This Sunday at 9E Behind The Music: Brandy chronicles the Grammy Award-winning artist from her days as young girl singing in her church choir to flourishing into a successful musician and actress. It follows Brandy’s trials and tribulations, both personally and professionally, and illustrates how she re-emergered as a dynamic, hit-making musical recording artist with a successful acting career. At the tender age of 18, Brandy found herself dealing with the high costs of fame, maintaining her “perfect” image, all the while balancing her career as a musician and coping with the pressures of starring in her hit TV series “Moesha.” During this period, Brandy suffered life-altering tragic events, which are chronicled in this “Behind the Music” special. Raising her daughter as a single mom and serving as a role model in her community via her Norwood Kids Foundation, which supports music and the performing arts in public schools, Brandy is on top of her game and currently in the studio working on her debut album for RCA/Chameleon Records set for release later this spring, as well as being a go-to actress for several TV and film roles including her upcoming role in Tyler Perry’s film “The Marriage Counselor,” as well as her roles on “90210,” BET’s scripted series “The Game” and serving as a mentor on the reality TV talent show for kids entitled “Majors and Minors.”
Ice Cube’s career spans over three decades from being a founding member of the rap group NWA to becoming a blockbuster movie star, Behind The Music covers it all. Growing up in the ghetto, Ice Cube had to face gang violence and drug dealers on a daily basis before finding music as his getaway. Teaming up with his neighborhood friends they formed NWA which helped them speak out about growing up in the ghetto.
Following a split and going solo Ice Cube decided to jump into the movie industry and got a starring role in the film ‘Boyz N The Hood’. Since starring in the hit movie Ice Cube’s acting career and producer role has been a busy one with movies and TV shows as ‘Friday’, ‘Barbershop’, ‘Three Kings’ and ‘Are We There Yet?’. And that is just a snippet of Ice Cube’s story. On Sunday April 29th at 7ET/4PT, Behind The Music tells you all you need to know about Ice Cube’s storied career.
Enrique Iglesias comes from a musical family and it shouldn’t be a surprise to see how huge of a superstar he has become. Conquering the Latin music scene Enrique crossed over to the mainstream in 1999 when the Latin Music scene was just starting to break into the mainstream. Once he was on the scene there was no way in stopping him and since then he has sold more than 58 million records worldwide.
On Sunday April 15th At 7ET/4PT Behind The Music will take you on a journey that will show you a side of Enrique Iglesias that is rarely seen. He chats about how he has become the man he is, his relationship with Anna Kournikova and the issues he’s dealt with regarding his career. Not only will you hear from Enrique himself but also from his childhood friend Andres Restrepo, chart-topper Pitbull and Universal Republic Records President & CEO Monte Lipman.
The journey begins Sunday April 15th At 7ET/4PT.
This Sunday, April 1st, Behind The Music takes an inside look at the life and career of the Queen of R&B Mary J. Blige. From her never-ending search for love to surviving a tumultuous past, Mary J. Blige has had a storyed career and Behind The Music is here to take you through it.
Mary J. Blige was signed to a record deal instantly when her remake of Anita Baker’s ‘Caught Up In A Rapture’ was heard by Uptown Records President Andre Harrell. Since then Mary has blossomed into one of the most outstanding artists in recent times. Mary J. Blige has won three Grammy Awards for her top selling album ‘The Breakthrough’ and she sang for President Obama at the Inauguration Day ceremony in 2009.
This is just a tiny piece of Mary J. Blige’s story. Tune In Sunday, April 1st at 7ET/4PT for Behind The Music with Mary J. Blige.
From American Idol to top the charts, Adam Lambert has already had a storied history in the music industry. Behind The Music returns March 25th at 7ET/4PT with a new episode featuring Adam Lambert. You’ll see never-before-seen home video footage, interviews with family, friends, industry experts and musical luminaries.
Adam comes clean to Behind The Music about the difficulties he’s faced in the industry for being too bold, too offensive and too gay. He chats about who he really is and the obstacles he has overcome to get where he is today.
Behind The Music with Adam Lambert airs Sunday March 25th, at 7ET/4PT.