Gladys Knight is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She is best known as the lead singer of the group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which had several hit songs in the 1960s and 1970s. Knight has won seven Grammy Awards and is one of the best-selling artists of all time. She has also been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Here is a look at the life and career of Gladys Knight.
Early Life and Career
Gladys Knight was born May 28, 1944, in Atlanta, Georgia. Her parents were Merald and Sarah Knight. She started singing when she was four years old and soon joined the group The Pips with her three siblings. The group released their first single in 1961 and had their first hit with