R&B singer who appeared on the fifth season of America's Got Talent. She also won over $20,000 on a Fox network talent show called 30 Seconds To Fame.
For her America's Got Talent audition, she performed the Etta James classic 'At Last.'
She reached the Top 24 in the America's Got Talent competition.
Her daughter, Gabourey Sidibe, won the Oscar Award for Best Actress for her role in the movie Precious.
On America's Got Talent, she earned a standing ovation for her rendition of Gladys Knight's "Midnight Train to Georgia."