Soul and R&B singer who has sold more than 60 million records over the course of her career. She released singles like "You're Makin' Me High" and played Belle in the Broadway rendition of Beauty and the Beast.
She began performing with the singing group The Braxtons. She later attended Bowie State University to pursue a teaching degree.
She topped the Billboard 200 with her hit single "Un-Break My Heart."
She recorded a new version of the song "We Are The World" with many of its original singers like Lionel Richie.