AUG 22 2011
(NEW YORK –NY) RCA Records is excited to announce the signing of Grammy winning R&B superstar Brandy in a venture with Chameleon Records. Brandy is currently in the studio working on her debut RCA/Chameleon Records album which is scheduled for release in early 2012.
Says Peter Edge, Chief Executive Office, RCA Music Group, "Throughout her career Brandy has consistently won the vote as everyone's favorite female vocalist. I am sure that in her next chapter at RCA and in partnership with Breyon Prescott, we will record her most exciting music to date."
Says Tom Corson, President and COO, RCA Music Group, “Brandy is a worldwide superstar, an award winning performer and a critically acclaimed talent. We are excited to welcome her to RCA Records and look forward to working with her on her new musical endeavors.”
Breyon Prescott, CEO of Chameleon Records says, “Brandy is an icon who changed the sound of R&B music, I’m proud to say she has signed with RCA/Chameleon Records to take her to the next phase of her career. She's a blessing and music needs her again.”
"This is truly a blessing,” says Brandy. “Breyon Prescott, Peter Edge and Tom Corson believe in me and have introduced me to a home that also believes and knows exactly what to do with the type of music I’m doing. Breyon and the team at RCA/Chameleon are creative and forward-thinking and I am thrilled to be working with them."
Brandy Norwood is a superstar actress, R&B/pop singer, songwriter, host, spokesmodel and record producer. Ranked by the RIAA as one of the best-selling female artists in American music history, Brandy has sold more than 20.5 million albums worldwide, while receiving a plethora of awards, including a Grammy, an American Music Award, two Soul Train Music Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, three Billboard Awards, four MTV Awards, six Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, two Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards and three BMI Awards. She arrived with a self-titled debut album at the age of fifteen and went on to record a series of hit CDs that established her as one of the successful R&B/pop female vocalists to emerge in a generation. While maintaining a recording career, Norwood also gained fame for starring in several film and TV projects including the popular UPN sitcom, Moesha (1996-2001), a 1997 version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, a supporting role in the 1998 horror sequel, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, and as a judge on the #1 rated talent competition, America’s Got Talent. Brandy and her brother Ray J recently appeared in the Vh1 reality series, “Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business.” Norwood has also been spokesmodel for Cover Girl, DKNY and Ultima/Kaneka brand by Brandy. A native of McComb, MS, Brandy's philanthropic endeavors include the Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Norwood Kids Foundation, which supports music and the performing arts in public schools.