Diva Beverley Knight was born in 1972 and grew up in Wolverhampton.
Like many other famous soul queens, she began singing in school
and church choirs. Now she is a successful UK R&B singer/songwriter.
took the UK soul scene by storm in 1995 with her debut album B-Funk,
which included hits such as 'Moving on Up' and the classic hit single
Flavour of the old school. Beverley gained an international
fanbase in more than 20 countries with fans as far afield as Australia
saw the release of the hugely successful second album Prodigal Sista
which broke her out the UK soul diva stereo type and put Beverley
in a class of her own. Featured tracks included 'Sista Sista' and
Made it Back which became a massive club hit.
In 1999 Beverley Knight triumphed at the MOBO Awards winning Best
R&B artist and Best Album for Prodigal Sista .
who has been inspired by soul sensations such as Aretha Franklin
and Chaka khan, enjoys singing live in front of a captive audience.
celebrity following includes David Bowie, and Jamiroquai. Jay Kay
even asked Beverley to guest on two of the tracks from his album
A funk Odyssey and to support him on his UK tour.
describes singing her track 'Greatest Day' in front of Nelson Mandela,
at the South African freedom day in London, as one of her most memorable
moments. Another includes singing Happy Birthday for legendary Mohammed
taking a break from the music business Beverley Knight is back.
With the long awaited album 'Who I Am', british soul and R 'n' B
fans will agree the soul sista is sounding even better than ever.
has come a long way from a woman in Wolverhampton who dared to have