In 1988, singer, songwriter and producer Brenda Russell released Piano in the Dark, it was the first single off her fourth studio album Get Here. The song became her biggest hit, and it earned her two Grammy nominations - Song of the Year and Best Pop Performance with Vocals. The album was also nominated for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. She didn't win those, but she finally won a Grammy in 2006 as co-writer of the score for the Broadway musical version of The Color Purple. Piano in The Dark has been sampled numerous times, including in 2011 by Dutch dance duo Bingo Players, the song was prominently used for their massive hit Cry (Just a Little). In 2012, rapper Flo Rida revived the hit again when he added a rap to the Bingo Players version.
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