Kelly Rowland Rose To Fame Through Destiny’s Child
Kelly Rowland looks stunning on her latest Instagram post in magenta monochromatic lighting. Kelendria Trene Rowland is an American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as a member of Destiny’s Child, one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. Following the disbandment of Destiny’s Child in 2006, Rowland released her second album, Ms Kelly (2007), which produced the international top-ten hits “Like This” and “Work”.
In 2009, Kelly Rowland hosted the first season of The Fashion Show and was featured on David Guetta’s “When Love Takes Over”, which hit number one in many countries. Throughout her career, Rowland has sold over 40 million records as a solo artist, and a further 60 million records with Destiny’s Child. Her work has earned her several awards and nominations, including four Grammy Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and two Soul Train Music Awards. Rowland has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame as part of Destiny’s Child.
Kelly Rowland and the Knowles family founded the Survivor Foundation, a charitable entity set up to provide transitional housing for 2005 Hurricane Katrina victims and storm evacuees in the Houston, Texas area. The Survivor Foundation extended the philanthropic mission of the Knowles-Rowland Center for Youth, a multi-purpose community outreach facility in downtown Houston.
Again in 2008, Rowland officially became an ambassador for MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation, which aims to reduce discrimination against people with HIV and AIDS. On April 26, 2010, Kelly Rowland was at Grand Ballroom’s “City of Hope – Spirit of Life Awards” for a charity event. By March 2010, Rowland launched her brand new charity, I Heart My Girlfriends. According to Rowland’s official website, the charity focuses on self-esteem, date violence prevention, community service, abstinence, sports, drug and alcohol and smoking avoidance, obesity, disabilities, education, and more.