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Chaka Khan turns 70: a look back (17 images)

Singer Chaka Khan, best known for her songs "Ain't Nobody," "I'm Every Woman," "Through the Fire," "I Feel For You" and more, turns 70 on Thursday. Here's a look back at her career through the years.



Chaka Khan (C) and Rufus hold their Grammy Award for Best Duo or Group for Best Performance in R&B for their song “Ain’t Nobody”at the Grammys at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on February 28, 1984. Photo by Susan Ragan/Files/UPI
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Chaka Khan wins Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for her hit "I Feel For You," which was written by Prince, who won Best R&B Song, at the Grammys on February 26, 1985. Photo by UPI
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Khan (R) joins Prince onstage during the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 27, 2006. Khan, 10 years later following Prince's death, said that the singer was a "quintessential master at efficiency." Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Khan (L) accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award during the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 27, 2006. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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