Yvette Marie Stevens also known as the legendary Chaka Khan is a singer-songwriter that has been active in the music business since the 1970's. Chaka Khan's melodic and flavorful vocals has given the entertainment world songs that will always be remembered. Here is a guide to 10 best Chaka Khan songs.
1. "I'm Every Woman"
"I'm Every Woman was released in 1978 from the album Chaka. This song was written by the legendary duo Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson. This single hit number one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts. This song was later released by legendary Whitney Houston.
2. "I Feel For You"
"I Feel For You" was released October 27, 1984 from the album I Feel for You. This single was written by the legendary Prince. This single peaked to number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and number one on the R&B and Dance charts. This upbeat funk, R&B song is still an all time favorite by many.
3. "Through the Fire"
"Through the Fire" was released in 1985 from the album I Feel for You. This R&B ballad was produced by David Foster and reached number 15 on the R&B charts.
4. "Ain't Nobody"
"Ain't Nobody" was released November 4, 1983 from the album Stompin' at the Savoy. This R&B and Funk song reached number one on the R&B charts. This song was included in the soundtrack Breakin'.
"Tell Me Something Good" was released in 1974 from the album Rags to Rufus. This single was written by the legendary Stevie Wonder. This single is one of many songs off of Chaka Khan's album The Best of Chaka Khan.
6. "Never Miss the Water"
"Never Miss the Water" was released in 1995 and featured vocals by Meshell Ndegeocello. This song was included on the album Best of Chaka Khan.
"What Cha' Gonna Do for Me" was released April 15, 1981. This jazz, funk single was a number one hit off of the Billboard R&B Singles chart.
8. "Sweet Thing"
"Sweet Thing" was released in 1975 from the album Rufus featuring Chaka Khan. This legendary song reached the number one song on the R&B singles chart. This song was later released by the legendary Mary J. Blige in 1993.
9. "My Funny Valentine"
"My Funny Valentine" was released November 14, 1995 from the Soundtrack album Waiting to Exhale. Even though the song was not released off of the soundtrack, it was a great contribution to the album. Chaka Khan's soulful voice of the slow ballad from 1937 show tunes hit had put the finishing touch to the soundtrack.
9. "Higher Love"
"Higher Love" was released in 1986. Chaka Khan was featured on the song "Higher Love" with singer Steve Winwood in 1986.
10. " Do You Love What You Feel"
"Do You Love What You Feel" was released 1979 from the album Masterjam. This R&B single reached number 5 on the disco/dance charts and number one on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart.
That is a guide to 10 best Chaka Khan songs. If you have a song you think should be on the top ten list, feel free to comment.