Merry Clayton


Merry Clayton is a living legend of unparalleled solar-powered vocal majesty, boldly bringing the Black American church experience across musical genres and styles. Throughout an astounding career –as a lead and background singer with the greatest artists of all-time –“Baby Sister” is beyond compare. Merry’s Grammy-nominated vocals Merry’s Grammy-nominated vocals have graced recordings and stages with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, The Rolling Stones, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Barbara Streisand, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Bobby Womack, Etta James, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, and Elvis Presley. Much of Merry’s amazing life story informs the background singers’ film “20 Feet From Stardom,” winner of the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary and the 2015 Grammy for Best Music Film.