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Birth Name:
Melanie Fiona Hallim

Born:
Melanie Fiona

Genre:
R&B/Soul

Years Active:
'00s, '10s

Essentials

Rising Stars: R&B
Rising Stars: R..
Hip-Hop/R&B: 2010
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Hip-Hop/R&B: 2009
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Melanie Fiona

Biography

Offering a throwback sound to complement her rich, womanly voice, Melanie Fiona is a bright R&B artist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Born Melanie Hall, the singer grew up in inner-city Toronto to Guayanese parents. Fiona developed a passion for music at an early age, influenced by groups and artists such as the Ronettes and Whitney Houston. Though she has been active as a performer since 2002 — she was a member of the groups X-Quisite and the Renaissance, the latter of which featured Drake — her first recording didn't arrive until 2008. "Somebody Come Get Me," a reggae single issued under the alias Syren Hall on the Black Chiney label, was featured on the Reggae Gold 2008 compilation, and it helped her get signed to Universal Motown. She was the opening act on Kanye West's European tour in 2008, which is notable because she hadn't even released an album at that time. The following year, Fiona released her debut single, "Give It to Me Right," which samples "Time of the Season" by the Zombies. Fiona's melismatic and dynamic vocal propelled the single to the Top 20 on the Canadian Hot 100, in addition to charting on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs chart. Her debut album, The Bridge, was released in May 2009, and was a Top Five album on the R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart. Its greatest success was the follow-up to "Give It to Me Right," the number one R&B single "It Kills Me." Fiona released her second album, The MF Life, in March 2012.

Top Albums

The MF Life (Deluxe Edition), Melanie Fiona
1. The MF Life ..
The Bridge, Melanie Fiona
2. The Bridge
The MF Life, Melanie Fiona
3. The MF Life
The Bridge (Acoustic Version) - EP, Melanie Fiona
4. The Bridge (..
Motown 50th Medley - Single, Forever the Sickest Kids
5. Motown 50th ..
It Kills Me (The Remixes), Melanie Fiona
6. It Kills Me ..
Wake Up Everybody (feat. Common & Melanie Fiona) - Single, John Legend
7. Wake Up Ever..
No Cigarette Smoking (In My Room) [feat. Melanie Fiona]  - Single, Stephen Marley
8. No Cigarette..
iTunes Live: SXSW - Single, Melanie Fiona
9. iTunes Live:..

Top Songs

NameAlbumTimePrice
1.
4AMMF Life (Deluxe Edition)4:50$1.29
2.
It Kills MeBridge4:10$1.29
3.
This Time (feat. J Cole)MF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:37$1.29
4.
Give It to Me RightBridge3:43$0.99
5.
6AmMF Life (Deluxe Edition)4:13$1.29
6.
4AMMF Life4:50$1.29
7.
Wrong Side of a Love SongMF Life (Deluxe Edition)4:30$1.29
8.
Like I Love YouMF Life (Deluxe Edition)4:24$1.29
9.
Gone and Never Coming BackMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:45$1.29
10.
L.O.V.E. (feat. John Legend)MF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:54$1.29
11.
Can't Say I Never Loved YouMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:47$1.29
12.
Watch Me WorkMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:25$1.29
13.
Gone (La Dada Di) [feat. Snoop Dogg]MF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:36$1.29
14.
Running (feat. Nas)MF Life (Deluxe Edition)5:29$1.29
15.
I Been That GirlMF Life (Deluxe Edition)2:53$1.29
16.
Monday MorningBridge3:38$0.99
17.
Can't Do This No MoreMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:47$1.29
18.
Rock Paper ScissorsMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:29$1.29
19.
Break Down These WallsMF Life (Deluxe Edition)4:09$1.29
20.
What Am I to DoMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:55$1.29
21.
6AMMF Life4:13$1.29
22.
PricelessBridge3:46$0.99
23.
You Stop My HeartBridge3:45$0.99
24.
BonesMF Life (Deluxe Edition)3:52$1.29
25.
Somebody Come Get MeReggae Gold 2008 (Bonus Tra..3:15$0.99

Top Music Videos

It Kills Me, Melanie Fiona
1. It Kills Me
4 AM, Melanie Fiona
2. 4 AM
4AM, Melanie Fiona
3. 4AM
Give It to Me Right, Melanie Fiona
4. Give It to Me ..
Gone and Never Coming Back, Melanie Fiona
5. Gone and Never..
Ay Yo, Melanie Fiona
6. Ay Yo


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