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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan was born on March 23, 1953 in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA as Yvette Marie Stevens. She has been married to Doug Rasheed since 2001. She was previously married to Richard Holland and Hassan Khan. See full bio »

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 2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Auditions 4 (2015) ... ("I'm Every Woman")
 2015 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Paul Rudd/Piedmont Bird Callers/Chaka Khan (2015) ... (performer: "It's Raining Men")
  Scandal (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Baby Made a Mess (2014) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman" - uncredited)
- Spies Like Us (2012) ... ("Tell Me Something", uncredited)
 2014 Blended (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2014 RuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shade: The Rusical (2014) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2014 RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shade: The Rusical (2014) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2013 The Americans (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Covert War (2013) ... (performer: "At Midnight (My Love Will Lift You Up)")
 2012/I The Watch (performer: "Sweet Thing") / (writer: "Sweet Thing")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Winner Announced (2012) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (performer: "Ain't Nobody")
 2010 Brad Tries... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Brad Tries Beaver (2010) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2010 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Phineas and Ferb: Summer Belongs to You! (2010) ... (performer: "I Believe We Can")
 2010 Love Ranch (performer: "You Got the Love") / (writer: "You Got the Love")
 2010 The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story (Documentary) (performer: "So Blue")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (Video Game) (performer: "Any Love")
 2009 Entourage (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Amongst Friends (2009) ... (performer: "All Good" - uncredited)
 2008 Meet the Browns (performer: "Angel") / (writer: "Angel" - as Yvette Stevens)
 2008 27 Dresses (performer: "Love Has Fallen on Me")
 2007 Cleaner (performer: "Tell Me Something Good")
 2007 I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shuffle, Ball Change (2007) ... (performer: "Through The Fire", "Ain't Nobody")
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (performer: "Tell Me Something Good")
 2006 The Oh in Ohio (performer: "You Got the Love")
 2006 Madea's Family Reunion (performer: "Keep Your Head Up")
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' (performer: "I Feel for You")
 2005 Roll Bounce (performer: "Let's Roll") / (writer: "Let's Roll")
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Big Middle (2005) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman" - uncredited)
 2004 The Cookout (performer: "Sweet Thing") / (writer: "Sweet Thing")
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (performer: "You Got the Love") / (writer: "You Got the Love")
 2003 Deliver Us from Eva (performer: "Sweet Thing") / (writer: "Sweet Thing")
 2002 The 3rd Annual Women Rock! Girls and Guitars (TV Movie) ("Trough The Fire / Coming Out Of The Dark (Medley)")
 2002 Bara no jujika (TV Mini-Series) (performer: "Ain't Nobody")
 2002 Standing in the Shadows of Motown (Documentary) (performer: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "What's Going On")
 2001 How High (writer: "Sweet Thing")
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary (performer: "I'M EVERY WOMAN")
 2001 Scratch (Documentary) (writer: "Monkey Bars" - as Y. Stevens)
 2000 The Ladies Man (performer: "Sweet Thing") / (writer: "Sweet Thing")
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Toodle-Fucking-Oo (2000) ... (performer: "Never Miss The Water" - uncredited)
 2000 Love & Basketball (performer: "Sweet Thing") / (writer: "Sweet Thing" - as Yvette Stephens)
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "Tell Me Something Good")
 1999 That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Water Tower (1999) ... (performer: "Tell Me Something Good")
 1998 Doctor Dolittle (writer: "Lovin' You So")
 1998 For Your Love (TV Series) (performer: "For Your Love")
 1997 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One Where Ross and Rachel Take a Break (1997) ... (performer: "Never Miss the Water")
 1997 Prefontaine (performer: "Once You Get Started")
 1996 Set It Off (performer: "I'll Be Missing You")
 1996 Fled (writer: "Magic In Your Eyes")
 1995 Waiting to Exhale (performer: "My Funny Valentine")
 1995 High Society (TV Series) (performer: "The Lady Is a Tramp")
 1995 People: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie) (performer: "Festa Brasilera")
 1995 Clockers (performer: "Love Me Still") / (writer: "Love Me Still")
 1995 To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (performer: "Free Yourself")
 1979-1995 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 17 August 1995 (1995) ... (performer: "Watch What You Say" - as Guru feat. Chaka Khan)
- Episode dated 18 January 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
- Episode dated 11 January 1979 (1979) ... (performer: "I'm Every Woman")
 1993 Sexual Healing (Short) (performer: "Sweet Thing") / (writer: "Sweet Thing")
 1993 Melrose Place (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Carpe Diem (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers")
- Three's a Crowd (1993) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers")
 1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Destiny Rides Again (1992) ... (performer: "Time To Be Lovers" - uncredited)
 1992 Bébé's Kids ("All My Love")
 1988 The 2nd Annual Soul Train Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Nitty Gritty")
 1987 Stakeout (performer: "Higher Love")
 1986 Rock Around the Dock (TV Movie) (performer: "Ain't Nobody", "Love of a Lifetime")
 1986 Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling (performer: "My Destiny") / (producer: "My Destiny") / (writer: "My Destiny")
 1985 White Nights (performer: "The Other Side of the World")
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1985) (writer - 1 episode, 1985)
- Buddies (1985) ... (performer: "Own The Night" - uncredited) / (writer: "Own The Night" - uncredited)
 1985 Krush Groove (performer: "Can't Stop the Street")
 1984 Protocol (performer: "I Feel For You")
 1984 Breakin' (performer: "Ain't Nobody")
 1984 Moscow on the Hudson (performer: "FREEDOM", "STARTING OVER") / (producer: "FREEDOM", "STARTING OVER")
 1983 Superman III (performer: "No See, No Cry")
 1982 Night Shift (performer: "Everlasting Love")
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Other Works:

Album: "Chaka Khan" (1982) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chaka Kahn | Guru feat. Chaka Khan


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Personal Quote:

[on being called a "diva", 2007] We looked it up in the dictionary. A diva is a distinguished singer, but she's also a chick who throws a fit because she believes the hype. I don't really care, though. I get more pissed about the kind of chicks that pass for divas these days.


Sister of singers Taka Boom (of The Undisputed Truth and The Glass Family) and Mark Stevens (of The Jamaica Boys). See more »

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