LaDonna Adrian Gaines [December 31, 1948 ➡ May 17, 2012], known by the stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer and songwriter who gained prominence during the disco era of the late 1970s.

A five-time Grammy Award winner, Summer was the first artist to have three consecutive double albums reach #1 on the United States Billboard chart, and she also charted four #1 singles in the United States within a 13-month period.