Pop musician who has scored multiple hits since the late 1980s, including "Tell It to My Heart" and "Love Will Lead You Back."
She graduated from high school in New York and began singing in little-known local rock bands.
She participated in the VH1 reality show Remaking, which chronicled her struggle to re-enter the music industry after taking time off with family.
She gave birth to twins in 2002.
She was personally chosen by Elton John to perform at the We Are Family tribute to him.