Cherrelle first came to the attention of Tabu Records owner Clarence Avant around 1980. He successfully teamed her up with songwriters / producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and with the album "Fragile" in 1984, brought her to the fore of the U.S. R&B charts with hits such as "I Didn't Mean To Turn You On" and "When You Look In My Eyes". Further
R&B hits emerged with duets with Alexander O'Neal on "Saturday Love" and "Never
Knew Love Like This".

Her hits include “Everything I Miss At Home,” "I Didn't Mean To Turn You On", "Saturday
Love", "Never Knew Love Like This", "You Look Good to Me" and "Artificial Heart"