LeToya Luckett

American R&B singer-songwriter and actress LeToya Luckett

LeToya Nicole Luckett, known professionally as LeToya, is an American R&B singer-songwriter and actress. She was an original member of the R&B group Destiny's Child, with whom she won two Grammy Awards and released many successful commercial recordings. After signing a record deal with Capitol Records, she's been having a successful solo career. Her solo debut album, LeToya, topped the U.S.
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Watch A Giddy LeToya Luckett Tell Her Surprise Engagement Story And Just TRY Not To Smile
Huffington Post - 6 months
There's also something none of us have seen from that video making the rounds, she says.
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Yes, Yes, Yes! Destiny's Child's First Single Came Out 19 Years Ago This Week
Huffington Post - over 1 year
It’s hard to remember a time without our savior Beyoncé Knowles and her disciples Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, combining their powers to create Destiny’s Child. But we once existed without them ― a land before time known as “the early to mid-‘90s.”  We won’t dwell on what life was like sans this pop/R&B music group. Instead, we’ll choose to remember the day they came into our lives: Nov. 11, 1997. On this historic day, Destiny’s Child’s first single, “No No No,” hit the airwaves. (Williams was not part of the original group; in her place were members LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett.)  The group took to social media Friday to remember their big day and it’s got us all like “Yes Yes Yes:”  “No, No, No,” the first single by Destiny’s Child ft. @wyclef, was released on this day in 1997! https://t.co/9qZhARov3R — Destiny's Child (@destinyschild) November 11, 2016 “No, No, No,” the first single by Destiny’s Child, wa...
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On the "A" w/Souleo: LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross Find Meaning in Film <i>Go For Sisters</i>
Huffington Post - over 4 years
When actresses LisaGay Hamilton and Yolonda Ross finished reading the script for two-time Oscar nominee John Sayles' new film, Go For Sisters, they immediately knew they wanted to be cast in it since they appreciated the script's sensitivity in dealing with issues of sisterhood and race. LisaGay Hamilton in "Go For Sisters" Credit: John Castillo "I like the fact that he didn't pit these two female characters against each other which sometimes comes up in many scripts -- women scratching at each other and all that stuff," Ross says. In the film Ross' character, Fontayne, has just been released from jail for drug violations and is reunited with her old friend and newly appointed parole officer, Bernice (Hamilton). When Bernice's son goes missing on the Mexican border she enlists the street savvy skills of Fontayne to help find her son. Against the backdrop of an ensuing cat-and-mouse game the film explores the universal human condition which made the script even more appealing ...
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VH1's 'Single Ladies' To Launch Ebook Series Leading Up To Season 3 Premiere
Huffington Post - over 4 years
After netting two successful seasons, VH1’s popular scripted series “Single Ladies” is set to ring in the New Year with season 3, premiering on January 6 at 9PM ET/PT. Produced by the network and Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment, the all-new season will mark the return of LisaRaye McCoy (Keisha), Denise Vasi (Raquel), and Charity Shea (April) reprising their respective roles as they navigate through personal challenges and romance in the city of Atlanta. The three ladies will also be joined by some new faces this season, portrayed by LeToya Luckett, Damien Dante Wayans, and Lesley-Ann Brandt. As a special treat, the network has also announced the launch of a “Single Ladies” eBook series written by New York Times best-selling author, Ashley Antoinette. According to a press release, the series is set between the season 2 finale and the premiere of season 3 and will focus on the lives of the show’s three lead characters. Beginning November 26th, fans can purchase the fi...
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Slim Thug, LeToya Luckett Gearing Up For 'Love & Hip Hop' Houston?
