It's over: Brandy and Ryan Press have mutually decided to end their engagement. This would have been the first marriage for "Put It Down" singer, who has a 11-year-old daughter, Sy'rai, with her ex, Robert Smith.The Grammy-winning "Boy Is Mine" singer and the music executive announced plans to wed in December 2012. The engagement is off, but the friendship is still on," the singer's rep saysin a statement. "Brandy has a daughter and she still wants to be married and have more kids but she is working on so many other things right now," Brandy's rep tells Tuesday, but did not address the split.She starred in and executive produced a new sitcom Zoe Ever After on the BET network in January 2016.
She served as a judge on the first season of America's Got Talent before being involved in a widely publicized car accident in 2006.After several lawsuits stemming from the accident, Norwood's fifth album Human (2008) was released to commercial failure.Born into a musical family in Mc Comb, Mississippi and raised in Carson, California, she began her career as a child and performed as a backing vocalist for teen groups. The following year, she released her self-titled debut album, which was certified quadruple Platinum in the US, selling six million copies worldwide.Norwood starred in the UPN sitcom Moesha as the title character, which lasted six seasons and resulted in numerous other roles.She resumed her music career in 1998 with the widely successful duet with fellow R&B contemporary Monica, "The Boy Is Mine", which went on to become the best selling female duet of all time, and one of the longest running number one singles in history.
Her second album, Never Say Never sold 16 million copies worldwide, featured two number one singles, and earned Norwood her first Grammy Award.In 2002, she starred in the reality series Brandy: Special Delivery, documenting the birth of her daughter.Her third and fourth albums, Full Moon (2002) and Afrodisiac (2004), were released to critical and commercial success.Brandi Glanville’s flirtation with online dating is paying off.It was reported last year that the romantically challenged reality star had signed on to Tinder, and now we’re told she’s happily dating a single father whom she met through the app.In the 2010s, Norwood received a critical and commercial resurgence.