Stephanie Dorthea Mills is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to stardom as "Dorothy" in the original seven-time Tony Award winning Broadway run of the musical The Wiz from 1974 to 1979. The song "Home" from the show later became a Number 1 U.S. R&B hit and her signature song.
Stephanie had 5 Number 1s on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart. Home being the final one.
It may surprise you. The song many think of when they think of the music of Stephanie Mills 'Never Knew Love Like This Before' never even made it to #1. The song became Mills's biggest hit on the US Billboard Pop Singles Chart, where it peaked at number six. It is included at the end.