Kim Ruff

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Kimberly Sha Green Ruff is an American singer.

Early years

A native of Vidalia, Georgia, Ruff is the fourth child born into the Lane-Green family. She has 4 sisters and two brothers.

Musical career

She is a Mezzo soprano with outstanding voice control, often compared to Whitney Houston. On June 26, 2009, Ruff released her debut solo album labeled Ready to Live (Mackim Records). It landed in five categories on the first round of the Stellar Awards ballot. She wrote and co-produced the entire album which officially garnered six Stellar Award nominations, New Artist of the Year and Contemporary Female Artist and won a Stellar for New Artist of the Year(Fan Favorite 2010). Ruff has been compared to songwriter Diane Warren for creating music with simple lyrics and melodies.

Pageants

Kim was crowned Miss Black Teen of Vidalia, Georgia in 1988.

Personal life

She married Mack Ruff in May 1994 and gave birth to a son Spencer Carrington on November 3, 2001. Spencer is featured on her album singing a duet titled Child of A King.

Discography

Albums

Year Album Label Awards
2009 Ready to Live Mackim Records Stellar Award

References

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  9. Marovich, Bob (29 October 2009). "GOSPELflava.com Announces Slate of 25th Annual Stellar Award Nominees". http://journalofgospelmusic.com/gospel/gospelflava-com-announces-slate-of-25th-annual-stellar-award-nominees/. Retrieved 21 February 2019. 
  10. "The Stir It Up Tour 2016 Comes to Nashville April 23 With Desmond Pringle, Kim Ruff, Terrell Hunt and More". 1 April 2016. http://urbanchristiannews.com/2016/04/the-stir-it-up-tour-2016-comes-to-nashville-april-23-with-desmond-pringle-kim-ruff-terrell-hunt-and-more/. Retrieved 21 February 2019. 
  11. "Get ready for The Stir it Up Tour". 11 March 2016. https://www.pridepublishinggroup.com/pride/2016/03/11/get-ready-for-the-stir-it-up-tour/. Retrieved 21 February 2019. 

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