MTV News - over 4 years
By Sowmya Krishnamurthy First New York, then Atlanta and now, it looks like "Love &amp; Hip Hop" is heading down south to Houston, Texas. The YBF shares that the reality show will get an H-Town spin-off and rappers Slim Thug and Willie D of the Geto Boys are set to star on the show. The site adds that Slim Thug's ex girlfriend, LeToya Luckett of Destiny's Child fame, will also be on board. Slim and LeToya broke up when he allegedly impregnated another woman so expect serious drama in this storyline. In 2011, Slim openly shared that he got another woman pregnant and that was the cause of the break up. As of now, Slim Thug is denying being on the show but that could be due to contractual reasons. "That #LHHH thing is a rumor" he tweeted (notably using the hashtag) and added, "Well At least the part that says I'm on it." Other cast members rumored to be a part of the show include stripper-turned-aspiring performer Jhonni Blaze (who calls herself the Queen of Houston on Twi...
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Taraji Celebrates '365Black' With McDonalds
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Among this year's many festivities taking place in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival, the 10th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards were held Saturday at the city’s Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The event was hosted by Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson. It recognized African-American culture and the achievements of selected individuals who have made an impact in their communities over the year. Honorees included Grammy Award-winning singer-philanthropist Gladys Knight, supermodel Beverly Johnson, education leader Steve Perry, Chicago White Sox Executive Vice President Kenny Williams, McDonald’s owner Roland Parrish, teen entrepreneur Leanna Archer, and youth environmentalist Charles Orgbon. “I am so proud to host the 10th anniversary of these awards and to meet all the amazing honorees ... heroes and all,” Henson told The Huffington Post prior to the event. “We are honoring American history and the people who shape our world and make us better....
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On The Party Scene: Cassie Hits Hollyweird Looking Hot, Magic’s Big Gay Son EJ Flossin’ His Fashionisto Steez Again
Bossip - over 4 years
Out flossin’ them big ol’ fake racks we see! Cassie was spotted leaving Aventine Restaurant in Hollyweird late Friday after a “Ciroc Girls” dinner with friends. She was joined by Lola Monroe And LeToya Luckett The paps didn’t catch them, but Cassie and the girls shared lots of photos on IG. The group outing also included Adrienne Bailon and Rick Ross’ wifey Ishateria. More photos when you continue. GSIMedia &lt;!-- var google_adnum = 0; function google_ad_request_done(google_ads) { var s = ''; var i; if (google_ads.length == 0) { return; } if (google_ads.length == 1) { s += '&lt;div&gt;&lt;a class="abg" href="' + google_info.feedback_url + '" style="color:#414141;position:relative;float:left;"&gt;Ads by Google&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;div style="clear:both;"&gt;&lt;/div&gt;' + '&lt;span class="abgLine1" style="color:#23364F;margin-right:10px;"&gt;' + '&lt...
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Former Destiny's Child Member Critiques Super Bowl Halftime Show
Popeater - about 5 years
When Destiny's Child reunited during the Super Bowl Halftime Show on Sunday, one of the group's original members was watching from home. Celebuzz caught up with former Destiny's Child member LaTavia Roberson to hear her thoughts on Beyonce's Halftime Show and the reunion with Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. “Obviously, seeing Beyonce perform was the highlight for me,” the 31-year-old told Celebuzz. “I got a real surprise when both Kelly [Rowland] and Michelle [Williams] both popped-up on the stage like that.” Continuing, “I thought they all looked great and did a good job with their dance moves. Beyonce was especially amazing. She looked fabulous and her voice was really strong. During the performance somebody texted me to say they could not hear Kelly and Michelle sing. It was so noisy in the house where we watched the performance that I did not really notice anything wrong. But who knows? They probably had some technical problems.” Visit Celebuzz to read...
