Raven-Symoné, December 11, 2010
Background information Birth name Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman Also known as Raven Born December 10, 1985
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Genres R&B, hip hop, soul Occupations Actress, singer-songwriter, dancer, television producer, model, musician Instruments Vocals, piano Years active 1989–present Labels MCA, Crash, RayBlaze, Hollywood, Universal Motown Associated acts The Cheetah Girls Website Raven-Symoné Myspace page
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman (born December 10, 1985), known professionally as Raven-Symoné (pronounced "Raven-Symone", as though unaccented), or simply Raven, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, comedian, dancer, television producer and model. Symoné launched her successful career in 1989 after appearing in The Cosby Show as Olivia. She released her debut album, Here's to New Dreams in 1993; the single, "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" charted number 68 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The next album, Undeniable, was released on May 4, 1999.
Symoné appeared in several successful television series, such as The Cosby Show and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 2003, Symoné went on to star in the highly successful Disney Channel series, That's So Raven in which Symoné starred as Raven Baxter, a psychic teenager who tried her best to keep her psychic powers a secret. Symoné starred in the series from 2003 until 2007. During her time on That's So Raven, Symoné released her third studio album, This is My Time (2004) which was Symoné's best selling solo album to date, charting at number 51 on the Billboard 200. After a year of the end of That's So Raven, she released her fourth studio album, Raven-Symoné (2008). The album was a major failure by not repeating the success of the previous album, charting at number 159 on the Billboard 200. During 2003 to 2006, she participated in four soundtracks from Disney, RIAA-certified double-platinum album, The Cheetah Girls (2003), RIAA-certified gold album, That's So Raven (2004), That's So Raven Too! (2006) and RIAA-certified platinum album, The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), all soundtracks sold a combined 4.1 million copies in the U.S. alone and all made a huge success in the Billboard 200, including a soundtrack in the Top 5 chart. As of April 2008, Symoné solo career has sold 314,000 albums in the United States.
She transitioned to a film career, starring in several films aimed at young audiences, including Dr. Dolittle (1998), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), College Road Trip (2008), and successful television films, including Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999), The Cheetah Girls (2003), its sequel Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), For One Night (2006), Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010). Raven has also lent her voice to the animated series Kim Possible, for the character Monique and films such as Disney‘s Tinker Bell. Raven-Symoné also owns a "how-to" video website, Raven-Symoné Presents. Since June 2011, Symoné has starred in the ABC Family comedy series State of Georgia as Georgia Chamberlain, an aspiring actress with a huge ego who moves to New York City to try her hand at an acting career.
1993–1999: Here's to New Dreams and Undeniable era
Raven-Symoné began her singing career at the age of five, when she signed with MCA Records. She spent that year and the next taking vocal lessons from Missy Elliott. Her debut album, Here's to New Dreams, was released on June 22, 1993, which spawned two singles: "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" and "Raven Is the Flavor". "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" reached #68 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album however was not successful, and due to low sales she was dropped from MCA Records in 1995. The album sold over 73,000 in US.
In 1996, Raven-Symoné and her father founded RayBlaze Records, in which she signed a distribution deal with Crash Records for her second album Undeniable, which was released in May 1999. The album sold over 2,000 in US. The album yielded one single: a cover of Stevie Wonder's "With a Child's Heart". To support the album Undeniable, Symoné went on tour as the opening act for fellow Jive artist 'N Sync's The 'N Sync Tour in 1998/1999
2003–2006: Commercially Successful Soundtracks and This Is My Time era
In 2003, she recorded the classic Stevie Wonder, Superstition, as the main theme for the film, The Haunted Mansion. She signed a deal with Hollywood Records, a Disney-owned label. The film soundtrack, The Cheetah Girls, debuted at #33 on the Billboard Top 200 and is certified for Double Platinum sales by the RIAA for sales of 2 million copies, was the second best selling soundtrack of 2004, behind Shrek.
