Every Woman", "Fate", "Eye To Eye", "Clouds", "I Feel for You" as well as album tracks like "Pass It On (Sure Thing)" and "A Woman in a Man's World".
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1998
Motown Live
TV ShowSep 28, 1998

Motown Live

Motown Live is an American television series showcasing …
Motown Live is an American television series showcasing live performances by music artists in the areas of rhythm & blues, hip hop, and popular music. The show had 13 episodes from 1998-1999. The show was hosted by Robert Townsend and Montell Jordan. The format featured several Motown Live Dancers opening and closing the show, and backup artists. The show included some comedy sketches between artist appearances.
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Come 2 My House
AlbumJul 21, 1998

Come 2 My House

Come 2 My House is the ninth studio album by American …
Come 2 My House is the ninth studio album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan released on the NPG Records label in 1998. Come 2 My House was Khan's first full-length album since 1992's The Woman I Am, due to the Warner Bros. Records label postponing and eventually cancelling the release of her tenth album Dare You to Love Me (1995).
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1997
Vibe
TV ShowSep 12, 1997

Vibe

Vibe was a syndicated American late night talk show that was …
Vibe was a syndicated American late night talk show that was spun off from the magazine of the same name. Premiering in August 1997, it was produced by Quincy Jones, hosted by Chris Spencer, and featured President Bill Clinton on its first episode. Like The Arsenio Hall Show of the early 1990s, it attracted young, urban audiences. Spencer was fired in October of that year, and replaced by comedian Sinbad, along with Big Boy as the in-house announcer. The show would only last until the summer of 1998, when it was cancelled. The show taped from CBS Television City in Los Angeles.
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The Chris Rock Show
TV ShowFeb 7, 1997

The Chris Rock Show

The Chris Rock Show was a late night comedy talk show …
The Chris Rock Show was a late night comedy talk show featured on HBO. It was created by Chris Rock and featured various guests. The show won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program in 1999. It ran for five seasons from 1997 to 2000.
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Nomination1997

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination1997

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Summertime".
Grammy Award
Nomination1997

Outstanding Female Artist

Nominated for NAACP …
Nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist.
NAACP Image Award
1996
Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
AlbumNov 12, 1996

Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1

Epiphany: The Best of Chaka …
Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1 is a compilation album of recordings by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, first released on the Warner Bros. Records label in 1996. Although the compilation, which reached #22 on Billboard's R&B chart and #84 on Pop, was given the "Vol. 1" tag, it remains without a sequel to date.
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Nomination1996

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
Grammy Award
Nomination1996

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

Nominated for "Missing You".
Grammy Award
Nomination1996

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "Stomp!".
Grammy Award
Nomination1996

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
Grammy Award
1995
Best Song Written for Visual Media
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Nomination1995

Best Song Written for Visual Media

Nominated for "Love Me Still".
Grammy Award
Best Song Written for Visual Media
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Nomination1995

Best Song Written for Visual Media

Nominated for "Love Me Still".
Grammy Award
1994
New York Undercover
TV ShowSep 8, 1994

New York Undercover

New York Undercover is an American police drama that …
New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the FOX television network from September 8, 1994, to February 11, 1999. The series starred Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York City's Fourth Precinct who were assigned to investigate various crimes and gang-related cases. The cast also included Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn as their superior, Lt. Virginia Cooper, and Lauren Vélez, who joined the cast in the second season as Nina Moreno, fellow detective and love interest to Torres. New York Undercover was created and produced by Dick Wolf, and its storyline takes place in the same fictional universe as Wolf's NBC series Law & Order, its spin-offs, the Chicago series, and Homicide: Life on the Street.
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Extra
TV ShowSep 5, 1994

Extra

Extra (originally titled Extra: The Entertainment Magazine …
Extra (originally titled Extra: The Entertainment Magazine from 1994 to 1996) is an American syndicated television newsmagazine that is distributed by Warner Bros. Television Distribution and premiered on September 5, 1994. The program serves as a straight rundown of news headlines and gossip throughout the entertainment industry, providing coverage of events and celebrities; however, since 2013, it has also placed an even greater emphasis on interviews and insider previews of upcoming film and television projects. As of 2017, the program's weekday broadcasts are anchored by Mario Lopez, Tanika Ray and Renee Bargh; its weekend editions are co-anchored by Lopez and Bargh.
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1992
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Award1992

