Pop singer and performer who became famous at age seventeen when she won season six of American Idol and released her self-titled debut album, which went Platinum.
She dropped out of high school to be home schooled and to give her better flexibility with her singing.
She sang the hit song "Tattoo," which sold over two million copies in the United States and became the youngest American Idol winner in history.
Her father Phillippi Sparks was a former NFL defensive back for the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys. She dated fellow singer Jason Derulo for about three years, then began a relationship with Sage the Gemini.
One of her best-known singles, "No Air," featured Chris Brown.