Candi Staton

  • 13 March 1940
  • Born Canzetta Maria
  • She is an American singer–songwriter
  • She grew up picking cotton and helping raise farm animals
  • As a teenager she joined the group Jewell Gospel Trio and they toured the traditional gospel circuit
  • In 1968, she was introduced to record producer Rick Hall who launched her solo career, making 16 R&B hits for Rick Hall’s Fame Studios
  • In Europe, her biggest selling record is the anthemic You Got the Love from 1986, released in collaboration with the Source.
  • She received an invitation to perform at the White House for President Jimmy Carter in the late 1970s
  • She is best known for her 1976 disco chart-topper Young Hearts Run Free
  • She has been married six times and has five children
  • She has recorded twelve gospel albums, two of which received Grammy Award nominations.
  • In 2018, she announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
  • She has recorded 28 studio albums and over 30 singles.
  • Her hits include: “Young Hearts Run Free”, “Nights on Broadway”, “You Got the Love” (with The Source)

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