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Jazmine Sullivan

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Contemporary R&B singer and songwriter Jazmine Sullivan spent several years learning the ropes of the music industry before she signed to J Records and became a Grammy-nominated recording artist. The Philadelphia native started her career at a young age. At the age of 11, she made her national television debut on Showtime at the Apollo, and signing to Jive Records at age 15. Her stint at Jive lasted only a couple years, however, and she was dropped by the label before any recordings were released. In the wake of this disappointment, Sullivan worked behind the scenes, for instance working with Missy Elliott on productions for Fantasia's debut album, Free Yourself (2004), and writing a couple songs for Christina Milian's third album, So Amazin' (2006), including the hit single "Say I." Sullivan was then offered a solo recording contract with J, which in 2008 released her debut single, "Need U Bad." Featuring and co-produced by Missy Elliott, the song topped Billboard's R&B/hip-hop chart. Fearless, her debut album, featuring productions by Salaam Remi and Stargate, among others, was issued that September. It topped the R&B/hip-hop chart and crossed over to reach number six on the Billboard 200, aided by "Bust Your Windows" and "Lions, Tigers & Bears" -- both of which went into the Top Ten of the R&B chart. Sullivan followed it up in November 2010 with Love Me Back, previewed with "Holding You Down (Goin' in Circles)," yet another Top Ten R&B/hip-hop hit. Despite an impressive total of 11 Grammy nominations for her work as a vocalist and songwriter, Sullivan was frustrated with the industry and announced in 2011 that she was leaving it. However, she was eventually drawn back. In 2014, "Dumb" (featuring Meek Mill), "Forever Don't Last," and "Mascara" were released as the first singles from her third album, Reality Show. The set was issued the following January and led to three more Grammy nominations, including one for Best R&B Album. Sullivan continued to assist other artists, as heard on Frank Ocean's Endless, Mali Music's The Transition of Mali, and Mary J. Blige's Strength of a Woman. In 2017, she and Bryson Tiller contributed "Insecure" to Issa Rae's HBO series of the same title. ~ Jason Birchmeier
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Stations Featuring
Jazmine Sullivan

    R&B and Soul Mix

    R&B and Soul Mix
    7 songs

    R&B Smooth Jams

    R&B Smooth Jams
    1 song

    '00s R&B

    '00s R&B
    3 songs

    Office Friendly Jams

    Office Friendly Jams
    2 songs

Albums by
Jazmine Sullivan

Top Songs by
Jazmine Sullivan

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Let It Burn
  3.   10 Seconds
  4.   Forever Don't Last
  5.   Lions, Tigers & Bears
  6.   In Love with Another Man
  7.   Holding You Down (Goin' in Circles)
  8.   Bust Your Windows
  9.   Excuse Me
  10.   Need U Bad
  11.   Brand New
  12.   Baltimore
  13.   Insecure by Bryson Tiller
  14.   Dumb by Meek Mill
  15.   Mascara
  16.   #hoodlove
  17.   Call Me Guilty
  18.   After the Hurricane
  19.   Dream Big
  20.   If You Dare
  21.   Luv Back
  22.   Stuttering
  23.   Fear
  24.   Stupid Girl
  25.   Silver Lining
  26.   Good Enough
  27.   My Foolish Heart
  28.   U Get on My Nerves
  29.   Famous
  30.   Masterpiece (Mona Lisa)
  31.   Veins
  32.   Love You Long Time
  33.   Live a Lie
  34.   Need You Bad
  35.   Switch!
  36.   One Night Stand
  37.   They Stay Mad
  38.   Redemption
  39.   Don't Make Me Wait
  40.   Stanley

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