British born R&B singer Shola Ama is best known for her 90s cover of Turley Richards‘ “You Might Need Somebody” It remained in the top 40 for almost two months, becoming one of 1997’s biggest hits. A re-release of “You’re the One I Love” followed in August 1997 and reached #3. Her third single “Who’s Loving My Baby” was released in November 1997 and reached #13.
At the age of 18, Shola Ama released her debut album Much Love (1997)which went 4x Platinum.
On the success of the album, Shola Ama won a Brit Award for Best British Female and two MOBO Awards for Best Newcomer and Best R&B Act.