In 2004, Symoné released a five-track EP with Hollywood Records on January 1, 2004 prior to the release of This Is My Time, containing "Backflip", "Bump", "Overloved", "What Is Love?", and "Mystify". Released to promote the full-length album, the EP was only available in select stores and is now very rare. On September 21, 2004, she released her third studio album, This Is My Time, which included the single "Backflip", which received heavy rotation on Disney Channel, and premiered on BET via an Access Granted special. This Is My Time debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and at number fifty-one on the official Billboard 200, with moderately successful first week sales of 19,000 copies (best debut in the chart to date); making it Symoné's first album to enter the chart in the United States. It was in the top 100 for thirteen weeks, selling about 235,000 copies up to February 2, 2007, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The four songs from the album were incorporated into soundtracks from Disney films: The Lion King 1½ ("Grazing in the Grass"); The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement ("This Is My Time"); Ice Princess ("Bump"); and Go Figure ("Life Is Beautiful"). In the same year, also recorded music for That's So Raven's first original television soundtrack. The soundtrack debuted and peaked at #44 on the Billboard 200 and is now certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 copies.
In 2006, also recorded music for That's So Raven Too!'s second original television soundtrack. The soundtrack debuted and peaked at #44 on the Billboard 200 and selling about 200,000 copies up to April 2007, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album contains five new songs written and sung by Raven, includes hit single, Some Call It Magic, friendship songs like "Friends" with Anneliese van der Pol, there's also collaborations with Orlando Brown for "Little by Little" and Kyle Massey for "Let's Stick Together". The film soundtrack, The Cheetah Girls 2, debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 and is certified for Platinum sales by the RIAA for sales of 1.3 million copies. This soundtrack contained three unreleased songs their soils and seven other songs as part of the group The Cheetah Girls. After the success of Raven's third album, This Is My Time (2004), Crash Records sold their rights to the material on Undeniable to TMG Records, who in cooperation with RayBlaize and her then-current label Hollywood Records, re-released it on October 31, 2006 as, From Then Until. The re-release included the music video for "With A Child's Heart" as well as some behind-the-scenes footage and live performances. The album sold over 8,000 in US. In support of her third studio album and That's So Raven Too! soundtrack, which was the second soundtrack album from the series. Raven-Symoné embarked on her first headlining tour. The This Is My Time Tour kicked off on May 19, 2006 in Richmond, VA and concluded on October 21, 2006 in Columbia, SC.
2008–present: Raven-Symoné and Upcoming fifth studio album era
Her fourth studio album Raven-Symoné was released on April 29, 2008. The album features production by Sean Garrett (Beyoncé), The JAM (Leona Lewis), Knightwritaz, and The Clutch (Timbaland, Ciara). The only single released was "Double Dutch Bus", a cover of Frankie Smith's 1981 funk track. The single was released to radio on February 9, while the video was released on February 18, 2008. The album debuted at #159 on Billboard's Top 200. To promote the album she planned to headline her first all-arena tour "The Pajama Party Tour" in Spring 2008, but due to what promoters call "unforeseen difficulties" the tour was postponed until further notice. Later on, Raven-Symoné confirmed that the tour would be re-scheduled and would kick off in the Summer of 2008. The tour now dubbed the Raven-Symoné: Live Tour kicked off in July 2008, and continued through 2009.
During her 2008 Summer tour, it was officially announced that after completing her 2 CD deal with Hollywood Records, she would not renew her contract with the label.
In an interview in January 2011, she told to OnTheRedCarpet.com that she has working on her fifth album. Da Beat Kadetz formerly known as The TriGz may be working on the project, with Manny Streetz (from Da Beat Kadetz) as executive producer. Raven revealed to Billboard that she would like to work with Sean Garrett again and that it will be R&B with an "alternative base for lyrics".
1985–1992: Early life and career beginnings with The Cosby Show
Raven-Symoné was born in Atlanta, Georgia to Lydia (née Gaulden) and Christopher B. Pearman. At age three, her family moved to Ossining, New York where she attended Park School. As an infant, she worked for Atlanta's Young Faces Inc. Modeling Agency and was featured in local print advertisements. At age two, she worked with Ford Models in New York City and appeared in ads for Ritz crackers, Jell-O, Fisher-Price, and Cool Whip.