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "The Woman I Am".
Grammy Award
The Woman I Am
AlbumJan 1, 1992

The Woman I Am

The Woman I Am is the eighth studio album by American …
The Woman I Am is the eighth studio album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on Warner Bros. Records in 1992. It was Khan's first studio album since 1988's CK and due to artistic differences between Khan and Warner Bros. Records it was also to be her final full-length release for the label. The entire album is dedicated to her friend Miles Davis, who died the previous year.
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SongJan 1, 1992

Clouds
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Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1992

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "The Woman I Am".
Grammy Award
1990
Award1990

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Won award for "I'll Be Good To You".
Grammy Award
Nomination1990

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Gro…

Nominated for "I'll Be Good To You".
Grammy Award
1989
Life Is a Dance: The Remix Project
AlbumJun 15, 1989

Life Is a Dance: The Remix Project

Life Is a Dance: The Remix …
Life Is a Dance: The Remix Project is a remix album of recordings by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released by the Warner Bros. Records label in 1989. The compilation takes its title from a track included on Khan's 1978 solo debut album Chaka.
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1988
CK
AlbumNov 22, 1988

CK

ck is the seventh studio album by American R&B/funk singer …
ck is the seventh studio album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on the Warner Bros. Records label in 1988. ck was Khan's first album not to be recorded with Arif Mardin, instead it had with the exception of two tracks Russ Titelman at the helm as producer, with whom she had collaborated on hits like "Ain't Nobody" (1983), "Eye to Eye" from 1984's platinum-selling I Feel for You as well as "Tight Fit" from her previous album Destiny. Musically ck combined a variety of genres such as soul, R&B, funk, pop as well as two jazz titles and altogether the set was more laid-back, less hip-hop influenced and production-wise not as complex and synth-driven as I Feel for You and Destiny.
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This Morning
TV ShowOct 3, 1988

This Morning

This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is …
This Morning is a British daytime television programme that is broadcast on ITV. The show airs live on weekdays from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features.
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1986
Destiny
AlbumJun 14, 1986

Destiny

Destiny is the sixth studio album by American R&B/funk singer …
Destiny is the sixth studio album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on Warner Bros. Records in 1986. Destiny was Khan's follow-up to the platinum-selling I Feel for You and was as high tech as its predecessor—symptomatically and characteristically for its period with more producers and sound engineers credited in the liner notes than musicians—but was musically more geared towards rock and pop than soul and R&B, most prominently on tracks such as "So Close", the self-penned title track "My Destiny", "Who's It Gonna Be" and "Watching the World" featuring Phil Collins on drums and backing vocals.
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Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1986

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Destiny".
Grammy Award
1985
Nomination1985

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Video Artist.
American Music Award
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1985

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "I Feel for You".
Grammy Award
Nomination1985

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination1985

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist.
American Music Award
1984
I Feel for You
AlbumOct 1, 1984

I Feel for You

I Feel for You is the fifth solo studio album by American …
I Feel for You is the fifth solo studio album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on the Warner Bros. Records label in 1984.
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Hunter
TV ShowSep 18, 1984

Hunter

Hunter is an American crime drama created by Frank Lupo, …
Hunter is an American crime drama created by Frank Lupo, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. It starred Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall. The title character Sgt. Rick Hunter was a wily, physically imposing, often rule-breaking homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. The show's main characters, Hunter and McCall, resolved many of their cases by lethal force, but no more so than many other related television dramas.
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Award1984

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Won Grammy Award for Best …
Won Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Nomination1984

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for Grammy …
Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance.
Grammy Award
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1984

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "I Feel for You".
Grammy Award
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Award1984

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "I Feel for You".
Grammy Award
1983
Star Search
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TV ShowSep 17, 1983

