RIP Donna Summer Disco queen died at age 63 five-time Grammy winner
Queen of disco Donna Summer died at the age of 63.
She died because of Breast Cancer.
1. Birth name - LaDonna Adrian Gaines Also known as Donna Gaines "The Queen of Disco"
2. Born - December 31, 1948 , Boston, Massachusetts
3. Origin - Dorchester, Massachusetts
4. Died May 17, 2012 (aged 63) Key West, Florida
Awards and recognition
1. NAACP Image Award
2.One time Juno Award nomination for Best Selling International Single,"I Feel Love"
3.Three Multi-Platinum albums in the United States
4.Eleven of her albums went Gold in the United States
5. Twelve Gold singles
6.Six American Music Awards
7. She was the first female African American to receive an MTV Video Music Awards nomination ("Best Female Video" and "Best Choreography" for "She Works Hard For The Money")
8.Two Golden Globe Award nominations (one win for "Last Dance" Song and one nominated for "The Deep" John Barry's Song)
9.Summer has received five Grammy Awards.
10.1979 – Best R&B Vocal Performance (Female), Last Dance
11.1980 – Best Rock Vocal Performance (Female), Hot Stuff
12.1984 – Best Inspirational Performance, He's a Rebel
13.1985 – Best Inspirational Performance, Forgive Me
14.1998 – Best Dance Recording, Carry On
15.Twelve Grammy Award nominations (total of seventeen).
16.1979 – Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female), MacArthur Park
17.1980 – Album of the Year, Bad Girls
18.1980 – Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female), Bad Girls
19.1980 – Best R&B Vocal Performance (Female), Bad Girls
20.1980 – Best Disco Recording, Dim All The Lights
21.1981 – Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female), On the Radio
22.1982 – Best Rock Vocal Performance (Female), Cold Love
23.1982 – Best Inspirational Performance, I Believe in Jesus
24.1983 – Best Rock Vocal Performance (Female), Protection
25.1983 – Best R&B Vocal Performance (Female), Love is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)
26.1984 – Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female), She Works Hard for the Money
27.2000 – Best Dance Recording, I Will Go with You (Con te Partiro)
28.Summer placed a Top Forty hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in every year from 1976 ("Love to Love You Baby") to 1984 ("There Goes My Baby").
29.Summer was the first artist to score three consecutive number-one double albums.
30.Summer was twice honored by the Dance Music Hall of Fame; once with her induction as a recording artist and again with the induction for her influential single "I Feel Love".
31.Summer's music career has landed her as the eighth most successful female recording artist in history according to Billboard.
32.Summer's career span of Billboard number-one Disco/Club Play hits spans from 1975's "Love to Love You Baby" through 2010's "[To Paris With Love]".
33.Summer was nominated for 2010 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but was not chosen.
34.Cover versions by other artists
35.She went on to record 19 No. 1 dance hits from 1975 to 2008, a record she shares with Madonna
36.She was the only artist to have three consecutive double-LPs rise to the top spot on the albums chart with “Live and More,” “Bad Girls” and “On the Radio: Greatest Hits: Volumes I and II.”
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