Brandy Norwood, Patti LaBelle to Appear on Fox’s ‘Star’

Grammy Award-winning artists Patti LaBelle and Brandy Norwood will guest star on the Fox music drama “Star,” the network announced Thursday.

Both will appear in multi-episode arcs this spring. LaBelle will play Carlotta Brown’s (Queen Latifah) tough but loving mother, Christine, while Norwood will play Carlotta’s younger sister, Cassie.

With a career that spans more than 50 years, LaBelle has earned 13 Grammy Award nominations and two wins, and sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. She was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Apollo Theater Legends Hall of Fame and the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame, and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2005, she was awarded the Legend Award by the World Music Awards. In addition to her success as a music artist, LaBelle is a bestselling author, actress, humanitarian and entrepreneur, with a successful product line, Patti’s Good Life. Her most recent projects include the cookbook “Desserts LaBelle,” the jazz album “Bel Hommage,” and forthcoming holiday album “Patti LaBelle and Friends – Home for the Holidays.”

Norwood is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress. She was one of the most successful multi-media stars of the past two decades, with a constant presence on pop and R&B charts, the hit sitcom “Moesha” and the TV movie phenomenon “Cinderella.” Her additional film and TV credits include horror film “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer” and TV series “The Game” and “America’s Got Talent.” Norwood made her Broadway debut as “Roxie Hart” in the Tony Award-winning musical “Chicago” and recently appeared on Fox “My Kitchen Rules.”

“Star”is a production of 20th Century Fox Television in association with Lee Daniels Entertainment. Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy are the creators and executive producers of the series. Pamela Oas Williams also serves as executive producer. Karin Gist is an executive producer and serves as showrunner of.

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