Back That Thang Up: 15 Celebrities You Never Knew Started Out As Background Singers
Several famous singers today started out by lending vocals on songs or on tour with other known acts. Some of the following celebrities have even surpassed the fame of their former bosses. Did you know these celebs started out in the background?
Hit the jump to see a list of celebrities you never knew started out as background singers.
Ty Dollar Sign
Another fun fact involving “Immature,” Ty Dolla Sign played the keyboard in the background for them on tour as a child.
Whitney first sang behind Chaka Khan and Lou Rawls before working on her solo career.
Mary J Blige
The “Real Love” singer backed up many lesser known Uptown artists before making her name famous.
Keri sang backup for Britney Spears and penned two of her songs on her album “Black Out”.
Luther started off his career as a song writer and backup vocalist for big singers like Diana Ross and David Bowie.