Broadway actress and Grammy Award-winning singer who sang "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going." She has appeared in shows like Dreamgirls.
At the age of nineteen she landed her first role in a Broadway play, Your Arms Too Short to Box with God.
She had a recurring roll on the hit show Ally McBeal.
She has been married twice, and her second marriage was to Rev. Andre Woods.
She sang a duet with Jennifer Hudson at the BET Awards in 2007.