10:31 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 07/13/2013 12:20PM
In a stark white dress and red pumps, this star looked simply chic
Originally posted 01/03/2013 07:30AM
Brandy had no idea that her fiancé Ryan Press had plans to ask for her hand in marriage last week.
Then again, she doesn't think her beau knew he was going to, either.
"It was a spontaneous thing for my fiancé," she said before ringing in the New Year at LAVO Las Vegas "He just felt it."
The R&B singer and former Dancing with the Stars contestant first went public with her romance with music executive Ryan Press on New Year's Eve 2011, cuddling at a Las Vegas party. On Monday, they were back in Vegas, but this time she was sporting a glimmering ring.
Originally posted 12/30/2012 10:25AM
Here's the big reveal!
Brandy showed off her engagement sparkler on Instagram Saturday when she shared a photo of herself and fiancé Ryan Press poolside in Hawaii.
Besides getting engaged, the couple has been soaking up the sun in the Aloha State and sharing photos – lots of photos – on social media.
Originally posted 12/27/2012 03:15PM
Brandy and her music executive beau Ryan Press are engaged, a source close to the couple tells PEOPLE.
The R&B singer, 33, and former competitor on Dancing with the Stars, went public with their romance last New Year's Eve, cuddling at a Las Vegas party.
Since then, Brandy has made no secret about what she wants from Press.
She told PEOPLE in March that her daughter Sy'rai, 10, (with producer Robert Smith) "loves Ryan, and he loves me for sure. But I don't have a ring."
Originally posted 12/21/2012 12:40PM
Originally posted 02/13/2012 09:00AM
Ray J was supposed to be celebrating his sister Brandy's birthday Saturday night. Then he heard the news about Whitney Houston.
An extremely close friend of the singer's, Ray J (real name: William Ray Norwood Jr.), 31, broke down and cried at Ne-Yo and Compound Entertainment's annual Midnight Brunch in Los Angeles. The pre-Grammy Awards party, presented by Malibu Red, had become an impromptu tribute to Houston.
Ray J and Brandy, 33, arrived around 1:50 a.m. and immediately went to their table. Then, Ray J, with his sunglasses on and his hood up, "couldn't hold it together," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "He was sobbing."
Originally posted 11/17/2010 02:00PM
Dancing with the Stars took another surprising turn Tuesday night, when former frontrunners Brandy and Maksim Chmerkovskiy were sent packing, leaving Jennifer Grey, Kyle Massey and Bristol Palin to compete in next week's finale.
"It's going to hit me tomorrow," Brandy told PEOPLE after the show. "But I gave it everything I had and I don't have any regrets at all."
As Chmerkovskiy comforted his teary-eyed partner backstage, the pro dancer admitted to facing some hurdles during the season.
Originally posted 11/16/2010 10:10PM
Kyle Massey wooed the Dancing With the Stars judges during the semifinals, but was it enough? Or did Bristol Palin's amazing run finally end?
And did Brandy's fall to the bottom two send her packing? Or is Jennifer Grey going to be the latest surprise elimination on Tuesday night?
Originally posted 11/16/2010 03:45PM
Although she earned her first perfect score on Dancing With the Stars Monday night, the semi-finals episode wasn't an all-happy occasion for Brandy.
During the broadcast, the singer opened up about her involvement in a fatal car accident as part of a video presentation about the contestants' most difficult times.
"I was trying to hold back tears, of course, because I was onstage while they were playing [the footage]," Brandy told PEOPLE after Monday's show. "But I thought that it was put together well, and I got my story across."
The video showed Brandy, her family and friends like singers Monica, Whitney Houston and Kelly Rowland discussing the difficulty the singer faced after a four-car accident on a Los Angeles freeway in 2006 left another female driver dead.
Originally posted 11/16/2010 12:00PM
They're getting closer!
The final four contestants on Dancing with the Stars – Bristol Palin, Brandy, Jennifer Grey and Kyle Massey – are a week away from season 11's big announcement. And although they still have to face an elimination Tuesday night, when one of them will go home, and another week of intense rehearsals, all they can think about is winning.
PEOPLE caught up with each of the contestants and their pro partners following Monday's performance show, where they all shined on the parquet and had visions of mirror ball trophies dancing in their heads.
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