In 1989, Raven-Symoné auditioned for a part in the Bill Cosby movie, Ghost Dad. At three years old she was considered too young for the role, but Bill Cosby liked her so much that he found a part for her on his show, The Cosby Show, as his step-granddaughter Olivia. She made her debut in the premiere episode of the show's sixth season, and remained until the series finale in 1992. She then appeared as the younger version of Halle Berry's starring character, a headstrong biracial slave, in the TV movie Queen: The Story of an American Family, based on the book by Alex Haley.
1993–2001: Film debut and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
In 1993, one year after The Cosby Show ended, she landed the role of Nicole Lee on the show Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. She made her debut in the third episode of the show's second season, and remained until the series finale in 1997.
In 1994, During her time on the show (Hangin' with Mr. Cooper), she had her first big screen role in the movie The Little Rascals, playing Stymie's girlfriend. The Little Rascals had a hit performance at the box office, earning $67,308,282 worldwide during its theatrical run.
In 1999, she won her first major role in theatrical movie, she was cast in the Eddie Murphy comedy Dr. Dolittle, as Charisse Dolittle, the oldest daughter of Murphy's character. Dr. Dolittle had a hit performance at the box office, earning $294,456,605 worldwide during its theatrical run. In the same year, she also appeared in Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century as Nebula, her first production under Disney.
In 2001, she was cast in the sequel Eddie Murphy comedy Dr. Dolittle 2 as Charisse Dolittle, the oldest daughter of Murphy's character. Dr. Dolittle 2 had a hit performance at the box office, earning $176,104,344 worldwide during its theatrical run. In the same year, she participated in two episodes of the comedy series, My Wife and Kids as Charmaine, her first production under ABC. It was one of the factors for the controversy output of actress Jazz Raycole of the show's cast. It was publicly reported that she was pulled from the series by her mother over concerns about the second season opening storyline in which Raycole (as Claire) finds her friend Charmaine has become pregnant.
2002–2007: Kim Possible, That's So Raven, and The Cheetah Girls
In 2002, Symoné was given the voice role of Monique on Kim Possible as the best friend of Kim Possible. Symoné had a recurring role, as she was featured in all seasons of the show, and participated in the two films for the series, Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (2003) and Kim Possible: So the Drama (2005). Also in 2002, Symoné auditioned for a role on an up-coming series for the Disney Channel titled Absolutely Psychic, about a teenager with psychic abilities. She actually auditioned for the recurring role of Chelsea Daniels, but her role was changed to the lead character Raven Baxter and the series name changed to That's So Raven. The series debuted on January 17, 2003 and ended on November 10, 2007, becoming the Disney Channel's highest-rated and longest-running series. The title character draws on her talent, ingenuity, psychic powers and a variety of disguises to get in and out of amusing adolescent and pre-adolescent situations. It spawned a franchise including soundtracks, dolls, episode DVDs, and video games. That's So Raven was nominated for Outstanding Children's Program during the 2005 and 2007 Emmy Awards. That's So Raven, was the first Disney Channel series to have four seasons and 100 episodes. Merchandise has earned to date $400 million. The show also launched the channel's first spin-off series, Cory in the House.
In 2003, she starred as lead singer Galleria Garibaldi in The Cheetah Girls, a Disney Channel Original Movie about four city girls who dream of becoming superstars. The movie was the channel's first musical and was the basis for another franchise, including dolls, video games, platinum-selling soundtracks and more. The film also starred Adrienne Bailon as Chanel Simmons, Sabrina Bryan as Dorinda Thomas, and Kiely Williams as Aquanette Walker. The film was directed by Oz Scott, and produced by Grammy-winner Whitney Houston. It attracted more than 6.5 million viewers opening night, making it (at the time) Disney Channel's most-watched movie and most highest-rated Disney Channel of 2003.
