Gwen Dickey

Gwen Dickey is an American-born British singer best known as the lead singer of the R&B band Rose Royce. The group's most recognized songs include "Car Wash" and "Wishing on a Star". In 1976, their US Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "Car Wash" brought Dickey and the band acclaim and success. Dickey left the band in 1980. As success subsided in the United States, she subsequently left the US for the United Kingdom, where she has since remained a popular performer.