Beautiful Surprise

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Beautiful Surprise
Studio album by Tamia
Released August 28, 2012
Recorded 2010–2012
Genre R&B, soul, pop
Length 43:52
Label Plus 1, EMI
Producer Andre Brissett, Carvin & Ivan, Shep Crawford, Chuck Harmony, Claude Kelly (also exec.), Luke Laird, The Monarch, Salaam Remi, The Runners
Tamia chronology
Between Friends
(2006)
Beautiful Surprise
(2012)
Singles from Tamia
  1. "Beautiful Surprise"
    Released: March 2, 2012
  2. "Give Me You"
    Released: November 19, 2012

Beautiful Surprise is the fifth studio album by Canadian recording artist Tamia. It was released by Plus 1 Music Group and EMI on August 28, 2012.[1] The singer worked with various producers which include Claude Kelly, The Runners, Carvin & Ivan, Salaam Remi, and J. Phoenix.[2] The first single from the album, its title track, was released March 2, 2012. The album received a nomination for Best R&B Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, which was held in February 2013.

The album debuted at number six on US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with first week sales of 41,521 copies.[citation needed] As of October 9, 2012, it has sold over 131,450 copies.[citation needed] The album was released in South Africa on November 19, 2012.[citation needed]

Tamia was on tour with R. Kelly, The Single Ladies Tour, from October through December 2012 in support of the album.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Lose My Mind"   Tamia Hill, Claude Kelly The Runners 4:00
2. "Give Me You"   Kelly Andre Brissett, Claude Kelly 3:34
3. "It's Not Fair"   Kelly Chuck Harmony, Kelly 3:52
4. "Believe in Love"   Hill, Kelly The Runners 3:30
5. "Beautiful Surprise"   Hill, Kelly, Salaam Remi Salaam Remi 3:37
6. "Is It Over Yet"   Billy Kirsch Luke Laird 3:58
7. "Love I'm Yours"   Anthony Crawford, Hill Shep Crawford 5:28
8. "Him"   Hill, Kelly The Runners, The Monarch 4:04
9. "Still Love You"   Jazmine Sullivan, Christopher Barnes, Ivan Barias, Carvin Haggins Carvin & Ivan 3:21
10. "Because of You"   Crawford Crawford 4:21
11. "Still"   Johnta Austin, Bryan Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri Laird 4:07

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 23
US Independent Albums (Billboard) 4
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[3] 6
US iTunes (R&B Albums) 1

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