In 2004, during her time on the show (That's So Raven), Raven-Symoné provided the voice of Danielle in Fat Albert.It had a moderate performance at the box office, earning $48,551,322 million worldwide during its theatrical run. She made an appearance in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement as Princess Asana, during which she sang a duet with Academy Award/Grammy-winner Julie Andrews. It was her first film with Walt Disney Pictures. It was also a hit performance at the box office, earning $134,734,481 million worldwide during its theatrical run. The sequel television film, Zenon: Z3 a Disney Channel Original Movie, included Raven-Symoné as Nebula Wade, reprising her role again in the film, Zenon: The Zequel (2001). On opening night, the sequel brought in more than 1.3 million viewers.
The same year, after the unexpected success of the film and the film soundtrack, a pilot episode of The Cheetah Girls was recorded for the channel ABC. It was never picked up as a series due to Symoné not being able to be in two series at the same time.
In 2006, she starred in her first dramatic role of her career. The drama, For One Night, was based on a true story. Its premiere was on February 6, 2006 with the station Lifetime Movie Network. Symoné starred as Briana McCallister, inspired by the true story of an African American teenager who shook up a small town where high school proms had been racially segregated for decades. During this time, she also disengaged from the Disney Channel. In the same year, Raven-Symoné continued her role in The Cheetah Girls 2, The film was directed by Kenny Ortega and produced by Grammy-winner Whitney Houston. Raven-Symoné served as executive producer of the film. The film brought in more than 8 million viewers opening night, making it (at the time) Disney Channel's most-watched movie and most highest-rated Disney Channel of the year 2006. Later that year, she provided her voice for Marti Brewster in, Everyone's Hero, which was distributed by 20th Century Fox, and released theatrically on September 15, 2006. Everyone's Hero had a moderate performance at the box office, earning only $16 million worldwide during its theatrical run, but the film was not released in several major countries.
In 2008, The Cheetah Girls: One World began production, however Raven-Symoné did not return for another film, citing "territorial issues" and "catfights" on the set of Cheetah Girls 2, which led to a strained friendship with the other three actors. In a later interview, Adrienne Bailon, Sabrina Bryan and Kiely Williams denied the rumors, saying they all get along well.
2008–2009: College Road Trip, and Tinker Bell
In 2008, Raven-Symoné starred in her first leading role. The comedy College Road Trip surrounds Melanie Porter a 17-year-old college-bound girl who is eagerly looking forward to her first big step towards independence, when she plans a girls only road trip to check out prospective universities. But when her overbearing police chief father (Martin Lawrence) insists on escorting her instead in hopes to sway her decision, soon finds her dream trip has turned into a nightmare adventure full of comical misfortune and turmoil. In its opening weekend, the film grossed approximately $14,000,000 in 2,706 theaters in the United States and Canada, ranking as the #2 film at box office. It went on to gross more than $60,000,000 worldwide.
During 2008 and 2009, Raven-Symoné provided her voice for Iridessa the light-fairy in the Disney Fairies direct-to-DVD film series, Tinker Bell, Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure, and Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue. Raven-Symoné is expected to return to the franchise for the films Tinker Bell and the Mysterious Winter Woods and Tinker Bell: Race Through the Seasons. Raven also appeared in Chris Rock’s 2009 documentary Good Hair.
In an interview with Teenmag.com, she announced that in late 2009, she would return to the studio to record her next album. She said that the album will be "R&B, most definitely.....with an alternative base for the lyrics". She said, "It's good to go out there and spread your wings and find new talent and work with people you haven't worked with before. I'd love to find the next Timbaland or the next someone who's coming up and no one really knows yet. At the same time, I'd love to work with the Clutch and the J.A.M. again".
