Lalah Hathaway

Born Dec 16, 1968

Eulaulah Donyll Hathaway best known as Lalah Hathaway referred to as the First Daughter of Soul, is a contemporary R&B and jazz singer. She is the daughter of soul singer Donny Hathaway and a classically trained vocalist. In 1990, Lalah Hathaway released a self-titled album. The album's first single was "Heaven Knows", produced by Derek Bramble. The follow-up single was "Baby Don't Cry" produced by Angela Winbush.… Read More

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1968 Birth Born on December 16, 1968.
1972 3 Years Old She again won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance for the cover of her father's 1972 hit "Little Ghetto Boy" in 2016. … Read More
1979 10 Years Old Hathaway lost her father in 1979, at the age of ten. … Read More


1989 20 Years Old In 1989, Hathaway signed to Virgin Records and released her first song "Inside the Beat", which was released as a promo single.
1990 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Later, as a student at Berklee College of Music, she recorded her self-titled debut in 1990.
1991 22 Years Old In 1991, Hathaway released an EP entitled Night & Day. … Read More
1992 23 Years Old In 1992, Hathaway appeared on Grover Washington's album "Next Exit". … Read More
1994 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  A Moment was released in 1994, debuting at #34 on the Top R&B albums chart. … Read More


1999 30 Years Old In 1999, Hathaway joined GRP Records and collaborated with jazz legend Joe Sample on the album The Song Lives On, which topped the jazz charts at #2. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old In 2003, Lalah Hathaway appeared alongside Sanctuary, Pyramid, Mesa, and Blue Moon Records.
2004 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, Hathaway released a cover version of Luther Vandross's song "Forever, For Always, For Love". … Read More
2005 36 Years Old In 2005, Hathaway was seen on the international Daughters of Soul tour along with Sandra St. Victor, Nona Hendryx, Indira Khan, Simone, and Joyce Kennedy.
2006 37 Years Old Continuing her forays into the gospel realm, she could be found on Israel and New Breed's 2006 Chr*stmas album A Timeless Chr*stmas, which also featured Marcus Miller. … Read More
Her first release from Stax was the single "Love's Holiday," from the Earth, Wind & Fire tribute album Interpretations. In April 2008, Hathaway released her lead single "Let Go", which debuted at #51 on the Hot R&B charts and #16 on the Hot Adult R&B charts.


In January 2009, Hathaway appeared on BETJ in an interview and performed before an audience.
2010 - 2011 2 More Events
2014 45 Years Old She went on to win the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance along with Snarky Puppy for "Something" in 2014.
2015 46 Years Old On February 8, 2015, she won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance along with Robert Glasper and Malcolm-Jamal Warner for "Jesus Children".
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