Singers - Singing Quotes

Today there are no huge stars like Elvis Presley. As big as Bruce Springsteen is, not everybody is a Springsteen fan. In Presley’s time you didn’t dare not to be a fan of his, because you were part of a club. Now you can say I prefer Billy Joel or Tina Turner, or someone else. […]

When I was making my hit records, my ex was always ‘the genius’ and you felt like: ‘Well, who am I?’ You felt that small. I’m so glad I’m still on this Earth to see women going out there and saying: ‘You can be fabulous like me, you can do anything.’

When I was making records 50 years ago, you didn’t have a voice of any kind. What the man wanted was what you did. You made his records, with his lyrics and men producers, everybody was a man back then. All women have power, we just couldn’t show it … That’s why I love #MeToo […]

When the Jackson 5 came to Motown I was fascinated at Michael’s ability to study my every move. He learned everything I knew and everybody else he was interested in, too.

I love Billie Eilish. I think she’s just the coolest. I love her, her messaging. I’d love to work with her.

First you create this universe with sound, then it becomes real and you move into it.

I sing high harmonies in a normal voice, and sometimes I’ll do an octave lower.

My goal when I go in the studio with a singer is I believe in my head that I’m going to get a better vocal out of this singer than he or she has ever done before or ever will do again.

There’s people that inspired me. Obviously, 50 Cent. “21 Questions” will probably be my most inspiring example of a guy who’s not supposed to be singing, singing.

I had some losses, but most of my losses were, I didn’t read the real fine print. And also, there were things added to the contract that I didn’t know weren’t supposed to be.