Anita Baker Celebrates Birthday
|Jan 26 2012|
Happy birthday to Anita Baker who celebrates today (January 26). Anita was born in Toledo, Ohio and raised in Detroit, Michigan. The eight-time Grammy winner got her start in the band Chapter 8, which released their self-titled debut album in 1979. Her debut solo album, Songstress, was released in 1983 followed by her successful second project Rapture in 1986. Rapture is her most successful album to date, selling over eight million copies worldwide and garnering Baker two of her eight Grammy Awards. She hit number one on the Billboard 200 chart with her 1988 album Giving You The Best That I Got and received three more Grammy Awards for the effort. She followed that release with Compositions in 1990 and Rhythm Of Love in 1994, both of which received additional Grammy Awards. Baker has been working on a new studio album, but there is no confirmed release date at this time.
Last changed: Jan 26 2012 at 7:01 AM
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