Ashanti

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Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress. Ashanti is most famous for her eponymous debut album, which featured the hit song "Foolish", and sold over 503,000 copies in its first week of release throughout the U.S. in April 2002. The album set a Soundscan record as the biggest opening week sales for a new female artist, outselling debuts by Alicia Keys and Lauryn Hill. In the same week, she became the first female performer to simultaneously hold the top two places on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with "Foolish", and "What's Luv?" (with Fat Joe). Ashanti broke records again by having three top ten songs, "Foolish," "What's Luv?" and "Always on Time", on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the same week, being the first woman to accomplish this feat and being second only to the Beatles. In 2003, the self-titled debut album won Ashanti her first Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B album. As of 2008, Ashanti has sold over 15 million records worldwide. Ashanti ended the decade (2000–09) as the third top new R&B artist behind Alicia Keys and Beyoncé.although she was the best female selling artist of the early 2000s She also ended the decade at number 38 on the Top Artist of the Decade list. She is currently on the list of The Twenty Best Selling Music Singles Since 1990 for her single Foolish for selling 8.4 million copies to-date.

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Age: 34
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: R&B singer-songwriter`s eponymous debut album in 2002 featured the hit song Foolish

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Ashanti is currently dating Darnell Dockett.
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2015 Stuck Eve
2014 Fallout Asylum The Preacher
2013 Christmas in the City Teanna
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction Betty
2007 Army Wives Latasha Monclair, Latasha Durant
2006 John Tucker Must Die Heather
2005 Coach Carter Kyra
2005 The Muppets' Wizard of Oz Dorothy Gale
2005 Diamond Life -
2002 American Dreams Dionne Warwick
2001 The Proud Family Randi

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I`m not trying to not do music. There`s just a feeling when you create a hot record and have people fall in love with your record. There`s nothing like that feeling.

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Nominated for 9 Awards | Won 1

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