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Candi Staton

American singer-songwriter (born 1940)

Candi Staton

American singer-songwriter (born 1940)
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birthday
13th
March, 1940
Birth Place
Hanceville, Alabama, U.S.
Birth Sign
pisces
Biography

Canzetta Maria “Candi” Staton (, STAY-t n) (born March 13, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter, best known in the United States for her 1970 remake of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man” and her 1976 disco chart-topper “Young Hearts Run Free”. In Europe, Staton’s biggest selling record is the anthemic “You Got the Love” from 1986, released in collaboration with the Source. Staton was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame. Staton is a four-time Grammy Award nominee.

Associated Acts

The Source

Genres

Soul R&B Gospel House Dance Disco

Occupation

Singer songwriter

Spouses

Joe Williams (m. 1960; div. 1968) Clarence Carter (m. 1970; div. 1973) Jimmy James (m. 1974; div. 1977) John Sussewell (m. 1980; div. 1998) Otis Nixon (m. 2010; div. 2012) Henry Hooper (m. 2017)

Years Active

1953 present

Name

Candi Staton

Nationality

United States of America

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