She has sweetly strutted between several musical genres over the course of her celebrated career. However, dance music has always been her main groove as her iconic tracks “Young Hearts Run Free” and the multi-platinum declaration, “You Got the Love” attest. The former is a liberating self-preservation anthem that peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard R&B Singles chart in 1976 (No. 2 on the UK Pop chart). The latter is an inspiring spiritual chant that has, through various remixes, hit the British Top 10 Pop Singles chart in 1991, 1997 and again in 2006 – an amazing feat. Staton’s current album, Unstoppable, a retro soul set which defines Staton’s unstoppable will to raise her voice and share her trilas and triumphs as she dances her way into her sixth decade as a recording artist.
“I love how each generation discovers some old song of mine that I had long retired from my concert repertoire” from Florence and the Machine’s cover of “”You Got the Love to Christina Aguilera sampling “”Best Thing You Ever Had”” Candi Staton’s music has never left the public imagination