Deborah Cox, singer, songwriter, actor (born 13 July 1974 in Toronto, ON). Deborah Cox is one of Canada’s top R&B artists, and has received multiple Juno Awards and Grammy Award nominations. She is well known for her powerful, soulful voice and sultry ballads. “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here,” from her second album, One Wish (1998), set a record as the longest-running No. 1 R&B single in the United States, staying atop the Billboard R&B Singles chart for 14 consecutive weeks. She has had six top 20 Billboard R&B singles and 12 No. 1 hits on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart. She is also a successful actor who has appeared in numerous films and on Broadway. A longstanding supporter of LGBTQ rights, she has received numerous honours for her charitable work and activism.