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Tammi Terrell
(Music)
Marvin Gaye
(Music)
Luther Vandross
(Music)
Marks & Spencer
(Food and Beverages)
Dannii Minogue
(Movies & TV)
Shark Tale
(Movie)
 

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Cheryl Lynn

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Cheryl Lynn

Female African-American disco, RB and soul singer known best for her 1978 disco song, [GUI]Got to Be Real[GUI] add

Category: Music

Born in 1957.

Countries: United States (67%), United Kingdom (17%), Australia (17%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Tammi Terrell, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross

Linked to: Columbia Records, Billboard, American Broadcasting Company, HBO

 

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Cheryl Lynn was born in 1957 add something

 

"'Lynda Cheryl Smith"' , known better by her professional name "'Cheryl Lynn"', is a female African-American disco, R&B and soul singer known best for her 1978 disco song, "Got to Be Real" add something


1976

After the episode was broadcast, during the autumn of 1976, record industry executives were calling to contract her add something

 

However, her professional singing career started during 1976 when she obtained a job as a backing vocalist for the national touring company of the musical drama "The Wiz" add something

 

Prior to her appearance on The Wiz, Cheryl taped an episode of the "Gong Show" during the early part of 1976 add something


1981

During 1981, Ray Parker, Jr. produced "Shake It Up Tonight", a major dance & R&B success from Lynn's third album, "In the Night" add something


1982

The 2nd single from the album, "If This World Were Mine" - a 1982 duet with Luther Vandross that cover-versioned a Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell song, has become a classic add something


1989

During 1989, Lynn released the top 10 single, "Every Time I Try To Say Goodbye", from her eighth album, "Whatever It Takes" add something


1990

Lynn began the 1990s without a record contract add something


2003

A 30-Year Celebration", which was broadcast during January 2003 add something


2004

During 2004 she recorded the song "Sweet Kind of Life," which was written and produced by Jam & Lewis, for the animated film and soundtrack to "Shark Tale" add something


2005

On September 19, 2005, Lynn's song "Got to Be Real" was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame add something


2006

On May 23, 2006 Collectables Record Label re-released her 1981 album "In The Night" and 1982's "Instant Love", in twin CD package form add something


2010

On 11 April 2010, "Got to Be Real" charted for the first time in the UK, peaking at number 70 add something

 

Japanese popular music singer Kumi Koda cover-versioned the song for her July 2010 single album "Gossip Candy" as well add something

 

Marks & Spencer - She filmed her first commercial in South Africa, which featured Cheryl Lynn's "Got to Be Real", for their Spring campaign that aired 24 March 2010

 

Dannii Minogue - She filmed her first commercial in South Africa, which featured Cheryl Lynn's "Got to be Real", for their Spring campaign that aired 24 March 2010