Discovered singing in the street by fellow singer Ma Rainey.
Discovered by Harry James in 1939 while working as a comedian and MC at an Englewood Cliffs roadhouse.
Discovered by fellow soul star Otis Redding, aged 18.
Annabelle Lu Win
The Bow Wow Wow singer was discovered in a launderette by Malcolm McLaren.
Suzanne Sulley & Joanne Catherall
The Human League’s Phil Oakey discovered them dancing at a Sheffield night club.
The Altered Images singer was discovered by Bill Forsythe whilst she worked as a waitress.