R&B and soul singer known for her #1 album Epiphany in 2009. She has been signed with Motown Records. In 2017, Michele generated substantial controversy after performing at the inaugural ball for Donald Trump.
She was a standout gospel singer in high school. Later, she went to Five Towns College for vocal performance.
Her song "Be Ok" won a Grammy Award for Best Alternative Performance in 2009.
She grew up on Long Island alongside her younger sister. In 2015 she became engaged to Doug "Biggs" Ellison.
She collaborated with Rick Ross on the song "Maybach Music."