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
Beautiful Surprise
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


Chart (2012) Peak
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