|Birth name||Tamia Marilyn Washington|
|Born||May 9, 1975|
|Origin||Windsor, Ontario, Canada|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur|
Tamia Marilyn Washington Hill (born Tamia Marylin Washington May 9, 1975), professionally known as Tamia, is a Canada-American Grammy-nominated R&B singer. Events 1457 BC - Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and lies at the western end of the heavily populated Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other The soul, according to many religious and philosophical beliefs is the self-awareness, or Consciousness, unique to a particular living A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works An entrepreneur is a person who has possession over a company enterprise, or Venture, and assumes significant accountability for the inherent risks and the outcome In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Qwest Records is the Record label started by Quincy Jones in 1980 as a joint venture with Warner Bros Warner Bros Records Inc is an American Record label that operates as a wholly owned Subsidiary of Warner Music Group. Elektra Records is a now-dormant American Record label owned by Warner Music Group (WMG and from 2004 on operating under WMG's Atlantic Records Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock Image Entertainment Inc. is a leading independent licensee producer and distributor of home entertainment programming in North America with approximately 3000 exclusive DVD Events 1457 BC - Battle of Megiddo (15th century BC between Thutmose III and a large Canaanite coalition under the King of Year 1975 ( MCMLXXV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The United States of America —commonly referred to as the First gaining promenence singing the single "You Put a Move on My Heart," the first single from Quincy Jones' 1994 hit album Q's Jook Joint as a teenager, she is best known for her hit Stranger In My House and Fabolous's Into You, sampling her song So Into You, from her debut. " Stranger in My House " is a Song recorded by Tamia. John Jackson (born November 18 1977 better known by his Stage name Fabolous, is an American rapper. " Into You " is the third single by American rapper Fabolous from his second studio album Street Dreams. " So Into You " is a song by Tamia, released as her seventh single
A native of Canada, urban R&B singer/songwriter Tamia got an early start in the music industry, singing on "You Put a Move on My Heart," the first single from Quincy Jones' 1994 hit album Q's Jook Joint, when she was only a teenager. That paved the way for the release of her debut album in 1998.
Tamia was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and lies at the western end of the heavily populated Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Although having a start in the traditional gospel choir, she soon developed an interest in singing popular music solo. At first only aspiring to be a vocal coach, she began singing in southern Ontario, performing "We're Gonna Make It" on the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children Telethon in 1993. A vocal coach is a person who works with singers on their singing technique care and development of the voice performance and preparation of a work The Hospital for Sick Children, also known as SickKids, is a world-renowned Children's hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She soon earned a reputation and several awards, including the YTV Vocal Achievement Award in 1993. The following year, she won the Steve Ross Music Scholarship at the American Academy of Achievement's Annual Salute to Excellence in 1994. Her star ascending, she embarked on a trip to Los Angeles where her voice caught the attention of producer Quincy Jones at a 1994 awards show after party. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West Quincy Delight Jones Jr (born March 14, 1933) also known as Q, is an American Music Impresario, conductor
In 1994, at the age of nineteen, Tamia recorded vocals for a Quincy Jones' song "You Put a Move on My Heart" from his Q's Jook Joint album. Year 1994 ( MCMXCIV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar) Jones released the song as a single in 1995, and it was nominated for a Grammy Award. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Later that year, Tamia participated in another collaboration, "Missing You", a single from the Set It Off soundtrack that also featured singers Brandy, Chaka Khan, and Gladys Knight. Set It Off is a 1996 Action - Drama Film directed by F Gary Gray, and stars Jada Pinkett, Queen Latifah Chaka Khan (born March 23, 1953) is a multiple Grammy Award -winning American singer known for hit songs such as "I'm Every Woman" "I Feel Gladys Maria Knight, "The Empress of Soul" (born May 28, 1944) is a seven-time Grammy Award -winning American The song was also nominated for a Grammy Award.
In 1998, Tamia released her self-titled debut album, Tamia. Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Tamia is the self titled album by pop - R&B singer Tamia. It was released on April 14 1997 The album debuted at #67 on the Billboard 200 and number eighteen on the Billboard Top R&B Albums Chart. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA.
