10 October 1964: Birthday of Crystal Waters, American singer-songwriter, musician and producer (Source)

Crystal Waters performing live during the 37th Capital Pride Festival at the Main Stage on Pennsylvania Avenue and 3rd Street, NW, Washington DC on Sunday afternoon, June 10, 2012 – photo by Elvert Barnes (Source)

Crystal Waters (born November 19,[1] 1961)[2] is an American house and dance music singer and songwriter, best known for her 1990s dance hits “Gypsy Woman“, “100% Pure Love“, and 2007’s “Destination Calabria” with Alex Gaudino. All three of her studio albums produced a Top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. In December 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her as one of the most successful dance artists of all time.[3] Her accolades include six ASCAP Songwriter awards, three American Music Award nominations, an MTV Video Music Award nod, four Billboard Music Awards and twelve No. 1 Billboard Dance Chart hits. Her hit song “Gypsy Woman” was sampled in musician Trey Songz‘s 2017 song “1×1” from his album Tremaine the Album, which she co-wrote. Though her music sales have yet to be re-certified, Waters has sold over 2 million records worldwide. (Source)

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