When your career in music stretches over several decades you know you’ve done something right, and Roberta Flack has definitely done more than one thing right.
Since the beginning of her musical career in 1968, she has packed an American Music Award, thirteen Grammy nominations, and four Grammy wins. Two of those Grammys were for Record of the Year. She is actually the only solo artist to win this award two years in a row!
Sarah Vaughan's trophy case must have been a massive one. With four Grammy Awards, an NEA Jazz Masters Award, and a Lifetime Achievement Award, there is no denying her vocal talent.
Her impressive pipes and stage presence earned her nicknames such as “The Divine One” and “Sassy”. Critics loved her, and her voice was said to be one of the best of the 20th century.
With a voice as low as an 8th grader's self-esteem, Toni Braxton is a must on every single playlist. The 67 million records she sold globally are also a great reason for why you should give her a listen.
Braxton's agent, LA Reid, once compared her to divas like Mariah Carrey and Whitney Huston. After listening to her hit "He Wasn't Man Enough," you'll see he's right.
If you are ever in need of someone to sing you a lullaby, let us recommend Norah Jones for the part. As the daughter of the world-renowned musician Ravi Shankar, Jones knows her way around music.
Her smooth voice is internationally famous thanks to the 50 million records she sold globally. Critics obviously love her too or she wouldn't have won nine Grammy Awards.
Yes, Sia does, in fact, have a last name. For a long time, before rising to global fame, she wrote songs for A-list divas like Beyoncé, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera. It was only a matter of time until she started being recognized as an artist in her own right.
When she started performing as a solo artist, people were in awe of her talent. Sia's signature rasp is instantly recognizable, as is her slurry diction. Her electro-pop music would be an ear candy anyone would enjoy.