The first single off "Tamia" was "Imagination". " Imagination " is a song by Tamia, released on her first self-titled album The single peaked at thirty-seven on the Hot 100 and number twelve on the Billboard R&B Charts.
The second single, "So Into You", peaked at number thirty on the Hot 100 and number seven on the Billboard R&B Charts. " So Into You " is a song by Tamia, released as her seventh single
The third single off her debut album was "Falling for You", which did not manage to debut on any chart.
The fourth and final single, "Loving You Still", peaked at number seventy-eight on the Billboard R&B Charts while missing the Hot 100.
On October 24, 2000 Tamia released her second album, A Nu Day. Events 69 - Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces under Antonius Primus the commander of the Danube armies loyal to Vespasian, defeat 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. A Nu Day is Tamia 's second solo album It was released on October 10, 2000. The album debuted at number forty-six on the Billboard 200 and number eight on the Top R&b/Hip-Hop Albums Chart. On June 4, 2001, A Nu Day, was certeified Gold by the RIAA. Events 781 BC - The first historic Solar eclipse is recorded in China. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. A Nu Day is Tamia's best selling album to date.
The first single from A Nu Day was "Can't Go for That" which was written by Missy Elliott. " Can't Go For That " is a song by Tamia, released as a single in 2000 Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott (born July 1 1971 is a five-time Grammy Award -winning American rapper, singer, Songwriter, and The single charted at eighty-four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number twenty-three on the R&B charts.
The second single from A Nu Day was the hit "Stranger in My House". " Stranger in My House " is a Song recorded by Tamia. The single went to number ten on the Billboard Hot 100, number three on the Billboard R&B chart and to number one for ten weeks on the Billboard Hot dance chart. Stranger In My House still remains Tamia's biggest hit to date.
The third and final single from A Nu Day was "Tell Me Who". The single missed the Hot 100, peaked at sixty-three on the R&B charts and peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot Dance chart
On April 6, 2004 Tamia released her third studio album, More. Events 46 BC - Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato in the Battle of Thapsus "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " More is the third album by Canadian R&B singer Tamia, released in 2004 The album debuted at number seventeen on the Billboard 200 and number four on the Billboard R&B Album chart. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA.
The lead single "Into You" , a collaboration with rapper Fabolous which sampled the chorus from 1997's "So Into You", taken from her self-titled debut album. " Into You " is the third single by American rapper Fabolous from his second studio album Street Dreams. John Jackson (born November 18 1977 better known by his Stage name Fabolous, is an American rapper. In Music, sampling is the act of taking a portion or sample, of one Sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or element of a new recording The song soared to number four on the Hot 100 and to number one on the Billboard R&B charts.
The second single "Officially Missing You" peaked at number eighty-three on the Billboard Hot 100 and thirty-one on the R&B charts. Tamia 's remix single features the title track backed with five non-LP versions
The third single, "Questions", missed the Hot 100 and Peaked at number forty on the R&B charts.
The fourth and final single, "Still", peaked at number eighty-three on the R&B charts and number thirty-four on the Hot Dance Chart. " Still " is a song released in 2004 as a single from Tamia 's third studio album More, including 10 dance remixes and hot airplay singles "
In 2005, Tamia split from Atlantic Records. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Atlantic Records ( Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American Record label best known for its many recordings of Rhythm & blues, Rock
On November 14, 2006, Tamia released Between Friends, however, that album was released first in South Africa on May 15 through South African independent label Gallo Records. Events 1533 - Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Between Friends is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer Tamia, first released by Gallo Records in South Africa on May 12 2006 South is one of Cardinal directions and is opposite to the North. Events 1252 - Pope Innocent IV issues the Papal bull Ad exstirpanda, which authorizes but also limits the The Republic of South Africa (also known by other official names) is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa Gallo Record Company is the largest (and oldest independent Record label in Africa. The album has three tracks produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins; the rest is produced by Shep Crawford. Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins (born July 29 1977 in Pleasantville New Jersey) is a Grammy Award -winning Songwriter, The Album peaked at number sixty-six on the Billboard 200 and number nine on the Billboard Top R&B albums chart. To date, Between Friends has sold more than 345,000 copies in the United States, 120,000 in South Africa, and more than 700,000 worldwide. The Republic of South Africa (also known by other official names) is a country located at the southern tip of the continent of Africa
The first single off Between Friends, "Can't Get Enough", peaked at number twenty-six on Billboard's R&B chart. " Can't Get Enough " is the debut single from Tamia 's fourth album " Between Friends " While missing the Hot 100.
