Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

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There are two artists by this name both from the United States:
1. Vanessa L. Williams - American singer and actress.
2. Vanessa R. Williams - American gospel music singer. 1. Vanessa Lynn Williams (born 18 March 1963 - Tarrytown, New York, U.S.) is an American R&B/pop/theatrical singer and actress. In 1983, Williams made history when she became the first woman of known African descent to be crowned Miss America. More Info »

Top Albums

  • The Comfort Zone
    The Comfort Zone
  • Love Songs
    Love Songs
  • The Sweetest Days
    The Sweetest Days
  • The Real Thing
    The Real Thing
  • The Best Of Vanessa Williams 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
    The Best Of Vanessa Williams 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection
  • Greatest Hits
    Greatest Hits
  • Everlasting Love
    Everlasting Love
  • Next
    Next
  • The Best Of Vanessa Williams Volume 2: The Christmas Collection
    The Best Of Vanessa Williams Volume 2: The Christmas Collection
  • Star Bright
    Star Bright
  • The Right Stuff
    The Right Stuff
  • 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Vanessa Williams
    20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Vanessa Williams
  • Greatest Hits The First Ten Years
    Greatest Hits The First Ten Years
  • Silver & Gold
    Silver & Gold
  • Save the Best for Last
    Save the Best for Last
  • Pavarotti & Friends For The Children Of Liberia
    Pavarotti & Friends For The Children Of Liberia
  • Best Of/20th Century - Christmas
    Best Of/20th Century - Christmas
  • Sweetest Days
    Sweetest Days
  • Colours Of The Wind
    Colours Of The Wind
  • Silver and Gold
    Silver and Gold
  • Vanessa Williams - Greatest Hits: The First Ten Years
    Vanessa Williams - Greatest Hits: The First Ten Years
  • Comfort Zone
    Comfort Zone
  • Colors of the Wind
    Colors of the Wind
  • Here I Go Again
    Here I Go Again
  • Here I Go Again!
    Here I Go Again!
  • Christmas Collection: 20th Century Masters
    Christmas Collection: 20th Century Masters
  • Where Do We Go From Here
    Where Do We Go From Here
  • You Are Everything
    You Are Everything
  • Very Best of
    Very Best of
  • Vanessa
    Vanessa

Vanessa Williams. Artist Bio

There are two artists by this name both from the United States:
1. Vanessa L. Williams - American singer and actress.
2. Vanessa R. Williams - American gospel music singer.

1. Vanessa Lynn Williams (born 18 March 1963 - Tarrytown, New York, U.S.) is an American R&B/pop/theatrical singer and actress. In 1983, Williams made history when she became the first woman of known African descent to be crowned Miss America. Her regime as Miss America came to an early and abrupt end when she resigned her title in scandal. However, she has since gone on to a successful entertainment career. Williams secured a record deal, and released her debut album, The Right Stuff. The first single, Dreamin', was a chart success, and the album reached gold status and earned her three Grammy Award nominations, including one for Best New Artist.

In addition to "Dreamin'", her most notable chart successes have included the songs Running Back To You, Love Is, The Sweetest Days, Colors Of The Wind, The Comfort Zone, Just For Tonight, and Oh How The Years Go By. Her biggest hit to date is Save The Best For Last, which topped the Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks from March 21 to April 18, 1992. In total, Williams has sold six million records and received fifteen Grammy Award nominations.

In 2005, Williams released her eighth studio album, Everlasting Love, a collection of covers of her favorite 1970s songs.

Vanessa made her comeback in 2006 in the US hit series Ugly Betty in the role of Wilemina Slater. She also made a cameo appearance as a sports journalist in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, where she gave birth, the baby being delivered by Will Smith.
She's also been in a few episodes of Desparate Housewifes season 7.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanessa_L._Williams

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2. Vanessa R. Williams, who records as just Vanessa Williams (born November 28, 1960 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is an American gospel music singer.

After working as a public school art teacher for many years, she signed with Light Records and Bajada Records. Her debut album Vanessa was released in 2002 and made the top ten of Billboard magazine's gospel albums chart. Her follow-up album Here I Go Again! was released in 2004.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanessa_R._Williams

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