R&B singer-songwriter who received a Grammy Award in 2010 for her R&B Gospel album Audience of One. She has released top 100 songs like "In My Mind." Also a stage actress, she earned a Tony Award for her role as the title character in the Broadway adaption of Aida.
She studied communications and musical theater at Northwestern University.
She played the role of Rachel Marron in the play The Bodyguard, which was based off the film starring Whitney Houston.
She has two sons with her husband Brian Musso, whom she married in 2003.
She performed a duet with Andrea Bocelli for the song "Blue Christmas."