In an interview with Essence, the woman who has “given us 58 years of chart-topping classics,” said there are no classics today.
"I don't know if 10 years from now, anybody can actually sing the songs of our babies today. That's not, as you guys say, 'throwing shade,' it's looking at it with reality," she said.
Not even Beyoncé?
“I have an admiration for Beyoncé Knowles, Carter now. Watching her growth has been quite refreshing. It’s wonderful to see how she’s been able to create what and who she wanted to be and who she is… very proud of that, I really am,” Warwick told the magazine.
“Now sustaining and becoming a big icon that Gladys Knight, or Patti LaBelle, or Johnny Mathis, or Frank Sinatra, or Sammy Davis Jr. is? I doubt that.”