Angel (Angela Winbush song)
|Single by Angela Winbush|
|from the album Sharp|
|Angela Winbush singles chronology|
"Angel" is the first single from Angela Winbush's solo debut, Sharp.
As half of the duo of René & Angela, Winbush had two number-one R&B hits with "Save Your Love (For #1)" and "Your Smile." After a decade, René Moore and Winbush went their separate ways. "Angel", her solo-debut, spent two weeks at the top of the US Billboard R&B chart. It was also named by Billboard the number nine most successful R&B single of 1987. . Despite the success, "Angel" did not make the Hot 100.
The single was nominated for a 1988 Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single, Female. The song also helped Winbush get nominated for Female Album of the Year.
A video for "Angel" was released as a download on iTunes in May 2007.
- Billboard Hot R&B Hits 1987
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- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 632.
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