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Keyshia Cole Trashes Michelle Williams' Super Bowl Performance
US Magazine - about 5 years
Keyshia Cole was less than impressed with the Destiny's Child reunion during Super Bowl XLVII. The outspoken R&amp;B singer, 31, shared her candid -- and cruel -- commentary with her 217,577 Twitter followers in a series of posts Feb. 4. Beyonce Knowles, 31, Kelly Rowland, 31, and Michelle Williams, 32, performed "Bootylicious," "Independent Women Part 1" and "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" during the Mercedes-Benz halftime show; celebrities including Kelly Clarkson, Jimmy Fallon, Sophia Bush and Chris Colfer praised the medley via Twitter. PHOTOS: See all the stars who lit up the Super Bowl! "F-ck that shit up then Beyonce! Bad bitch central," Cole wrote of the headliner, who also performed a selection of her solo hits. "I think I was frightened to blink for a sec. Then Michelle sung and woke my ass up from my daze! She always f-cking the groove up." VIDEO: The highlights from Beyonce's Super Bowl performance After Destiny's Child fans targeted Cole's Twitter accoun...
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Destiny's Child: A Look Back
Huffington Post - about 5 years
Ever since Beyonce's announcement that Destiny's Child was reuniting to release its first album since 2004's "Destiny Fulfilled," we at HuffPost Celebrity have been filled with nostalgia for the beloved girl group. In fact, we can't stop listening to decade-old favorites, like "Say My Name" and "Jumpin' Jumpin'." In honor of their forthcoming album, "Love Songs," we're taking a look back at Destiny's Child -- from the late-'90s lineup, which included LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett, to current members Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.
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How Dreadful: LeToya Luckett&#8217;s Fans Read Her For Filth
Crunktastical - almost 6 years
Miss Jia: LeToya Luckett fans read her for filth plus new music from Usher Concrete Loop: Young Jeezy finally gets his shout out from President Obama Dlisted: But is the bunch funky up under that? Ronald Matters: Queen Creole dishes how she lost her baby weight Necole Bitchie: House Mother Kanye can’t keep his beat together while on a date with Kim Follow C+D on Twitter and like us on Facebook!
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LeToya Luckett Praises Bey's Body
HIP HOP Blog - about 6 years
''She Is Fierce, Honey!'' 6:00AM ET February 10th, 2012 Contributor : Erica Moore A Rocky Williform Company While the world marvels at Beyonce post-baby body, two of her former Destiny's Child bandmates seemed to be the most impressed of all. Both <a class="fplink fp-170369" href="/letoya+luckett+1">LeToya Luckett</a> and Michelle Williams sang Bey's praises when they were asked about the superstar diva's figure. "First of all, I already know, Bey stays in the gym and she's not gonna let none of THIS happen," LeToya told TheYBF. "I know she done shook that weight already....so you gotta love her." "Honey...she is fierce honey!" Michelle added--and also praised baby Blue. "She is darling and absolutely amazing and so, so gorgeous."
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Beyoncé's baby delays film? - S2Smagazine.com
Google News - over 6 years
Among Sunday&#39;s tweets were congratulations from Bey&#39;s celebrity contemporaries, such as LeToya Luckett, who tweeted, &quot;WOW!! In tears!! Congrat&#39;s BEY &amp; JAY! What a beautiful performance Bey! #glowin.&quot; Dawn Richard agreed, posting what ran through
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Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, more congratulate Beyonce and Jay Z on baby - Examiner.com
Google News - over 6 years
Celebrating the couple&#39;s first child, announced Sunday, fellow chart-topping music artists including Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Busta Rhymes and former Destiny&#39;s Child singer LeToya Luckett offered up support online. &quot;Congrats on the baby B and Jay,&quot;
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Boney James to play Smooth Music Festival - The Augusta Chronicle
Google News - over 6 years
His latest record, Contact, released in March, features guest appearances from several R&amp;B vocalists, including: Heather Headley, LeToya Luckett, Mario, and Donell Jones. “I&#39;m super proud of the record,” said James, a three-time Grammy nominee who last
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of LeToya Luckett
  • 2015
    Age 33
    She got engaged to businessman Rob Hillman in 2015 after dating for a year. They later quietly married in 2016, and divorced later in the year.
