Brandy [Norwood]

Portrait
Born: Feb 11, 1979 AD
Currently alive, at 35 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actresses, Singer


1979 – He was born on the 11th day of February this year in McComb, Missisippi, USA.

 

1993 - While shopping around record companies, seeking a record deal, Norwood attended a party held by the Atlantic Recording Corporation. After performing in front of hundreds of people, an executive indicated interest in her persona and eventually offered Brandy a recording contract with Atlantic Records.

 

1994 – She was discovered by Atlantic Records when she was a member of a youth singing group; she released her self-titled debut album in this year at the age of fifteen.

 

1996 - She also gained fame for starring in several film and television productions, including popular UPN sitcom Moesha (1996-2001), a 1997 version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and a supporting role in the 1998 horror sequel I Still Know What You Did Last Summer among others.

 

1998 – She had major success with "The Boy Is Mine," a duet with singer Monica, and her second album Never Say Never in 1998, a series of hit records established her position as one of the most successful of the new breed of urban R&B female vocalists to emerge in the mid-to late 1990s.

 

2000 – Since the early part of this year, she focus on acting has permanently decreased to occasional guest appearances on several television shows such as Reba and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch both  in 2002, American Dreams in 2004, House in 2005,  and One on Onein 2006.

 

2004 - She had entered a relationship with New York Knicks guard Quentin Richardson. The couple soon was engaged in this eyar but Brandy eventually ended her 15-month engagement with the NBA player in October 2005.

 

2006 – In June of this year, she was cast as one of three talent judges on the first season of America's Got Talent, an amateur talent contest on NBC with executive producer Simon Cowell and host Regis Philbin. In the same year, she struck another vehicle from behind on a Los Angeles freeway while driving her 2007 Land Rover at 65 mph, causing a chain reaction involving four vehicles, including hers.

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