Ann Nesby is an American R&B, and gospel 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 joined Sounds of Blackness in the late 1980s. The Sounds of Blackness were awarded two Grammys in 1991 and 1993, and Nesby sang on a number of their tracks including “I Believe,” “Optimistic,” “I’m Going All The Way,” “Soul Holiday,” and “The Pressure.” Main Source: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia