Ladies of Soul

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  • Gotta Keep Movin'

    Gotta Keep Movin'
    They ignored the critisim and began to make singles. They were signed my Lu Pine records (made just for them). Made many singles but struggled to find an audience. They were soon nick named the “no hit Supremes.”
  • "When the lovelight starts shining through his eyes"

    "When the lovelight starts shining through his eyes"
    They didn’t give up and in 1963 they came out with the song “When the lovelight starts shining through his eyes”, which made it all the way up to number 23 on the billboard hot 100.
  • International super stars!

    International super stars!
    1965 they became international stars, touring all over the world.
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You"
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "Aretha Arrives"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "Aretha Arrives"
    Aretha Arrives is a 1967 album by soul singer Aretha Franklin. "Baby I Love You" was a #4 single on the Billboard Hot 100.
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "Lady Soul"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "Lady Soul"
    The album was her second chart-topper!
  • Height of their career

    Height of their career
    They started coming out with many singles and records, selling out huge concerts all over the world. Their popularity level came very close to the beatles.
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "Aretha's Greatest Hits"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "Aretha's Greatest Hits"
    Aretha's Greatest Hits is a 1971 greatest hits album by Aretha Franklin
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "La Diva"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "La Diva"
    La Diva is an Aretha Franklin album released in 1979. In an attempt to make a comeback, Franklin decided to record a Disco-oriented album with the help of Van McCoy. Unfortunately, it was released just as a Disco music was running its course and New Wave was becoming the new musical trend
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "Jump to It"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "Jump to It"
    Jump To It is a Gold-certified, chart-topping Aretha Franklin album, originally released in the summer of 1982. It enjoyed a long run at #1 on Billboard's R&B albums chart
  • Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston
    As big a hit as it was -- and it was a multi-platinum blockbuster, spinning off several chart-toppers -- it’s not easy to think of Whitney Houston’s 1985 debut as the dawning of a new era, but it was.
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "Who's Zoomin' Who?"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "Who's Zoomin' Who?"
    It was the first million-selling Platinum record of Franklin's recordings with Arista. The album's lead single, "Freeway of Love", was one of Franklin's biggest hits. It held the #1 position on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for five consecutive weeks and also reached #3 on Billboard Hot 100. "Freeway of Love" also won a Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
  • Whitney Album Released

    Whitney Album Released
    Whitney Houston became an international star with this album. It sold more than ten million copies around the world, yielded a string of number one hit singles across the board like &"I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)," &"Didn't We Almost Have It All," and &"Love Will Save the Day," and established Houston as the era's top female star.
  • Aretha Franklin Hits Number One for Second Time

    Aretha Franklin Hits Number One for Second Time
    Aretha Franklin hits Number One for the second time in her career with “I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me),” a duet with George Michael.
  • Aretha Wins "Best R&B Vocal Performance" Grammy

    Aretha Wins "Best R&B Vocal Performance" Grammy
    Aretha Franklin wins Grammy Awards for Aretha (Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female) and “I Knew You Were Waiting (for Me)” (Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal).
  • Aretha Franklin Wins “Best Soul Gospel Album, Female” Grammy

    Aretha Franklin Wins “Best Soul Gospel Album, Female” Grammy
    One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism, by Aretha Franklin, wins a Grammy Award in the “Best Soul Gospel Album, Female” category.
  • Destiny's Child

    Destiny's Child
    She formed this group at age nine it oringally was called Girl's Tyme, in 1990 with childhood friends.
  • Alicia's Music Career!

    Alicia's Music Career!
    Not only talanted, but also extremely intelligent, Keys graduated as a valedictorian at the young age of 16. She was later accepted into Columbia University but never attended, because she wanted to focua on her music carrer full time. Her first proffesional job was wrinting and recording the song "Dah Dee Dah (Sexy Thing)" for the 1997 blockbuster hit Men in Black.
  • Destiny Childs First Album

    Destiny Childs First Album
    They did really well they didn't do like millions but people liked it enough that they contounied to record new songs. Ome of their big hits was "Say My Name" they won 2 Grammy Awards.
  • Alicia's Music Career Continues

    Alicia's Music Career Continues
    She then met influencial and legendary music personality Clive Davis, who signed her to Arista records. Davis and Keys late moved to J records, Keys being the first artist to sign with this now successful label. She recorded several more songs for feature films including Shaft (2000) and Dr. Dolittle (2001), until the release of her debut album Songs in A Minor. The title paid homage to both her classical traning and her young age.
  • First Hit Album

    First Hit Album
    It sold close to three million copies in the United States in it's first six months.She was a smash hit overseas well with, "Crazy in Love" single at the album reaching the top of BillBoard's European sales charts.
  • Grammy Award's

    Grammy Award's
    She has 16 Grammy's all from between the years 2001-2010.She has gotten them from Group Performances, Best R&B Vocal Performance... and lots more
  • Aretha Franklin Releases "So Damn Happy"

    Aretha Franklin Releases "So Damn Happy"
    This is Aretha's first studio album since 1998's Gold-certified record A Rose Is Still A Rose. The album included the Grammy-winning track "Wonderful".
  • One Wish: The Holiday Album

    One Wish: The Holiday Album
    Whitney Houston delivered One Wish: The Holiday Album, her first Christmas record, a year after her 2002 comeback, Just Whitney. If it seemed like that record played it safe, that's nothing compared to One Wish, which is the straightest adult contemporary record Houston had released in years.
  • Alicia's Career!

    Alicia's Career!
    This album went on to sell over 10 million units across the globe and win Keys five Grammy Awards, which included Best New Artist and Song of the Year for her smash hit “Fallin’.” Overnight, Keys became a formidable name in the music industry.She followed up her debut album in 2003 with The Diary of Alicia Keys. It sold a staggering 618,000 copies in its first week, making it the second highest sales for an R&B female and the sixth highest for any female artist.
  • Aretha Franklin is Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Aretha Franklin is Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Aretha Franklin is known the world over simply by her first name. A global icon, she is the recipient of some of the highest honors accorded any single music artist, including the much-coveted Presidential Medal Of Freedom, a Kennedy Center Honor, American National Medal of the Arts Award and an unprecedented 18 Grammy Awards (including Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for eight consecutive years).
  • I Look at You

    I Look at You
    I Look to You attempts to wash this all away with something of a return to roots -- a celebration of Houston's deep disco beginnings, tempered with a few skyscraping ballads designed to showcase her soaring voice.
  • One of Her Biggest Hits

    One of Her Biggest Hits
    Single Ladies. She was known for her dancing in the viideo, and how it has such a greeat beat to dance to.