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Brandy and music executive Ryan Press are calling it quits.
A spokesperson for the singer, 35, confirmed to People magazine that she and Press have decided to call off their engagement. It was first reported in December 2012 that they were set to wed.
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Did Brandy perform for an almost empty stadium in South Africa earlier this month? That's what a few reports and eyewitness tweets claim.
According to the UK newspaper The Guardian, the 34-year-old R&B singer was a surprise guest at the Nelson Mandela Sports & Cultural day music concert in Soweto, South Africa, on Aug. 17. She reportedly performed for approximately 40 people at FNB Stadium, which can seat up to 90,000 people.
Brandy showed off her engagement ring as she and fiance Ryan Press rang in 2013 at a New Year's Eve party she hosted at the LAVO nightclub in Las Vegas on December 31.
The event also turned into a engagement party for the couple, who received a three-tier black and red cake with a large diamond ring topper.
Brandy Norwood is set to kick off her new year in a big way ... engaged!
Norwood, 33, is engaged to music executive Ryan Press, according to a report published by Us magazine on December 26.
Brandy Norwood reportedly gets candid in her episode of VH1's "Behind the Music," revealing that she once suffered from an eating disorder in her teens.
The 33-year-old singer was successful at an early age, nabbing a record deal at 14 and releasing her debut album at 15, which went on to sell six million units. At 17, Norwood starred in her own sitcom "Moesha."
Brandy and Monica have teamed up once again to release another duet called "It All Belongs to Me."
The single, which was released online on February 6, will appear on Monica's new album "New Life" due out on March 6. It also comes 14 years after the two first sang together on the hit single "The Boy Is Mine." Listen to the single below.
Brandy Norwood is preparing for what she called her "serious" music comeback.
The R&B singer, who also goes by Brandy, is known for her role in shows such as "Moesha" and is also set to appear on the BET series "The Game," which returns for season 5 on January 10. At the recent premiere for the hit show, she told OnTheRedCarpet that her sixth studio album is slated for release within the next few months.
Brandy Norwood recently opened up to OnTheRedCarpet.com on her new show 'Majors & Minors' and about the beginning of her own music career, including the fact that she "wanted to be exactly like Whitney Houston."
Norwood, 32, said she hoped to give back to children in the reality television singing competition called "Majors & Minors," which premiered on September 23 on The Hub channel. The show features children and young adults between the ages of 8 to 16. Other celebrity artists, such as Adam Lambert, Sean Kingston, Jennifer Hudson and Will.i.am, will also appear on the series and will act as mentors for the children. The winner of the competition receives a partnership with Sony's RCA Music Group.