BRANDY TO RELEASE OFFICIAL FIRST SINGLE “PUT IT DOWN” FEATURING CHRIS BROWN AVAILABLE AT ALL DIGITAL PROVIDERS MAY 8TH FROM HER FORTHCOMING ALBUM TWO ELEVEN SET FOR RELEASE THIS SUMMER ON RCA/ CHAMELEON RECORDS
(New York – April 26, 2012) R&B/pop singer songwriter and superstar actress Brandy announces today the release of her official first single “Put It Down” featuring Chris Brown which will be available at all digital providers on May 8th and impacting Urban and Rhythm radio formats on June 4th. Click here to listen. “Put it Down” was produced by Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford and Sean Garrett and co-written by Chris Brown, Shondrae Crawford, and Sean Garrett. This track is Brandy’s follow up to one of the most talked about reunions of the year, her duet with Monica “It All Belongs To Me.” Written and produced by Rico Love, “It All Belongs To Me” the much buzzed about track was spotlighted by NPR’s “The Record,” USA Today’s “Pick of the Week” and People Magazine’s “Hot Singles” with massive raves for the single and the Chris Robinson-directed video from the LA Times and Perez Hilton to name a few.
Brandy Norwood is a superstar actress, R&B/pop singer, songwriter, host, spokesmodel and record producer. She is currently in the studio working on her debut RCA/Chameleon Records album entitled TWO ELEVEN which is scheduled for release this summer. Crafted by Breyon Prescott, album collaborators include Timbaland (Justin Timberlake, Missy Elliot, Jay-Z), Bangladesh (Ke$ha, Usher, Nicki Minaj), Mario Winans (Mariah, Puffy, Keyshia Cole ), Danja (Britney Spears, Jamie Foxx, Keri Hilson), Hit Boy (Eminem, Lil Wayne, Kanye West), Noah 40 Shebib (Drake, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne), along with hit making songwriters Sean Garrett (Usher, Beyonce, Britney Spears), Rico Love (Usher, Beyonce, Chris Brown), Ester Dean (Katy Perry, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera), Frank Ocean (Justin Bieber, John Legend, Tyler, the Creator), and Chris Brown, to name a few. Ranked by the RIAA as one of the best-selling female artists in American music history, Brandy has sold more than 20.5 million albums worldwide, while receiving a plethora of awards, including a Grammy, an American Music Award, two Soul Train Music Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, three Billboard Awards, four MTV Awards, six Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, two Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards and three BMI Awards. She arrived with a self-titled debut album at the age of fifteen and went on to record a series of hit CDs that established her as one of the successful R&B/pop female vocalists to emerge in a generation. Brandy is a cast member of BET’s top-rated scripted series “The Game,” receiving rave reviews and will be appearing in Tyler Perry’s upcoming Lionsgate release, “The Marriage Counselor.”