Dionne Warwick - Sondz

Overview

Marie Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress, and television host.

Warwick ranks among the 40 biggest US hit makers between 1955 and 1999, based on her chart history on Billboard's Hot 100 pop singles chart. She is the second-most charted female vocalist during the rock era (1955–1999). She is also one of the most-charted vocalists of all time, with 56 of her singles making the Hot 100 between 1962 and 1998 (12 of them Top Ten), and 80 singles in total – either solo or collaboratively – making the Hot 100, R&B and/or adult contemporary charts. Dionne ranks #74 of Billboard Hot 100's "Greatest Artists of all time".

During her career, she has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and she has won many awards, including six Grammy Awards. Warwick has been inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Grammy Hall of Fame, the R&B Music Hall of Fame and the Apollo Theater Walk of Fam...

Facts

Born12 Dec. 1940 (Age: 81), in East Orange
AreaUnited States
Years active65
StatusActive
SiblingsDee Dee Warwick
ChildrenDamon ElliottDavid Elliott
Role(s)Liner Notes
Label(s)AristaRhinoScepterWarner Bros. RecordsLegacyCurb RecordseOneEdsel RecordsBMGKind Music

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Dionne Warwick was a maternal first cousin of the late Whitney Houston.

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Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Burt Bacharach
Burt BacharachCreditProducerArrangerConductorInstrumentProgramming
Barry Manilow
Barry ManilowCreditProducerPianoBackground vocalsLead vocalsArrangerVocalSynthesizer
Hal David
Hal DavidProducerInstrumentProgramming
Jay Graydon
Jay GraydonArrangerGuitarMixProducerEngineerSynthesizerPercussionElectric guitar
Barry Gibb
Barry GibbBackground vocalsProducerAcoustic guitarInstrument arranger (strings)
Luther Vandross
Luther VandrossMix (assistant)ProducerCreditBackground vocalsLead vocalsVocal arrangerArrangerPerformer
Karl Richardson
Karl RichardsonProducerEngineer
Albhy Galuten
Albhy GalutenProducerConductorInstrument arranger (strings)Arranger
Nat Adderley, Jr.
Nat Adderley, Jr.ArrangerInstrument arranger (brass)Instrument arranger (synthesizer)Instrument arranger (strings)Keyboard
Don Sebesky
Don SebeskyArrangerConductor