"I've always kind of leaned toward the film and movie aspect of how music is made — everything is visual to me."

  • Born Marsha Ambrosius Aug. 8, 1977, in Liverpool, England
     
  • As a member of the R&B duo Floetry, Ambrosius scored her first career Top 40 hit with "Say Yes" (No. 24) in 2003. Her debut solo album, Late Nights & Early Mornings, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
     
  • Ambrosius received her first three career GRAMMY nominations as a member of Floetry at the 45th GRAMMY Awards, including for Best R&B Song for "Floetic." Her first nominations for her solo work came at the 54th GRAMMY Awards for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance for "Far Away."
     
  • When Late Nights & Early Mornings debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 between Adele's 21 and Mumford & Sons' I Speak Because I Can, it marked the first time in more than 20 years that the top spots on the U.S. albums chart were held by three U.K. acts.
     
  • In 2011 Ambrosius performed at Word Revolution: A Celebration Of The Evolution Of Hip-Hop, an event produced by The Recording Academy that explored hip-hop as an art form and celebrated the invaluable contributions of the genre and its influence on the American cultural landscape.

 

 

Marsha Ambrosius

"I've always kind of leaned toward the film and movie aspect of how music is made — everything is visual to me."

  • Born Marsha Ambrosius Aug. 8, 1977, in Liverpool, England
     
  • As a member of the R&B duo Floetry, Ambrosius scored her first career Top 40 hit with "Say Yes" (No. 24) in 2003. Her debut solo album, Late Nights & Early Mornings, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
     
  • Ambrosius received her first three career GRAMMY nominations as a member of Floetry at the 45th GRAMMY Awards, including for Best R&B Song for "Floetic." Her first nominations for her solo work came at the 54th GRAMMY Awards for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance for "Far Away."
     
  • When Late Nights & Early Mornings debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 between Adele's 21 and Mumford & Sons' I Speak Because I Can, it marked the first time in more than 20 years that the top spots on the U.S. albums chart were held by three U.K. acts.
     
  • In 2011 Ambrosius performed at Word Revolution: A Celebration Of The Evolution Of Hip-Hop, an event produced by The Recording Academy that explored hip-hop as an art form and celebrated the invaluable contributions of the genre and its influence on the American cultural landscape.

 

 

GRAMMY Award Results for Marsha Ambrosius

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Nominations
Best Traditional R&B Performance
As
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance
Far Away
Best R&B Song
Far Away
 
Nominations
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
SupaStar
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Say Yes
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Say Yes
 
Nominations
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Floetic
Best R&B Song
Floetic
Best Contemporary R&B Album
Floetic