Gladys Knight has been an influential musical artist for decades. She gained musical notoriety in the 1960s with her genre-defining soul and R&B songs, like “Midnight Train” and “Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)”. Knight earned her first Grammy Award in 1974 for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female with one of her signature songs, “I’ve Got to Use My Imagination”. She also performed “Hero” on the soundtrack of the 1998 movie Wild America, a platinum hit single that won a Grammy Award. Her most recent studio album named “Where My Heart Belongs” was recorded in 2014, making it her first solo studio album since 1999. Knight has had many notable awards and accolades throughout her illustrious career including seven Grammys, four American Music Awards, 28 Billboard Music Award nominations (including five wins) and more! As Gladys Knight is still performing after decades in music industry success, she continues to be a preeminent vocal performer deserving of recognition.