Aretha, Celine, Brandy…

With a career lasting over 2 decades, Brandy has proven time over time that no last name is necessary!

The Grammy Award winner grew up in front of the camera. A bonified triple-threat Brandy has found fame as a recording artist and an actress.

The frontrunner of shows like Moesha and The Game; and films like I Know What You Did Last Summer. Brandy’s even lent her talents to the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical, Chicago as the spirited Roxy Hart.

Take a look back at everyone’s favorite “It Girl” over the years in our latest Star Transformation!

Star Transformation: Brandy was originally published on kissrichmond.com

1. 38th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations

38th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA – JANUARY 4: Singer Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, singer Marty Stuart, singer Brandy and singer Tim McGraw attend the 38th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations on January 4, 1996 at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,music,singer,california,1990-1999,brandy norwood,grammy awards,edmonds,universal city,tim mcgraw,babyface – musician,marty stuart – musician

2. The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

THE 50TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS — Pictured: Singer/actress Brandy Norwood on the red carpet at the 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA on September 13, 1998 — Photo by: Margaret Norton/NBCU Photo Bank vertical,color image,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,portrait,smiling,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,outdoors,braided hair,sleeveless top,dress,1990-1999,red carpet event,shrine auditorium,hand on hip,annual primetime emmy awards,brandy norwood,choice,hairstyle,appliqué,cornrow braids,50th annual primetime emmy awards

3. Seventh Annual Billboard Music Awards – Press Room

Seventh Annual Billboard Music Awards – Press Room

LAS VEGAS – DECEMBER 4: Singer Mariah Carey and singer Brandy attend the Seventh Annual Billboard Music Awards on December 4, 1996 at the Aladdin Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,music,singer,1990-1999,nevada,las vegas,brandy norwood,mariah carey,billboard music awards

4. Brandy Portrait Session

Brandy Portrait Session

LOS ANGELES – 2002: Singer and actress Brandy Norwood poses for a portrait in 2002 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images) vertical,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,looking at camera,portrait,music,television show,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,brandy norwood

5. Brandy Portrait Session

Brandy Portrait Session

LOS ANGELES – 2002: Singer and actress Brandy Norwood poses for a portrait in 2002 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry Langdon/Getty Images) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,music,television show,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,brandy norwood

6. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno – Season 7

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno – Season 7

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO — Episode 1540 — Pictured: Brandy Norwood on February 5, 1999 — (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) vertical,color image,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,musician,usa,portrait,television show,singer,actress,california,night,1990-1999,waving,dreadlocks,walking,brandy norwood,choice,hairstyle,burbank,the tonight show with jay leno,talkshow,1999,season 7

7. ‘Hustle & Flow’ Premieres in Hollywood

‘Hustle & Flow’ Premieres in Hollywood

Singer and actor Brandy (L) and her brother Ray J (R) arrive for the premiere of ‘Hustle & Flow’ at the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. (Photo by Axel Koester/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,arrival,actor,singer,males,hollywood – california,film premiere,red carpet event,brother,brandy norwood,ray j,hustle & flow,cinerama dome – hollywood,premiere event

8. MTV MOVIE AWARDS 1998 EVENING IN SANTA MONICA

MTV MOVIE AWARDS 1998 EVENING IN SANTA MONICA

(Original Caption) Singer Brandy. (Photo by Ronald Siemoneit/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,waist up,singer,city of los angeles,african-american ethnicity,1990-1999,human interest,brandy norwood,santa monica

9. Ron Galella Archive – File Photos 2011

Ron Galella Archive – File Photos 2011

Singer Whitney Houston, singer Brandy and singer Bobby Brown attend the Screening of Walt Disney Television & ABC Present ‘Cinderella’ on October 13, 1997 at Mann’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,music,film industry,singer,hollywood – california,whitney houston,bobby brown – singer,mann theaters,brandy norwood,disney,cinderella,tcl chinese theatre

10. The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards

THE 50TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS — Pictured: Presenter Brandy Norwood during the 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA on September 13, 1998 — (Photo by: Margaret C. Norton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) vertical,color image,people,formalwear,one person,arts culture and entertainment,musician,usa,adult,portrait,television show,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,females,women,dress,fashion,event,1990-1999,award,dreadlocks,evening wear,awards ceremony,shrine auditorium,annual primetime emmy awards,floral pattern,brandy norwood,choice,embroidery,emmy awards,hairstyle,presenter,1998,50th annual primetime emmy awards

11. Seventeen Magazine’s Summer 2001 party

Seventeen Magazine’s Summer 2001 party

Singers Brandy Norwood and her brother Ray J. at the House of Blues for Seventeen Magazine’s Summer 2001 party. (Photo by Jody Cortes/Sygma/Sygma via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,party – social event,music,singer,city of los angeles,males,brother,brandy norwood,ray j,magazine – publication

12. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – Season 13

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – Season 13

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO — Episode 2742 — Pictured: Musical guest Brandy performs on July 13, 2004 — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) vertical,indoors,color image,photography,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,radio,television show,performance,singer,california,dancing,humor,brandy norwood,burbank,2000s style,the tonight show with jay leno,musical guest,talkshow,season 13,late night television

