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Amii Stewart

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Washington, D.C., vocalist Amii Stewart emerged whooping and shouting in to the limelight with an incredible even though unconventional cover of Eddie Floyd’s “Knock on Hardwood.” Her boisterous vocal, in conjunction with a nonstop agreement and similarly unrestrained support vocals, topped the pop graphs in 1979 and reached amount six over the R&B aspect. Stewart, who was simply within the Broadway musical Bubbling Dark brown Sugar, do another remake being a follow-up, the Doorways’ “Light My Fireplace,” supported by “137 Disco Heaven.” It dissipated the original momentum from the business lead single, and stuff went downhill following that. Stewart later transferred to Italy and acquired some singles released on international brands before trying once again in the us on RCA within the middle-’80s. Her 1985 one “Close friends” for Crisis just skipped the R&B Best 40.

Quick Facts


Full Name Amii Stewart
Profession Actor, Singer, Dancer
Education Howard University
Nationality American
Parents Joseph Stewart II
Music Songs Knock on Wood, Light My Fire, You Really Touched My Heart, My Guy / My Girl, Working Late Tonight, Light My Fire - 137 Disco Heaven, It`s Fantasy, Saharan Dream, Where Did Our Love Go, Why D'You Have to Be So Sexy, Bring It on Back to Me, Step Into The Love Line, Get Your Love Back, Love Ain't No Toy, Rocky Woman, Only a Child in Your Eyes, Friends, Paradise Bird, I Gotta Have You Back, Don't Be So Shy, Fever Line, Knock on the World, 137 Disco Heaven, That Loving Feeling, Overjoyed, Time Is Tight, Killing Me Softly With His Song, Dusty Road, A Better Day, I'm Gonna Get Your Love, Break These Chains, Closest Thing to Heaven
Albums Knock on Wood, Paradise Bird, Try Love, Lady to Ladies, Time for Fantasy, Pearls – Amii Stewart Sings Ennio Morricone, Images, Lady Day, Magic, All of Me, Love Affair, Amii, Knock on Wood – The Best of Amii Stewart, The Men I Love, The Greatest Hits, Unstoppable, I'm Gonna Get Your Love, Amii Stewart, Caracciolo Street (Bilingual Double Album Set Digital Version), A Time to Love, The Many Sides of Amii Stewart, Love Song (Digital Version: Inspirational Single In 4 Languages), Personal, Amii Stewart Light My Fire, The Hits, Light My Fire, Knock On Wood EP, Time Is Tight, You Are In My System, Greatest Hits, The Very Best Of, 137 Disco Heaven, The Gold Collection, Amii Stewart : Great Classics Revisited, The Complete Collection, Best Female Vocals: Amii Stewart VS. Donna Summer Vol.2, Lo Mejor de Amii Stewart, Dance Elite: Best Of Amii Stewart, Knock On... - [The Dave Cash Collection], Pearls (feat. Ennio Morricone), It's Fantasy, The Ultimate Collection, I Still Believe, Here's to You
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Movies Church Ball, Monkey Love, Lost and Delirious, The Boys Club, Harlequin Romance Series: Another Woman


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Family 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Last Days of Disco 1998 performer: "Knock on Wood"
La piovra 5 - Il cuore del problema 1990 TV Mini-Series performer: "My Heart and I" / writer: "My Heart and I"
Secret of the Sahara 1988 TV Mini-Series performer: "Saharan Dream"
Top of the Pops 1979-1985 TV Series performer - 8 episodes
Three of a Kind 1981 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Killer Fish 1979 performer: "THE WINNER TAKES ALL"
A Heartbeat Away 2011 performer: "Knock on Wood"
Electric Dreams 2009 TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Warriors 2005 Video Game performer: "Knock On Wood"
So You Think You Can Dance 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Last Thing... 2005 performer: "Knock On Wood"
Empire Falls 2005 TV Mini-Series performer: "Knock On Wood"
My Own Private Oshawa 2002 TV Special performer: "Knock on Wood"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Un poeta per amico 2012 TV Movie Singer
Nanà 1999 TV Movie Claudine
Entre amigos 1986 TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
In Nero: Black Girls in Rome 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
La pista 2014 TV Mini-Series Herself - Team Leader (Virality)
Les années bonheur 2014 TV Series Herself
Festival di Sanremo 2007 TV Series Herself - Performer
Podium 2006 TV Series Herself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
Top of the Pops 1980-1985 TV Series Herself
Three of a Kind 1981 TV Series Herself
Numéro 1 1979-1981 TV Series Herself
Starburst 1981 TV Series Herself
Les nouveaux rendez-vous 1980 TV Series Herself
Les rendez-vous du dimanche 1980 TV Series Herself
Schlüssel, Schlager, Schnapsideen 1980 TV Movie Herself - Singer
The Royal Variety Performance 1979 1979 TV Special
Seaside Special 1979 TV Series Herself
Music-Hall à Provins 1979 TV Series Herself
The Midnight Special 1979 TV Series Herself - Host
Disco in the Snow 1979 TV Movie Herself - Performer

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Top of the Pops 1979 TV Series Herself

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