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Encyclopedia > Vivian Green
Vivian Green
Background information
Born 1980
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre(s) R&B, contemporary R&B, soul, neo soul
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, pianist
Instrument(s) Piano
Years active 2001—present
Label(s) Columbia
Associated
acts
Latoya London, Heather Headley, Angie Stone
Website VivianGreen.com

Vivian Green (born 1980) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist. Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Rhythm and blues (also known as R&B or RnB) is a popular music genre combining jazz, gospel, and blues influences — first performed by African American artists. ... R&B was a term previously used to describe Rhythm and blues music, during the 1940s and 1960s. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... Neo soul (also known as nu soul) is a musical genre of the late 1990s and early 2000s that fuses contemporary R&B, 1970s style soul, classical music, jazz, and elements of alternative-hip hop. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Pianist Claudio Arrau, Carnegie Hall, 1954. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... A short grand piano, with the top up. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... La Toya Renee London (born on December 29, 1978) is an American R&B and soul singer and actress who was the fourth-place finalist on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American Idol. ... Heather Headley on the cover of her 2002 debut album This Is Who I Am Heather Headley (born October 5, 1974) is a Grammy nominated R&B singer from Trinidad and Tobago. ... Angie Stone (born Angela Laverne Brown in 1961 in Columbia, South Carolina) is a Grammy Award-nominated American R&B, hip-hop, and neo soul singer and actress. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 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. ... A singer is a musician who uses his or her voice to produce music. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Pianist Claudio Arrau, Carnegie Hall, 1954. ...

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Biography

Green was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and took an interest in singing, playing the piano, and songwriting at a very young age. At the age of thirteen, she became a member of a female quintet called Younique. Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... A short grand piano, with the top up. ... A quintet is a formation containing five members. ...


In 1994 she wrote songs for many artists, including Britney Spears. Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning[1] American pop singer, dancer, actress, author and songwriter. ...


Green received her big break at the age of nineteen when she became a backing singer for Jill Scott, who took her on an international tour. She signed to Columbia Records in November 2001. A backing vocalist or backing singer (or, especially in the U.S., backup singer or sometimes background singer) is a singer who sings in harmony with the lead vocalist, other backing vocalists, or alone but not singing the lead. ... Jill Scott (born April 4, 1972) is a Grammy Award-winning jazz, rhythm and blues, and neo-soul singer and songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ...


Green released her first album A Love Story, featuring the hit "Emotional Rollercoaster", in November 2002 in the U.S. and February 2003 in the United Kingdom. Three years later she released her second album Vivian which featured the hit first single "Gotta Go, Gotta Leave (Tired)".


During her three-year hiatus she had a child with former fiance Erik Tribbet, a drummer from nearby Camden, New Jersey. At a recent gig, Vivian announced that she is currently recording her third album. A drummer in Action A drummer is a person who plays the drums, particularly the drum kit, marching percussion, or hand drums. ... The City of Camden is the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey in the United States. ...


Discography

Albums

Year Album U.S. U.S. R&B Certification
2002 A Love Story
51 18 RIAA:-
2005 Vivian
18 5 RIAA:-
2007 Third Studio Album
  • 3rd studio album
  • Released:TBR
  • Formats: CD
TBR TBR RIAA: TBR

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Singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
US Hot 100 US R&B/Hip-Hop US Dance
2002 "Emotional Rollercoaster" 39 13 1 A Love Story
2003 "Fanatic" -- 52 7 A Love Story
2003 "What Is Love?" -- 75 -- A Love Story
2005 "Gotta Go Gotta Leave (Tired)" -- 24 1 Vivian
2005 "I Like It (But I Don't Need It)" -- -- 1 Vivian
2006 "Cursed" -- -- -- Vivian

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, formerly known as Top Soul Singles, Top Black Singles, and Top R&B Singles (before the hip-hop term was added in the late 1990s), is a chart released weekly by Billboard in the United States. ... Billboards Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart is a weekly national survey of what songs are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ...

See also

This is a list of number-one dance hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Hot Dance 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

  • Official site
  • Live Photos by Adam Bielawski

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Vivian Green (born 1979) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and pianist.
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