Last week, Grammy® winner, Thelma Houston was received at the Grammy Museum in California as she was awarded a replacement Grammy® for the one destroyed in the 1994 California earthquake. The museum tagged the event, which coincided with the 25th anniversary of the earthquake, An evening with Thelma Houston. Houston had a scintillating performance and an intimate interview moderated by Scott Goldman.
Thelma Houston, who is most recognized for her award-winning single, “Don’t leave me this way,” discussed the chronicles of her iconic career. She gave insights to the behind-the-scenes moments and the making of her inspirational music story. She climaxed the event with the performance of her Grammy® winning single, “Don’t leave me this way.”
This year Thelma Houston clocks 50 years on stage, a period during which she has released 23 albums and won a Grammy award. She is showing no signs of aging or slowing down as she is said to average 200 performances yearly.
Thelma, an artist under Motown Records, took the world by storm with the release of “Don’t leave me this way,” topping every chart there was. The song also set her on a new pedestal as the female from Motown to win a Grammy award. Since then she has receives several awards including being inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in New York and being honored as an Apollo Legend on Showtime.