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Brandy Hits ‘Wendy,’ Talks ‘Chicago,’ Love Life, And ‘Zoë Moon’

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Veteran songstress Brandy Norwood is making her promo runs and she’s more than excited to do it.

Stopping by the Wendy Williams Show on Tuesday morning, the Grammy-winning singer and actress was all smiles as she sat down with the queen of drama. Taking the time to discuss her current stint on Broadway, her former engagement and if she’s currently looking for love again, and her new scripted comedy on BET, the mother of one was super anxious to tell the crowd about everything she’s been working on.

Catch her candid interview and a performance of “Roxie” below:

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Brandy Talks BET Show ‘Zoë Moon,’ ‘Chicago,’ New Album, And Book

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If you thought R&B songstress Brandy was busy before, she’ll really have you turning heads with all the things she has lined up that are coming soon!

While the news broke of her upcoming BET sitcom Zoë Moon, nothing more than a logline for the new show was offered. That was until now. Revealing to True Exclusives that the show should be arriving in 2016, the singer-actress also revealed that she has so much more in store for fans to enjoy.

Briefly discussing her two month run on the Broadway musical Chicago, the singer turned on the same charm that was sure to land her the role as Roxie for the famed spectacle. Brandy also mentioned that the album will come soon thereafter her June return from the musical and gave word about a book that is in the works.

Catch the info below:

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Brandy Takes ‘Chicago’ To ‘Today Show’ With Live Performance of “Roxie”

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Brandy is ready for ‘Chicago‘ and she’s here to give you a little preview!

Taking to the ‘TODAY’ show on Wednesday morning, the singer/actress gave onlookers a quick look at what they can expect if they’re heading to see her on stage later this month.

Nabbing the part as Roxie Hart in the stage adaptation of the famed musical ‘Chicago,’ Brandy is ready to rock and roll! Performing the song “Roxie” with her cast members, the singer pulled out the vocal stops and kept fans rocking right along with her impression of the foxy Ms. Roxie.

Can’t catch the musical during its run? Don’t worry, you can catch B-Rocka on BET in the new scripted television show ‘Zoë Moon,’ set to hit your screens soon.

Until then, watch Brandy perform “Roxie” below!

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Brandy, Kelly Rowland Nab New Shows on BET

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Roll out the red carpets ladies and gents! Brandy and Kelly Rowland are coming to a TV screen near you!

As much as we would like this to be a joint venture between the two R&B songbirds, BET has announced today that the two BFF’s and singers will be receiving their own separate shows when the network reveals it’s new line-up.

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Watch Brandy Rehearse for Role as Roxie Hart in ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

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R&B starlet Brandy is getting ready to storm Broadway for the first time, starring as Roxie Hart in CHICAGO.

Kicking off on April 28 the award winning singer/actress will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre in NYC through Sunday, June 21.

Hot 97 was recently invited to an private rehearsal for certain members of the press and was allowed to share a few minutes of various routines. Looking every bit ready for the part, Brandy ran through song and dance numbers from the show, and talked about preparing for the rigorous performance.

“One of the most challenging things was [just] deciding to do it,” she says. “8 shows a week, so to make that decision and make that kind of commitment was really scary, but I said, ‘God put it in front of me, it must be meant for me to do’.”

In addition to her upcoming role, Brandy revealed that she would like Keke Palmer to play her if a biopic was every going to come out, and if she had to choose an actor to be her love interest in CHICAGO it would be Michael B. Jordan.

Check out her rehearsal and interview about the role below:

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First Look : Brandy as Roxie Hart for ‘Chicago’ on Broadway

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As previously reported, R&B starlet Brandy is getting ready to storm Broadway for the first time, starring as Roxie Hart in CHICAGO.

Kicking off on April 28 the award winning singer/actress will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre in NYC through Sunday, June 21.

Brandy has now given fans an early look at her transformation into Roxie with a new interview on the role for Vanity Fair.

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Brandy Set to Star in Award-Winning Broadway Musical ‘Chicago’

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Brandy will be bringing to talents to Broadway this spring, as the R&B diva has been cast to star in the Tony Award-winning musical Chicago.

Making her Broadway debut, Norwood will play the starring role of Roxie Hart beginning Tuesday, April 28. She will play an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre in NYC through Sunday, June 21.

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Ciara, Brandy, Ledisi & More Attend ‘ESSENCE 6th Annual Black Women In Music’ Gala, Honor Jill Scott

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The Grammy’s might be right around the corner, but stars gathered a little in advance to celebrate another big night that’s catered to women of color.

Showing up for Essence’s 6th Annual Black Women in Music Gala, many of the industry’s talented stars came together in support of one another on Thursday night in Los Angeles. Stepping on the red carpet dressed to kill, “I Bet” singer Ciara showed a little hip and lot of thigh in an all black wrap around dress.

Newly single songstress Jordin Sparks also arrived at the event showing a bit of skin, while the curvy Chrisette Michele opted to casually arrive in an all black romper. Donning her big red hair and leather tights, the legendary Chaka Khan offered up her support as she arrived with her engraved fan, as the talented Ledisi, let the girls hang out for the evening in a deep cut pant playsuit.

Other attendees include buzzing singer V Bozeman, Disney star Zendaya, singer/actress Antonique Smith, the lady in blue and honoree, Jill Scott, Leona Lewis, MC Lyte, and more.

In addition to the above stars, singer-actress Brandy was in attendance and even blessed the crowd with a performance for the event featuring her singles “Sitting Up In My Room,” “Put It Down,” and a tribute to Jill Scott with “Golden.”

Catch a few of the shots from the spectacle below!

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