Brandy Norwood is a quintessential American R&B singer-songwriter, actress and record producer. She began her music career in her early teens and rose to fame with her first single ‘I Wanna Be Down’. Brandy was born in a family with musical background. She is the first cousin of the famous American rapper Snoop Dogg. Her self-titled debut album released in 1994 under the banner of ‘Atlantic Records’ and sold six million copies. Her performance in the sitcom ‘Moesha’ as the title character, earned her great applause. Her song ‘The Boy is Mine’ with Monica was acclaimed worldwide and eventually helped her second album. ‘Never Say Never’ bagged Brandy a ‘Grammy Award’, and was quickly followed by the success of two more albums – ‘Full Moon’ and ‘Afrodisiac’. Her latest album ‘Two Eleven’ released in 2012. She is all set to release her seventh studio album by 2018. Brandy also became a Broadway star with her debut performance in the John Kander musical ‘Chicago’. She has a line of Barbie dolls designed after her and is also listed as RIAA’s ‘Top Selling Artists’ in the US with over 10.5 million certified sold albums.
McComb, Mississippi, United States
Also Known As
Brandy, Bran'Nu, Brandy Rayana Norwood
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record producer