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BIRTHDAYS: Ruth Pointer (March 19, 1946) - Anita Pointer (January 23, 1948) - June Pointer (November 30, 1954 - April 11, 2006)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 3

 
RECENT TIMELINE

1980...# 43 Singles Artist of the Year

August
Pointer Sisters - "He's So Shy" (Single)  button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "He's So Shy."
from the LP
Special Things
ARC chart run: 38 - 28 - 25 - 22 - 17 - 14 - 9 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 4 - 18 - 23 - 35 - 40 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 29
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

October
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the
Top 10 with "He's So Shy."

November
Pointer Sisters - "Could I Be Dreaming" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "Could I Be Dreaming."
from the LP
Special Things
ARC chart run: 37 - 34 - 31 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 223
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1981...# 38 Singles Artist of the Year

February
Pointer Sisters - "He's So Shy" (Single) from the LP 'Special Things'button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("He's So Shy").

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Slow Hand."
from the LP
Black & White
ARC chart run: 36 - 19 - 10 - 8 - 7 - 6 - 5 - 3 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 8 - 16 - 25 - 30 - 38 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 19
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

June
Pointer Sisters - "Slow Hand" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 10 with "Slow Hand."

1982...# 28 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters were nominated for an
American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group.

February
Pointer Sisters - "Should I Do It" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "Should I Do It."
from the LP
Black & White
ARC chart run: 37 - 28 - 22 - 18 - 17 - 13 - 11 - 10 - 22 - 39 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 94
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Slow Hand") and Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Black And White).

April
The Pointer Sisters - "American Music" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 10 with "Should I Do It."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
American Music."
from the LP
So Excited!
ARC chart run: 34 - 28 - 21 - 17 - 14 - 13 - 13 - 23 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 108
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

October
Pointer Sisters - "I'm So Excited" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "I'm So Excited."
from the LP
Break Out
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 31 - 29 - 25 - 23 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 167
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1983...

December
Pointer Sisters - "I Need You" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "I Need You."
from the LP
Break Out
ARC chart run: 39 - 37 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 214
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1984...# 8 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Automatic" from the LP Break Out.

March
Pointer Sisters - "Automatic" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 10 with "Automatic."

May
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Jump (For My Love)."
from the LP
Break Out
ARC chart run: 40 - 31 - 22 - 18 - 13 - 9 - 7 - 5 - 4 - 3 - 13 - 17 - 21 - 38 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

June
Pointer Sisters - "Jump (For My Love)" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 10 with "Jump (For My Love)."

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 again with "
I'm So Excited."

October
Pointer Sisters - Break Outbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 10 with "I'm So Excited."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Neutron Dance."

1985...# 18 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters won 2
American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group and Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Video Artist.

February
The Pointer Sisters - That's A Plentybutton.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 10 with "Neutron Dance."
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters won a
Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Jump (For My Love)").

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Baby Come And Get It."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Dare Me."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the
Top 10 with "Dare Me."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Freedom."

1986...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters won an
American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group Video Artist.

February
Pointer Sisters - Contactbutton.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Contact).

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Goldmine."

1987...

August
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters hit the Top 40 with "
Be There."

1994...

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The Pointer Sisters received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

2000...

October
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VH1: 100 Greatest Dance Songs included "Jump (For My Love)" at # 61.

2004...

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