Born May 9, 1975

Tamia Marilyn Hill, and known professionally as Tamia, is a Grammy-nominated Canadian R&B singer-songwriter whose music spans several genres: R&B, neo soul, hip hop soul, pop, gospel, jazz, and soft rock. She is best known for her 2001 hit "Stranger in My House", Fabolous' 2003 hit "Into You" (which samples her 1998 song "So into You"), and her 2006 hit "Me". Tamia is married to NBA player Grant Hill of the Los Angeles Clippers.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on May 9, 1975.


1993 18 Years Old Along with attending high school at Walkerville, she made several appearances in local theater and choral concerts before winning Canada's prestigious YTV Vocal Achievement Award in 1993. … Read More


1995 20 Years Old In early-to-mid 1995, Tamia began recording her eponymous debut album, with production from the likes of Mario Winans, Jermaine Dupri, Tim & Bob, as well as additional help from Quincy Jones. … Read More
1996 21 Years Old By late 1996, Tamia had received three Grammy Award nominations. Tamia's debut self-titled album, Tamia, was released in Canada on April 14, 1998, three weeks later it was released in the United Kingdom on May 11, and in North America the following day. … Read More
1997 22 Years Old In June 1997, Tamia made her film debut as Sheri Silver in the action-thriller Speed 2: Cruise Control. … Read More
2000 25 Years Old In October 2000, Tamia released her second album, A Nu Day. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old Tamia released her third studio album, More, on April 6, 2004 in the United States. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old In 2005, Tamia split from Elektra Records, and created her own record label, Plus One Music Group. … Read More
2014 39 Years Old In August 2014, Tamia signed with Def Jam Recordings, marking her return to major label ranks.


2015 40 Years Old During an appearance at a filming of Radio 103.9’s Cocktails & Conversation, she announced that her sixth album Love Life will be released on June 9, 2015 in the United States. It will be preceded by the first single "Sandwich and a Soda", produced by Pop & Oak. In Detroit, Michigan she was introduced to Grant Hill by singer Anita Baker. Tamia married Hill on July 24, 1999. … Read More
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