Phyllis Nelson (October 3, 1950 - January 12, 1998) was an American singer, most famous for her UK chart-topping recording, "Move Closer". Her son is the R&B singer and record producer, Marc Nelson.
Nelson was born in Indiana. She worked and recorded for several years from the late 1970s to the mid 1980s without achieving much success. Her records were usually dance tracks, and she also recorded numerous records during the disco era.