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Encyclopedia > Stefanie Ridel
Wild Orchid

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Years active 19912004
Genre(s) R&B, Pop, Dance
Label(s) RCA Records, Yellow Brick Records
Members Stacy Ferguson
Renee Sandstrom
Stefanie Ridel
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Wild Orchid performing, c. 1998.
Wild Orchid performing, c. 1998.

Wild Orchid (1991-2002) were a United States band, featuring Stacy Ann Ferguson (later of the Black Eyed Peas), Stefanie Ridel and Renee Ilene Sandstrom (2 of them transplanted from Kids Incorporated). Wild Orchid File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Genres of Cuban music and other popular music A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Meanings of POP and PoP: Persistent Organic Pollutant (a class of chemicals) Planes of Power (one of the many expansion packs to the popular MMORPG, EverQuest) Point of presence (the physical connection between telecommunications networks) Progesterone only pill (an oral female contraceptive) Point of Purchase (a term in retail marketing... A contemporary dancer rehearsing Dance (from Old French dancier, perhaps from Frankish) generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression (see also body language) or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in producing, manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and sometimes video recordings (especially music videos), on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Sony BMG Music Entertainment is the result of a 50/50 joint venture between Sony Music Entertainment (part of Sony) and BMG Entertainment (part of Bertelsmann AG) completed in August 2004. ... Stacy Fergie Ferguson Stacy Fergie Ferguson (born March 27, 1975 in Whittier, California, USA), is the female vocalist for the Black Eyed Peas. ... Renee Sands (born Renee Sandstrom, February 15, 1974 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American singer and actress best known for her work on the 1980s childrens television show Kids Incorporated and as a member of the vocal trio Wild Orchid, which also included fellow Kids Inc. ... Wild Orchid File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Wild Orchid File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Stacy Ferguson (born March 27, 1975 in Whittier, California, USA), also known as Fergie, is the female vocalist for the Black Eyed Peas. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. ... Renee Sands (born Renee Sandstrom, February 15, 1974 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American singer and actress best known for her work on the 1980s childrens television show Kids Incorporated and as a member of the vocal trio Wild Orchid, which also included fellow Kids Inc. ... Kids Incorporated (also known as Kids Inc. ...


At one time the pop trio were one of the best and most popular female vocal trios in the music business. Wild Orchid began while the girls were only in their mid-teens, songwriter Bobby Sandstrom, helped them write and record demos, several of which landed on the desks of industry heavyweights. They signed a music publishing deal with Sony, and soon had a label bidding war going. For the 1979 song by M, see Pop Muzik. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Music is an art, entertainment, or other human activity which involves organized and audible sound, though definitions vary. ... Publishing is the industry of the production of literature or information - the activity of putting information for public view. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


In 1997 Wild Orchid released their self-titled debut album Wild Orchid. The largely self-written album sold nearly a million units worldwide, and included Billboard hits "Talk To Me" (a record that made Wild Orchid one of the few female groups in history to debut in the Top 10 of the Billboard Dance Chart, and was included in the hit movie Fools Rush In), "At Night I Pray," a pop ballad that spent 5 months on the Billboard Hot 100 and "Supernatural," which spent an amazing 5 months on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart. The album also received 2 Billboard Award nominations for "Talk To Me," 2 Lady Of Soul - Soul Train Award nominations, one for Album of The Year by A Group, Band or Duo and Best Music Video, for "Talk To Me" and an American Music Award nomination for Favorite R&B/Soul New Artist. An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing Dance (from Old French dancier, perhaps from Frankish) generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression (see also body language) or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... Fools Rush In is a Romantic comedy starring Matthew Perry and Salma Hayek. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major US music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ...


Wild Orchid spent most of 1996-1997 promoting their debut album, making apperances on the Ricki Lake show, Access Hollywood, MTV, RuPaul show, Hard Copy, VIBE and Soul Train, as well as a guest apperance on the show lived UPN sitcom Goode Behavior. Ricki Pamela Lake (born September 21, 1968 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York) is a Jewish-American actress and talk show host, best known for her long-running Ricki Lake talk show. ... Access Hollywood logo used 1996-2005 Access Hollywood is a weekday television news program covering events and celebrities in the entertainment industry. ... MTV: Music Television is a young adult cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Drag Entertainer RuPaul (as both genders) RuPaul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960) is best known as an African-American drag performer, but he is also an accomplished singer, actor and writer. ... Hard Copy was a tabloid news infotainment magazine show similar to Inside Edition and A Current Affair. ... Janet Jackson on the cover of Vibe in 1998. ... Soul Train is a long-running American music-related syndicated television program. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ...


