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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

VH1s Brandy and Margeret Cho Dancing with the Stars BIO

BRANDY – Brandy is a platinum-selling R&B and pop singer, actress, songwriter and record/television producer. In 1994, at the age of 15, Brandy released her eponymous debut album, selling over 6 million copies. Following a major success with "The Boy Is Mine," a duet with singer Monica, which spent 13 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, she won a Grammy® Award for Best R&B performance by a duo or group. The accompanying album "Never Say Never" in 1998 sold over 16 million copies worldwide. A series of hit CD's followed, including "Full Moon," "Afrodisiac" and "Human," bringing the star's sales to over 30 million records to date. While maintaining a recording career, Brandy also gained fame as an actress, starring in several film and TV projects, including the popular UPN sitcom, "Moesha" (1996-2001), the 1997 version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella, Double Platinum," a miniseries co-starring Diana Ross, and the movie "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer." Brandy has also been spokesmodel for Cover Girl, Candies Shoes, DKNY, Sketchers Shoes and Ultima/Kaneka brand by Brandy. Her civic and charity interests include the Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Norwood Kids Foundation, which supports music and the performing arts in public schools. She is currently filming Season 2 of the hit VH1 reality show "Brandy and Ray J: a Family Business," in which she stars and on which she's executive producer. She is also in studio recording a new CD for release in 2011.

MARGARET CHO – One of the most successful stand-up comediennes of today,Margaret Cho's performances have been seen by millions around the world. Having first performed stand-up in her native San Francisco at the age of 16, Cho's best-selling tours include the off-Broadway hit/concert film "I'm the One That I Want," "Notorious C.H.O.," "Revolution" and "Beautiful." She is also a regular cast member of the hit Lifetime series "Drop Dead Diva." Other acting work includes her starring role in the sitcom, "All-American Girl," "Face/Off" and several guest star appearances, including "Sex and the City" and "Ghost Whisperer." Cho is also a best-selling author whose work includes the book I'm the One That I Want and a collection of essays entitled I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight. A passionate advocate for equal rights, she has received honors from GLAAD, the National Gay and Lesbian task Force, National Organization for Women, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Victory Fund and many others. Cho is currently touring with "Cho Dependent," which features both stand-up and songs from her new music comedy album of the same name.

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