Birth Name: Jamesetta Hawkins
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Years Active: 1954-present
Genres: Blues, R&B, Rock & Roll, Jazz, Soul
Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938) is an American blues, soul, R&B, rock & roll, gospel and jazz singer and songwriter. James is the winner of four Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame in both 1999 and 2008. In the 1950s and 1960s, she had her biggest success as a blues and R&B singer. She is best known for performing "At Last", which has been featured in movies, television shows, commercials, and web-streaming services. Since 1955, she has released 27 studio albums, 3 live albums, and 7 compilations. She has also issued a total of ...
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Popular Movies and Television:
Sessions at West 54th
1996 Record Row: Cradle of Rhythm and Blues
1995 Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts
1993 Century of Women
1993 Family of Women
1991 Newport Jazz '91
1989 Mississippi Summer