Since the very beginning, Brandy has always had to balance her acting and music careers simultaneously. It all started when she began making her self-titled debut LP. At the time, she was cast on the short-lived ABC sitcom, 'Thea.' After the show ended, she was able to put all her energy into 'Brandy,' which released in 1994, and went on to sell six million copies internationally...
Congratulations to Ciara! Her song 'Body Party' won last week's R&B Sound Off with 80.93 percent of the votes against Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines,' which took only 19.07 percent. This is her fourth consecutive week, making 'Body Party' the first track to enter the R&B Sound Off Hall of Fame.
R&B songbirds Alicia Keys, Brandy and Erykah Badu were all on fire -- vocally -- with their performances at the 6th annual BET Honors. The all-star event, which was taped last month in Washington D.C., salutes distinguished African-Americans in the fields of entertainment, sports, music and philanthropy.
Singers Erykah Badu, Brandy and Alicia Keys will grace the stage at the BET Honors this year. The celebration of legends in black culture and entertainment takes place at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C., on Saturday night (Jan. 12).
Chart-topping R&B artists Brandy, Maxwell, Jill Scott and Keyshia Cole have been tapped to headline the 2013 Essence Festival at the New Orleans Superdome in July. The annual event celebrates black empowerment, music and culture.