Etta James attending the Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks at Radio City Music Hall in 2008 in New York City.
Etta James performs at the 26th Annual Long Beach Blues Festival held at California State University, Long Beach in 2005.
Etta James will always be remembered as one of the greatest entertainers of our time. In the 1950s and 1960s, she had her biggest success as a blues and R&B singer
Etta James gladly accepts her award at the 8th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 1993.
James displays her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during a ceremony in her honor in 2003 in Hollywood, California.
During a live performance of “At Last,” Beyonce acknowledges Etta James in the audience during the Conde Nast Media Group’s Fifth Annual Fashion Rocks in 2008.
Etta had an influence on an entire legion of R&B singers. One of them, Alicia Keys, poses here with the singer at the 22nd Annual National Association Of Black Owned Broadcasters Awards in 2006.
Etta was known for her brilliant smile and show-stopping vocals. Here, she performs as part of the 15th Annual Santa Cruz Blues Festival in 2007 in Aptos, California.