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Encyclopedia > Ann Nesby
Nesby on the cover of her new album In The Spirit released April 18, 2006
Nesby on the cover of her new album In The Spirit released April 18, 2006

Ann Bennett Nesby is an American R&B, gospel, and dance music singer from Joliet, Illinois who started out as the lead vocalist for Sounds Of Blackness. She had several big dance hits as part of that group in the nineties and then pursued a solo career, earning four consecutive Top 5 hits on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart: "Hold On" (#5, 1997), "Love Is What We Need" (#2, 2000), "Lovin' Is Really My Game" (#1, 2000) and "Let Your Will Be Done" (#3, 2002). Image File history File links Ann_Nesby. ... Image File history File links Ann_Nesby. ... April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Gospel music may refer either to the religious music that first came out of African-American churches in the 1930s or, more loosely, to both black gospel music and to the religious music composed and sung by white southern Christian artists. ... Dance music is a style of popular music commonly played in dance music nightclubs, radio stations and shows and raves. ... The city of Joliet is located 40 miles southwest of Chicago. ... Sounds Of Blackness is a gospel music ensemble from Minneapolis Minnesota who scored several big hits on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in the nineties. ... Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of what songs are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Nesby is also an actress. In 2003, she appeared in the film The Fighting Temptations. Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2003. ... The Fighting Temptations is a 2003 comedy film. ...


Her granddaughter, Paris Bennett, was a top five contestant on American Idol 's fifth season. Paris Bennett Paris Giselle Bennett (born August 21, 1988) is an American singer, best known for being a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol, where she finished in fifth place. ... American Idol, formerly known as American Idol: The Search for a Superstar, is an American television series. ...


Discography

Albums

Year Title
1996 I'm Here for You
1996 Can I Get A Witness
2001 Love Is What We Need: The Essentials
2002 Put It on Paper
2003 Make Me Better
2006 In the Spirit

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

This is a list of number-one dance hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart — a weekly national survey of popular songs in U.S. dance clubs. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. ...

External links

Category:Dance/Club music artists|Nesby, Ann]] The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, films, television shows, video games and production crew personnel. ...


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On "Ann Nesby In The Spirit" she truly delivers astounding vocal performances on a number of gospel standards as well as two classic mesmerizing covers.
Ann selected songs that have special meaning to her; most of them are classic gospel songs known to most church-goers but there are two cover songs "Heaven Is Ten Zillion Light Years away" and "Grandma's Hands" (which is an incredible tribute to Ann's own Mother) that are inspirational as well.
Ann and her background singers, one of whom is her daughter, Jamecia Bennett.
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