In honor of Grammy-nominated singer and Broadway actress Deborah Cox birthday today, @RnBJunkieOfficial has compiled her top 10 songs in our latest edition of Top 10 Best songs. As one of the premiere voices in Contemporary music, Deborah Cox has racked up 13 #1 Dance hits including her 2017 single, “Let the World Be Ours Tonight”.
10 UP & DOWN (ALLSTAR MIX) FEAT. JADAKISS
This standout remix collaboration was issued as the second single from Cox’ third album, The Morning After.
09 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE
A standout power ballad that’s often overlooked from Cox’s self-titled debut album.
08 IT’S OVER NOW
Produced by DJ Kay Gee of Naughty by Nature fame, this highly underrated cut was released as the second single from Cox’s sophomore album, One Wish.
07 BEAUTIFUL U R
This upbeat but powerful message theme song was released as the second single from Cox’s fifth studio album, The Promise.
06 THINGS JUST AIN’T THE SAME
From the Money Talks Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. The original version of this song is often overlooked and standout as one of Cox’s greatest songs on record.
This Dallas Austin-produced song was released as the lead single from Cox’s self-titled debut album. It became a top 5 R&B hit peaking at No. 4.
04 SAME SCRIPT, DIFFERENT CAST DUET WITH WHITNEY HOUSTON
Cox teamed up with legendary and Pop icon Whitney Houston for Whitney’s first-ever compilation album, Whitney: The Greatest Hits. While the song was released as a radio-only single and no video was made, it managed to peak at No. 14 on the R&B chart and No. 4 on the Dance chart.
03 WHO DO U LOVE
This groovy uptempo standout cut was released as the second single from Cox’s self-titled debut album, becoming the first of 13 No. 1 Dance hits throughout her career.
02 WE CAN’T BE FRIENDS DUET WITH R.L. OF NEXT
Released as the third single from One Wish in the Fall of 1999, Cox’s dynamic signature duet with R.L. held the No. 1 spot on the R&B chart for two-weeks and became a top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hit at No. 8.
01 NOBODY’S SUPPOSED TO BE HERE
Deborah Cox’s breakthrough single from her sophomore album One Wish. This song further solidified her as one of the greatest vocal powerhouses of our time. Peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100’s chart where it stayed for 8-weeks and topped the R&B and Dance charts respectively and drove the single to Platinum-status.
“Hurt So Much”
“More Than I Knew”
“I Never Knew”
“Did You Ever Love Me”
“It Could’ve Been You”
“The Sound of My Tears”