Songwriters Turned Singers

Check Kevin McCall on 106 & Park tonight at 6P/5C!

Kevin McCall is Co-Hosting 106 & Park Tonight! - Kevin McCall is a hottie with a body, an accomplished songwriter for artists like Diddy, Chris Brown, and Wynter Gordon. He's also coming through 106 & Park to try his hand at being Rocsi's co-host. Don't miss a minute of 106 & Park tonight if you want to see how Kevin does when he's behind the mic!(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Kevin McCall is Co-Hosting 106 & Park Tonight! - Kevin McCall is a hottie with a body, an accomplished songwriter for artists like Diddy, Chris Brown, and Wynter Gordon. He's also coming through 106 & Park to try his hand at being Rocsi's co-host. Don't miss a minute of 106 & Park tonight if you want to see how Kevin does when he's behind the mic!(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Hmmm - Starshell at 106 & Park, June 25, 2012. (Photo: John Ricard / BET)

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She's a SuperStar - Starshell is new to the R&B scene as a singer with her single "Birthday Girl," but this First Lady of Mary J. Blige's Matriarch Entertainment is already experienced in the songwriting industry. She co-wrote the Kanye West hit, "Love Lockdown" and also penned a couple of songs for Mary J. Blige.Starshell is co-hosting 106 & Park tonight, so don't miss a minute!(Photo: John Ricard / BET).

Miguel (@MiguelUnlimited) - TWEET: "DOWNLOAD: ART DEALER CHIC Vol. 2 ARTDEALERCHIC.com?. VIDEO: Arch & Point ft. @GalenHooks" Miguel releases the second installment of Art Dealer Chic, a three part EP series and a performance video for the song "Arch and Point." (Photo: Elevation/CFI/Picturegroup)

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His Love Adorns Us - Miguel is one of today's most talented, eccentric and forward-thinking artists, but before he got his career off of the ground, he wrote for Usher's album Raymond v. Raymond and the hit song "Finding My Way Back" for Jaheim.Don't miss Miguel on the 106 stage tonight as Nas celebrates the release of Life Is Good at 6P/5C!(Photo: Elevation/CFI/Picturegroup)

Bad Boy and Beyond - She rose to fame on Diddy's, Making the Band, but she's been a busy bee behind the scenes at work with a pen in her hand and hits on her mind for Danity Kane, Diddy-Dirty Money and Cassie. Work it girl! (Photo: Scott Gries/PictureGroup)

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Bad Boy and Beyond - She rose to fame on Diddy's, Making the Band, but she's been a busy bee behind the scenes at work with a pen in her hand and hits on her mind for Danity Kane, Diddy-Dirty Money and Cassie. Work it girl! (Photo: Scott Gries/PictureGroup)

In the Spotlight - Recording artist Ne-Yo lights up the stage during halftime. (Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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The Musical Matrix - Before he was the singer that we've all grown to know and love, Ne-Yo wrote "Let Me Love You" for Mario and hits for Mary J. Blige, Musiq Soulchild and Marques Houston.(Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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The American Dream - It's not easy scoring a record deal and before some artists got signed, they were successful songwriters.The-Dream was a successful songwriter that penned songs for B2K, Usher and Rihanna before scoring a record deal himself. (Photo: Phil McCarten/PictureGroup)

Keri Hilson - @KeriHilson: Pleeeaaaase say this news about Whitney Houston all over my timeline is not true. A very sick joke? I can't take it. Please! (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Ms. Keri Baby - She's the perfect combination of talent and beauty and before turning out hits of her own, she wrote for platinum-selling artists like Britney Spears and Mary J. Blige.(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Tank - Before breaking out as a solo star, Tank was a back-up singer for Ginuwine. Now, with five successful albums under his belt and a bunch of songwriting credits including songs for Marques Houston, Omarion, Chris Brown, and Monica (to name a few), Tank is ready to take R&B over!Don't miss Tank's new joint tonight featuring T.I. and Kris Stephens, "Compliments"!(Photo: AdrianSidney/PictureGroup)

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Tank - Before breaking out as a solo star, Tank was a back-up singer for Ginuwine. Now, with five successful albums under his belt and a bunch of songwriting credits including songs for Marques Houston, Omarion, Chris Brown, and Monica (to name a few), Tank is ready to take R&B over!Don't miss Tank's new joint tonight featuring T.I. and Kris Stephens, "Compliments"!(Photo: AdrianSidney/PictureGroup)

She's a Beast With the Pen - Ke$ha became one of pop music's nitty gritty stars last year, but she had already created hits like Flo Rida's "Right Round" before showing us all that she's an "animal."(Photo: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup)

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She's a Beast With the Pen - Ke$ha became one of pop music's nitty gritty stars last year, but she had already created hits like Flo Rida's "Right Round" before showing us all that she's an "animal."(Photo: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup)

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He Swims Good - Frank Ocean is modest and a lyrical genius that marches to the beat of his own drum. He could have retired after writing hits for Beyoncé, John Legend and the Throne, but now is his time to be front and center!(Photo: Courtesy Island Def Jam Recordings)

Drop It Low - Keyshia Cole, Kelly Rowland, Katy Perry, Usher, Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj and Teyana Taylor all have one thing in common and her name is Ester Dean. Whether she's penning a song or in the booth creating a hit, Ester Dean is an artist to pay attention to.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

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Drop It Low - Keyshia Cole, Kelly Rowland, Katy Perry, Usher, Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj and Teyana Taylor all have one thing in common and her name is Ester Dean. Whether she's penning a song or in the booth creating a hit, Ester Dean is an artist to pay attention to.(Photo: David Livingston/Getty Images)

Worth a Milian Bucks - She acts and she sings, but she also writes. Christina Milian may have garnered a lot of attention from hits like "Dip It Low" and "AM to PM," but before the hype she helped J. Lo out with her hit single "Play"!(Photo: Scott Kirkland/PictureGroup)

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Worth a Milian Bucks - She acts and she sings, but she also writes. Christina Milian may have garnered a lot of attention from hits like "Dip It Low" and "AM to PM," but before the hype she helped J. Lo out with her hit single "Play"!(Photo: Scott Kirkland/PictureGroup)

Bruno Mars - A$AP Rocky and Rita Ora may be style soulmates, but musically, we think Bruno Mars ? whose mix of pop, hip hop and more reminds us of Rita?s own genre-bending music ? is her Mr. Right. (Photo: Underwood/PictureGroup)

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Nothin' on Him - Everyone loves Bruno Mars because he's cute, has amazing style and puts on a show like no other. He also co-wrote "Right Round" with Ke$ha, and wrote and was featured on B.O.B.'s "Nothin' on You" and Travie McCoy's hit "Billionaire." Get used to him because Bruno is here to stay! (Photo: Michael Underwood/PictureGroup)