Joyce Sims obituary and death notice, American singer and songwriter – cause of death Joyce Sims, American Singer, And Songwriter Has Passed Away. American singer Joyce Sims achieved fame for her hit single “Come into My Life,” which was in the top 10 on both the US Billboard R&B Chart and the UK Singles Chart in 1987 or 1988.
Sims released her first single in 1986; it was produced by Kurtis Mantronik and called “(You Are My) All and All.” This single peaked at No. 16 on the UK Singles Chart, but also climbed to No. 6 on the US Dance Chart. Additionally, it entered the Top 51 of the US Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.
The biggest success for Sims was her 1988 single “Come into My Life,” which was produced by Kurtis Mantronik. It peaked at No. 10 on the US Billboard R&B Chart and No. 7 on the UK Singles Chart. This song launched her career, making it her only top-10 single on the R&B chart. Both “All and All” and her cover of “Love Makes a Woman” by Jimmy Castor made it onto the chart. Come into My Life was Sims’ first album. It managed to reach No. 22 on the US R&B Albums Chart and No. 5 on the UK Albums Chart; however, its success in the UK Singles Chart led to a Top 10 position. All songs on the album were written by Sims, with the exception of “Love Makes a Woman.” Sims’ second album, All About Love, was released in 1989 and reached No. 64 on the UK Albums Chart.
After purchasing Sleeping Bag Records in 1992, Sims used her contract to release the single “Who’s Crying Now” on Warlock Records in 1994. This ended her contract with Sleeping Bag Records.
She formed a partnership with Glen Frisica and Junior Vasquez to release her single What The World Needs Now Is Love in 2006. This song was on her A New Beginning album.
A double-CD set titled Come into My Life: The Very Best of Joyce Sims was released in 2009. The first disc is made up of the original studio versions of her songs, and the second disc features extended mixes. After forming August Rose Records that same year, she started working on a new album.
Sims collaborated with Maxi Priest from the reggae genre on his 2014 Love Song album.
The film Species features music by Sims on its soundtrack. Her songs have been sampled or recorded by Angie Stone, Randy Crawford, and Snoop Dogg. Sims created her record label August Rose Records where she released the single Wishing You Were Here on her own. Another album she released was called Back in Love Again.