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11 February 1979 (age 38)
McComb, Pike County, Mississippi, United States
Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi ), known professionally as Brandy, is an American rnb singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, television entertainer, film producer and occasional rapper.
In 1993, she signed a recording contract with Atlantic, releasing her self-titled debut album a year after. Following a major success with Grammy Award-winning "The Boy Is Mine," a duet with singer Monica and her second album Never Say Never in 1998, a series of successful records established her as one of the most successful of the new breed of urban R&B female vocalists to emerge during the mid-to late 1990s. Her latest studio album, Human (2008), was her first effort to be released on the Epic label after a label change in 2005.
The RIAA ranks Norwood as one of the best-selling female artists in American music history, having sold over 8.5 million copies of her five studio albums in the United States and over 25 million albums worldwide, to date. Additionally, she has won over 100 awards as a recording artist.
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