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R&B and hiphop singer who all gained fame on her behalf self-titled debut record, which yielded the strike tune “Foolish” and place an archive for starting week product sales. She sang in the gospel choir when she was three and started writing music in senior high school. She proved helpful as a supplementary in two Spike Lee films, including Malcolm X. She place three top music, “Foolish,” “What’s Luv?,” and “Often promptly,” in the Billboard Scorching 100 charts inside the same week, a feat that was not accomplished because the Beatles. Her dad was a vocalist and her mom was a dance instructor who delivered demonstration tapes to anyone who listen. She is at a nine season romantic relationship with rapper Nelly. She sang history vocals for Jennifer Lopez in the song “I’m True (Murder Remix).”

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Full Name Ashanti
Date Of Birth October 13, 1980
Place Of Birth Glen Cove, NY
Height 1.6 m
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality American
Parents Tina Douglas, Ken-Kaide Thomas Douglas, Foolish, Rock Wit U, Happy
Siblings Kenashia Douglas
Awards Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Independent R&B/Soul Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Female Artist, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Female Singer, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Female, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist, Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Singles Artist of the Year, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Album – Female, Billboard Music Award for Top New Pop Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, Billboard Music Award for New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist, Billboard Music Award for Female R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Hip-Hop/R&B New Artist, Foolish, Rock Wit U, Happy
Nominations Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best R&B, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, BET Award for Best New Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, BET Award for Video of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist, MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, Soul Train Music Award for Best Album of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Top Artist, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Album, American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Album, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, American Music Award for Fan's Choice Award, MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance - Female, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio International Artist of the Year, Black Reel Award for Best Breakthrough Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Song, Echo Award for Best International Newcomer, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Star - Female, Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Airplay Single, Echo Award for Best Hip Hop/Urban Artist (International), Billboard Music Award for Female Hot 100 Artist of the Year, Billboard Music Award for Rap Track of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice Crossover Artist (Music/Acting), Foolish, Rock Wit U, Happy
Movies Coach Carter, John Tucker Must Die, Resident Evil: Extinction, Mutant World, The Muppets' Wizard of Oz, Mothers and Daughters, Christmas in the City, Stuck, Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem, Ja Rule: 2005, Island Def Jam Recording Presents: #1 Spot, The Best of NeoSoul, Fat Joe: Follow the Don, All Access: DVD Magazine: Vol. 8
TV Shows What Perez Sez, Army Wives, Exposed
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