KellyRowland is an American recording artist, songwriter, dancer, actress and television personality. Born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Houston, Texas, Rowland rose to fame as a founding member of Destiny's Child, who have sold 50 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling girl groups. As of November 2012, Rowland, as a solo artist, has sold over 24 million records worldwide.Her work has earned her several achievements, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with Destiny's Child, four Grammy Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, and a Soul Train Music Award. Rowland has been honored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Essence magazine for her contributions to music.
Rowland released her debut solo album Simply Deep in 2002, while Destiny's Child was in recess. It produced her worldwide number-one single "Dilemma" with rapper Nelly, and the international top-ten hit "Stole". The album topped the UK Albums Chart and sold more than 2.5 million copies worldwide. Following the group's disbandment in 2005, Rowland released her second solo effort Ms. Kelly in 2007 and despite being less successful than its predecessor, it included the international top-ten singles "Like This" and "Work". Rowland scored her second worldwide number-one hit in 2009, as a featured artist on French DJ David Guetta's single "When Love Takes Over", and two years later she collaborated with Italian DJ Alex Gaudino on the international top-ten single "What a Feeling". Both songs are included in the international edition of her third album Here I Am (2011), which topped the US R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart. It also included the international top-ten single "Commander" and the US R&B number-one "Motivation".
The-Dream, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He is known for co-writing chart topping hits such as "Baby" for Justin Bieber, "Umbrella" for Rihanna, "Me Against the Music" for Britney Spears and "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" for Beyoncé, as well as for his three solo albums, Love Hate, Love vs. Money, and Love King.
During the making of Love King, he recorded a song with T-Pain and expressed that he would like to make a collaborative album with Kanye West in the future. In January 2010, The-Dream officially stated he was finished recording the album and he called it the best of his three albums. The first single, "Love King", was released on March 16, 2010 for digital download. The album was released on June 29, 2010.
Before the album's release, the-Dream announced that Love King will be his last solo album.
The-Dream's next album has been retitled and delayed repeatedly. It was originally
titled Love Affair and scheduled for release on June 7, 2011.Subsequent delays have seen it change title to The Love, IV, Love IV: Diary of a Madman, Love IV MMXII, then IV Play. On June 7, 2011 The-Dream released double promotional singles titled Body Work and Fuck My Brains Out to the internet followed by a free 10-track album on the internet entitled 1977 on August 31, 2011, however, 1977 was later made available for purchase starting from December 18, 2012 as Terius Nash: 1977. His fifth studio album now entitled IV Play will be released on May 28, 2013. The first single called "Slow It Down" which features rapper & fellow labelmate Fabolous. The song will be released for a digital download on March 5, 2013.