13. Brandy during the MOBO Awards

Brandy during the MOBO Awards

American singer Brandy during the MOBO Awards 2004 at the Royal Albert Hall. (Photo by Yui Mok – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images) vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,music,uk,london – england,singer,brandy norwood,mobo awards,royal albert hall

14. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – Season 10

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno – Season 10

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO — Episode 2233 — Pictured: Singer Brandy performs on March 28, 2002 — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) vertical,indoors,color image,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,musician,usa,radio,television show,performance,singer,california,night,brandy norwood,choice,performer,season 10,burbank,2000s style,the tonight show with jay leno,talkshow,late night television

15. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO — Episode 1379 — Air Date 05/14/1998 — Pictured: Musical guest Brandy performs on May 14, 1998 — Photo by: NBCU Photo Bank vertical,color image,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,musician,usa,portrait,music,television show,performance,singer,california,sleeveless top,1990-1999,humor,guest,singing,brandy norwood,choice,r&b,soul music,burbank,jay leno – television host,guitar,the tonight show with jay leno,musical guest,talkshow,season 6,late night television

16. NBC Press Tour July 2006

NBC Press Tour July 2006

NBC PRESS TOUR JULY 2006 — ‘America’s Got Talent’ Session, Pasadena, Calif. — Pictured: Brandy (Photo by Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) vertical,color image,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,portrait,headshot,television show,smiling,singer,california,event,gold,reality tv,hoop earring,press conference,brandy norwood,choice,popular music tour,pasadena – california,judge – entertainment,2006,2000s style,america’s got talent,gold hoop earring

17. Clive Davis And The Recording Academy’s 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson – Roaming Inside

Clive Davis And The Recording Academy’s 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala And Salute To Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson – Roaming Inside

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 11: Singer Brandy Norwood attends Clive Davis and The Recording Academy’s 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 11, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,singer,california,gala,the beverly hilton hotel,respect,brandy norwood,grammy awards,clive davis,national academy of recording arts and sciences,54th grammy awards,richard branson,beverly hills – california

18. Celebrity Sightings In New York City – April 11, 2012

Celebrity Sightings In New York City – April 11, 2012

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 11: Actress and singer Brandy Norwood leaves the ‘Live With Kelly’ taping at the ABC Lincoln Center Studios on April 11, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,usa,new york city,waist up,singer,actress,brandy norwood,leaving

19. 2012 Billboard Music Awards – Arrivals

2012 Billboard Music Awards – Arrivals

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 20: Singer Brandy Norwood arrives at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic) celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,arrival,music,singer,fashion,award,nevada,las vegas,brandy norwood,mgm grand garden arena,billboard music awards

20. 2012 BET Awards – Show

2012 BET Awards – Show

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 01: Singer Brandy Norwood performs onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images For BET) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,performance,singer,california,city of los angeles,black entertainment television,shrine auditorium,bet awards,brandy norwood

21. 2012 BET Awards – Press Room

2012 BET Awards – Press Room

LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 01: Singer Brandy Norwood poses in the press room at the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,musician,usa,looking at camera,portrait,headshot,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,fashion,award,shrine auditorium,bet awards,brandy norwood,press room

22. Celebrity Sightings In New York City – October 17, 2012

Celebrity Sightings In New York City – October 17, 2012

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 17: Actress and singer Brandy Norwood leaves the ‘Big Morning Buzz’ taping at the VH1 Studios on October 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images) vertical,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,new york city,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,smiling,singer,actress,black hair,green color,bracelet,long hair,blouse,brandy norwood,leaving,wavy hair,graphic print,green blouse

23. Watch What Happens Live – Season 8

Watch What Happens Live – Season 8

WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE — Episode 830 — Pictured: Brandy Norwood — (Photo by: Peter Kramer/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) vertical,color image,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,looking at camera,portrait,television show,smiling,singer,actress,females,fashion,2012,2010,human abdomen,brandy norwood,season 8,belly button,talkshow,2010-2019

24. ‘VH1 Divas’ 2012 – Red Carpet

‘VH1 Divas’ 2012 – Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 16: Singer Brandy attends ‘VH1 Divas’ 2012 at The Shrine Auditorium on December 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,television show,singer,california,city of los angeles,award,shrine auditorium,brandy norwood,vh1 divas

25. EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women

EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women

LOS ANGELES, CA – MAY 10: Actress / Singer Brandy attends the EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on May 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,women,stadium,walking,brandy norwood,non-profit organization,los angeles memorial coliseum,revlon,entertainment industry foundation

26. ‘Verses And Flow’ Season 4 Taping Presented By TV One

‘Verses And Flow’ Season 4 Taping Presented By TV One

HOLLYWOOD, CA – MAY 08: Brandy Norwood arrives at ‘Verses And Flow’ Season 4 taping presented by TV One at Siren Studios on May 8, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,looking at camera,waist up,arrival,portrait,music,singer,actress,california,hollywood – california,brandy norwood,filming,siren studios,season 4

