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Anita Baker

American singer-songwriter

Anita Baker

American singer-songwriter
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birthday
26th
January, 1958
Birth Place
Toledo, Ohio, U.S.
Birth Sign
aquarius
Biography

Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. She is regarded as one of the most popular singers of soulful romantic ballads during the height of the quiet storm period of contemporary R&B in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her Platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single “Sweet Love”. As of 2017[update], Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has five Platinum albums and one Gold album.

Associated Acts

Free Spirit Chapter 8 Michael J. Powell

Birth Name

Anita Denise Baker

Genres

R&B soul jazz smooth jazz soul quiet storm

Occupations

Singer-songwriter

Origin

Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Years Active

1979 2013 2018 present

Name

Anita Baker

Nationality

United States of America

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