"Gladys Maria Knight", known as the "Empress of Soul", is an American recording artist, songwriter, businesswoman, humanitarian and author. A four-time Grammy Award-winner, she is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, which also included her brother Merald "Bubba" Knight and her cousins Edward Patten and William Guest (singer)/William Guest.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More Gladys Knight on Wikipedia.
[Through her Many Different Roads record label, Knight wants to reach out to others wanting a music career -- but there are rules.] Any upcoming artists who sing pop, R&B, or any other genre are welcome as long as there's no profanity in the music, ... We didn't do that in the '70s, '60s or '50s. And people don't have to do it now.Gladys Knight