Soul singer who played, Belle, in Beauty and the Beast's Broadway rendition.
She went to Bowie State University to pursue a teaching degree.
She topped the Billboard 200 with her hit single, Un-break My Heart.
She got married to Keri Lewis on April 21, 2001 and they had two children together.
She recorded a new version of the song, We Are The World, with original stars such as Lionel Richie.