Pop artist who gained fame for hits like "Vision of Love," "Touch My Body," and "Shake It Off." She became Colombia Records' top recording artist in the early 1990s and her 1995 single "One Sweet Day" with Boyz II Men set a record by spending 16 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
She got fired from a string of waitress jobs and would listen to the radio under her covers when she was unhappy.
She became known for her five-octave vocal range, and her hit single "We Belong Together" became the second-longest running #1 song in U.S. chart history.
She was married to Tommy Mottola from June 1993 until March 1998. She then married Nick Cannon on April 30, 2008. She and Nick had a son named Moroccan and a daughter named Monroe before separating in 2014. She was briefly engaged to businessman James Packer in 2016. In 2018, she began dating Bryan Tanaka.
Barbra Streisand was one of the high-profile guests who attended her and Tommy Mottola's wedding.