Deborah Cox[ edit ] In , label executive Clive Davis signed Cox to Arista Records , and she released her self-titled debut album the same year.
A dance mix of the song with a remix by Hex Hector topped the U. The album went platinum, becoming Cox's biggest-selling album to date. Cox then recorded a new song, " Absolutely Not ", for the soundtrack to Dr. Remixes of the song repeated the success of One Wish's singles on the dance charts, and the Hex Hector Chanel Mix of "Absolutely Not" was included on her third album. Cox also has been involved in a number of movies and soundtracks. In , her hit song "Absolutely Not" was featured in Dr.
In , in the movie Blood of a Champion she played the role of Sharon, and again in , her voice was featured in the movie Hotel Rwanda in the song "Nobody Cares". To sustain demand for Cox's club appearances, while focused on her family and new album projects, she released a dance single titled House Is Not a Home on Nervous Records in January Later in the year, the song "Definition of Love" was used in the movie Akeelah and the Bee , but was not released as a single.
Destination Moon[ edit ] Between and Deborah recorded her fourth album, called Destination Moon , arranged and produced by Rob Mounsey. It is a tribute to jazz singer Dinah Washington and was released on June 19, Soon she started recording songs for a new album. It has recently reached 3 on the Canadian Radio Chart becoming her most successful single in nearly ten years.
The video for "Beautiful U. The song was certified gold for digital downloads in January, As of September 19, it has sold about 38, copies in the US. It peaked at 40 on the US Dance chart. In a February interview with Seattle Gay News, Cox confirmed that those plans were on hold, due to scheduling issues.
Also, in April Cox stated that a projected Broadway musical in which she'd play Josephine Baker , which had been workshopped in , was still planned, the production being dependent on an available venue.
She is married to her high school sweetheart and manager, Lascelles Stephens.