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Brandy Norwood 
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Born February 11, 1979 Brandy is the star of the hit series "Moesha". 
 
Brandy's News
 
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?" 
Best R&B Video
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 Soul category. 

Grammy Awards, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 8:00 pm on CBS - Brandy is nominated in the following: 

General Category 
Record of the Year - The Boy Is Mine - Brandy and Monica  

R&B Category 
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  
 
 
Brandy's Background
Background Born in McComb, MS.  Her family moved to Carson, CA where Brandy grew up singing gospel music.  She attends Pepperdine University. 

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" in 1994. 

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. 

Bio 

Brandy Norwood 
February 11, 1979 
McComb, MS 
Aquarius
Awards 
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 - "Moesha"  
1996 - MTV Movie Award - Best Movie Song - "Sittin' Up In My Room" from the movie "Waiting to Exhale"
Nominations 
1998 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - "Moesha" 
1998 - Image Award - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Drama Special - "Cinderella"
Past Projects 
1998 - I Still Know What You Did Last Summer ----- Karla Wilson 
1997 - Cinderella (TV) ------- Cinderella  
1996 - Moesha (TV) --------- Moesha Mitchell  
1993 - Thea (TV) ------------ Danesha Turrell  
1990 - Arachnophobia -------- Brandy Beechwood 
 
Brandy's Fan Mail
Send business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: 
Brandy Norwood 
c/o International Creative Management 
8942 Wilshire Boulevard 
Beverly Hills, CA 90211 
 
Brandy's Projects
 
"Double Platinum" - 1999 release - TV Movie.  Cast:  Diana Ross, Brandy Norwood, Harvey Fierstein, Roger Rees. 
 
Brandy's Related Items
 
 
"Brandy
by Anna Louise Golden  
Mass Market Paperback - 192 pages (January 1999) 
St Martins Pr (Trade) 
ISBN: 0312970552 
Dimensions (in inches): 0.55 x 6.77 x 4.17
"Never Say Never Brandy
Brandy 
Audio CD (June 9, 1998)
"Brandy
Brandy 
Audio CD (September 27, 1994)
 
 
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