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A GRAMMY®-nominated, multi-platinum selling and multi-talented entertainer, Deborah Cox has conquered the R&B and pop charts, with six top 20 Billboard magazine R&B singles, and an impressive twelve #1 hits on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart. Cox new single, “Kinda Miss You” is produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning team, The Rascals. Her forthcoming album, Work of Art will be released in summer 2015. While singing with Celine Dion, Cox was discovered by the renowned music industry executive Clive Davis and instantly signed to Arista Records. Her gold-selling debut album, Deborah Cox, was released in 1995.
In 1998, she followed up with the release of her second project, One Wish. From this album came the double platinum “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here,” which held the record for being the longest running #1 R&B single for 14 consecutive weeks and earned her a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award. Simultaneously, “Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here” peaked at #2 for eight consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Her second single, “We Can’t Be Friends,” also went to #1 on Billboard’s singles chart and sold over 500,000 copies. “Things Just Ain’t The Same” and “It’s Over Now” followed. Deborah has sung with Andrea Bocelli and toured with David Foster, Cyndi Lauper and Sarah McLachlan with Lilith Fair. She was also invited to perform for First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama. In 2000, Deborah collaborated with her friend Whitney
Houston to record the duet “Same Script Different Cast” for Houston’s Greatest Hits project. Her third album, The Morning After, was released in 2002 with “Up & Down (In & Out)” co-written with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. In 2003, her fourth
album, Remixed, was released, featuring her Billboard magazine chart-topping dance remixes. In 2008, she formed Deco Recording Group and released her sixth studio album, The Promise, which earned her a tenth #1 spot on the Billboard Dance chart with the international hit single, “Beautiful U R.”
In 2013, Deborah garnered her twelfth #1 Billboard Dance single with “Higher.” In addition to roles in both film and television, Cox also released her fifth album, Destination Moon, a GRAMMY®-nominated tribute album to the legendary Dinah Washington. In between recordings and tours, she has performed in Tony Award-winning Broadway productions. In April 2016, Cox will star in the Asolo Repertory Theatre Broadway-bound musical JOSEPHINE. In 2013, she co-starred as Lucy in Frank Wildhorn’s and Steve Cuden’s
Broadway musical JEKYLL & HYDE. In 2004, Cox made her Broadway debut in the lead role of Elton John’s and Tim Rice’s Broadway musical, AIDA. Her recent critically acclaimed
and stellar vocal performance in Lifetime’s Biopic, Whitney has receivedrave reviews from media outlets including The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Newsday, The Boston Globe, ESSENCE and numerous others. Over
the years, Cox has worked behind the scenes recording music for several film soundtracks, including Akeelah and the Bee, Hotel Rwanda, Kingdom Come, Money Talks, A Good Man is Hard To Find and Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.
Cox has been recognized for her longstanding commitment to various social issues in the LGBTQ community. In January 2015, she received the Out Music Pillar Award. In 2014, she also received the California State Senate Award and in 2007, she received The Civil Rights Award from the New York Senate for her efforts in the fight for Human Rights and Equality.