The second single, "Me", which was written by Shep Crawford who wrote "Stranger In My House" peaked at twenty-nine on Billboard's R&B chart, also missing the Hot 100. " Me " is a song produced & written by Shep Crawford for R&B singer Tamia
The third single, "Almost" peaked at fifty-nine on Billboard's R&B chart on March 8, 2007. " Almost " is the third single from Tamia 's Between Friends album Charts Events 1618 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
On October 27, 2007, Tamia released an album entitled A Gift Between Friends. Events 312 - Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. A Gift Between Friends is a 2-disc album comprising a re-release of Between Friends and featuring Christmas songs by Canadian The album is a re-release of Between Friends, with the addition of a few Christmas songs.
Tamia grew up in Windsor, Ontario, Canada with her mother,and three younger brothers Tiras, Tajhee, and Trajan. She was born to a teenage Black mother.
In Detroit, Michigan (across the Detroit River from her hometown of Windsor, Ontario), Tamia was introduced to then Detroit Pistons basketball player Grant Hill by singer Anita Baker. Michigan ( is a Midwestern state of the United States of America. The Detroit River is a river in the Great Lakes system about 32 miles (51 km long and 0 The Detroit Pistons are a team in the National Basketball Association based in the Detroit metropolitan area Grant Henry Hill (born October 5 1972 is an American professional Basketball player currently playing for the NBA 's Phoenix Suns. Anita Baker (born January 26 1958 in Toledo, Ohio, USA) is an eight-time Grammy Award -winning multi-Platinum Rhythm and blues The two married on July 24, 1999. Events 1132 - Battle of Nocera between Ranulf II of Alife and Roger II of Sicily. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) They had their first child, a daughter named Myla Grace Hill, on January 23, 2000. Events 393 - Roman Emperor Theodosius I proclaims his nine year old son Honorius co-emperor 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. In 2003, Tamia and her husband announced on Extra that she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. Extra is an entertainment Television news program covering events and celebrities which debuted on September 5, 1994 in syndication Multiple sclerosis (abbreviated MS also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata) is an autoimmune condition in which the In an interview with Smooth magazine, she reported that the disease is seemingly in remission and she has symptoms now and then but they are controlled. Smooth is a bimonthly Magazine, published by Sandra Vasceannie geared toward young urban men that includes a mix of News, Entertainment, On August 9, 2007, Tamia gave birth to their second child, Lael Rose Hill. Events 48 BC - Caesar's civil war: Battle of Pharsalus - Julius Caesar decisively defeats Pompey at Pharsalus Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. The Hills currently reside in Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix (ˈfiːˌnɪks O'odham Skikik, Yavapai Wasinka, Western Apache Fiinigis, Navajo Hoozdo,
Tamia first acted in the film Speed 2: Cruise Control in 1997. Speed 2 Cruise Control is a 1997 Action film produced and directed by Jan de Bont, and released by Twentieth Century Fox. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar She has also appeared on the television series Kenan & Kel, Beverly Hills 90210, Rock Me Baby and For Your Love. Kenan & Kel was an American Television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from 1996 to 2000 Beverly Hills 90210 was a Prime time television drama series that aired from October 4, 1990 to May 17, 2000 on " For Your Love " is a 1965 single written by future 10cc member Graham Gouldman and performed by the British Invasion band The Yardbirds Tamia was also the focus of and episode of The Steve Harvey Show when two characters (Romeo & Bullethead) win Tamia concert. The Steve Harvey Show (also known as Steve Harvey in syndication is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons from August 25