Tiffany Evans

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Tiffany Evans
Also known as Tiff, Ms. Tiff
Born (1992-08-04) August 4, 1992 (age 23)
South Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Genres R&B
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003–present
Labels Columbia (2004 — 2010)
Live Love Entertainment
(2012 — present)
Website tiffanyevansofficial.com

Tiffany Evans (born August 4, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and entrepreneur. Born in South Bronx, New York. Evans rose to fame in 2003 as a contestant on "Star Search," hosted by Arsenio Hall. The pint-sized singer, with a magnificent voice, snagged the title of Grand Champion in the junior singer division.[1] She became the first contestant in "Star Search" history to earn a perfect score on all of her performances.[2] Following Evans' victory, she signed a record deal with Columbia Records in the same year. Her self-titled debut album was released in 2008 and included her hit singles "Promise Ring" featuring Ciara and "I'm Grown" featuring Bow Wow.

Life and career[edit]

Tiffany Evans was born in South Bronx, New York to Carol and Lonnie Evan and is the seventh of ten children. At age nine, Evans competed on "Star Search," hosted by Arsenio Hall. The pint-sized singer, with a magnificent voice, snagged the title of Grand Champion in the junior singer division. She became the first contestant in "Star Search" history to earn a perfect score on all of her performances.[2] Later that year, at age ten, Evans inked a recording contract with Columbia Records/Sony Music Entertainment.

In 2004, Evans released her cover of Stacy Lattisaw's 1980 classic "Let Me Be Your Angel."[3] The song served as the first single from Evans' self titled debut EP, which was released on October 12, 2004. The EP contained eight tracks that were all covers and a bonus DVD.[4]

In 2005, Evans made her feature film debut in Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman as Brian Simmons' daughter, played by Perry himself.[5] She also contributed to the movie soundtrack[6] on "Father, Can You Hear Me" featuring Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Tamela Mann, Terrell Carter, and Anya Washington.

2007–09: Debut album Tiffany Evans[edit]

On May 29, 2007, Evans released "Promise Ring" featuring Grammy-winning R&B singer Ciara as the lead single for her self-titled debut album. The Mr. Collipark produced track peaked at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart.[citation needed] It also charted at No. 66 on the U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs[citation needed]. Evans' second single, "I'm Grown" featuring Bow Wow was released on January 22, 2008.[7]

Evans' debut album Tiffany Evans was released April 22, 2008 via Columbia Records.[8] Evans worked with a number of prominent producers including Rodney Jerkins, Soulshock & Karlin, The Clutch, Mr. Collipark and RedOne.

2010–11: Sophomore Album, Departure From Columbia Records[edit]

Not too long after her debut album release, Evans began working on her sophomore album. After signing a management deal with Matthew Knowles of Music World Entertainment, Evans released "I'll Be There" on October 18, 2010 as the lead single off her second album titled Perfect Imperfection. She premiered the official video on BET's 106&Park on January 18, 2011 as the "New Joint of the Day." [9] Unfortunately, promotion for her sophomore album was ceased after Evans announced on March 29, 2011 her departure from Music World Entertainment and Columbia Records.[10]

Following her departure, Evans started her own company called Little Lady Enterprises, which served as her independent label.

On October 1, 2011 Tiffany Evans released a buzz single entitled "Won't Find Me" to give fans a feel of the music that she is preparing to bring to the table while doing everything independently. The single was followed by a video as well.[11]

2012–13: Marriage & Motherhood[edit]

On June 8, 2012, Evans announced in an interview with Essence.com,[12] that she had been married for one year and nine months and was expecting a child with her husband, Lorenzo Henderson. Evans and her husband welcomed their baby girl, Adalia Henderson, on September 25, 2012.[13]

Along with the news of her marriage and pregnancy, Evans also released her first single "If You Love Me", a powerful R&B ballad, from her mixtape 143. The mixtape was released on February 12, 2013.

2014–present: All Me EP, Business Ventures[edit]

On November 4, 2014, Evans released "Baby Don't Go"[14] as a buzz single as she worked on her new EP. The music video, co-starring actor Columbus Short was released on January 16, 2015. The song was featured in an episode of Love & Hip-Hop: New York].

Evans launched her eyewear company Eye Hunee[15] in December 2014. Eye Hunee shades are of the highest quality including its Carl Zeiss lens. The glasses itself were designed by Nature Optics who has designed for Calvin Klein, Diane Von Furstenberg, bebe, Michael Kors and Henri Bendel.

On June 22, 2015, Evans released "On Sight" featuring [[Fetty Wap][16]] as the first single from her All Me EP. The song was co-written by Evans and Rahim "GoToWrites" Roberts. All Me is scheduled to release in fall 2015 via Evans' label Live Love Entertainment.

Discography[edit]

Extended Plays (or EP)

Studio Albums

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Diary of a Mad Black Woman Tiffany Baker credited as Tiffany Evans
Tarzan II Voice Voice role
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 The District Singer In Church
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Tessa Senate

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