(CNN) Soul singer Betty Wright has died from cancer, according to reports from multiple media outlets. Singer Ledisi shared a photo of Wright in her younger days on twitter, thanking her for "being a master teacher, a friend and one of the greatest female soul singers" in the industry. Taught us so much. In the 2000s, Wright made a resurgence and appeared on the show “Making the Bank,” mentoring the young group Danity Kane.

Betty Wright, a soul and R&B singer best known for her ’70s hit “Clean Up Woman,” has died.

Music Death Celebrities. Thank you. On May 2nd, Chaka Khan tweeted that Wright was “in need of all your [prayers].”, After growing up in a gospel-singing family, Wright released her first solo album — 1967’s My First Time Around — when she was just 14 years old, and scored her first hit at the age of 15 with “Girls Can’t Do What the Guys Do.”, Throughout the Seventies and Eighties, Wright released a series of hit singles including 1971’s “Clean Up Woman,” her most enduring song, “Tonight Is the Night,” “Dance With Me” and 1988’s “No Pain, No Gain.”, In 1975, Wright won the Grammy for Best R&B Song for her “Where Is the Love.” The singer was nominated for a total of six Grammys, including an Album of the Year nod in 2008 for her contribution to Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter III; Wright appeared on that album’s “Playing With Fire.”, Wright’s music also laid the foundation for future hits by other artists: Her “Clean Up Woman” was sampled by artists like Chance the Rapper (“Favorite Song”), Mary J. Blige (her 1993 “Real Love” remix with Notorious B.I.G.) You were so much more than your music. Something was clearly wrong though because 2 days ago, Chaka Khan made a plea … “Calling all my #PrayWarriors. She made history three years later when she became the first woman to have a gold record on her own label, her biography said. She became an inspiration to a number of hit singers, including Mary J Blige and Joss Stone. Mi in naši partnerji bomo shranili in/ali dostopali do podatkov v vaši napravi prek piškotkov in podobnih tehnologij za prikazovanje prilagojenih oglasov in vsebine, merjenje učinkovitosti oglasov in vsebine, vpoglede v ciljne skupine ter razvoj izdelkov. ", Wright was known for her song "Clean Up Woman," which became a top five hit, according to the, She began singing gospel in a family group, the Echoes of Joy, and released her first album in 1968 at the age of 14 singing "Girls Can't Do What Guys Can Do.".

She will be missed. #BettyWright ! Our beloved aunty, mentor, and vocal coach ❤️She stood by me every step of the way. Want more Rolling Stone? Če želite omogočiti družbi Verizon Media in njenim partnerjem obdelavo vaših osebnih podatkov, izberite »Strinjam se«. Tributes to the fallen songstress were widespread Sunday with many recalling her gifts for both singing and teaching. She released her first solo album, My First Time Around, by the time she was 15. In the 1980s, Betty made a bold move by launching her own independent label, something that had never been done by a female artist before. Wright’s breakthrough came with her single “Clean Up Woman” from her second album, “I Love the Way You Love,” released in 1971.

In This Article: In 2005, she was nominated for best pop album at the Grammys for co-producing Stone’s “Mind Body & Soul” album.

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You will be missed queen.".

Yahoo je del družbe Verizon Media. After the dissolution of her previous label she created her own in 1985, Ms. B Records.

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She tragically lost her son Patrick in 2005, when he was shot and killed at age 21. "In Jesus Name We Pray for Sister Betty.

She will be missed.

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Wright’s husband Noel “King Sporty” Williams, who co-wrote Bob Marley’s “Buffalo Soldier,” died in 2015. We want to hear from you!

Izbrane nastavitve lahko kadar koli spremenite v razdelku Vaše možnosti nadzora zasebnosti. Skip Marley tweeted photos of Wright with his late father and with himself saying in part, "Rest in power to a legend, Betty Wright. The soul singer's death was confirmed by her niece.

She was 66. She went on to win a Grammy for best R&B song for composing the record.

pic.twitter.com/CHQL1S5FRy. It was the first time an African-American female singer went gold on her own record label. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC.

Betty Wright, Grammy-winning soul and R&B singer known for “Clean Up Woman,” died Sunday of cancer at home in Miami at the age of 66. I will never forget. Just one day ago, the world of music lost Little Richard and Andre Harrell.

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