She released her gold-certified album Precious in '94, and has been an active musician since.
She has won several awards and been nominated for two grammy awards.
Her seventh studio album The Rise of the Phoenix was released in 2017.
During a decades-spanning career that began during the tail end of the new jack swing era, sophisticated vocalist Chanté Moore has placed over a dozen songs on Billboard’s R&B chart. The daughter of a minister, Moore grew up on gospel music and albums by George Duke and Lee Ritenour, and sometimes applied her lyrics to their music.Event Info
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Moore decided as a teenager that she wanted to become a singer after an inspirational performance in a high-school rendition of The Wiz. At the age of 22, she was discovered by producer and executive Louil Silas, who signed her to Silas Records, his MCA subsidiary.
In 1992, Moore was featured on El DeBarge's Top 15 R&B single "You Know What I Like," and she released Precious, her debut album. Propelled by the singles "Love's Taken Over" and "It's Alright," it went gold. Three more albums for Silas/MCA, all of which either dented or flirted with the Top Ten of the R&B Albums chart, followed through 2000.
Moore signed with the Shanachie label in 2011, where Moore Is More landed in 2013. Around the same time, she appeared in TV One's R&B Divas spin-off R&B Divas LA. Her latest albut The Rise of the Phoenix, as well as the holiday album Christmas Back to You, followed in 2017.