Jody Watley (born Chicago, Illinois on January 30, 1959) is an American pop singer, songwriter, producer.
To date, Jody Watley has sold over 20 million albums and singles worldwide. Along with Janet Jackson and Madonna, ranks as one of MTV Video Music Awards most nominated female artist ever, with ten nominations. She won the 1988 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
She ranks at the #144 most successful R&B artist of all time according to Billboard Magazine.