Bettye LaVette is an American soul singer and songwriter who recorded her first album at the age of sixteen, but did not gain intermittent fame until 2005, when the album I'm Got My Own Hell Her Raise was released. been published with wide critical acclaim and was named by many critics. 2005 “Best” list. Her upcoming album, The Scene of the Crime, topped Billboard's Best Blues Album chart and was nominated for Best Contemporary Blues Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards. LaVette's eclectic musical style combines elements of soul, blues, rock and roll, funk, gospel and country music. In 2020, she was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.
|Birth name||Betty Jo Haskins|
|Born||January 29, 1946, Muskegon, Michigan, United States|
|Genres||Soul, Blues, R&B, Funk, Rock, Country, Americana, Gospel|
|Labels||Atlantic, Calla, Silver Fox, Atco, Motown, Epic, Charly, Munich, Blues Express, ANTI, Verve|
I've Got My Own Hell to Raise and The Scene of the Crime are two albums by the award-winning soul vocalist.
At the age of sixteen, she released her first song, My Man—a He's Lovin' Man.
In 2004, she earned the W. C. Handy Award for Comeback Blues Album of the Year for her album A Woman Like Me.
Kevin Kiley, an antiques trader, was her husband.
She's toured with a wide range of performers, including Otis Redding [Blues Singer], the iconic jazz musician.
West End Records artists. Atco Records artists. African-American singer-songwriter. Michigan Songwriters. New Jersey musician. Singer from New Jersey. American singer-songwriter and blues musician TM_VZ! African-American singer-songwriter