27. Uptown Pre-Oscar Gala Honoring Lee Daniels

Uptown Pre-Oscar Gala Honoring Lee Daniels

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 19: R&B Singer/Actress Brandy attends the Uptown Pre-Oscar Gala Honoring Lee Daniels at Fig & Olive Melrose Place on February 19, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage) vertical,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,lee daniels,looking at camera,portrait,movie,film industry,headshot,singer,actress,california,west hollywood,city,gala,respect,red carpet event,brandy norwood,restaurant,r&b,academy awards,pre-oscar party,fig & olive,2015,87th annual academy awards,pre-party

28. Los Angeles Opening Of ‘Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour’

Los Angeles Opening Of ‘Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour’

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 27: Singer Brandy Norwood and daughter SyÕrai attend the Los Angeles opening of ‘Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour’ at Staples Center on January 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,music,movie,film industry,singer,california,city of los angeles,females,daughter,staples center,brandy norwood,opening event,michael jackson: the immortal world tour

29. Sinlesslife Web And Jewelry Collection Launch Party

Sinlesslife Web And Jewelry Collection Launch Party

HOLLYWOOD, CA – OCTOBER 09: Singer Brandy arrives at the Sinlesslife web and jewelry collection launch party at Falcon Restaurant on October 9, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Maury Phillips/WireImage) vertical,celebrities,full length,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topics,topix,bestof,arrival,portrait,singer,actress,california,fashion,hollywood – california,launch event,brandy norwood,jewelry,fashion collection

30. ‘Chicago’ Cast Photo Call

‘Chicago’ Cast Photo Call

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 17: Brandy Norwood attends the CHICAGO photo call at Ripley-Grier Studios on April 17, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) vertical,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,musician,usa,new york city,looking at camera,singer,actress,chicago – illinois,viewpoint,brandy norwood,photo call,2015

31. 2015 BET Awards – Cricket Green Lounge

2015 BET Awards – Cricket Green Lounge

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 28: Singer/actress Brandy Norwood attends the Cricket green lounge during the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/BET/Getty Images for BET) vertical,color image,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,looking at camera,smiling,singer,actress,california,city of los angeles,black hair,three quarter length,silver colored,red carpet event,afro,bet awards,hand on hip,brandy norwood,medium-length hair,long sleeved,high collar,flared dress,two-toned dress,a-line,three quarter length sleeve,2015,black color,microsoft theater,michael costello – designer label,two tone – color

32. The Paley Center For Media’s Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television

The Paley Center For Media’s Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – OCTOBER 26: Actress / Singer Brandy Norwood attends the Paley Center For Media’s Tribute To African-American Achievements In Television at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 26, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic) vertical,color image,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,headshot,television show,smiling,singer,actress,the media,blue,california,african-american ethnicity,black hair,tribute event,achievement,bangs,brandy norwood,medium-length hair,regent beverly wilshire hotel,four seasons hotel,mascara,eye make-up,2015,beverly hills – california,paley center for media,paley center for media – los angeles,bobbed hair

33. 2015 MBK Entertainment Holiday Concert & Party

2015 MBK Entertainment Holiday Concert & Party

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 15: Singer Brandy Norwood aka Brandy attends the 2015 MBK Entertainment Holiday Concert & Party at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on December 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage) vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,music,smiling,singer,brandy norwood,b.b. king’s blues club,2015

34. Entertainment Lawyer Of The Year Awards Dinner

Entertainment Lawyer Of The Year Awards Dinner

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – MAY 17: Singer Brandy Norwood performs at the Entertainment Lawyer Of The Year Awards Dinner honoring Darrell D. Miller at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 17, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,waist up,performance,singer,california,award,the beverly hilton hotel,respect,dinner,brandy norwood,lawyer,beverly hills – california

35. Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show – Day 1

Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show – Day 1

ATLANTA, GA – AUGUST 20: Recording artist Brandy Norwood attends Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show at Georgia World Congress Center on August 20, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,musician,usa,music,headshot,smiling,singer,beauty,fashion,georgia – us state,brandy norwood,pop musician,fashion show,pop music,beauty product,hairstyle,atlanta – georgia

36. Primary Wave 11th Annual Pre-GRAMMY Party – Arrivals

Primary Wave 11th Annual Pre-GRAMMY Party – Arrivals

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 11: Singer / Actress Brandy attends the Primary Wave 11th Annual Pre-GRAMMY Party at The London West Hollywood on February 11, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,looking at camera,portrait,music,headshot,smiling,singer,actress,california,west hollywood,the london hotel – los angeles,annual event,brandy norwood,pre-party,pre-grammy party

37. 2017 Atlanta Funkfest

2017 Atlanta Funkfest

ATLANTA, GA – MAY 21: Singer Brandy Norwood performs in concert at 2017 Atlanta Funkfest at Wolf Creek Amphitheater on May 21, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/FilmMagic) vertical,photography,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,musician,usa,music,performance,singer,georgia – us state,music festival,brandy norwood,atlanta – georgia

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