Bio – Gloria Gaynor :: Official Website

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GLORIA GAYNOR’S LEGENDARY CAREER SPANS THE PAST 40 YEARS NEVER LOSING MOMENTUM

She has achieved global stardom and musical recognition with hit songs in the charts in all four decades.


GLORIA HAS CHANNELED HER FAME AND RECOGNITION INTO SUPPORT FOR SEVERAL CHARITIES, DONATING NOT ONLY HER MONEY BUT ALSO HER TIME AND TALENT

She changed the lyrics to her world renowned song and leant her time to a corresponding music video used by the Miami Children’s Hospital to raise awareness and funds for their lifesaving efforts.


GLORIA EARNED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Never one to rest, Gloria recently earned a bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences to aid in her work with charities and organizations helping at-risk youths and their families.


DR. GLORIA GAYNOR

On May 16th, 2015 Dowling College presented Gloria with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music.

GLORIA CONTINUES TO TIRELESSLY TOUR THE WORLD

She performs at concerts in the USA, Europe, South America, and beyond each year.


2015 GRAMMY AWARDS & CELEBRATION

Gloria Gaynor was a presenter at the 2015 GRAMMY’s and the headliner at the 2015 “Official GRAMMY Celebration.”


GLORIA GAYNOR ON TV

No stranger to television, Gloria has made guest appearances on “Ally McBeal,” “The Wayans Bros.,” and “That ‘70s Show.” She was a featured guest on the premiere episode of “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris” and most recently Gloria was a guest on the “DR. OZ” Show.

NEW ALBUM: TESTIMONY

2016 found Gloria finishing a new album of inspirational songs. She spent time in Nashville during 2014 and 2015 co-writing and collaborating with GRAMMY Winning CCM songwriters and producers.

A LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENTS

Gloria has received many awards and honors through her career, including these recent ones:

GLORIA RECEIVES THE “LEGEND” AWARD AT THE WORLD MUSIC AWARDS IN MONTE CARLO

In 2002, Gloria was honored at the World Music Awards in Monte Carlo with the coveted LEGEND award presented by long time fan Prince Albert and was the featured artist in the Tom Ford Tribute hosted by Tom and Rita Hanks.


MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AWARD

Gloria was presented by Ido Aharoni (Consul General of Israel), with the “Martin Luther King Jr Award” acknowledging those who have gone above and beyond to inspire others.

“I WILL SURVIVE” INDUCTED INTO THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS’ NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY

In March 2016, Gloria’s recording of, “I Will Survive,” was inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, preserving sound recordings with great cultural and historic importance to the U.S.


GLORIA’S SECOND BOOK, “WE WILL SURVIVE: TRUE STORIES OF ENCOURAGEMENT, INSPIRATION, AND THE POWER OF SONG”, WAS A 2015 GRAMMY NOMINEE FOR BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM.

The remarkable stories in this book reveal that the song, “I Will Survive,” has reached people from all walks of life and touched them in thousands of unique ways.


I WILL SURVIVE: AN EMOTIONAL ANTHEM

From individuals triumphing over illness to those suffering from the painful loss of a loved one to others piecing their lives together after bearing witness to a national tragedy, “I Will Survive,” has become an emotional anthem for them and for millions of Gloria’s adoring fans around the world.

“I WILL SURVIVE’ IS MY MANTRA, THE CORE OF MY GOD-GIVEN PURPOSE”

“It is my privilege and honor to use it to inspire people around the world of every nationality, race, creed, color and age group to join me as I sing and live the words: ‘I Will Survive.’” – Gloria Gaynor

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