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    On January 16, 2015, Luckett released "Together" inspired to end illegal gun violence in America in recent partnership with the Caliber Foundation.
    On January 5, 2015, Luckett released a track "I'm Ready" on her YouTube channel.
  • 2013
    Age 31
    In 2013, Luckett landed a recurring role on VH1 television series Single Ladies
  • 2010
    Age 28
    She appeared in the movie Killers, released June 4, 2010, along with Ashton Kutcher, Katherine Heigl, Tom Selleck and Usher.
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    Luckett was the star of the movie Preacher's Kid, which was released in January 2010.
  • 2009
    Age 27
    Luckett released a second solo album, Lady Love on August 25, 2009, which debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and also as No. 12 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.
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    Released in February 2009, it became the most added song at urban radio, debuting at number ninety-eight on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart before peaking at number eighteen and just missing the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, peaking at number 107.
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  • 2008
    Age 26
    She hit the road from January 31, 2008 to March 2, 2008.
  • 2006
    Age 24
    Luckett dated rapper Slim Thug for a few years, eventually breaking up in 2006.
    Three episodes of herself in 2006 about her explaining about herself in Destiny's Child and also about her first self-titled album LeToya.
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    LeToya has had two series of herself on YouTube. In 2006, she did H-Town Chic; and in 2012, she is doing Life, Love & Music.
    In addition to a nationwide radio tour, club performances, a brief European and Asian appearances, Luckett participated in the 2006 "Pantene Total You" Tour, the "Cingular Live in Concert" series, and was invited by Mary J. Blige to join her summer tour, The Breakthrough Experience Tour, as her opening act.
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    BET promoted Luckett on 106 & Park, The Center, The Black Carpet, and with a three-part reality series special called The H-Town Chick which aired from May to July 2006.
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    Luckett was also named "One of the Best New Artists of 2006" by AOL Music, number two on Rap-Up magazines' Top 5 Breakthrough Artists of 2006, and received multiple nominations from the NAACP, the Soul Train Music Awards, and the Teen Choice Awards.
    Although Torn was still receiving airplay, her second single, "She Don't" was released to radio, and the video premiered on BET's Access Granted in July 2006, featuring Luckett's ex-boyfriend, Slim Thug. The single received moderate success, reaching number 17 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. In November 2006, "Obvious" was selected as the third single.
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    LeToya's self-titled debut album was released in July 2006 and debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.
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    She began her solo career after signing a record deal with Capitol Records. Her solo debut album, LeToya (2006), topped the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart in July 2006, and was certified platinum by the RIAA in December 2006.
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  • 2003
    Age 21
    After the Anjel project fell through, Luckett joined with Noontime, an Atlanta-based management/production company. Along with Noontime, she recorded a five song demo and eventually signed with Capitol Records in 2003.
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  • 2002
    Age 20
    Shortly following the release of Destiny's Child's Survivor, Luckett and Roberson filed another lawsuit against the group in March 2002.
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  • 1999
    Age 17
    In late 1999, in the midst of the group's success and rise, Luckett and Roberson asserted that they wanted their own manager because of the increasing lack of communication with manager Mathew Knowles. The pair said they never wanted to fire Knowles, but wanted to secure outside management to represent them. Soon after, Luckett and Roberson found themselves ostracized by the Knowles family and the group's management. When the music video for "Say My Name" debuted in February 2000, they were replaced by two new members, Michelle Williams and Farrah Franklin.
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  • 1998
    Age 16
    After graduating from the Houston club scene, the group opened for established acts such as Dru Hill, SWV, and Immature, and released their 1998 self-titled debut album Destiny's Child.
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  • 1993
    Age 11
    In 1993, LeToya Luckett joined Beyoncé Knowles, LaTavia Roberson, and Kelly Rowland to complete the Houston-based R&B group, Destiny's Child.
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  • 1981
    Luckett was born on March 11, 1981, in Houston, Texas.
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