Sister Sledge are undisputedly one of the most iconic female groups of all time. As the pages of the Chicago Tribune have asserted, Sister Sledge “has the stuff legends are made of.”
Performing jazz, soul, gospel, disco, and R&B, the multi-lead vocal group
flourished both in-studio and onstage. The sisters built a formidable reputation,
dazzling audiences and impressing critics. Achieving success across borders, the group enjoyed huge popularity in Africa, performing at the “Rumble in the Jungle” Ali-Foreman heavyweight-boxing match, in Japan where they won the prestigious Tokyo Music Festival Silver Prize, and across Europe. In the U.S.A they became a household name with the blockbuster release of the iconic We Are Family album, produced by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards. Following “He’s The Greatest Dancer,” came the albums seminal title track, “We Are Family” which skyrocketed the group in to the musical stratosphere. “We Are Family” became the theme song for the World Champion Pittsburgh. The hit songs “Lost in music,” “Thinking of You” and “All American Girls” followed..
In December 2000, Sister Sledge performed at The White House for the President
and First Lady at the final Christmas party of the Clinton Administration. The sisters continued to tour and in 2005 performed on the famous pyramid stage at the Glastonbury Music Festival in the UK.
Over the years, the group has amassed a string of Gold and Platinum records,
accumulating total sales of over 15,000,000 worldwide. Garnering along the way
additional Grammy Nominations for Record of the Year and Best R&B Duo or
group, Sister Sledge has earned over 100 awards and commendations.