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We’re taking a look at the celebrities who made it big after starting off as backup singers.

Backup Singers Who Made it Big  was originally published on

1. Faith Evans

Faith Evans

Faith sang backup for Usher and Mary J. Blige.

2. John Legend

John Legend

John was Kanye West’s go to background singer on most of his early albums.

3. Tamar Braxton

Tamar Braxton

Tamar famously sung backup for her older sister, Toni.