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Robin S.

Robin S. (born Robin Stone on April 27, 1962) is a singer-songwriter from Queens, New York who scored success in the 1990s with such hit singles as "Show Me Love" (which was her debut single and a #1 Club hit) and "Luv 4 Luv".

Career

Robin S. was signed by Big Beat Records in 1993, and debut single climbed the charts the same year, as did her first album, also titled Show Me Love. The song, "Show Me Love" peaked at #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play, #1 on the Hot Dance Singles Sales, #7 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks and #5 on the Billboard Hot 100. It also peaked at #4 on the Rhythmic Top 40 chart. The success earned her a spot on the 1994 "American Music Awards" as a performer. The follow up single, "Luv 4 Luv" saw similar success.

After taking time off to work on her songwriting, she began working with producers such as Eric "E-Smoove" Miller and Todd Terry on her second album. Released in 1997 on Atlantic Records, From Now On reflected broader interests for Robin S., encompassing Gospel and Contemporary R&B ballds in addition to Hi-NRG dancefloor material. The album's first single "It Must Be Love" became a huge hit on the dance chart spending 2 weeks at #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. It became a moderate crossover hit on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks chart peaking at #35 and a minor pop hit, peaking at #91 on the Billboard Hot 100. The follow up single "Midnight" reached #3 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play. Robin S.he performed the hit on the Ricki Lake show, the week the single hit Top 10 on the US dance charts. She also appeared on the RuPaul show to promote From Now On, the album sold about 100,000 copies in the US by the end of its albums chart run. Midnight was written by British singer Alison Moyet and it appears on the first Yazoo (band) album, Upstairs at Eric's.

Recent Times

Robin S. completed a successful European tour in 2004, where her music has historically found a larger audience. She has also become a popular performer at 1990's-themed Club/Dance-pop music concerts. As of early 2007, Robin S. is still recording though none of her new material has been released as she is seeking a label.

Robin S. also continues to perform on cruise liners in Europe and in Asia.

In 2008, Robin recorded a new song with up-and-coming European artist 'HONEST,' whose debut album is anticipated for the same year.

Personal

  • Robin S. has two daughters, a son, three grandsons and a granddaughter.
  • Robin S. currently resides in Georgia.

Discography

Albums

Singles

Year Title Album US Pop US R&B Dance/Club Play UK Pop
1993 "Show Me Love" Show Me Love 5 7 1 6
1993 "Luv 4 Luv" Show Me Love 52 53 1 11
1993 "What I Do Best" Show Me Love - 52 - 43
1994 "I Want To Thank You" Show Me Love - - 10 48
1994 "Back it Up" Show Me Love - - - 43
1997 "Show Me Love 97' Mix" Show Me Love - - - 9
1997 "It Must Be Love" From Now On 91 35 1 37
1997 "Midnight" From Now On - - 3 -
1997 "You Got The Love" (with T2) From Now On - - - 62
1999 "Show Me Love" 99' Mix Show Me Love - - 15 -
2002 "Show Me Love" 2002' Mix Show Me Love - - - 61

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