Kandi Burruss is not only one of Bravo’s most popular personalities as a longtime member of the hit show “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” (The #1 show on cable for women 18-49), and a soon to be hit spin-off debuting in April called “The Kandi Factory”, she is an ultra successful Grammy winning music artist and songwriter. As former member of one of the 90’s hottest R&B groups Xscape, and then teaming or working with many of music’s biggest names, Kandi is regarded as one of the industry’s great talents and minds.
After Xscape, Burruss teamed with bandmate Tameka “Tiny” Cottle to score the international number one hit “No Scrubs” for TLC. The single received a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, MTV Video Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Soul Train Music Award. That same year, Burruss scored a hit for Destiny’s Child on their second album, “The Writing’s on the Wall“. “Bills, Bills, Bills“, also topped the Billboard “Hot 100” chart & was followed by their second single “Bug a Boo“, also penned by Burruss. Kandi would go on to work with then newcomer Pink by penning her debut single “There You Go” off Pink‘s debut album “Can’t Take Me Home“. Burruss was the first African-American woman ever to win ASCAP’s Songwriter of the Year award in 2000. She won for Songwriter of the year in the Rhythm & Soul category. She won for songwriting credits such as Destiny Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills” and TLC‘s “No Scrubs.” Kandi’s writing credits continued to grow by penning for the likes of Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Boyz II Men, Da Brat, NSYNC, N-Toon, Solo, Usher, Fantasia, Mýa, Joe, MC Lyte and Whitney Houston.
Here “The King Of Kamelot” has an #InTheLab chat with Grammy winner, and “Real Housewife” Kandi Burruss via Spreecast to talk about her incredible music career, her life on The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, recently getting engaged, what to expect on her new spin off “The Kandi Factory”, where she sees the music industry heading and soo much more! Enjoy Kade Nation..
Here are some recent TV Appearances for Kandi Burruss on Access Hollywood and ShowBiz Tonight: