Pop singer who became famous at age seventeen when she won season six of American Idol. Her self-titled debut album went platinum.
She dropped out of high school to be home schooled, providing her greater flexibility with her singing career.
She sang the hit song "Tattoo," which sold over two million copies in the United States. She became the youngest American Idol winner in history.
Her father Phillippi Sparks was a former NFL defensive back for the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys. In 2017, she started dating Dana Isaiah and they secretly tied the knot in July of that same year. In May 2018, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr. She previously dated fellow artists Jason Derulo and Sage the Gemini.
One of her best-known singles, "No Air," featured Chris Brown.