Angela Winbush

Born Jan 18, 1955

Angela Winbush is an American R&B/soul singer-songwriter who rose to fame first in the 1980s R&B duo René & Angela, also scoring hits as a solo artist.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Angela Winbush.


1955 Birth Born on January 18, 1955.


1977 22 Years Old By 1977, Angela had changed her major to music education and recorded a demo. … Read More
1980 25 Years Old René & Angela released their self-titled debut album in 1980, followed by Wall to Wall in 1982 and Rise in 1983. … Read More
1982 27 Years Old During Rene & Angela's early years, Moore and Winbush were asked to write and produce four songs for Janet Jackson's 1982 self-titled debut album, Janet Jackson. … Read More


1986 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Other hit singles included "I'll Be Good", the mostly Winbush-led "Your Smile" was another number one hit, while the subsequent "You Don't Have to Cry" hit number two in the beginning of 1986. … Read More
1987 32 Years Old In turn, Isley opted to manage Winbush and he helped in the process of releasing her debut solo album, Sharp, which was also released in 1987. … Read More
1988 33 Years Old In 1988, she wrote and produced two tracks for Sheena Easton's gold album The Lover in Me. … Read More
1989 34 Years Old In 1989, Winbush released her follow-up to Sharp with It's the Real Thing. … Read More
1993 38 Years Old On June 26, 1993, Winbush and longtime manager/collaborator/lover Ronald Isley, who is thirteen years Angela's senior, married. … Read More


1996 41 Years Old In 1996, Winbush was featured on the Isley Brothers' (rejoined by brothers Ernie and Marvin) hit "Floatin' On Your Love", which was essentially a duet between Winbush and Ron Isley. … Read More
2001 46 Years Old Winbush continued to collaborate with the Isley Brothers until 2001's Eternal, where afterwards, their marriage had cooled off.
2002 47 Years Old In 2002, Winbush and Isley quietly divorced.
2003 48 Years Old In 2003, Winbush made news when it was found out she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. … Read More


2006 51 Years Old During a 2006 interview on the Christian TV show, Gospel of Music with Jeff Majors, Winbush disclosed that she'd overcome Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer after 6 months of chemotherapy in 2003. … Read More
2010 55 Years Old 1 More Event
After years of being missed from mainstream TV, in March 2010 diehard R&B fans got a rare treat to see Angela Winbush perform her R&B classic Angel, live on the late night talk show The Mo'Nique Show.
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