|Origin||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Genre(s)||R&B, contemporary R&B, soul, neo soul|
|Associated acts||Latoya London, Heather Headley, Angie Stone|
Vivian Green (born 1980) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə The United States of America —commonly referred to as the 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 Contemporary R&B (also known as R&B, urban) is a Music genre of western Popular music (predominantly American and Canadian Soul music is a Music genre that combines Rhythm and blues and Gospel music, originating in the United States. This article is about the musical genre For the Yael Naim song see New Soul. Singer-songwriter is a term that refers to Performers who write, compose and sing their own material including Lyrics A pianist (/'piənɪst/ is a Musician who plays the Piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces play with an ensemble or Orchestra A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Columbia Records is an American Record label founded in 1888 Columbia is the oldest surviving Brand name in pre-recorded sound being the first record company La Toya Renee London (born on December 29, 1978) is an American R&B and soul Singer and Actress who was the Heather Headley (born October 5, 1974) is a Trinidadian R&B and soul Singer, Songwriter, Record producers Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown on January 30 1961) is an American R&B, soul, and Neo soul Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A songwriter is someone who writes the Lyrics to songs the Musical composition (chords or Melody to songs or both A pianist (/'piənɪst/ is a Musician who plays the Piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces play with an ensemble or Orchestra
Green was born in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and took an interest in singing, playing the piano, and songwriting at a very young age. East Oak Lane is a neighborhood in the Northern section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə The piano is a Musical instrument played by means of a keyboard that produces sound by striking steel strings with Felt covered hammers At the age of thirteen, she became a member of a female quintet called Younique. A quintet is a group containing five membersIt is commonly associated with musical groups such as a String quintet, or a group of five singers but can be applied to any Also, she's a graduate of Parkway Northwest High School.
In 1994 she wrote songs for many artists, including Britney Spears. Britney Jean Spears (born December 2 1981 is an American recording artist and entertainer
Green received her big break at the age of nineteen when she became a backing singer for Jill Scott, who took her on an international tour. A backing vocalist or backing singer (or especially in the US Jill Scott (born April 4 1972) is an American soul and R&B Singer-songwriter, Poet, and actress She signed to Columbia Records in November 2001. Columbia Records is an American Record label founded in 1888 Columbia is the oldest surviving Brand name in pre-recorded sound being the first record company
Green released her first album A Love Story, featuring the hit "Emotional Rollercoaster", in November 2002 in the U. S. and February 2003 in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Three years later she released her second album Vivian which featured the hit first single "Gotta Go, Gotta Leave (Tired)".
During her three-year hiatus she had a son, Jordan, with ex-finacee Erik Tribbet, a drummer from nearby Camden, New Jersey. A drummer is a Musician who plays a Drum or drums particularly a Drum kit ("drum set" or "trap set" Marching percussion The City of Camden is the County seat of Camden County, New Jersey, in the United States. At a recent gig, Vivian announced that she is currently recording her third album.
In 2004 she appeared on the De-Lovely Soundtrack singing Love for Sale and had a cameo in the movie. De-Lovely is a 2004 American / British musical Biographical film directed by Irwin Winkler. She also appeared on NBC's American Dreams as Brenda Holloway, singing her version of Holloway's hit "Every Little Bit Hurts". The National Broadcasting Company ( NBC) is an American Television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York City's American Dreams is an American Television Drama program broadcast on the NBC Television network. Brenda Holloway (born June 21, 1946) is an African-American Singer and Songwriter best known for her period as a recording artist " Every Little Bit Hurts " was originally a 1964 hit single for Motown soul Singer Brenda Holloway, written
In 2005 she appeared on Cyndi Lauper's The Body Acoustics CD singing I'll Be Your River and Sisters Of Avalon. Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper (born June 22 1953 is an American Grammy - and Emmy award winning Singer-songwriter and
In 2007 she appeared on Guru's album Jazzmatazz, Vol. 4: The Hip-Hop Jazz Messenger: Back to the Future on the track "Free and Fine". Guru (born Keith Edward Elam, July 17 1966 is an American Rapper, and the lyrical half of the hip-hop group Gang Starr, together with Jazzmatazz Vol 4 The Hip-Hop Jazz Messenger Back To The Future is the fourth entry in the Jazzmatazz series from Guru of Gang Starr.
|2002||A Love Story||51||18||RIAA:Gold|
|2008||Third Studio Album||TBR||TBR||RIAA: TBR|
|"What Is Love?"|
|2005||"Gotta Go Gotta Leave (Tired)"|
|"I Like It (But I Don't Need It)"|