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Vanessa Williams

Born: Mar 18, 1963 in Tarrytown, NY
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rap
Biography: When Vanessa Williams began her singing career, she was known chiefly as the Miss America pageant winner who'd been forced to renounce her title for posing in Penthouse magazine. Williams not only put the scandal behind her, she all but obliterated it, turning out a series of slick, sophisticated hits ...Read full biography
The Right Stuff
Released: 1988
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The disc is evenly divided between dance-floor fodder and AOR fluff, and it ain't half bad. Despite the fact that Williams works with six producers and eight songwriters, the disc has a consistent feel, ...Read full review
Star Bright
Released: 1996
Label: Island Def Jam
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With the help of some talented friends, charming pop vocalist Vanessa Williams blends in the beauty of jazz, gospel, and soul music to create a portrait of Christmas songs. The record, entitled Star Bright, ...Read full review