If you were asked to make a list R&B artists that have made a huge impact on R&B, Brandy's name would definitely be on it. She's sold more than 40 million records worldwide and remains one the bestselling female artists all-time.
From Carson, California by way Mississippi, Brandy began her music career by singing gospel in her father's church choir. Known for her unique tone and vocals runs, it wasn't long before Brandy caught her big break.
In 1993, at the tender age fourteen Brandy got signed to Atlantic Records. The following year she released her self-titled album featuring her hit singles, "I Wanna Be Down," "Baby," and "Best friend." The album went on to sell six million copies worldwide. Brandy became the cute bubbly teenager with the soulful voice that everyone loved.
After the success her first album, Brandy was on the rise to superstardom. In 1998, she released her sophomore album, Never Say Never, and her career skyrocketed. Not only was she making waves in music, she branched out to acting. In 1996, Brandy starred in the UPN sitcom Moesha.
In 1997, Brandy would receive the role a lifetime when she was hand-picked by Whitney Houston to play the title character in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s television version Cinderella featuring a multicultural cast that also included Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Houston. Brandy was omnipresent in the 90s and early 2000s—she was a Cover Girl and was even turned into a Barbie doll.
Her career has taken her from the recording studio to Hollywood studios but Brandy's first love has always been music. Brandy has released six studio albums to date and is celebrated by her peers and fans for her vocal talent and contributions to R&B. In celebration Brandy's lengthy career, we took a detailed look at her discography and ranked her albums.