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Patti LaBelle

Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards (born May 24, 1944), better known under the stage name, Patti LaBelle, is a Grammy Award winning American singer, author and actress who has spent over 50 years in the music industry. LaBelle spent 16 years as lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, who changed their name to Labelle in the early 1970s and released the iconic disco song, "Lady Marmalade". LaBelle started her solo career shortly after the group disbanded in 1977 and crossed over to pop music with "On My Own", "If Only You Knew", "If You Asked Me To", "Stir It Up" and "New Attitude". She has also recorded R&B ballads such as "You Are My Friend" and "Love, Need and Want You". LaBelle possessed the vocal range of a soprano. She has received recognition of her works, being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Apollo Hall of Fame, the Songwriter's Hall of Fame as well as the World Music Awards presenting her with the prestigious Legend Award. Patti LaBelle Has Sold over 50 million Records Worldwide. Patricia Louise Holte was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 24, 1944 . Her father, Henry Holte (alternatively, Holt), was a railroad worker and

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Patti LaBelle's Fur Coat -- It's Got Feet!!!

Patti LaBelle's Fur Coat
It's Got Feet!!!

It's 9 AM ... do you know where your kitty is? Wearing a full-length fur coat that looks like it's made entirely out of house cats, soul legend Patti LaBelle braved the cold outside her Washington… READ MORE >

Labelle: 'Memba Them?!

Labelle
'Memba Them?!

In the '70s, Patti LaBelle (left), Nona Hendryx (center) and Sarah Dash (right) reached #1 on the charts as the funky girl group Labelle with their classic song "Lady Marmalade." Guess what they… READ MORE >

- 2073 days ago
These Are Not Female Impersonators

These Are Not
Female Impersonators

The real Patti LaBelle, Wynonna Judd and Chaka Khan showed up to a charity gala in L.A. on Sunday.It's nice to see RuPaul is still inspiring people in Hollywood. READ MORE >

- 2297 days ago
PETA's Worst Nightmare!

PETA's Worst Nightmare!

Mary J. Blige and "Clash of the Choirs" star Patti LaBelle won't let the horrors of slaughtering animals get in the way of their seemingly real-looking fur-galicious outfits. Watch out for the red… READ MORE >

- 2449 days ago
LaBelle: The Diva Snaps

LaBelle: The Diva Snaps

Divatastic Patti LaBelle knows when to strut her stuff and when to duck and cover. Cameras caught belle LaBelle as she headed into her NYC hotel, cloaked in a ... well, a cloak.… READ MORE >

- 2528 days ago
Patti LaBelle Goes OFF on a Fan!

Patti LaBelle Goes OFF on a Fan!

Don't mess around with Patti LaBelle! Patti proved that you shouldn't -- by verbally stomping all over a fan who was invited on stage during her performance! The young man was very close to… READ MORE >

- 2537 days ago
Patti LaBelle Is a Salsa Queen

Patti LaBelle Is a Salsa Queen

Music legend Patti LaBelle is about to get very saucy -- literally!The 63-year-old vocal powerhouse is getting into the condiment business, by coming out with a line of five different hot sauces… READ MORE >

- 2541 days ago
LaBelle Pushes Cancel Button

LaBelle Pushes Cancel Button

Lady Marmalade didn't want to get in a jam. Patti LaBelle pulled the plug on her sold-out "Gospel According to Patti" mega-church tour, citing inconsistencies, breach of contract and failed… READ MORE >

- 2814 days ago

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