Jocelyn Enriquez

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Jocelyn Enriquez
Birth name Jocelyn Enriquez
Born (1974-12-28) 28 December 1974 (age 44)
Oreigin San Francisco, Unitit States
Genres Dance-pop
Thrift Sangster, sangwriter
Years active 1990–present (sangster)
Labels Classified Records, Tommy Boy Records
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Jocelyn Enriquez (born 28 Dizember 1974) is a dance-pop an freestyle sangster frae San Francisco. She is o Filipino strynd; her parents are frae the province o Pangasinan. She graduatit frae Pinole Valley High School in 1993.

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She stairtit wi an aw girl group in heich schuil the Pinay Divas, a reference tae girl group En Vogue who wur kent as the Funky Divas. Her debut album, Lovely wis released in 1994 on Classified Records. The album featured twa moderate chairt hits wi, her debut single, "I've Been Thinking About You" an "Make It Last Forever." In 1996, she muivit tae Tommy Boy Records, whaur she released her first major hit single, "Do You Miss Me?" in late 1996 an her seicont album, Jocelyn in early 1997. Jocelyn peakit at #182 on the Billboard 200 albums chairt an at #11 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chairt.

"Do You Miss Me?" became a Top 40 hit at dance an pop radio (#17 an #38 peaks, respectively), an peakit at #49 on the Hot 100. The single wis successful outside o the U.S. an aw whaur it reached #7 in Singapore an wis a Top 20 Pop hit in Canadae. Its follae up, "A Little Bit Of Ecstasy" wis no quite as big a radio hit, failin tae cross ower tae the pop stations an peakin at #25 at dance radio. Housomeivver, it haed stranger sales than "Do You Miss Me?" (peakin at #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chairt, as opposed tae #8), which enabled it tae reach #55 on the Billboard Hot 100. "A Little Bit Of Ecstasy" is remembered tae this day, due tae its recent inclusion on the DDRMAX2 PlayStation 2 game. Pop punk baund Lucky Boys Confusion later covered "Do You Miss Me" on their 2001 album [Throwing the Game].

Syne 1997, Enriquez haes haed several club hits in America such as "Big Love", gaining sporadic Rhythmic format radio support, but haes no receivit radio support or gotten sales support frae the mainstream public. Housomeivver, she did score anither pop hit in 1998, as pairt o a supergroup cried Stars on 54, which consistit o Enriquez, Dutch Eurodance/Dance-pop performer Amber, an Hoose sangster-sangwriter Ultra Naté; the three weemen joined forces tae cover the Gordon Lightfoot 1971 hit "If You Could Read My Mind" in disco style for the movie Studio 54.

In 2000, she appeared on the Cindy Margolis show performin her hit "When I Get Close To You" which topped the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.

In 2003, Enriquez released her third album, All My Life, an stairtit her awn record label, JEM Entertainment. Twa singles wur released frae the album: "No Way No How" an "Why". The album's lead single, "No Way No How", became a surprise hit, farin well on Rhythmic format radio an at Dancehalls athort the kintra. It peakit at #1 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chairt.

She is creditit as a guest vocalist on Thunderpuss's track "So Fabulous So Fierce", which appears in the Dance Dance Revolution video gemme series an aw.

Creditit wi helpin launch her career is the talentit Glenn Gutierrez an aw, a well kent muisic producer frae the Bay Aurie who producit for Stevie B in the early 1980s.

Jocelyn Enriquez is a born again Christian an currently resides in San Antonio, Texas. She serves in her kirk alangside her husband, Pastor Alain Macasadia, an their fower childer.

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