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Ann Nesby

Personal information
Birth nameLula Ann Bennett
Also known asLula Lee
OriginJoliet, Illinois, United States
Genresgospel, R&B, and dance music
OccupationSinger, actress
LabelsA&M / Perspective Records It's Time Child Records
Associated actsSounds of Blackness

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Ann Nesby ) is an American R&B, gospel, and dance music singer and actress. She is the former lead singer of Sounds of Blackness; a songwriter with credits including hits sung by Patti Labelle and Gladys Knight; plus she co-starred in the 2003 musical romantic The Fighting Temptations with Cuba Gooding Jr. and Beyonce Knowles. Nesby had various appearances on the hit television series American Idol. Nesby has been nominated four times since her departure from the Sounds of Blackness, most recently for her 2007 album This Is Love; plus the lead single "I Apologize" was nominated for a Grammy at the 2008 Grammy Awards.


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