Related Information for Brenda K. Starr Brenda K. Starr (b. Brenda Kaplan on 14 October 1966) is a pop/salsa singer from New York City, New York, United States who is best known for her 1988 hit single "I Still Believe". In recent years, Starr has switched her musical genre from pop music to salsa and has been nominated for two Grammy Awards for her salsa recordings.Starr was born as Brenda Kaplan to a Jewish American father, organist Harvey Kaplan (also known as Harvey Kaye of the 1960s band the Spiral Starecase) and.. read more