Joe Esposito (born May 5, 1948) is a Grammy-nominated Americansinger/songwriter whose career spans from the 1970s to the present day. Esposito's songs have been recorded by Donna Summer, Diana Ross, Patty Labelle, Stephen Stills and others
Esposito was a member of the band Brooklyn Dreams, best known for their collaboration with Donna Summer on "Heaven Knows" and "Bad Girls." Giorgio Moroder asked Esposito to collaborate on his 1982 "Solitary Man" project, which became Esposito's first solo album.
In the 1980s, he is best known for his performances of the hit songs "Lady, Lady, Lady" from the "Solitary Man" album and 1983 film Flashdance.
"You're the Best" is from the 1984 film The Karate Kid.
Esposito also supplied vocals on Brenda Russell's 1988 "Piano in the Dark," as well as a duet with Laura Branigan on "Come Into My Life" from the Coming to America soundtrack (1988).
Esposito is the father of Mike Esposito, who pitched in 2005 for Major League Baseball's Colorado Rockies.