Esperanza Spalding--- is a jazz bassist, cellist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions.She has won 4 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards,making her the first jazz artist to win the award
Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress. She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony, and was the second Puerto Rican to win an Academy Award. Moreno won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for the film West Side Story. She is 82 years old.
ETTA JAMES R.I.P. (January 25, 1938 - January 20, 2012) Winner of six Grammys and 17 Blues Music Awards. Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame in both 1999 and 2008. Ranked number 22 on Rolling Stone's list of 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and number 62 on the list of the 100 Greatest Artists.