|Born February 11, 1979 Brandy is the star of the
hit series "Moesha".
MTV Music Nominations
- Congratulations to the Brandy. The MTV
Video Awards at New York City's Metropolitan Opera House on Sept. 9 which
will be shown live on MTV. The Backstreet Boys, Ricky Martin, and TLC are
among the artists slated to perform at the 16th annual awards. Congratulations
to Brandy for her MTV Music Nomination.
Brandy, "Have You Ever?"
Brandy is all over the music award shows this year. You can see her
co-hosting the American Music Awards on Monday, Jan. 11 at 8:00
pm on ABC with Melissa Joan Hart. Along with her co-hosting duties
she may just have to go to the podium to accept awards for Favorite Female
Artist in the Pop & Rock category, and Favorite Female Artist in the
Best R&B Video
Grammy Awards, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 8:00 pm on CBS - Brandy is
nominated in the following:
Record of the Year - The Boy Is Mine - Brandy and Monica
Background Born in McComb, MS. Her family
moved to Carson, CA where Brandy grew up singing gospel music. She
attends Pepperdine University.
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal
- The Boy Is Mine - Brandy and Monica
Best R&B Sone - The Boy Is Mine - Brandy and Monica
Best R&B Album - Never Say Never - Brandy
Family Her parents, Sonja and Willie manage
her career. She has a brother Ray J. who is also a singer and actor.
Recording Contract Brandy released her
first single at the age of 11. She signed a recording contract with
Atlantic Records and at 15 had a Billboard #1 single, "I Wanna Be Down"
TV Series Brandy's first TV series was
the short lived "Thea" in 1993. She played daughter Danesha Turrell.
Her next series, the popular "Moesha" has Brandy playing the title role.
Moesha's dad has remarried and she has to learn how to cope with the changes
in her teen life.
First Film Role The movie "Arachnophobia"
had Brandy playing Brandy Beechwood, one of the occupants of the town under
siege of killer spiders.
"Cinderella", Brandy plays the lead role in the Disney remake,
for TV, of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical. This version
has Whitney Houston as the Fairy Godmother and Whoopi Goldberg as Queen
Constantina, the mother of the prince.
February 11, 1979
1999 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite
Actress - Horror - "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer"
1999 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy
Series ' "Moesha"
1997 - Image Award - Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
1996 - MTV Movie Award - Best Movie Song - "Sittin' Up
In My Room" from the movie "Waiting to Exhale"
1998 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
1998 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie,
Mini-Series or Drama Special - "Cinderella"
1998 - I
Still Know What You Did Last Summer ----- Karla Wilson
Send business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
1997 - Cinderella (TV) ------- Cinderella
1996 - Moesha (TV) --------- Moesha Mitchell
1993 - Thea (TV) ------------ Danesha Turrell
1990 - Arachnophobia -------- Brandy Beechwood
c/o International Creative Management
8942 Wilshire Boulevard
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"Double Platinum" - 1999 release - TV Movie. Cast: Diana
Ross, Brandy Norwood, Harvey Fierstein, Roger Rees.
by Anna Louise Golden
Mass Market Paperback - 192 pages (January 1999)
St Martins Pr (Trade)
Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 6.77 x 4.17
Say Never Brandy"
Audio CD (June 9, 1998)
Audio CD (September 27, 1994)