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Artist Overview

# R&B

# Pop

# Contemporary R&B

Bio

Brandy is one of the few artists to gain mainstream success as a teenager and make seamless creative transitions over a multi-decade career. The singer and actor debuted in the post-new swing era like Mary J. Blige's baby sister or TLC, specialising in pop-oriented R&B epitomised by her first two singles, 'I Wanna Be Down' and 'Baby,' both Top Ten crossover hits that made her debut, Brandy (1994), a multi-platinum break.

Life & Career

Brandy started her career as backing vocal for teen groups. After signing with Atlantic Records in 1993, Brandy released her self-titled album which certified quadruple platinum in the US. In 1998, Brandy came back to the music career and released her hit single 'The Boy Is Mine' where singer Monica featured in the song. This single became the longest-running number-one in history. The singer's fourth album, Afrodisiac, was released in June 2004. Its lead single, 'Talk About Our Love,' was produced by Kanye West and peaked at number 36 on the Hot 100. Her limited recordings as she continued pursuing an acting career, included the bluesy belters 'Beggin & Pleadin' (2016) and 'Freedom Rings' (2019) after she built more anticipation with the Chance the Rapper collaboration 'Baby Mama,' B7, her first album in eight years, arrived in 2020.

Greatest Hits

I Could Be Wrong - Never Say Never
Right Here (Departed) - Full Moon

Achievements

Best New R&B Artist, Best R&B Female - Billboard Music Awards - 1995
Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist - American Music Awards - 1996
"The Boy Is Mine" Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals - Grammy Awards - 1999
Dr. Marthin Luther King Jr. Award - Congress of Racial Equality - 2000
Lady of Soul Award - Soul Train Music Awards - 2016

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Brandy

Brandy
Released: 2009-07-14
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Never Say Never

Brandy
Released: 1998-05-29
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Full Moon

Brandy
Released: 2002-02-25
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A Family Business

Brandy, Ray J
Released: 2011-07-26