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Chaka Khan Signed Photo – COA JSAGo Back
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Yvette Marie Stevens (born March 23, 1953), better known by her stage name Chaka Khan, is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Her career has spanned nearly five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the funk band Rufus. Known as the “Queen of Funk”, Khan was the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper, with “I Feel for You” in 1984. Khan has won ten Grammy Awards and has sold an estimated 70 million records worldwide.
Chaka Khan signed & inscribed (Love) this 8×10 b&w Reprise promo photo. Signature signed black felt pen and grades 7-8. photo grades VG. Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker
This collection of unique memorabilia comes from the executive producer of the Los Angeles Music Awards and the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards. The L.A. Music Awards lasted from 1991 until 2015, exactly 25 years. It was the first awards show of it’s kind anywhere in the world because it brought recognition and publicity to independent artists and bands. Unlike the Grammy’s or Billboard Music Awards, which recognize established artists for their commercial successes, the Los Angeles Music Awards presented accolades for production quality, lyrical content, songwriting abilities, and overall music quality. Its production model has been duplicated in hundreds of major cities around the world. In 1997, it’s 7th year, the production began to involve celebrity participants, both as presenters and recipients. Many came from the film and television industries. In 1998, the Los Angeles Music Awards began tying it with various charitable causes and established silent auctions to help raise funds for those causes. Donations of memorabilia were solicited from famous artists, producers, filmmakers, and other movers and shakers from the entertainment industry. In 1999, famed music producer Phil Spector donated many items from his own personal collection that spawned many others from both the film and music industries to do the same. Over the next 15 years, many items that went unsold from the silent auctions were held onto buy Al Bowman, after he first offered them back to their original donators. In 2007, the Hollywood F.A.M.E. Awards were founded. F.A.M.E. was an acronym for a celebration of Film, Art, Music, and Entertainment. In 2010, Al joined forces with the creator of the Los Angeles Comedy Awards as co-executive producer and for the next 4 years brought to life the L.A. Comedy Awards. Part of this collection includes Al’s own original L.A. Music Awards plaques and trophies, similar to the ones presented to many celebrities and other famous award recipients and participants over the 25 years when these award shows were in full production. Each of them commemorates the successful production that occurred in those years.
Edited by Kieta New