The legendary diva Patti Labelle celebrates her 72nd birthday today. Born in Philadelphia, PA, under the name of Patricia Louise Holte, Miss Patti began to singing at the age of 10. The "Lady Marmalade" singer came out as solo artist in 1977 after her split with the Bluebelles. Ever since, Labelle continues to shine with her electrifying vocals. Labelle has made appearances in television shows and films, most recent on Daniel Lee's hit show Empire and Dancing With The Stars.
Celebrate with Patti by looking back at several memorable performances.
"Lady Marmalade" (1975)
"Time After Time" Cyndi Lauper and Patti Labelle (1985)