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Gary, Indiana, USA (1970 – present)

Deniece Williams was born June Deniece Chandler on 3 June 1950 in Gary, Indiana, USA. Often referred to by the nickname ‘Niecy’, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer who achieved much success in the 1970s and 1980s. Williams, whose music has been influenced by pop, soul, gospel, R&B and dance, is known for her hits such as ‘Let’s Hear It for the Boy’ and ‘Silly’ and for her vocal-duets with Johnny Mathis. Her career started in the 1970s, when she became a backup vocalist for Stevie Wonder as part of ‘Wonderlove’.

Throughout the 90s she presented a very successful gospel show for BBC radio.

See also Nick Bicât feat. Deniece Williams


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  • puremusic4ever

    The Gospel song that really changed the course of my life for Christ is "They Say" recorded by Deniece Williams​ and Philip Bailey​. This song is really anointed. God really used two of my favorite artists to set me on the awesome path of Life! God bless both of you.

    14 Feb 4:07pm Reply
  • annadmakeeva

    It's Important to Me is splendid!

    19 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Janaina_Vieira

    Let's Hear It For The Boy ♡ [3]

    28 Jun 2014 Reply
  • Selena1995

    Let's Hear It For The Boy ♡ [2]

    14 Jan 2014 Reply
  • satan_88_level


    3 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Batiste369

    Sing like Niecy got to be freeee....

    3 Mar 2013 Reply
  • DJSMusicfactory

    Hum ... Soul sister!!! :-)

    18 Aug 2012 Reply
  • puremusic4ever

    Various Artists - Celebrating America 01. Kirk Franklin - Intro (America The Beautiful) 02. Whitney Houston - The Star-Spangled Banner 03. Bebe Winans - Star-Spangled Banner 04. Sandi Patty - The Star-Spangled Banner 05. Bebe Winans - America America 06. Whitney Houston - America The Beautiful 07. Bebe Winans - America (My Country 'Tis Of Thee) 08. Sandi Patty - America The Beautiful 09. Bebe Winans - We're The United States Of America 10. Yolanda Adams - The Things We Do 11. Bebe Winans - Lift Every Voice And Sing 12. The Clark Sisters - Pray For The U.S.A. 13. Bebe Winans - The Battle Hymn Of The Republic 14. Yolanda Adams - Still I Rise 15. Bebe Winans - God Bless America 16. Babbie Mason - Black And Blue 17. Bebe Winans - You're A Grand Old Flag 18. Minnie Riperton - The Edge Of A Dream 19. Bebe Winans - America The Beautiful 20. Deniece Williams - Black Butterfly 21. Bebe Winans - Ultimate Sacrifice 22. Mahalia Jackson - If I Can Help Somebody

    3 Jul 2012 Reply
  • gospoman05

    Welcome to The 500,000 Club! (Finally)

    18 May 2012 Reply
  • Zerubbabel413

    Me 2 DJSMusicfactory :)

    16 Mar 2012 Reply
  • DJSMusicfactory

    "Free" ... Love it!!! :-)

    1 Feb 2012 Reply
  • iamtroi

    Free <3 Silly <3 Lets Hear It For The Boy <3 Its Gonna Take A Miracle <3

    23 Jan 2012 Reply
  • reddwagon

    From a time and place most can't even imagine... The late 60's>early 70's. Baltimore. A talent show. Morgan State College. In some hall, building, venue, etc. . Sorry, the haze has never lifted. Clowns were shouting to have the performer sing louder. "Little Neicy" was on her way to us. Little did they, or I, know then. Listen with your heart. You will hear an angel speak.

    23 Oct 2011 Reply
  • CRiiSs7

    Silly <3

    31 Aug 2011 Reply
  • dtrince

    Don't forget about It's Gonna Take a Miracle, or Too Much Too Little Too Late... Didn't realize she cut a version of That's What Friends Are For on top of it all...

    3 Jun 2011 Reply
  • JNez

    forever niecy...

    8 May 2011 Reply


    24 Apr 2011 Reply
  • GuilhermeVogue

    free ♡

    16 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Leandro-xxx

    Let's Hear It For The Boy ♡

    3 Oct 2010 Reply
  • floydalbert

    I Just Love This Song!!

    24 Sep 2010 Reply
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