2010–present: Revenge of the Bridesmaids and State of Georgia
In 2010, Raven-Symoné starred in an ABC Family, made-for-tv film, Revenge of the Bridesmaids. Revenge of the Bridesmaids surrounds two childhood friends who attempt to thwart the wedding of a no-good, money hungry ex-friend by going undercover as bridesmaids so that true love can prevail. The film garnered 2.5 million viewers on its premiere, making it the number 1 movie on basic cable in women 18-34, and ranked among the Top 5 programs in its time period in Total Viewers that week.
Raven-Symoné also made a guest appearance on the Disney Channel Original Series Sonny with a Chance. She portrayed the character Amber Algoode, the president of Chad Dylan Cooper's fan club.
She was a guest performer, along with pianist Chau-Giang Thi-Nguyen, and jazz trumpeter and pianist Arturo Sandoval, at the December 9 performance of Debbie Allen's new dance-theater piece, The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker, at UCLA's Royce Hall. Proceeds from the performance, as well as from its run from December 10–11, benefited the children of the Debbie Allen Dance Academy.
In 2011, Symoné has recently returned to television as the star of ABC Family's multi-camera comedy pilot State of Georgia. The project, from ABC Studios, centers on Georgia (Symoné), an exuberant and curvy performer from the south who is trying to make it big as an actress in New York City. The pilot was written by author Jennifer Weiner (In Her Shoes) and Jeff Greenstein (Desperate Housewives). The series premiered in June 2011. The season concluded August 17, 2011 with twelve episodes, and ABC Family cancelled the show on September 16, 2011.
Year Title Role Notes 1994 The Little Rascals Stymie's Girlfriend Film debut 1998 Dr. Dolittle Charisse Dolittle Lead Role
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie
2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 Charisse Dolittle Lead Role
Genesis Awards for Feature Film
Nominated - Image Awards for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
Nominated - Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Female Movie Star
Nominated - Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Movie
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Princess Asana Supporting Role 2004 Fat Albert Danielle (voice) Supporting Role
Nominated - Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie: Animated/Computer Generated
2006 Everyone's Hero Marti Brewster (voice) Lead Role 2008 College Road Trip Melanie "Mel" Porter Lead Role
Nominated - Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedy Movie
Nominated - Golden Icon Awards for Favorite Teen Movie
Summer Fort Myers Beach Film Festival for Fav Summer Teen Flick Comedy
Also Executive Producer
2008 Tinker Bell Iridessa (voice) Direct-to-video film 2009 Good Hair Herself Cameo appearance
Black Reel Awards for Best Documentary
Image Awards for Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television)
2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Iridessa (voice) Direct-to-video film 2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Iridessa (voice) Direct-to-video film 2011 Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games Iridessa (voice) Direct-to-video film 2012 Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings Iridessa (voice) Direct-to-video film
Year Title Role Notes 1999 Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century Nebula Wade Lead Role
Disney Channel Original Movie
Nominated - YoungStar Awards for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Mini-Series/Made for TV Film
2003 The Cheetah Girls Galleria "Bubbles" Garibaldi Lead Role
Disney Channel Original Movie
Nominated - Black Reel Award for Best Actress: T.V. Movie/Cable
2003 Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Monique (voice) Lead Role
Disney Channel Original Movie
2004 Zenon: Z3 Nebula Wade Supporting Role
Disney Channel Original Movie
2005 Kim Possible: So the Drama Monique (voice) Lead Role
Disney Channel Original Movie
Nominated - BET Comedy Awards for Best Performance in an Animated Theatrical Film
2006 For One Night Brianna McCallister Lead Role
2006 The Cheetah Girls 2 Galleria "Bubbles" Garibaldi Lead Role
Disney Channel Original Movie
Also executive producer
2010 Revenge of the Bridesmaids Abigail "Abby" Scanlon Lead Role
ABC Family Original Movie
Nominated - People's Choice Awards for Favorite Family TV Movie
Television series; regular role
Year Title Role Notes 1989–1992 The Cosby Show Olivia Kendall Television debut
1993–1997 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Nicole Lee Seasons 2–5
2002–2007 Kim Possible Monique (voice) Recurring role
2003–2007 That's So Raven Raven Lydia Baxter Lead role
Also Executive Producer (Season 4)
