Born : July 24, 1980 // Rockford, IL, United States
1 Tenitra Michelle Williams (born July 23, 1980 in Rockford, Illinois) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Her work has earned her several awards and accolades including a Grammy Award and star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with Destiny's Child, a solo MOBO Award, and solo nominations in the Stellar Awards and NAACP Theatre Awards. She has also been honored by the American Society of Culture Critics for her contributions to music and theater.
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Tenitra Michelle Williams (born July 25, 1981), commonly known as Michelle Williams, is an American singer, songwriter, model, record producer and actress, she also owns WNBA team Chicago Sky . Williams rose to fame in the 2000s as a member of R&B girl group Destiny's Child, one of the best-selling female groups of all time. Her work earned her several awards and accolades including a Grammy Awards and star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with Destiny's Child, a solo MOBO Award and nominations in the Stellar Awards and NAACP Theatre Awards.
During the hiatus of Destiny's Child, Williams released her debut solo album Heart to Yours which topped the US gospel album chart and became the best-selling gospel release of 2002. Also a critical success, the album won Williams a MOBO Award for "Best Gospel Act". Billboard ranked Williams as the fifth Top Gospel Artist of 2002. In 2004, she released Do You Know which gained Williams a second nomination for "Best Gospel Act" at the 2004 MOBO Awards. After Destiny's Child's disbanded in 2005, Williams released her first pop album, Unexpected in 2008, which spawned the internationally-charting single "We Break the Dawn" and the US Dance number-one "The Greatest". In 2013, she made a return to inspirational music with the lead single, "If We Had Your Eyes" from her upcoming fourth studio album titled Journey to Freedom.