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Keyshia Cole

About

Keyshia Myeshia Cole (née Johnson; born October 15, 1981) is an American R&B singer and television personality. Her career began when she met MC Hammer at the age of 12, and later met rapper Tupac Shakur. At the age of 15, she moved to Los Angeles and was later introduced to A&M Records. She released her debut album, The Way It Is (2005), which spawned five singles: "Never" (featuring Eve), "I Changed My Mind", "(I Just Want It) To Be Over", "I Should Have Cheated", and "Love". It was certified gold within 17 weeks, and then platinum just eight weeks later. The album stayed on the charts for over a year, selling over 1.6 million copies.

After A&M folded, Cole released her second album Just Like You (2007) under Geffen Records, and the album debuted and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200. It was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 50th Grammy Awards. The album has been certified platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America, and has sold 1.7 million copies in the US.

A Different Me is Cole's third album, released in 2008. The album debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 322,000, the highest of Cole's career. The album has been certified platinum by the RIAA. Her next album, Calling All Hearts, was released in 2010. The album debuted and peaked at number nine on the Billboard 200, with first week sales of 129,000. The album has sold 400,000 copies in the US as of November 2012.

Cole's fifth album Woman to Woman (2012) debuted at number 10 on the Billboard 200, with first week sales of 96,000, lower than her last effort. The album has sold 329,000 copies in the US as of September 2013.After Geffen folded, Cole's sixth album Point of No Return (2014) was released in 2014 through Interscope Records, and had unsuccessful sales, selling less than 45,000 copies in the US.

Along with her music, Cole has ventured into reality television. She signed to a reality/documentary series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is which aired on BET from 2006 until 2008, giving viewers a closer look into Cole's career and family life with her biological mother and sister. Her second reality show, Family First, premiered in 2012. Her third reality show, Keyshia Cole: All In, premiered in 2015.

Articles

May 14, 2022

Keyshia Cole Sparks Dating Rumors After Saying She Misses Antonio Brown 'A Lot'

Fresh off collaborating with Antonio Brown on the free agent wide receiver's debut album, Keyshia Cole took to social media on Friday and sparked dating rumors.

www.complex.com

March 30, 2022

Chance the Rapper Responds to Keyshia Cole Saying He Never Messaged Her Back About a Collab

Chance the Rapper took to Twitter to respond to Keyshia Cole after the singer said that he never replied to a text that she sent him about a potential collab.

www.complex.com

July 9, 2021

Rapsody, Kiana Ledé, Sinead Harnett & More Hit the Stage at ‘Big Femme Energy’ Release Party

On Thursday, Femme It Forward hosted an intimate listening party in Venice, Calif., in support of the all-new album Big Femme Energy. The project features music from H.E.R, Brandy, Ari Lennox, Keyshia Cole and more.

www.billboard.com

June 28, 2021

Ty Dolla $ign, Erykah Badu Join Lineup for H.E.R.’s Lights On Festival

Bryson Tiller, Ari Lennox, Keyshia Cole and more will perform at second iteration of singer's festival

www.rollingstone.com

Discs

I Don't Wanna Be In Love

February 5, 2021

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Bad Liar (Keyshia Cole Remix)

August 28, 2020

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11:11 Reset

October 20, 2017

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Don't Waste My Time (feat. Young Thug) - Single

September 24, 2015

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Point Of No Return

October 7, 2014

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Point Of No Return (Deluxe)

October 7, 2014

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Woman To Woman EP

January 1, 2012

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Woman To Woman

January 1, 2012

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Woman To Woman (Deluxe Version)

January 1, 2012

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Woman To Woman (Deluxe)

January 1, 2012

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Calling All Hearts (Deluxe)

January 1, 2010

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Calling All Hearts

January 1, 2010

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Heaven Sent

January 1, 2008

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

January 1, 2008

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A Different Me

January 1, 2008

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Let It Go (Marco's Club Joint)

January 1, 2007

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Let It Go

January 1, 2007

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Just Like You

January 1, 2007

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Love, I Thought You Had My Back (Sprint Music Series)

January 1, 2006

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Love (Sprint Music Series)

January 1, 2006

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I Should Have Cheated (Sprint Music Series)

January 1, 2006

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I Changed My Mind (Sprint Music Series)

January 1, 2006

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(I Just Want It) To Be Over [Sprint Music Series]

January 1, 2006

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Silent Night

January 1, 2005

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Live From The Village EP

January 1, 2005

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(I Just Want It) To Be Over

January 1, 2005

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The Way It Is

January 1, 2005

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Never

January 1, 2004

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I Should've Cheated

January 1, 2004

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I Changed My Mind

January 1, 2004

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