In late 1997, the group toured with 98 Degrees and NSYNC and the release of their second album followed, Oxygen which included the single "Be Mine" solidifying the gains of the first album. During a performance in New York City, the band invited current R&B sensation Eric West to appear with the band on stage. 98 Degrees was an American boy band. ... *NSYNC is a five-part pop music vocal group, specifically a boy band, formed in Orlando, Florida, USA. The group members are James Lance Bass, Joshua Scott Chasez (JC), Joseph Anthony Fatone Junior (Joey), Christopher Alan Kirkpatrick (Chris), and Justin Randall Timberlake. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area Total 468. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Mark Wahlberg and Eric West pose together at MTV Video Music Awards September, 2000 Eric West Publicity Still, c. ...


On the strength of their increasing momentum and a couple of memorable appearances on E! Channel, Wild Orchid was chosen to host the ABC Family Channel's most popular Saturday morning show "Great Pretenders," which features chart hits lip-synched by everyday kids, while competing for top prizes. As if all this wasn't enough, most recently the group completed an exhaustive 52-city sold out tour with Cher and Cyndi Lauper. E! (Entertainment Television) is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite network. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... co-host Stacy Ferguson Great Pretenders was an American half-hour music game TV Show hosted by former pop trio Wild Orchid. ... Tour may mean: Concert tour, series of performances in different markets Tourism, travel for pleasure James Tour, nanoscientist Le Tour de France, the worlds biggest bicycle race This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946 in El Centro, California) is an iconic American singer, songwriter, actress, director and all-around entertainer. ... Cyndi Lauper CD single Stay Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953), better known as Cyndi Lauper, is a singer whose melodic voice and wild costumes have come to epitomize the 1980s, the decade in which she first came to fame. ...


In 2001 the group released Stuttering (Don't Say), the single quickly entered the Billboard singles chart in the Top 40, the group also had their own concert special on Much Music, on July 29, 2001 [1], but oddly after the song hit, the group broke up. Stacy joined the Hip-Hop group Black Eyed Peas in 2003 under the stage name Fergie. Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... MuchMusic (often called Much) is a 24-hour cable television music video and variety television channel based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, which debuted on August 31, 1984 as one of the first Canadian cable specialty channels on the air. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among urban African Americans and Latinos in New York City in the early 1970s, and has since spread around the world. ... The Black Eyed Peas are an American hip-hop (musical styles crossover rap/hip hop and alternative rap/hip hop) group from Los Angeles, California, who have enjoyed international pop success. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fergie is the nickname of several people: Sarah, Duchess of York (b. ...


In 2004 Wild Orchid reformed, only with Renee and Stefanie. Their album Hypnotic failed to make the Billboard charts. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents


Discography

Albums

Album cover Album information
Wild Orchid
Oxygen
  • Released: September 29, 1998
  • Chart peak: No chart
  • Last RIAA Description: n/a
  • Singles: "Be Mine"
  • Worldwide sales: 200,000 copies
Fire
  • Released: September, 2004
  • Chart Peak: n/a
  • Last RIAA Description: n/a
  • Singles: "Do Me Right", "Stuttering (Don't Say)"
  • Worldwide sales: n/a
Hypnotic
  • Released: September, 2004
  • Chart peak: No chart
  • Last RIAA Description: n/a
  • Singles: "Kiss The Sky"
  • Worldwide sales: 20,000 copies

Cover for album Wild Orchid by Wild Orchid. ... Wild Orchid is the self-titled debut album by American pop group Wild Orchid, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music). ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Top Heatseekers is a weekly albums chart introduced by Billboard magazine in 1993 whose purpose is to highlight sales by new and developing musical recording artists. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with RIAA Single certification. ... Cover for album Oxygen by Wild Orchid. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Image File history File links WOFire. ... Fire is the third album by American pop group Wild Orchid, released in 2001 (see 2001 in music). ... Look up September in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Wild_Orchid_-_Hypnotic. ... Look up September in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Singles

Year Title Album US Canada
1996 "At Night I Pray" Wild Orchid 49 39
1997 "Talk To Me'" Wild Orchid 10 28
1997 "Supernatural" Wild Orchid 70 -
1998 "Be Mine" Oxygen 103 -
2001 "Stuttering (Don't Say)" Fire 33 -

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ...

External links

  • http://www.wildorchid.com - official site
  • http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Palms/7358/orchid.html - a fan site

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