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Brandy appears at the 7th annual ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon on Feb. 27, 2014. - Provided courtesy of Lionel Hahn / startraksphoto.com
04/15/2014

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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08/22/2013
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Brandy appears on BETs 106 & Park on March 26, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Marcus Owen/startraksphoto.com

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.

01/01/2013
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Brandy shows off her engagement ring at a New Years Eve party she hosted at the LAVO nightclub in Las Vegas on Dec. 31, 2012. The singer reportedly got engaged to Ryan Press earlier in the month. - Provided courtesy of Al Powers / Powers Imagery

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.

12/30/2012
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Brandy Norwood poses in a photo from her official Twitter account on Dec. 29, 2012. - Provided courtesy of twitter.com/4everBrandy

Brandy Norwood is fueling engagement rumors - with a shiny, new rock.

Norwood, 33, is reportedly engaged to music executive Ryan Press, according to a story published by Us magazine on December 26.

12/26/2012
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Brandy Norwood talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. She talked about her guest appearance, as well as her new album slated for release in 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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.

04/25/2012
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Brandy talks about being a mentor on the Hub reality show Majors and Minors on Sept. 27, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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."

02/06/2012
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Brandy Norwood talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. She talked about her guest appearance, as well as her new album slated for release in 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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.

01/10/2012
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Tia Mowry talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of her BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Tia Mowry says Brandy was shy about singing in front of her co-stars of the BET series "The Game," which features the Grammy-winning R& artist in a new and recurring role.

Warning: Spoiler alert!

01/06/2012
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Brandy Norwood talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. She talked about her guest appearance, as well as her new album slated for release in 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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.

01/06/2012
Brandy Norwood talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Brandy Norwood talks about her 'ghetto' character on BET's 'The Game.' Norwood plays the headstrong Chardonnay.
01/06/2012
Brandy Norwood talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. She talked about her guest appearance, as well as her new album slated for release in 2012. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Brandy talks about her 2012 album, which marks her music comeback and first major record since 2008.
01/06/2012
Pooch Hall talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Pooch Hall talks Brandy's appearance on the BET show 'The Game,' says she's a 'force.'
01/06/2012
Coby Bell talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Coby Bell Talks season 5 of the BET show 'The Game,' says the 'comedy is back' by popular demand.
01/06/2012
Hosea Chanchez talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of the BET hit show The Game on Jan. 5, 2011. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC Hosea Chanchez talks about season five of 'The Game,' says it's 'quite sad, but a lot of funny.'
10/02/2011
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Brandy talks about being a mentor on the Hub reality show Majors and Minors on Sept. 27, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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.

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