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Kelendria Trene Rowland (born February 11, 1981) is an American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress, who rose to fame as one of the founding members of the successful R&B girl group Destiny’s Child, the best-selling female group of all time, according to the World Music Awards and SonyBMG.[1]

After a series of commercially successful releases with the group and a worldwide number-one success with rapper Nelly and their Grammy-winning single “Dilemma”, Rowland released her debut solo album Simply Deep in 2002. The album became a commercial success, eventually selling more than 2.5 million copies woldwide, and garnered three more or less successful singles.[2] Rowland’s often-delayed second album, Ms. Kelly was released June 25, 2007 in Europe and July 3, 2007 in the United States. So far, the album has spawned the top 5 single “Like This”, a collaboration with rapper Eve, as well as the Snoop Dogg-collaboration “Ghetto” and the international single “Work.” With the upcoming 2008 re-release of Ms. Kelly, Rowland is set to release a new single entitled “Daylight” which features Gym Class Heroes.

While maintaining a recording career Rowland has also gained fame for starring in several film and television productions, including a starring role in the 2004 romantic comedy The Seat Filler, a supporting role in the 2003 slasher film Freddy vs. Jason, and several guest appearances on TV series such as The Hughleys and Girlfriends.

Kelly Rowland (born Kelendria Trene Rowland February 11, 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia) was one of the founding members of super group “Destiny’s Child” who went on to become the best selling female group of all time.

In 2002, Kelly released her debut album “Simply Deep”. The album spawned 4 hit singles “Stole”, “Can’t Nobody”, “Train On A Track”, and of course “Dilemma”. After both “Dilemma”, and “Stole” went on to become two of the best selling singles of 2002, Kelly was officially recognised as a very talented solo star. “Simply Deep” has gone on to sell more then 3 Million Copies Worldwide.

Kelly has recently released her sophomore album ‘Ms. Kelly’, from which the hit singles Like This and Work are taken from. The album was released to limited critical success.

Kelly Rowland has announced she will be doing a worldwide tour to support the album with dates yet to be confirmed.

Edited by Kingwish on 6 Feb 2008, 14:51

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