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Heather Headley

Biography

R&B singer-songwriter who also received a Grammy Honor this year 2010 on her behalf R&B Gospel recording Audience of 1. She’s released best 100 tunes like “IN MY OWN Brain.” She analyzed marketing communications and musical theatre at Northwestern University or college. She performed the part of Rachel Marron in the play The Bodyguard, that was based from the film starring Whitney Houston. She experienced two sons with her spouse Brian Musso who she wedded in 2003. She performed a duet with Andrea Bocelli for the music “Blue Xmas.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Heather Headley
Date Of Birth October 5, 1974
Place Of Birth Barataria, Trinidad And Tobago
Height 1.74 m
Profession R&B Singer
Education Northwestern University, Northrop High School, I Wish I Wasn't, In My Mind, Am I Worth It
Nationality American, Trinidadian, I Wish I Wasn't, In My Mind, Am I Worth It
Spouse Brian Musso
Children John David Musso
Parents Eric Headley, Hannah Headley, I Wish I Wasn't, In My Mind, Am I Worth It
Siblings Junior Headley
Awards Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical, Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, I Wish I Wasn't, In My Mind, Am I Worth It
Nominations Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, BET Award for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, BET Award for Best New Artist, BET Centric Award, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Billboard Music Award for New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year, I Wish I Wasn't, In My Mind, Am I Worth It
Movies Andrea Bocelli: Vivere: Live in Tuscany, Breakin' All the Rules, Andrea Bocelli: Under the Desert Sky
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1 Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 39, a son on August 16, 2014. Child's father is her husband, Brian Musso.
2 Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a son named John David Musso on December 1, 2009. Child's father is her husband, Brian Musso.
3 (September 6, 2003) Married her longtime boyfriend Brian Musso following a 8-month-long engagement.
4 Nominated for 2 Grammys, including one for Best New Artist (2004)
5 Won Broadway's 2000 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for playing the title role in Elton John and Tim Rice's "Aida."
6 Attended Northwestern University.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004 performer: "Represent - Havana Nights", "Represent Cuba"
The 55th Annual Tony Awards 2001 TV Special performer: "Summertime"
Great Performances 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Golden Dreams 2001 Short performer: "Just One Dream"
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride 1998 Video performer: "Love Will Find A Way"
Getting Played 2006 TV Movie performer: "Fallin' For You" / writer: "Fallin' For You"
Diary of a Mad Black Woman 2005 performer: "Ain't It Funny"
Breakin' All the Rules 2004 performer: "He is"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004 Rosa Negra Singer
Elmo's Magic Cookbook 2001 Video Pocket Queen

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Show People with Paul Wontorek 2016 TV Series Herself
The Royal Variety Performance 2012 2012 TV Movie Herself - Performer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2006-2009 TV Series Herself
Smokie Norful: Live in Memphis 2009 Video Herself
24th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial 2009 TV Special Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson 2008 TV Movie Herself
Great Performances 2001-2007 TV Series Herself
The Mark Twain Prize: Neil Simon 2006 TV Movie documentary Herself
An American Celebration at Ford's Theater 2006 TV Movie Herself
Showtime at the Apollo 2006 TV Series Herself
Soul Train 2002-2006 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest / Herself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2006 TV Series Herself
Tavis Smiley 2006 TV Series Herself
Today 2006 TV Series Herself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 2004 TV Special Herself - Performer
Breakin' All the Rules 2004 Herself
The 31st Annual American Music Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2003 TV Special Herself - Co-Host
3rd Annual BET Awards 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
Sidewalks Entertainment 2003 TV Series Herself
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade 2002 TV Special Herself
Essence Awards 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 55th Annual Tony Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Orchestrations
Working in the Theatre 2001 TV Series documentary Herself
The 54th Annual Tony Awards 2000 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Leading Actress in a Musical
The Rosie O'Donnell Show 2000 TV Series Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best New Artist
2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female For the song "I Wish I Wasn't."


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