Faith Evans

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Faith Evans
Faith Evans

Faith Evans was an up and coming R&B songwriter and behind the scenes player before she got her shot at solo stardom. She has worked with numerous successful artists such as Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Kelly Price, Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Nas, Carl Thomas & many more.

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About

Born on June 10, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey. Faith Evans is an American R&B singer and songwriter who rose to fame under the shadows of her famous late husband, rap icon The Notorious B.I.G.. After how many years performing at jazz standards at clubs and dropping out of college after her freshman year, she decided to begin a music career. First with a young musician named Kiyamma Griffin and later with rising hip-hop/R&B record producer Sean P. Diddy Combs, who was forming his own label, Bad Boy Records at the time.Faith Evans was featured on the remix to Biggie's 1995 hit, One More Chance. Before that Faith had become to branch out as a talented songwriter penning hits for Mary J. Blige and Intro. She finally released her long awaited debut in the fall of 1995. The self-titled Faith CD became a hit based on the songs "Soon as I Get Home", "You Used to Love Me" and "Ain't Nobody".

Awards & Certifications

Awards

Year Award Category
1997 Grammy Award Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group
2006 Soul Train Music Award Best R&B/Soul Album, Female for The First Lady

Certifications

Year Album RIAA
1995 Faith Certified Platinum in U.S
1998 Keep The Faith Certified Platinum in U.S
2001 Faithfully Certified Platinum in U.S
2005 The First Lady Certified Gold in U.S
Certified Gold in U.K
2005 A Faithful Christmas

Chart Toppers

Year Title Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Billboard Hot 100 Album
1995 You Used To Love Me 4 24 Faith
1996 Soon As I Got Home 3 21 Faith
1996 Come Over 56 Faith
1996 Ain't Nobody/Kissing You 14 67 Faith
1998 Love Like This 2 7 Keep The Faith
1999 Never Gonna Let You Go 1 17 Keep The Faith
1999 Lately I 78 Keep The Faith
1999 All Night Long 3 9 Keep The Faith
2001 You Gets No Love 8 38 Faithfully
2001 Can't Believe 81 56 Faithfully
2002 I Love You 2 14 Faithfully
2002 Burnin' Up 19 60 Faithfully
2002 Alone In This World 73 Faithfully
2005 Mesmerized 56 The First Lady
2005 Again 7 47 The First Lady
2006 Tru Love 27 The First Lady

News

Tours & Concerts

No upcoming tours

Announcements

  • Faith Evans is included in the stunning list of African-American stars joining forces to get biblical for a new 70-hour audio cassette package.

Discography

Albums

Singles

Year Single Release Date Label Album
1995 You Used To Love Me August 29, 1995 Bad Boy Records Faith
1995 Soon As I Got Home August 29, 1995 Bad Boy Records Faith
1996 Ain't Nobody August 29, 1995 Bad Boy Records Faith
1996 Come Over August 29, 1995 Bad Boy Records Faith
1998 Love Like This October 27, 1998 Bad Boy Records Keep the Faith
1998 All Night Long October 27, 1998 Bad Boy Records Keep the Faith
1999 Never Gonna Let You Go October 27, 1998 Bad Boy Records Keep the Faith
1999 Lately I October 27, 1998 Bad Boy Records Keep the Faith
2001 Can't Believe October 27, 1998 Bad Boy Records Faithfully
2001 You Gets No Love August 29,1995 Bad Boy Records Faithfully
2002 I Love You August 29,1995 Bad Boy Records Faithfully
2002 Burnin Up August 29,1995 Bad Boy Records Faithfully
2002 Alone In The World August 29,1995 Bad Boy Records Faithfully
2005 Again April 5, 2005 Capitol Records The First Lady
2005 Mesmerized April 5, 2005 Capitol Records The First Lady
2005 Tru Love April 5, 2005 Capitol Records The First Lady

Compilations & Live Releases

Year Album Title Label
1995 Waiting To Exhale Arista Contemporary
1996 High School High Big Beat Records
2002 Essence Of Soul 2002 RCA Records
2003 The Fighting Temptations Columbia/Sony Music
2005 F-Action 41 BCD Music Group
2005 The Saga Continues Bad Boy Records
2005 Bad Boy Greatest Hits Volume 1 Bad Boy Records

Other artists

Similar artists

Influences

Contemporaries

Trivia

  • Has three children: Chyna (born 1993), Christopher, Jr. (son of The Notorious B.I.G, born 1996), and Joshua (born 1998).
  • She is of biracial ethnicity.
  • She never met her father, her father left her when she was still young.
  • Half Italian on father's side.

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