Tenitra Michelle Williams, commonly known as Michelle Williams, is an American recording artist and songwriter.
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.
During their hiatus, she released her debut solo album Heart to Yours which topped the US gospel album chart and became the best-selling gospel release of the year.
Also in 2002, Billboard, named her the fifth Top Gospel Artist of the year and she received a MOBO Award for "Best Gospel Act".
Following this she released Do You Know which gained her a 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, which spawned the internationally-charting single "We Break the Dawn" and the US Dance number-one "The Greatest".
Her fourth studio album, Journey to Freedom was critically acclaimed and became her highest-charting charting album in the US; preceded by lead single "If We Had Your Eyes" which reached the US Adult R&B top 20 and the Soul Train-nominated "Say Yes", which charted internationally and topped the US Hot Gospel Songs chart for 7 weeks.