2004 The Cheetah Girls Galleria "Bubbles" Garibaldi ABC pilot; never picked up.
Also Executive Producer
2011 State of Georgia Georgia Chamberlain Lead role
Television series; cameo appearance
Year Title Role Notes 1989 A Different World Olivia Kendall "Forever Hold Your Peace" (Season 3, episode 5) 1990 ABC TGIF Nicole Unknown episodes 1990 The Muppets at Walt Disney World Deniese Fitzwaller 1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Claudia "Vying for Attention" (Season 2, episode 21) 1993 Queen: The Story of an American Family Queen (age 5) Uncredited 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Goldilocks / Olivia / Zoe (voice) "The Princess and the Pauper" (Season 2, episode 8)
"Goldilocks and the Three Bears" (Season 3, episode 8)
1996 Bill Nye the Science Guy Herself "Human Transportation" (Season 3, episode 56) 1997 Space Ghost Coast to Coast Herself "Piledriver" (Season 3, episode 18) 2001 My Wife and Kids Charmaine "Mom's Away: Part 1" (Season 2, episode 1)
"Mom's Away: Part 2" (Season 2, episode 2)
2001 The Proud Family Stephanie "Seven Days of Kwanzaa" (Season 1, episode 11) 2003–2006 Express Yourself Herself 2004 Fillmore! Maryanne Greene /
Alexandria Quarry (voice)
"Code Name: Electric Haircut" (Season 2, episode 9)
"Field Trip of the Just" (Season 2, episode 13)
2004–2005 Disney 411 Herself "Disneymania 2" (Season 1, episode 2)
"Raven/Proud Family Soundtracks" (Episode dated April 20, 2004)
"Walt Disney World Christmas Parade" (Episode dated December 13, 2004)
"Radio Disney Music Awards" (Episode dated January 28, 2005)
"Disneyland 50th Anniversary Celebration " (Episode dated June 1, 2005)
"Disney Magic Event" (Episode dated August 1, 2005)
"Toon Town Karts" (Episode dated November 7, 2005)
"Raven" (Episode dated November 10, 2005)
2005 Higglytown Heroes Playground Monitor (voice) "Wayne's Ripping Adventure" (Season 1, episode 14) 2005 Punk'd Herself "Simon Cowell, Game and Raven" (Season 5, episode 1) 2006 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Raven Baxter "That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana" (Season 2, episode 20) 2007 Cory in the House Raven Lydia Baxter "That's So in the House" (Season 1, episode 16) 2008 American Dad! Katie / Wife (voice) "Office Spaceman" (Season 3, episode 14)
"Stanny Slickers II: The Legend of Ollie's Gold" (Season 3, episode 15)
2010 Sonny With a Chance Amber Algoode "That's So Sonny" (Season 2, episode 14) 2011 PrankStars Herself One episode: "Adventures in Dogsitting" (Season 1, episode 5) 2011 RuPaul's Drag U Herself One episode: "Looking for a New Job" (Season 2, episode 9)
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- List of awards and nominations received by Raven-Symoné
- List of Raven-Symoné songs
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Raven-SymonéDiscography · Awards and nominations · Songs Studio albums Soundtrack albums Related articles Here's to New Dreams"That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" · "Raven Is the Flavor" Undeniable This Is My Time"Grazing in the Grass" · "Backflip" · "Bump" Raven-Symoné Soundtrack singles Filmography & TV Series DiscographySingles: "Cinderella" · "Girl Power" · "Cheetah Sisters" · "I Won't Say (I'm in Love)" · "Shake a Tail Feather" · "Cheetah-licious Christmas" · "Five More Days 'til Christmas" · "If I Never Knew You" · "The Party's Just Begun" · "Strut" · "Step Up" · "Amigas Cheetahs" · "Route 66" · "So Bring It On" · "Fuego" · "One World" · "Dance Me If You Can" · "Cheetah Love" Miscellaneous Related articles
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