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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.   Baltimore
  12.   Brand New
  13.   Insecure by Bryson Tiller
  14.   Dumb by Meek Mill
  15.   Stuttering
  16.   Mascara
  17.   Luv Back
  18.   Veins
  19.   After the Hurricane
  20.   Love You Long Time
  21.   #hoodlove
  22.   Live a Lie
  23.   U Get on My Nerves
  24.   Famous
  25.   Fear
  26.   My Foolish Heart
  27.   Masterpiece (Mona Lisa)
  28.   One Night Stand
  29.   Stanley
  30.   Call Me Guilty
  31.   Need You Bad
  32.   Stupid Girl
  33.   Silver Lining
  34.   Redemption
  35.   Don't Make Me Wait
  36.   Switch!
  37.   Dream Big
  38.   They Stay Mad
  39.   If You Dare
  40.   Good Enough

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