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Simply Red - 100% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Dance Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts
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This soul-influenced UK band revolves around the central figure of vocalist Mick Hucknall (8 June 1960, Manchester, Lancashire, England). Hucknall’s first musical outing was with the punk-inspired Frantic Elevators, who recorded a handful of singles, including the impressive ballad, ‘Holding Back The Years’. When they split up in 1983, the vocalist formed Simp Read more

Gloria Estefan - 79% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Dance Latin Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Drama
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Gloria Maria Milagrosa Fajardo, 1 September 1957, Havana, Cuba. Estefan, the most popular Latin American singer of the 80s and 90s, originally rose to prominence in the 70s by joining soon-to-be husband Emilio Estefan in Miami Sound Machine. Educated at Catholic high school in Miami after moving there from Cuba at the age of two, she first learned to play guitar and sing dur Read more

Taylor Dayne - 79% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance R&B / Soul
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Lesley Wonderman, 7 March 1962, Baldwin, Nassau County, New York, USA. Dayne rose from obscurity to the top of the US pop charts in the late 80s and early 90s. Dayne listened to rock and soul music as a child and made her onstage singing debut at the age of six. In high school she took singing lessons and after graduating joined the rock band Felony followed by a new wave ba Read more

M People - 76% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance R&B / Soul
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The key force behind this popular pop/dance crossover outfit was Mike Pickering (Michael Duncan Pickering, 24 February 1958, Accrington, Lancashire, England; keyboards/programming), a former DJ at the Factory Records’ owned Haçienda club in Manchester. His activities there once encouraged The Face magazine to proclaim him as ‘England’s most revered DJ&# Read more

George Michael - 74% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts Vocals Music & Radio Pop / Rock
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Georgios (Yorgos) Kyriacos Panayiotou, 25 June 1963, East Finchley, London, England. Michael first served his pop apprenticeship in the million-selling duo Wham!, the most commercially successful, teen-orientated band of the 80s. His solo career was foreshadowed in 1984’s UK chart-topper ‘Careless Whisper’, a song about a promiscuous two-timer with the oddly a Read more

Soul II Soul - 71% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: R&B / Soul Urban & Rap Dance Pop / Rock
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This highly successful UK rap, soul and R&B outfit originally consisted of Jazzie B (Beresford Romeo, 26 January 1963, London, England; rapper), Nellee Hooper (b. Bristol, Avon, England; musical arranger) and Philip ‘Daddae’ Harvey (multi-instrumentalist). The early definition of the group was uncomplicated: ‘It’s a sound system, an organisation (whic Read more

Beverley Knight - 69% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: R&B / Soul
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Beverley Ann Smith, 22 March 1972, Wolverhampton, England. Knight grew up singing in church, but by the time she was in her late teens had progressed to performing in clubs in and around her home town. Aided by her producer cousin Don E she signed to the independent Dome Records in 1994. The following year’s debut single, ‘Flavour Of The Old School’, was a hot Read more

Gabrielle - 68% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Jody Watley - 68% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Dance Soundtracks Television
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30 January 1959, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Formerly one third of Shalamar between 1977 and 1984, a hugely successful group of the disco era, Watley’s first professional experience had come as a dancer on the television show Soul Train. After Shalamar disbanded she made the progression to solo artist, working in a contemporary soul/urban R&B vein. Her self-titled debut Read more

Tina Turner - 66% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: R&B / Soul Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Sci-Fi / Fantasy Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Kids & Family R&B / Soul
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Anna Mae Bullock, 26 November 1939, Brownsville, Tennessee, USA. A singer while in her early teens, this enduring artist was a regular performer in St. Louis’ nightclubs when she was discovered in 1956 by guitarist Ike Turner. She joined his group as a backing singer, but quickly became the co-star and featured vocalist, a relationship sealed two years later with their Read more

5 Star - 64% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Cathy Dennis - 64% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Dance Funk Pop / Rock Urban & Rap
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25 March 1969, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Dennis displayed early vocal poise and by the age of 13 she was singing in her father’s Alan Dennis Band at Butlin’s holiday resorts. Cathy started her career proper in the mid-80s singing in a covers band where she was spotted by Dancin’ Danny D’s manager, Simon Fuller, at the time looking for a female singer to Read more

Vanessa Williams - 64% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Action & Adventure Drama Holiday & Seasonal Television R&B / Soul Sci-Fi / Fantasy Pop / Rock Kids & Family Holiday & Seasonal Anime Christian & Gospel Comedy Documentaries Soundtracks
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Vanessa Lynn Williams, 18 March 1963, Millwood, New Jersey, USA. Williams grew up in a household surrounded by musical influences from Broadway shows, before she attended Syracuse University to major in musical theatre. A mother and actress as well as singer, she has come a long way since becoming embroiled in a minor scandal over her appearance in Penthouse magazine (after Read more

Diana Ross - 63% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: R&B / Soul Drama Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Disco Holiday & Seasonal Dance R&B / Soul Soundtracks Vocals Documentaries Easy Listening Electronic & Ambient
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26 March 1944, Detroit, Michigan, USA. While still in high school Ross became the fourth and final member of the Primettes, who recorded for Lu-Pine in 1960, signed to Motown Records in 1961 and then changed their name to the Supremes. She was a backing vocalist on the group’s early releases, until Motown boss Berry Gordy insisted that she become their lead singer, a r Read more

Alison Moyet - 60% match to Lisa Stansfield

Genres: Pop / Rock Dance Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
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Genevieve Alison-Jane Moyet, 18 June 1961, Billericay, Essex, England. The former singer of the synthesizer duo Yazoo (known as Yaz in the USA), Moyet embarked on a solo career in 1983, after critics had consistently praised her outstanding natural blues voice. Her debut Alf was a superb recording produced and co-written by Tony Swain and Steve Jolley. ‘Love Resurrectio Read more

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