Gladys Knight

March 23, 2023 11:05 AM MDT
The awards keep coming for the 78-year-old Empress of Soul.
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January 06, 2023 03:33 PM MST
Hip-hop star LL Cool J said, “I once heard Gladys sing the ABCs and I thought I was in church.”
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March 08, 2021 08:55 PM MST
Each year, the NBA hosts an All-Star game featuring 24 of the star players—and this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game also featured a special theme: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
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September 14, 2020 01:00 PM MDT
The songs in “Shine” are anything but traditional as the album reimagines old-time favorite Primary songs in a variety of styles, including gospel, jazz, R&B, neo-soul, reggae, and Atlanta hip hop.
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January 22, 2019 05:58 PM MST
Gladys Knight celebrated the announcement that she would be singing the National Anthem for Super Bowl LIII by posting on Instagram, "Atlanta, I'm coming home!"
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January 17, 2019 06:38 PM MST
Latter-day Saint Gladys Knight, the Empress of Soul, will be singing at the 2019 Super Bowl on February 3, 2019.
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By  LDS Living
April 19, 2018 09:03 AM MDT
From Academy Award-winning actors to those with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, learn more about the famous actors and actresses who converted to the Church.
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By  LDS Living
August 26, 2017 02:32 PM MDT
Gladys Knight appeared on The Jamie Foxx Show in 1997, the same year she was baptized a member of the Church. At the time, the "Empress of Soul" no doubt brought new viewers to Foxx's show with her stunning performance. Check it out!
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July 11, 2017 08:38 AM MDT
From rock and roll to country music to thetop of the Billboard charts, Mormons have had their fair share of fame when it comes to the music industry. So it's no wonder Mormon artists have performed with a whole gamut of celebrities, from Celine Dion to Jamie Foxx. Check out these incredible performances:
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By  LDS Living
November 01, 2016 01:02 PM MDT
I hope you all had a Happy Halloween! Here are a few Mormon celebrities who found fun ways to celebrate the holiday:
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October 24, 2016 07:48 AM MDT
From Billboard-charting artists and New York Times best-selling authors to sports legends and political and business giants, there's no doubt Mormons are making an impact on the world.
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June 04, 2016 02:00 PM MDT
How did Motown legend and Grammy Award–winner Gladys Knight become a Latter-day Saint? And how has joining the Church affected her fame? Here's the inside scoop.
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February 18, 2016 10:20 PM MST
Only the best music artists reach the national Billboard charts. Check out the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have made it there!
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January 28, 2016 07:04 PM MST
FamilySearch recently posted a video on their Facebook page featuring seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight and explaining how their work with the Freedmen's Bureau is helping African Americans like Knight across the nation reconnect with their ancestors.
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September 23, 2014 09:27 AM MDT
Gladys Knight. We know and love her. We've listened to her sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. We've fallen in love with her latest CD. We've heard her conversion story. But we bet you didn't know all seven of these fun tidbits about the "Empress of Soul."
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May 02, 2014 09:05 AM MDT
These celebrities found the gospel and happily became members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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February 28, 2012 05:19 PM MST
The Associated Press is reporting that the new cast of "Dancing With the Stars" has been announced, including famous LDS singer Gladys Knight: "Family Matters" actor Jaleel White, singer Gladys Knight and National Football League player Donald Driver will be among the 12 celebrity contestants on the next season of the ABC dancing competition.
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