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Sy Smith

Sy Smith was born in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Soul Food (2000), American Idol (2002) and Ally McBeal (1997). She has been married to Shawn Carter Peterson since July 11, 2010. See full bio »

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 2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (musician - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.102 (2013) ... (musician: The Tonight Show Band)
- Episode #21.89 (2013) ... (musician: The Tonight Show Band)
 2007-2010 American Idol (TV Series) (background vocals - 34 episodes)
- Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (background vocals)
- Top Two Performance (2010) ... (background vocals)
- Top Three Performance (2010) ... (background vocals)
- Top Four Performance (2010) ... (background vocals)
- Top Six Results (2010) ... (background vocals)
 2008 Friends & Lovers: The Ski Trip 2 (music supervisor)
 2001-2004 Soul Food (TV Series) (singer - 54 episodes)
- Don't Think This Hasn't Been Fabulous (2004) ... (singer: theme song)
- Fear Eats the Soul (2004) ... (singer: theme song)
- In the Garden (2004) ... (singer: theme song)
- Take It to the Limit (2004) ... (singer: theme song)
- Love Me or Leave Me (2004) ... (singer: theme song)
 2002 Lyric Cafe (TV Series) (musical director)
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