Star Search

Star Search is an American television show that was …
Star Search is an American television show that was produced by T.P.E./Rysher Entertainment from 1983 to 1995, hosted by Ed McMahon, and created by Al Masini. A relaunch was produced by 2929 Productions from 2003 to 2004. On both versions of the show, contestants competed in several genres of entertainment. The show was originally filmed at the old Earl Carroll Theatre (now known as Nickelodeon on Sunset), at 6230 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood and later at the Disney Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida.
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Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1983

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "Chaka Khan".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female
Nomination1983

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female

Nominated for "Echoes of an Era".
Grammy Award
Nomination1983

Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or Mor…

Nominated for "Be Bop Medley: Hot House / East of Suez (Come on Sailor) / Epistrophy (I Wanna Play) / Yardbird Suite / Con Alma / Giant Steps".
Grammy Award
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Award1983

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Won award for "Chaka Khan".
Grammy Award
Award1983

Best Vocal Arrangement for Two or Mor…

Won award for "Be Bop Medley: Hot House / East of Suez (Come on Sailor) / Epistrophy (I Wanna Play) / Yardbird Suite / Con Alma / Giant Steps".
Grammy Award
1982
Wogan
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TV ShowMay 4, 1982

Wogan

Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast …
Wogan is a British television talk show which was broadcast on BBC1 from 1982 until 1992, presented by Terry Wogan. The show was generally broadcast live from BBC Television Theatre in Shepherd's Bush, London until 1991. It was then broadcast from the BBC Television Centre. Some shows were pre-recorded, but broadcast unedited, 'as live'. Wogan ended its run in July 1992 (it was replaced by the soap opera Eldorado).
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SongJan 1, 1982

Got to Be There
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Chaka Khan
AlbumJan 1, 1982

Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan is the eponymous fourth solo album by …
Chaka Khan is the eponymous fourth solo album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on the Warner Bros. Records label in 1982.
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Nomination1982

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist.
American Music Award
Echoes of an Era
AlbumJan 1, 1982

Echoes of an Era

Echoes of an Era is an album by American R&B/jazz singer …
Echoes of an Era is an album by American R&B/jazz singer Chaka Khan, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White, released in 1982 on Elektra Records. Echoes of an Era sees Khan interpreting jazz standards like Thelonious Monk's "I Mean You" and Duke Ellington's "Take the 'A' Train", as well as "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most", "All of Me", and "I Loves You Porgy". The album was originally not released as a Chaka Khan studio album (who was signed to Warner Bros. Records at the time) but as a band collaboration under the moniker Echoes of an Era and with all six performers credited on the album cover.
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1981
What Cha' Gonna Do for Me
AlbumApr 15, 1981

What Cha' Gonna Do for Me

What Cha' Gonna Do for Me …
What Cha' Gonna Do for Me is the Gold certified third solo album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on the Warner Bros. Records label in 1981.
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SongJan 1, 1981

Fate
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Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1981

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "What Cha' Gonna Do for Me".
Grammy Award
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Nomination1981

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "What Cha' Gonna Do for Me".
Grammy Award
Nomination1981

Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

Nominated for American …
Nominated for American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist.
American Music Award
1980
The Blues Brothers
MovieJun 16, 1980

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy …
The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical comedy film directed by John Landis. It stars John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as "Joliet" Jake and Elwood Blues, characters developed from "The Blues Brothers" recurring musical sketch on the NBC variety series Saturday Night Live. The film's screenplay was written by Aykroyd and Landis. It features musical numbers by rhythm and blues (R&B), soul, and blues singers James Brown, Cab Calloway, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker. The film is set in and around Chicago, Illinois, where it was filmed. It features non-musical supporting performances by Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson, Charles Napier and John Candy.
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Naughty
AlbumJan 1, 1980

Naughty

Naughty is the second solo album by American R&B/funk …
Naughty is the second solo album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on Warner Bros. Records in 1980.
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1979
Masterjam
AlbumJan 1, 1979

