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Gladys Maria Knight, known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, the most famous incarnation of which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest

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Gladys Knight

Born 1944-05-28 (76 years ago) in Oglethorpe.
Height 161 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Artist 38th NAACP Image Awards 2007
BET Lifetime Achievement Award BET Awards 2005 2005
Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album (One Voice) 48th Annual Grammy Awards 2005 One Voice
Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance (Heaven Help Us All) 47th Annual Grammy Awards 2004 Heaven Help Us All
Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance (At Last) 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2001 At Last
Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award 1998
Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (That's What Friends Are For) 29th Annual Grammy Awards 1986 That's What Friends Are For
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album (One Voice) 48th Annual Grammy Awards 2005 One Voice
Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance (Heaven Help Us All) 47th Annual Grammy Awards 2004 Heaven Help Us All
Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance (At Last) 44th Annual Grammy Awards 2001 At Last
Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals (Missing You) 39th Annual Grammy Awards 1996 Missing You
Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (I Don't Want to Know) 37th Annual Grammy Awards 1994 I Don't Want to Know
Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (Superwoman) 34th Annual Grammy Awards 1991 Superwoman
Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance (Good Woman) 34th Annual Grammy Awards 1991 Good Woman
Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (That's What Friends Are For) 29th Annual Grammy Awards 1986 That's What Friends Are For
Grammy Award for Record of the Year (That's What Friends Are For) 29th Annual Grammy Awards 1986 That's What Friends Are For
Golden Globe Award for Best New Star of the Year – Actress (Pipe Dreams) 34th Golden Globe Awards 1976 Pipe Dreams
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
William McDowell(Gifta: 2001-04-12–) 2001-04-12 Gifta
Les Brown 1995-08-29
Les Brown(Gifta: 1995-08-29–1997) 1995-08-29 1997 Gifta
Barry Hankerson(Gifta: 1974-10-12–1981) 1974-10-12 1981 Gifta
James Newman(Gifta: 1960–1973) 1960 1973 Gifta
Children

James Newman III, Shanga Hankerson, Kenya Newman

Parents

Sarah Elizabeth Woods, Merald Woodlow Knight, Sr.

Siblings

Merald Knight, David Knight, Brenda Knight

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Gladys Maria Knight, known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, the most famous incarnation of which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest.

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