It was with so much emotion that the beautiful songstress received the award for the best female artist in the United States Of America at the Soul Train Awards 2013. With a lovely performance of her "love&war" hit track that got guest to their feet, Tamar had one of the greatest night of her career.
Tamar Braxton is the youngest sister to R&B singing icon, Toni Braxton. Braxton had her first big break in music
in 1992 as a founding member of the R&B group, The Braxtons, formed with her sisters. After losing two members, The Braxtons released their only album So Many Ways
as a trio in 1996 along with four singles: "So Many Ways", "Only Love
", "The Boss' and "Slow Flow". There was only four out of 5 sisters because Traci Braxton had some things holding her back from getting a record.In 2000, Braxton began her solo career, after signing with Dreamworks Records and releasing her debut solo studio album, entitled, Tamar
. The album was a minor success, charting at #127 on the Billboard
200 Albums Chart, and selling 100,000 copies in its first year of release. It spawned two singles, "Get None" and "If You Don't Wanna Love Me". The label was unsatisfied with the performance of the album. As a result, Braxton was dropped from the label.In 2011, Braxton reunited with her sisters, The Braxtons, for the WE tv reality show, Braxton Family Values
. The first season was the #1 rated reality show on WE tv and the network ordered a 13-episode second season of the show after the third episode.
Braxton will finally returned to the music industry after a thirteen year break, with her new studio album entitled, Love and War
. The album was released through Epic Records and was preceded by the singles, "Love And War", "The One" and "All The Way Home". The album was considered to be a comeback for Braxton, due to its success.
She is currently one of the hosts of The Real
talk show along with Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, Adrienne Bailon, and Tamera Mowry, which premiered on July 15, 2013.