Vivian Green

Vivian Green

Biography

Green released her debut album, A Love Story, in 2002. The album was certified Gold and featured the hits “Emotional Rollercoaster” and “Fanatic.” She followed it up with her sophomore album, in 2005, Vivian, which featured the hit singles, “Gotta Go, Gotta Leave (Tired)” and “I Like it But I Don’t Need It.” Green sold close to 800,000 between the two releases. Ms. Green also has a well-earned reputation as a riveting live performer, and has shared stages with such artists as Maxwell, Teena Marie, Betty Wright, Chaka Khan, Q-Tip, Anthony Hamilton, and Common.

Vivian portrayed Billie Holiday in the Cole Porter biopic Delovely, and appeared in the ABC series “American Dreams” as Brenda Holloway, and performed Holloway’s classic Motown song “Every Little Bit Hurts.”

She also wrote “Dear God” for Boyz II Men for their platinum-selling album Evolution and wrote the music for David E. Talbert’s popular all-star stage play Love in the Nick of Tyme, which debuted in 2007.