Anita Baker

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Anita Baker
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Baker performing at the 17th Annual Salute to Freedom
Background information
Born (1958-01-26) January 26, 1958 (age 60)
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Origin Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genres R&B, soul jazz, smooth jazz, soul, quiet storm
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 1978–present
Labels Ariola (1979)
Beverly Glen Records (1982-1984)
Elektra (1985-1995)
Atlantic (1996-2001)
Blue Note (2004-present)
Website Blue Note artist page

Anita Baker (born January 26, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio, and raised in Detroit, Michigan)[1] is a singer and recording artist who has had multiple studio records with hit songs. She was born near Toledo, Ohio and was raised around Detroit. She received several Grammy Awards due to her numerous recordings, mostly during the 1980s, in which decade she was extremely popular.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Anita Baker bio". VH1. Retrieved 18 June 2011.