Masterjam

Masterjam is the platinum-selling eighth studio album by funk …
Masterjam is the platinum-selling eighth studio album by funk band Rufus (and their fifth album with singer Chaka Khan), their debut on the MCA Records label following their purchase and dissolution of ABC Records, released in 1979.
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Damien Holland
Child1979

Damien Holland

Damien Holland was born in 1979 in the USA as Damien …
Damien Holland was born in 1979 in the USA as Damien Patrick Holland.
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1978
Chaka
AlbumOct 12, 1978

Chaka

Chaka is the debut solo album by American R&B/funk singer …
Chaka is the debut solo album by American R&B/funk singer Chaka Khan, released on the Warner Bros. Records label in 1978.
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Nomination1978

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

Nominated for "I'm Every Woman".
Grammy Award
Street Player
AlbumJan 1, 1978

Street Player

Street Player is the gold-selling sixth studio album by funk …
Street Player is the gold-selling sixth studio album by funk band Rufus (and their fourth album featuring singer Chaka Khan), released on the ABC Records label in 1978. Street Player was the band's third album to top Billboard's R&B Albums chart and also reached #14 on Pop. The album includes the singles "Stay" (US R&B #3, US Pop #38) and "Blue Love" (US R&B #34).
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1977
Ask Rufus
AlbumJan 1, 1977

Ask Rufus

Ask Rufus is the platinum-selling fifth studio album by funk …
Ask Rufus is the platinum-selling fifth studio album by funk band Rufus (and their third album featuring singer Chaka Khan), released on the ABC Records label in 1977. The album spent three weeks atop the Billboard R&B Albums Chart in 1977.
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1976
Richard Holland
MarriageAugust 1976

Richard Holland

Richard Holland is known for his work on Dragonball Evolution …
Richard Holland is known for his work on Dragonball Evolution (2009), Congo (1995) and Licence to Kill (1989).
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1974
Rags to Rufus
AlbumJan 1, 1974

Rags to Rufus

Rags To Rufus is the gold-selling second studio album by funk …
Rags To Rufus is the gold-selling second studio album by funk band Rufus, released on the ABC Records label in 1974. It reached #4 on both the Pop and Black Albums charts. It is notable for the hit singles "Tell Me Something Good" (US Pop #3, US R&B #3), written by Stevie Wonder, and "You Got the Love" (US Pop #11, US R&B #1), written by lead vocalist Chaka Khan and Ray Parker, Jr.. In 1975 "Tell Me Something Good" earned the band its first Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.
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Rufusized
AlbumJan 1, 1974

Rufusized

Rufusized is the gold-selling third studio album by funk band …
Rufusized is the gold-selling third studio album by funk band Rufus, and their first album featuring singer Chaka Khan, on the ABC Records label in 1974, their second album release that year. The album peaked at #7 on the Billboard album chart the week ending March 1, 1975.
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1973
Milini Khan
ChildDecember 1973

Milini Khan

Milini Khan was born on December 21, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, …
Milini Khan was born on December 21, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Milini Indira Khan. She is an actress, known for Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016) and Intimate Portrait (1990).
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The Midnight Special
TV ShowFeb 2, 1973

The Midnight Special

The Midnight Special was an American late-night musical …
The Midnight Special was an American late-night musical variety series originally broadcast on NBC during the 1970s and early 1980s, created and produced by Burt Sugarman. It premiered as a special on August 19, 1972, then began its run as a regular series on February 2, 1973; its last episode was on May 1, 1981. The 90-minute program followed the Friday night edition of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
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1971
Soul Train
TV ShowOct 2, 1971

Soul Train

Soul Train is an American music-dance television program …
Soul Train is an American music-dance television program which aired in syndication from October 2, 1971, to March 27, 2006. In its 35-year history, the show primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, dance/pop, and hip hop artists, although funk, jazz, disco, and gospel artists also appeared. The series was created by Don Cornelius, who also served as its first host and executive producer.
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1970
Hassan Khan
Marriage1970

Hassan Khan

Married Hassan Khan.
1953
Chaka Khan
BirthMarch 1953

Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan was born.
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