Kool & the Gang in concert
Kool & the Gang have influenced the music of three generations. Thanks to songs like "Celebration," "Cherish," "Jungle Boogie," "Summer Madness," and "Open Sesame," they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. Kool & the Gang has performed continuously for the past 49 years, longer than any R&B group in history. They have released 22 studio albums, four live albums, and 14 compilation albums.