News It's Patti LaBelle's Birthday! Celebrate with Her Greatest Hits By Grace Gavilanes Grace Gavilanes Grace Gavilanes is a NYC-based writer and editor who joined InStyle in 2013. She covers all things entertainment, celebrity, and movies. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on May 24, 2017 @ 11:45AM Pin Share Tweet Email Today music legend Patti LaBelle celebrates her 73rd birthday! Although the performer made her debut as the lead singer of Patti LaBelle and the Bluebelles, the singer broke out as a solo artist in 1977, which proved to be a brilliant move. LaBelle went on to churn out hit after hit, scooping up countless accolades, Grammys, and several Lifetime Achievement Awards in the process. Although music has been her most notable passion through the years, the award-winning performer has also delved into TV and film with starring roles in A Soldier's Story, A Different World, American Horror Story: Freak Show, as well as a stint on Dancing with the Stars in 2015 and a guest appearance on Empire. Talk about being well-rounded! In the mood for an impromptu dance party? Then you're in for a treat! To celebrate LaBelle's birthday and career, we're keeping the following songs on an endless loop. Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea's Hot New Single Just Dropped "Lady Marmalade" (1975) "Love, Need and Want You" (1981) "New Attitude" (1984) "Stir It Up" (1985) "Oh, People" (1986) Jazz Singer Billie Holiday's Most Memorable Songs "On My Own" ft. Michael McDonald (1986) "Somebody Loves You Baby (You Know Who It Is)" (1991) Watch and listen to the videos above.