Gloria Gaynor’s legendary career spans the past 40 years never losing momentum. She has achieved global
stardom and musical recognition with hit songs in the charts in all four decades. Gloria has channeled her fame and
recognition into support for several charities, donating not only her money but also her time and talent. She changed
the lyrics to her world renowned song and leant her time to a corresponding music video used by the Miami
Children’s Hospital to raise awareness and funds for their lifesaving efforts. Never one to rest, Gloria recently earned
a bachelor’s degree in behavioral sciences to aid in her work with charities and organizations helping atrisk
and their families.
Gloria continues to tirelessly tour the world performing at concerts in the USA, Europe, South America, and beyond
each year. She was a presenter at the 2015 GRAMMY’s and the headliner at the 2015 “Official GRAMMY
Celebration.” CCU’s Women in Leadership Conference honored Gloria in early 2015 with their “Celebration of
Inspiring Women” Award for her philanthropic and leadership achievements and contributions. On May 16th, 2015
Dowling College presented Gloria with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music.
No stranger to television, Gloria has made guest appearances on “Ally McBeal,” “The Wayans Bros.,” and “That ‘70s
Show.” She was a featured guest on the premiere episode of “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris” and most
recently Gloria was a guest on the “DR. OZ” Show. She also opened up this year’s UK National Television Awards
at the O2 Arena with a performance that had the entire audience on their feet giving Gloria a standing ovation.
2016 also finds Gloria finishing a new album of inspirational songs. She’s spent time in Nashville during 2014 and
and collaborating with GRAMMY nominated CCM songwriters and producers. The 2016 UK National
Television Awards at London’s O2 Arena, featured Gloria performing the opening number to a standing ovation and
major European media coverage about her performance the following morning. Also in 2016, Gloria was presented
by Ido Aharoni (Consul General of Israel), with the “Martin Luther King Jr Award” acknowledging those who have
gone above and beyond to inspire others. And in March 2016, Gloria’s recording of, “I Will Survive,” was inducted
into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, preserving sound recordings with great cultural and
historic importance to the U.S.
Gloria’s 2 nd book, “We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration, and the Power of Song”, was a 2015
GRAMMY nominee for Best Spoken Word Album. The remarkable stories in this book reveal that the song, “I Will
Survive,” has reached people from all walks of life and touched them in thousands of unique ways. From individuals
triumphing over illness to those suffering from the painful loss of a loved one to others piecing their lives together
after bearing witness to a national tragedy, “I Will Survive,” has become an emotional anthem for them and for
millions of Gloria’s adoring fans around the world. “‘I Will Survive’ is my mantra, the core of my Godgiven
Gaynor said in a statement. “It is my privilege and honor to use it to inspire people around the world of every
nationality, race, creed, color and age group to join me as I sing and live the words: ‘I Will Survive.’”