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Deniece Williams

June Deniece Chandler (born June 3, 1950), known professionally as Deniece Williams and often referred to by the nickname "Niecy", is an American singer, songwriter and record producer born in Gary, Indiana who achieved much success in the 1970s and 1980s. Williams, whose music has been influenced by pop, soul, gospel, R&B and dance, is known for her hits such as "Let's Hear It for the Boy" and "Silly" among many others and for her vocal-duets with Johnny Mathis. Her career started in the 1970s when she became a backup vocalist for Stevie Wonder as part of 'Wonderlove'. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.