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Anita Baker

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Anita Baker
Baker performing at the 17th Annual Salute to Freedom
Baker performing at the 17th Annual Salute to Freedom
Background information
Born (1958-01-26) January 26, 1958 (age 66)
Toledo, Ohio, United States
OriginDetroit, Michigan, United States
GenresR&B, soul jazz, smooth jazz, soul, quiet storm
Years active1978–present
LabelsAriola (1979)
Beverly Glen Records (1982-1984)
Elektra (1985-1995)
Atlantic (1996-2001)
Blue Note (2004-present)
WebsiteBlue Note artist page

Anita Baker (born January 26, 1958, in Toledo, Ohio, and raised in Detroit, Michigan)[1] is a singer and recording artist. She has had multiple studio records with hit songs. She was born near Toledo, Ohio. She 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. Archived from the original on 29 October 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2011.