Having George Michael who has worked with everybody from Freddie Mercury to Aretha Franklin describe her as the greatest vocalist and songwriter he had ever heard.
Being the only person to turn down with a duet with Eminem, George Michael and Debbie Harry.
Being the first British artist to win 5 Grammy's in a single night, despite the fact that she wasn't allowed in to the USA at the time.
Having Alice Cooper say she was too Rock and Roll.
Having her lyrics (for Love is a Losing Game specifically) be studied at Cambridge University as part of their end of year examinations in Practical Criticism alongside those of Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Sir Walter Raleigh in 2008.