The single failed to reach the charts, but it eventually became the closing track on her debut album, " The Way It Is ". In anticipation, Cole and DJ Green Lantern released a mix tape entitled " Team Invasion Presents Keyshia Cole " in June featuring remixes of hip-hop instrumentals and snippets of songs from her album.
The Way It Is was released on June 21, It debuted at number six on the Billboard , selling 89, copies in the first week of release.
The recording of the album was documented on the second season of her reality TV show " Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is ". The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard chart, selling , copies in its first week. It peaked at number one for nine consecutive weeks.
On the Billboard Hot , it has peaked at number The third season of Keyshia Cole: The 10 episode season followed up the last season following Keyshia's family and giving a look into her third studio album, A Different Me.
The series concluded on December 16, Cole released " A Different Me " on December 16, It was released on October 28, and reached number 63 on the Hot The second single from the album, " You Complete Me ", was released to radio in December and reached number 62 on the Hot To promote the album and single, Cole embarked on her first headlining tour, A Different Me Tour in summer Throughout this time, Cole was featured as the cover artist on several magazines such as the March issue of Vibe , WordUp!
Yvonne Cole on a gospel track inspired by Faith as well. With opening sales of , copies, she released Imani Entertainment as her management shortly after. On January 17, , Cole tweeted "Would like for u guys to know that Manny Halley is no longer my management", followed by "Someone said if the people around u won't change, change the people around you. This is Cole's first album to be released without Halley, as he was with her at the beginning of her career.
She began production on the project working first with writers Ester Dean and Betty Wright. League , Toxic, Mave, and Earl Powell. Her fifth studio album, Woman to Woman was released on November 19, On August 9, , the song debuted at number 94 on the Billboard Hot where it ultimately peaked at number Cole embarked on her third headlining concert tour , in support of her fifth studio album, Woman to Woman. Visiting North America and Europe the tour will have 27 total dates.
Singer Chrisette Michele was the supporting act for the North American leg. Point of No Return and The album was released on October 7, She also confirmed work on her seventh studio album, confirming she was halfway done with ten tracks so far, stating: I don't know if I want it to be more fun, I don't know if I want it to be more heartfelt or if I want it upbeat, medium to slow.
I'm just recording and recording and recording and recording and recording and recording and recording. The timing is right. Reset is definitely cohesive with that. Reality television[ edit ] In July , Cole premiered her 6 episode docu-series, titled Keyshia Cole: With record breaking views, the show viewed Cole's life as an artist, daughter, and sister, performing, visiting her home town, and starting production on her next album.
During the 8 episode docu-series, Cole will be crafting her follow-up to Calling All Hearts. The first episode of the show aired on BET on October 9, with 2. All In ; which was originally slated to premiere during Fall , but aired on February 24, Shoe line with Steve Madden[ edit ] Cole announced that she was teaming up with fashion designer Steve Madden to create her own shoe collection, specifically high heels, wedges, and boots.
I love his style and I think we came up with an amazing vibrant collection. We have something for every fashion diva! Cole cites Mary J. In an interview, Cole spoke about artists from the s that influenced her.
Really listen to them. LL Cool J , one of the first MC's to really dissect lyrics and turn them inside out; and he made it sexy! Queen Latifah , she represented the strong female MC, she showed us and taught us about flow and lyrical dexterity. Kid 'n Play , they showed you how to take your rap game to the next level They were engaged on January 1, DJ , into the world.
They wed on May 21,  and renewed their vows in September in Hawaii. He's giving me something I will never forget! Family First , on October 9 and 16,