Anita Baker

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Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. Starting her career in the late-1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker eventually released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. In 1986, she rose to stardom following the release of her platinum-selling second album, Rapture, which included the Grammy-winning single "Sweet Love". To date, Baker has won eight Grammy Awards and has five platinum albums and one gold album to her credit. Baker's vocal range is contralto.

  1. ↑ Steve Huey. "Anita Baker: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-20. 
  2. ↑ Hutchings, David (1986-11-24). "Ex-Receptionist Anita Baker's Lp Gets a Rapture-Ous Reception—at Last". Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  3. ↑ Holden, Stephen (1986-09-03). "The Pop Life - Anita Baker And Her Musical Roots". Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  4. ↑ "Anita Baker Has No Regrets". 2009-12-16. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  5. ↑ "The Anita Baker Pages". 1991-07-01. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1986 Rapture Anita Baker 4 4
1987 The Songstress Anita Baker 3 1
1988 Giving You the Best That I Got Anita Baker 4 2
1990 Compositions Anita Baker 5 3
1994 Rhythm of Love Anita Baker 2 1
2004 My Everything Anita Baker 1
2005 Christmas Fantasy Anita Baker 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Sweet Love: The Very Best of Anita Baker Anita Baker 1
2002 The Best of Anita Baker Anita Baker 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 A Night of Rapture: Live Anita Baker 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 When You Love Someone Anita Baker & James Ingram 1
2012 Lately Anita Baker 1

EP + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 Sweet Love Anita Baker 1

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